Biathlon at the 2022 Winter Olympics – Men's sprint

The Men's sprint competition of the Beijing 2022 Olympics was held on 12 February, at the National Biathlon Centre,[1] in the Zhangjiakou cluster of competition venues, 180 kilometres (110 mi) north of Beijing, at an elevation of 1,665 metres (5,463 ft).[2] The event was won by Johannes Thingnes Bø of Norway. Quentin Fillon Maillet of France won silver, and Tarjei Bø of Norway bronze.

Men’s sprint
at the XXIV Olympic Winter Games
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VenueHualindong Ski Resort
Date12 February
Competitors94 from 28 nations
Winning time24:00.4
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Johannes Thingnes Bø  Norway
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Quentin Fillon Maillet  France
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Tarjei Bø  Norway
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SummaryEdit

The 2018 champion, Arnd Peiffer, retired from competitions. The silver medalist, Michal Krčmář, qualified for the Olympics.[3] as well as the bronze medalist, Dominik Windisch. The overall leader of the 2021–22 Biathlon World Cup before the Olympics was Fillon Maillet, and the leader in the sprint was Sebastian Samuelsson, with Fillon Maillet and Émilien Jacquelin standing very close to Samuelsson.

Maxim Tsvetkov was an early leader. Johannes Thingnes Bø improved his time by 40 seconds. Then Fillon Maillet finished 25 seconds behind Bø, and Tarjei Bø took the bronze improving Tsvetkov's time by 2 seconds. Tsvetkov was also fourth in the individual.

QualificationEdit

ResultsEdit

The race was started at 17:00.[4]

Rank Bib Name Country Time Penalties (P+S) Deficit
  16 Johannes Thingnes Bø   Norway 24:00.4 1 (0+1)
  18 Quentin Fillon Maillet   France 24:25.9 1 (1+0) +25.5
  27 Tarjei Bø   Norway 24:39.3 1 (0+1) +38.9
4 9 Maxim Tsvetkov   ROC 24:41.0 0 (0+0) +40.6
5 56 Sebastian Samuelsson   Sweden 24:52.4 1 (1+0) +52.0
6 26 Martin Ponsiluoma   Sweden 24:54.1 2 (0+2) +53.7
7 40 Sturla Holm Lægreid   Norway 25:02.7 2 (1+1) +1:02.3
8 30 Benedikt Doll   Germany 25:05.4 1 (0+1) +1:05.0
9 34 Émilien Jacquelin   France 25:06.3 2 (1+1) +1:05.9
10 24 Anton Smolski   Belarus 25:12.9 1 (0+1) +1:12.5
11 12 Eduard Latypov   ROC 25:14.8 3 (2+1) +1:14.4
12 58 Christian Gow   Canada 25:15.5 0 (0+0) +1:15.1
13 15 Dmytro Pidruchnyi   Ukraine 25:19.0 1 (0+1) +1:18.6
14 62 Lukas Hofer   Italy 25:19.6 1 (0+1) +1:19.2
15 60 Artem Pryma   Ukraine 25:19.8 1 (0+1) +1:19.4
16 36 Michal Krčmář   Czech Republic 25:22.4 1 (0+1) +1:22.0
17 42 Roman Rees   Germany 25:24.3 0 (0+0) +1:23.9
18 21 Simon Eder   Austria 25:26.9 1 (0+1) +1:26.5
19 48 Daniil Serokhvostov   ROC 25:38.0 2 (0+2) +1:37.6
20 8 Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen   Norway 25:38.4 3 (2+1) +1:38.0
21 37 Fabien Claude   France 25:41.6 3 (1+2) +1:41.2
22 4 Philipp Nawrath   Germany 25:43.4 3 (1+2) +1:43.0
23 92 Thomas Bormolini   Italy 25:44.1 1 (1+0) +1:43.7
24 2 Simon Desthieux   France 25:45.0 2 (0+2) +1:44.6
25 6 Tero Seppälä   Finland 25:47.5 3 (1+2) +1:47.1
26 29 Jakov Fak   Slovenia 25:48.0 1 (0+1) +1:47.6
27 88 Sebastian Stalder   Switzerland 25:48.3 0 (0+0) +1:47.9
28 59 Mikuláš Karlík   Czech Republic 25:48.8 3 (0+3) +1:48.4
29 83 Jules Burnotte   Canada 25:50.3 2 (2+0) +1:49.9
30 20 Dominik Windisch   Italy 25:51.6 2 (0+2) +1:51.2
31 3 Vladimir Iliev   Bulgaria 25:52.2 2 (0+2) +1:51.8
32 5 Cheng Fangming   China 25:53.3 1 (0+1) +1:52.9
33 50 Johannes Kühn   Germany 25:53.7 4 (2+2) +1:53.3
34 31 Scott Gow   Canada 25:56.7 2 (1+1) +1:56.3
35 79 Adam Runnalls   Canada 26:00.5 2 (1+1) +2:00.1
36 22 Jake Brown   United States 26:04.7 2 (0+2) +2:04.3
37 68 Niklas Hartweg   Switzerland 26:05.7 2 (1+1) +2:05.3
38 10 Alexander Loginov   ROC 26:15.5 4 (2+2) +2:15.1
38 11 Olli Hiidensalo   Finland 26:15.5 3 (1+2) +2:15.1
40 61 Yan Xingyuan   China 26:16.7 1 (1+0) +2:16.3
41 19 Tsukasa Kobonoki   Japan 26:17.8 1 (0+1) +2:17.4
42 75 Lovro Planko   Slovenia 26:22.3 2 (0+2) +2:21.9
43 32 Vytautas Strolia   Lithuania 26:22.4 2 (1+1) +2:22.0
44 53 Kosuke Ozaki   Japan 26:24.1 0 (0+0) +2:23.7
45 46 Joscha Burkhalter   Switzerland 26:28.3 2 (1+1) +2:27.9
46 52 Felix Leitner   Austria 26:33.8 2 (1+1) +2:33.4
47 65 Sean Doherty   United States 26:35.2 4 (1+3) +2:34.8
48 17 Grzegorz Guzik   Poland 26:36.2 1 (0+1) +2:35.8
49 13 Alexandr Mukhin   Kazakhstan 26:37.2 1 (1+0) +2:36.8
50 76 Rene Zahkna   Estonia 26:37.9 1 (0+1) +2:37.5
51 45 Raido Ränkel   Estonia 26:39.1 2 (0+2) +2:38.7
52 69 Blagoy Todev   Bulgaria 26:39.2 1 (0+1) +2:38.8
53 14 Benjamin Weger   Switzerland 26:39.6 1 (0+1) +2:39.2
54 39 Heikki Laitinen   Finland 26:41.1 2 (1+1) +2:40.7
55 44 Jesper Nelin   Sweden 26:43.6 4 (3+1) +2:43.2
56 82 Anton Sinapov   Bulgaria 26:45.4 2 (0+2) +2:45.0
57 51 Mikita Labastau   Belarus 26:47.0 4 (2+2) +2:46.6
58 77 Jakub Štvrtecký   Czech Republic 26:48.3 3 (1+2) +2:47.9
59 84 Adam Václavík   Czech Republic 26:50.2 3 (2+1) +2:49.8
60 70 Anton Dudchenko   Ukraine 26:51.6 2 (2+0) +2:51.2
61 74 Tommaso Giacomel   Italy 26:52.2 4 (1+3) +2:51.8
62 38 Miha Dovžan   Slovenia 26:53.1 2 (2+0) +2:52.7
63 57 Dimitar Gerdzhikov   Bulgaria 26:56.5 2 (1+1) +2:56.1
64 72 Peppe Femling   Sweden 26:58.5 3 (2+1) +2:58.1
65 43 Šimon Bartko   Slovakia 26:58.8 3 (2+1) +2:58.4
66 81 Bogdan Tsymbal   Ukraine 26:59.0 3 (3+0) +2:58.6
67 49 Thierry Langer   Belgium 26:59.8 1 (1+0) +2:59.4
68 33 Michal Šíma   Slovakia 27:02.3 1 (1+0) +3:01.9
69 80 David Komatz   Austria 27:02.5 2 (0+2) +3:02.1
70 87 Kristo Siimer   Estonia 27:06.6 1 (1+0) +3:06.2
71 78 Maksim Varabei   Belarus 27:10.4 4 (3+1) +3:10.0
72 91 Patrick Jakob   Austria 27:10.9 1 (0+1) +3:10.5
73 67 Karol Dombrovski   Lithuania 27:11.2 1 (0+1) +3:10.8
74 54 Paul Schommer   United States 27:13.3 4 (1+3) +3:12.9
75 25 Campbell Wright   New Zealand 27:14.1 2 (1+1) +3:13.7
76 85 Zhang Chunyu   China 27:14.2 1 (0+1) +3:13.8
77 55 Vladislav Kireyev   Kazakhstan 27:21.7 1 (1+0) +3:21.3
78 23 Dzmitry Lazouski   Belarus 27:22.9 3 (0+3) +3:22.5
79 28 Pavel Magazeev   Moldova 27:25.0 3 (2+1) +3:24.6
80 47 Tomas Kaukėnas   Lithuania 27:27.9 2 (1+1) +3:27.5
81 71 Zhu Zhenyu   China 27:28.6 3 (2+1) +3:28.2
82 35 Timofey Lapshin   South Korea 27:30.8 2 (1+1) +3:30.4
83 90 Leif Nordgren   United States 27:31.8 3 (0+3) +3:31.4
84 7 Florent Claude   Belgium 27:35.1 4 (1+3) +3:34.7
85 93 Matej Baloga   Slovakia 27:41.3 1 (0+1) +3:40.9
86 86 Rok Tršan   Slovenia 27:45.7 1 (0+1) +3:45.3
87 64 Tomáš Sklenárik   Slovakia 27:46.3 3 (1+2) +3:45.9
88 1 Kalev Ermits   Estonia 27:46.4 4 (2+2) +3:46.0
89 41 George Colțea   Romania 27:54.7 2 (1+1) +3:54.3
90 89 Linas Banys   Lithuania 28:05.8 3 (1+2) +4:05.4
91 73 Tom Lahaye-Goffart   Belgium 28:15.1 1 (1+0) +4:14.7
92 66 Tuomas Harjula   Finland 28:21.2 2 (0+2) +4:20.8
93 63 Maksim Makarov   Moldova 29:45.6 5 (2+3) +5:45.2
94 94 César Beauvais   Belgium 30:06.8 4 (1+3) +6:06.4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games". www.beijing2022.cn. Archived from the original on 2021-07-20. Retrieved 2021-07-18.
  2. ^ "Beijing". Inside IBU. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 2022-01-16.
  3. ^ Houston, Michael (12 January 2022). "Czech Republic name record-size Winter Olympic team and reveal Beijing 2022 uniform". Insidethegames.biz.
  4. ^ "Final results" (PDF). Ibu.blob.core.windows.net. 12 February 2022. Archived (PDF) from the original on 12 February 2022. Retrieved 19 February 2022.