Biathlon at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Men's sprint

The Men's 10 kilometre sprint biathlon competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy was held on 14 February, at Cesana San Sicario. Competitors raced over three loops of the 3.3 kilometre skiing course, shooting ten times, five prone and five standing. Each miss required a competitor to ski a 150-metre penalty loop.[1]

Men's biathlon sprint
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
Biathlon pictogram.svg
VenueCesana San Sicario
Dates14 February
Competitors90 from 36 nations
Winning time26:11.6
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Sven Fischer  Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Halvard Hanevold  Norway
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Frode Andresen  Norway
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Ole Einar Bjørndalen of Norway was the defending World and Olympic champion, but Germany's Michael Greis led the World Cup standings before the Torino Games, with three more Germans in the top six.[citation needed]

ResultsEdit

Two Austrian athletes were disqualified after the IOC determined they had violated the Anti-Doping rules; Wolfgang Rottmann had originally placed 27th, while Wolfgang Perner had placed 4th.[2][3]

The race was held at 13:30.[4]

Rank Bib Name Country Time Penalties (P+S) Deficit
  25 Sven Fischer   Germany 26:11.6 0 (0+0)
  15 Halvard Hanevold   Norway 26:19.8 0 (0+0) +8.2
  10 Frode Andresen   Norway 26:31.3 1 (0+1) +19.7
4 13 Vincent Defrasne   France 26:54.2 1 (0+1) +42.6
5 35 Ivan Tcherezov   Russia 27:09.0 0 (0+0) +57.4
6 38 Ricco Groß   Germany 27:15.1 0 (0+0) +1:03.5
7 74 Mattias Nilsson   Sweden 27:18.5 0 (0+0) +1:06.9
8 31 Raphaël Poirée   France 27:19.0 1 (1+0) +1:07.4
9 14 Maxim Tchoudov   Russia 27:20.5 0 (0+0) +1:08.9
10 47 Zdeněk Vítek   Czech Republic 27:24.4 1 (0+1) +1:12.8
11 39 Ole Einar Bjørndalen   Norway 27:25.5 3 (1+2) +1:13.9
12 8 Ilmārs Bricis   Latvia 27:26.9 1 (1+0) +1:15.3
13 56 Björn Ferry   Sweden 27:31.1 2 (0+2) +1:19.5
14 19 Alexander Wolf   Germany 27:34.5 2 (0+2) +1:22.9
15 24 Christoph Sumann   Austria 27:42.3 2 (1+1) +1:30.7
16 37 Stian Eckhoff   Norway 27:48.0 2 (1+1) +1:36.4
17 32 Zhang Chengye   China 27:50.9 3 (0+3) +1:39.3
18 33 Julien Robert   France 27:54.1 0 (0+0) +1:42.5
19 63 Tomasz Sikora   Poland 27:54.3 2 (1+1) +1:42.7
20 21 Vitaliy Rudenchyk   Bulgaria 27:59.1 1 (0+1) +1:47.5
21 1 Nikolay Kruglov   Russia 28:05.2 1 (1+0) +1:53.6
22 72 Wilfried Pallhuber   Italy 28:05.6 1 (1+0) +1:54.0
23 6 Sergei Tchepikov   Russia 28:08.1 1 (1+0) +1:56.5
24 86 Rustam Valiullin   Belarus 28:08.4 2 (1+1) +1:56.8
25 64 Wiesław Ziemianin   Poland 28:10.1 0 (0+0) +1:58.5
26 59 Christian De Lorenzi   Italy 28:14.5 2 (1+1) +2:02.9
27 28 Andriy Deryzemlya   Ukraine 28:15.2 2 (1+1) +2:03.6
28 57 Oleg Ryzhenkov   Belarus 28:15.9 1 (0+1) +2:04.3
29 45 Pavol Hurajt   Slovakia 28:17.8 1 (0+1) +2:06.2
30 16 Sergei Novikov   Belarus 28:18.5 1 (1+0) +2:06.9
31 55 Ferreol Cannard   France 28:19.7 1 (1+0) +2:08.1
32 82 Ondřej Moravec   Czech Republic 28:20.3 1 (1+0) +2:08.7
33 40 Michael Greis   Germany 28:22.9 3 (2+1) +2:11.3
34 46 Olexander Bilanenko   Ukraine 28:26.6 0 (0+0) +2:15.0
35 50 Tim Burke   United States 28:27.8 3 (1+2) +2:16.2
36 36 Janez Marič   Slovenia 28:28.6 3 (2+1) +2:17.0
37 89 David Ekholm   Sweden 28:33.3 2 (2+0) +2:21.7
38 7 Hidenori Isa   Japan 28:37.1 1 (1+0) +2:25.5
39 3 Rene Laurent Vuillermoz   Italy 28:46.7 4 (1+3) +2:35.1
40 44 Indrek Tobreluts   Estonia 28:47.5 1 (1+0) +2:35.9
41 54 David Leoni   Canada 28:50.4 1 (0+1) +2:38.8
42 20 Roman Dostál   Czech Republic 28:50.6 3 (1+2) +2:39.0
43 2 Matthias Simmen   Switzerland 28:56.3 3 (2+1) +2:44.7
44 80 Ruslan Lysenko   Ukraine 28:56.6 2 (1+1) +2:45.0
45 17 Paavo Puurunen   Finland 28:57.3 2 (1+1) +2:45.7
46 77 Lowell Bailey   United States 29:02.0 3 (1+2) +2:50.4
47 68 Tatsumi Kasahara   Japan 29:07.0 1 (0+1) +2:55.4
48 52 Jānis Bērziņš   Latvia 29:09.9 1 (0+1) +2:58.3
49 71 Raivis Zimelis   Latvia 29:11.4 2 (1+1) +2:59.8
50 73 Robin Clegg   Canada 29:12.4 3 (1+2) +3:00.8
51 69 Miroslav Matiaško   Slovakia 29:13.0 2 (1+1) +3:01.4
52 65 Ludwig Gredler   Austria 29:17.6 4 (3+1) +3:06.0
53 41 Carl Johan Bergman   Sweden 29:21.5 0 (0+0) +3:09.9
54 88 Kristaps Libietis   Latvia 29:21.9 0 (0+0) +3:10.3
55 70 Michal Šlesingr   Czech Republic 29:22.9 3 (1+2) +3:11.3
56 5 Alexsandr Chervyhkov   Kazakhstan 29:27.1 2 (0+2) +3:15.5
57 83 Matej Kazár   Slovakia 29:29.4 1 (0+1) +3:17.8
58 58 Roland Lessing   Estonia 29:30.7 2 (1+1) +3:19.1
59 9 Jean Philippe Leguellec   Canada 29:32.3 2 (1+1) +3:20.7
60 85 Jeremy Teela   United States 29:32.7 4 (2+2) +3:21.1
61 66 Vladimir Drachev   Belarus 29:48.3 3 (2+1) +3:36.7
62 82 Daisuke Ebisawa   Japan 29:49.7 3 (1+2) +3:38.1
63 62 Matjaž Poklukar   Slovenia 30:00.6 3 (1+2) +3:49.0
64 60 Michał Piecha   Poland 30:01.6 2 (1+1) +3:50.0
65 53 Simon Hallenbarter   Switzerland 30:05.7 5 (4+1) +3:54.1
66 78 Sergio Bonaldi   Italy 30:06.7 3 (2+1) +3:55.1
67 79 Grzegorz Bodziana   Poland 30:08.4 1 (0+1) +3:56.8
68 76 Janez Ožbolt   Slovenia 30:08.8 2 (1+1) +3:57.2
69 90 Klemen Bauer   Slovenia 30:09.3 2 (0+2) +3:57.7
70 49 Kyoji Suga   Japan 30:10.6 2 (2+0) +3:59.0
71 22 Marek Matiasko   Slovakia 30:11.0 6 (3+3) +3:59.4
72 75 Vyacheslav Derkach   Ukraine 30:15.8 2 (0+2) +4:04.2
73 67 Dimitri Borovik   Estonia 30:31.6 4 (2+2) +4:20.0
74 26 Imre Tagscherer   Hungary 30:38.1 3 (1+2) +4:26.5
75 84 Janno Prants   Estonia 30:41.0 2 (1+1) +4:29.4
76 51 Marian Blaj   Romania 30:44.4 4 (4+0) +4:32.8
77 61 Tom Clemens   Great Britain 31:05.0 4 (2+2) +4:53.4
78 11 Jay Hakkinen   United States 31:22.2 6 (5+1) +5:10.6
79 43 Park Yoon-bae   South Korea 31:29.5 3 (3+0) +5:17.9
80 34 Cameron Morton   Australia 32:07.4 4 (2+2) +5:55.8
81 18 Mihail Gribusencov   Moldova 32:17.6 2 (1+1) +6:06.0
82 29 Luis Alberto Hernando   Spain 32:26.0 4 (1+3) +6:14.4
83 42 Stavros Christoforidis   Greece 32:48.3 3 (1+2) +6:36.7
84 4 Miro Ćosić   Bosnia and Herzegovina 32:56.1 4 (1+3) +6:44.5
85 27 Aleksandar Milenković   Serbia and Montenegro 33:17.7 6 (1+5) +7:06.1
86 30 Sebastian Beltrame   Argentina 33:32.4 5 (2+3) +7:20.8
87 23 Marco Zuniga   Chile 33:38.1 1 (1+0) +7:26.5
88 12 Karolis Zlatkauskas   Lithuania 34:33.8 4 (2+2) +8:22.2
DSQ 87 Wolfgang Perner   Austria 26:51.6 1 (0+1) +40.0
DSQ 48 Wolfgang Rottman   Austria 28:11.8 3 (1+2) +2:00.2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biathlon at the 2006 Torino Winter Games: Men's 10 kilometres Sprint". Sports Reference. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Torino 2006: Six Austrian Athletes Declared Permanently Ineligible". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  3. ^ "Torino 2006 Official Report - Biathlon" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-06-12. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  4. ^ Final results