Biathlon at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's mass start

The Women's 12.5 kilometre biathlon mass start competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy was held on 25 February, at Cesana San Sicario. Competitors raced over five loops of a 2.5 kilometre skiing course, shooting twenty times, ten prone and ten standing. Each miss required a competitor to ski a 150-metre penalty loop.[1]

Women's biathlon mass start
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
Biathlon pictogram.svg
VenueCesana San Sicario
Dates25 February
Competitors30 from 14 nations
Winning time40:36.5
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Anna Carin Olofsson  Sweden
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Kati Wilhelm  Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Uschi Disl  Germany
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Germany's Martina Glagow led the World Cup standings before the Olympics, while Norway's Gro Marit Istad Kristiansen was the reigning World Champion at the event.[citation needed]

ResultsEdit

The race was held at 12:00.[2]

Rank Bib Name Country Time Penalties (P+P+S+S) Deficit
  5 Anna Carin Olofsson   Sweden 40:36.5 1 (0+0+0+1)
  3 Kati Wilhelm   Germany 40:55.3 1 (0+0+1+0) +18.8
  8 Uschi Disl   Germany 41:18.4 3 (1+0+1+1) +41.9
4 4 Martina Glagow   Germany 41:33.6 2 (1+0+1+0) +57.1
5 2 Florence Baverel-Robert   France 41:40.5 2 (1+1+0+0) +1:04.0
6 14 Olga Nazarova   Belarus 41:50.5 1 (0+0+1+0) +1:14.0
7 16 Liu Xianying   China 41:57.2 2 (0+0+1+1) +1:20.7
8 21 Ekaterina Dafovska   Bulgaria 42:09.4 3 (1+1+0+1) +1:32.9
9 6 Albina Akhatova   Russia 42:19.5 2 (2+0+0+0) +1:43.0
10 9 Sandrine Bailly   France 42:21.5 4 (0+1+2+1) +1:45.0
11 19 Michela Ponza   Italy 42:21.6 1 (0+1+0+0) +1:45.1
12 1 Svetlana Ishmouratova   Russia 42:33.5 4 (2+0+2+0) +1:57.0
13 12 Andrea Henkel   Germany 42:41.5 3 (1+0+2+0) +2:05.0
14 13 Linda Tjorhom   Norway 42:46.5 3 (0+0+2+1) +2:10.0
15 10 Olga Zaitseva   Russia 42:58.3 1 (0+0+1+0) +2:21.8
16 15 Olena Zubrilova   Belarus 43:12.3 4 (2+0+0+2) +2:35.8
17 7 Lilia Efremova   Ukraine 43:21.0 6 (1+2+2+1) +2:44.5
18 11 Liv Grete Poirée   Norway 43:43.8 4 (1+0+2+1) +3:07.3
19 20 Teja Gregorin   Slovenia 43:51.4 4 (1+2+0+1) +3:14.9
20 25 Madara Liduma   Latvia 43:52.7 5 (1+2+1+1) +3:16.2
21 26 Natalia Levtchenkova   Moldova 44:21.8 2 (1+1+0+0) +3:45.3
22 30 Sun Ribo   China 44:29.3 7 (2+2+3+0) +3:52.8
23 27 Kong Yingchao   China 44:45.0 3 (2+1+0+0) +4:08.5
24 18 Natalia Guseva   Russia 44:55.1 5 (2+3+0+0) +4:18.6
25 24 Tora Berger   Norway 45:23.2 3 (1+1+1+0) +4:46.7
26 22 Sylvie Becaert   France 45:38.4 6 (1+1+2+2) +5:01.9
27 28 Delphyne Peretto   France 45:39.9 5 (3+0+0+2) +5:03.4
28 17 Hou Yuxia   China 45:40.1 10 (3+1+2+4) +5:03.6
29 29 Magdalena Gwizdon   Poland 45:59.5 5 (0+2+2+1) +5:23.0
30 23 Krystyna Pałka   Poland 46:31.5 3 (1+2+0+0) +5:55.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Torino 2006 Official Report - Biathlon" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-06-12. Retrieved September 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Final results