Biathlon at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Women's sprint

The Women's 7.5 kilometre sprint biathlon competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy was held on 16 February, at Cesana San Sicario. Competitors raced over three loops of a 2.5 kilometre skiing course, shooting ten times, five prone and five standing. Each miss required a competitor to ski a 150-metre penalty loop.[1]

Women's biathlon sprint
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
Biathlon pictogram.svg
Pictogram for biathlon
VenueCesana San Sicario
DatesFebruary 16
Competitors84 from 28 nations
Winning time22:31.4
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Florence Baverel-Robert  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Anna Carin Olofsson  Sweden
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Lilia Efremova  Ukraine
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Uschi Disl was the defending World Champion at the sprint, while Kati Wilhelm won the sprint at the trial event in 2005, despite shooting two penalty laps. Wilhelm is also defending Olympic champion, and entered the games leading the sprint World Cup ahead of Disl and Russian Svetlana Ishmouratova.[citation needed]

ResultsEdit

Rank Name Country Time Penalties Deficit
  Florence Baverel-Robert   France 22:31.4 0
  Anna Carin Olofsson   Sweden 22:33.8 1 +0:02.4
  Lilia Efremova   Ukraine 22:38.0 0 +0:06.6
4 Albina Akhatova   Russia 22:40.2 0 +0:08.8
5 Olena Zubrilova   Belarus 22:40.5 0 +0:09.1
6 Sandrine Bailly   France 22:43.0 2 +0:11.6
7 Kati Wilhelm   Germany 22:49.8 1 +0:18.4
8 Olga Nazarova   Belarus 22:53.2 0 +0:21.8
9 Olga Zaitseva   Russia 23:05.8 0 +0:34.4
10 Svetlana Ishmouratova   Russia 23:10.3 1 +0:38.9
11 Liu Xianying   China 23:17.5 1 +0:46.1
12 Liv Grete Poirée   Norway 23:20.0 2 +0:48.6
13 Michela Ponza   Italy 23:27.2 1 +0:55.8
14 Delphyne Peretto   France 23:31.2 0 +0:59.8
14 Teja Gregorin   Slovenia 23:31.2 0 +0:59.8
16 Martina Halinarova   Slovakia 23:32.8 0 +1:01.4
17 Martina Glagow   Germany 23:35.9 1 +1:04.5
18 Diana Rasimovičiūtė   Lithuania 23:48.1 1 +1:16.7
19 Linda Tjorhom   Norway 23:48.5 1 +1:17.1
20 Magdalena Gwizdon   Poland 23:54.7 1 +1:23.3
21 Sun Ribo   China 23:57.6 2 +1:26.2
22 Katrin Apel   Germany 24:04.9 2 +1:33.5
23 Tora Berger   Norway 24:05.8 1 +1:34.4
24 Kong Yingchao   China 24:07.0 1 +1:35.6
25 Krystyna Pałka   Poland 24:07.3 1 +1:35.9
26 Nathalie Santer   Italy 24:09.5 2 +1:38.1
27 Sona Mihokova   Slovakia 24:09.9 1 +1:38.5
28 Madara Liduma   Latvia 24:11.0 2 +1:39.6
29 Marcela Pavkovcekova   Slovakia 24:11.1 0 +1:39.7
30 Sylvie Becaert   France 24:12.9 0 +1:41.5
31 Tadeja Brankovič   Slovenia 24:14.1 2 +1:42.7
32 Lenka Faltusova   Czech Republic 24:16.9 0 +1:45.5
33 Ekaterina Dafovska   Bulgaria 24:23.2 2 +1:51.8
34 Uschi Disl   Germany 24:29.1 3 +1:57.7
35 Rachel Steer   United States 24:29.6 1 +1:58.2
36 Irina Nikoultchina   Bulgaria 24:30.0 4 +1:58.6
37 Ekaterina Ivanova   Belarus 24:30.8 4 +1:59.4
38 Anna Murinova   Slovakia 24:32.1 1 +2:00.7
39 Katerina Holubcova   Czech Republic 24:33.3 1 +2:01.9
40 Gro Marit Istad Kristiansen   Norway 24:34.0 1 +2:02.6
41 Natalia Levtchenkova   Moldova 24:34.2 1 +2:02.8
42 Ludmilla Ananko   Belarus 24:36.1 1 +2:04.7
43 Zdenka Vejnarova   Czech Republic 24:46.4 2 +2:15.0
44 Olena Petrova   Ukraine 24:52.2 2 +2:20.8
45 Alexandra Rusu   Romania 24:52.5 0 +2:21.1
46 Pavlina Filipova   Bulgaria 24:53.3 2 +2:21.9
47 Eveli Saue   Estonia 24:55.4 1 +2:24.0
48 Dana Elena Plotogea   Romania 25:01.7 1 +2:30.3
49 Oksana Khvostenko   Ukraine 25:10.1 1 +2:38.7
50 Nina Lemesh   Ukraine 25:13.5 2 +2:42.1
51 Ikuyo Tsukidate   Japan 25:17.0 1 +2:45.6
52 Anna Lebedeva   Kazakhstan 25:21.8 2 +2:50.4
53 Katja Haller   Italy 25:22.6 1 +2:51.2
54 Hou Yuxia   China 25:25.8 5 +2:54.4
55 Dijana Grudiček   Slovenia 25:28.6 3 +2:57.2
56 Magdalena Nykiel   Poland 25:32.2 1 +3:00.8
57 Saskia Santer   Italy 25:42.6 3 +3:11.2
58 Radka Popova   Bulgaria 26:01.1 2 +3:29.7
59 Andreja Mali   Slovenia 26:02.5 3 +3:31.1
60 Anzela Brice   Latvia 26:03.1 3 +3:31.7
61 Magda Rezlerova   Czech Republic 26:06.7 2 +3:35.3
62 Zina Kocher   Canada 26:11.1 4 +3:39.7
63 Katarzyna Ponikwia   Poland 26:17.3 1 +3:45.9
64 Kanae Meguro   Japan 26:19.9 4 +3:48.5
65 Tamami Tanaka   Japan 26:20.6 5 +3:49.2
66 Sandra Keith   Canada 26:20.7 3 +3:49.3
67 Emma Fowler   Great Britain 26:22.9 1 +3:51.5
68 Elena Gorohova   Moldova 26:23.9 2 +3:52.5
69 Tomomi Otaka   Japan 26:28.7 3 +3:57.3
70 Éva Tófalvi   Romania 26:38.3 4 +4:06.9
71 Tracey Barnes   United States 26:47.9 2 +4:16.5
72 Linda Savlaka   Latvia 26:54.6 1 +4:23.2
73 Martine Albert   Canada 27:04.4 2 +4:33.0
74 Gerda Krumina   Latvia 27:30.5 3 +4:59.1
75 Sarah Konrad   United States 27:30.6 8 +4:59.2
76 Marie Pierre Parent   Canada 27:31.1 2 +4:59.7
77 Mihaela Purdea   Romania 27:32.7 4 +5:01.3
78 Aleksandra Vasiljević   Bosnia and Herzegovina 28:10.9 1 +5:39.5
79 Petra Starčević   Croatia 28:11.9 2 +5:40.5
80 Carolyn Treacy   United States 28:18.7 4 +5:47.3
81 Valentina Ciurina   Moldova 30:04.2 4 +7:32.8
82 Zsofia Gottschall   Hungary 31:09.1 6 +8:37.7
83 Veronica Isbej   Chile 33:52.0 4 +11:20.6
Olga Pyleva   Russia Did not start

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.