FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2005

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2005 took place 16–27 February 2005 in Oberstdorf, Germany, for the second time after hosting it previously in 1987. The ski jumping team normal hill event returned after not being held in 2003. The double pursuit distances of 10 km (5 km classical mass start + 5 km freestyle pursuit) women and 20 km (10 km classical mass start + 10 km freestyle pursuit) men were lengthened to 15 km for women (7.5 km classical mass start + 7.5 km freestyle pursuit) and 30 km for men (15 km classical mass start + 15 km freestyle pursuit). Team sprint was also added as well. The Nordic combined 4 × 5 km team event had its change between ski jumping points and cross-country skiing start time changed from 1 point equals to 1.5 seconds to 1 point equals 1 second at this championship.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2005
FIS Nordic WSC 2005 logo.png
Official logo for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2005.
Host cityOberstdorf, Germany
Events19
Opening ceremony16 February
Closing ceremony27 February
Main venueSchattenbergschanze
WebsiteOberstdorf2005.com
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Cross-country skiingEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 kilometre freestyle[1]
details
Pietro Piller Cottrer
  Italy
34:49.7 Fulvio Valbusa
  Italy
35:00.9 Tore Ruud Hofstad
  Norway
35:03.9
30 kilometre skiathlon[2]
details
Vincent Vittoz
  France
1:19:20.5 Giorgio Di Centa
  Italy
1:19:21.3 Frode Estil
  Norway
1:19:21.3
50 kilometre classic mass start[3]
details
Frode Estil
  Norway
2:30:10.1 Anders Aukland
  Norway
2:30:10.8 Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
  Norway
2:30:11.5
4 × 10 kilometre relay[4]
details
  Norway
Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset
Frode Estil
Lars Berger
Tore Ruud Hofstad
1:39:04.4   Germany
Jens Filbrich
Andreas Schlütter
Tobias Angerer
Axel Teichmann
1:39:22.1   Russia
Nikolay Pankratov
Vasily Rochev
Yevgeny Dementyev
Nikolay Bolshakov
1:39:23.1
Sprint classic[5]
details
Vasily Rochev
  Russia
Tor Arne Hetland
  Norway
Thobias Fredriksson
  Sweden
Team sprint[6]
details
  Norway
Tore Ruud Hofstad
Tor Arne Hetland
14:08.6   Germany
Jens Filbrich
Axel Teichmann
14:12.4   Czech Republic
Dušan Kožíšek
Martin Koukal
14:13.4

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 kilometre freestyle[7]
details
Kateřina Neumannová
  Czech Republic
26:27.6 Yuliya Chepalova
  Russia
26:28.8 Marit Bjørgen
  Norway
26:42.8
15 kilometre skiathlon[8]
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Yuliya Chepalova
  Russia
42:16.8 Marit Bjørgen
  Norway
42:32.5 Kristin Størmer Steira
  Norway
42:42.7
30 kilometre classic mass start[9]
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Marit Bjørgen
  Norway
1:27:05.8 Virpi Kuitunen
  Finland
1:27:14.7 Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
  Russia
1:27:16.1
4 × 5 kilometre relay[10]
details
  Norway
Vibeke Skofterud
Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen
Kristin Størmer Steira
Marit Bjørgen
57:15.7   Russia
Larisa Kurkina
Natalya Baranova-Masalkina
Yevgeniya Medvedeva-Abruzova
Yuliya Chepalova
57:23.3   Italy
Gabriella Paruzzi
Antonella Confortola
Sabina Valbusa
Arianna Follis
58:05.4
Sprint classic[11]
details
Emilie Öhrstig
  Sweden
Lina Andersson
  Sweden
Sara Renner
  Canada
Team sprint[12]
details
  Norway
Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen
Marit Bjørgen
12:19.7   Finland
Riitta-Liisa Lassila
Pirjo Manninen
12:22.5   Russia
Yuliya Chepalova
Alyona Sidko
12:23.3
  • On the women's sprint classic, Sara Renner of Canada became the first North American skier to win a medal at the Nordic World Ski Championships.

Men's Nordic combinedEdit

7.5 km sprintEdit

27 February 2005

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Ronny Ackermann (GER) 20:15.6
Silver   Magnus Moan (NOR) 20:26.7
Bronze   Kristian Hammer (NOR) 20:53.3

15 km individual GundersenEdit

18 February 2005

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Ronny Ackermann (GER) 38:56.2
Silver   Björn Kircheisen (GER) 38:57.6
Bronze   Felix Gottwald (AUT) 38:59.4

4 × 5 km teamEdit

23 February 2005

Medal Team Time
Gold   Norway (Petter Tande, Håvard Klemetsen, Magnus Moan, Kristian Hammer) 49:45.5
Silver   Germany (Sebastian Haseney, Georg Hettich, Björn Kircheisen, Ronny Ackermann) 49:52.6
Bronze   Austria (Michael Gruber, Christoph Bieler, David Kreiner, Felix Gottwald) 49:52.9

Men's ski jumpingEdit

Individual normal hillEdit

19 February 2005

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Rok Benkovič (SLO) 256.0
Silver   Jakub Janda (CZE) 249.5
Bronze   Janne Ahonen (FIN) 249.0

Individual large hillEdit

25 February 2005

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Janne Ahonen (FIN) 313.2
Silver   Roar Ljøkelsøy (NOR) 306.2
Bronze   Jakub Janda (CZE) 304.2

Team normal hillEdit

20 February 2005

Medal Team Points
Gold   Austria (Wolfgang Loitzl, Andreas Widhölzl, Thomas Morgenstern, Martin Höllwarth) 970.5
Silver   Germany (Michael Neumayer, Martin Schmitt, Michael Uhrmann, Georg Späth) 964.0
Bronze   Slovenia (Primož Peterka, Jure Bogataj, Rok Benkovič, Jernej Damjan) 929.5

Team large hillEdit

26 February 2005

Medal Team Points
Gold   Austria (Wolfgang Loitzl, Andreas Widhölzl, Thomas Morgenstern, Martin Höllwarth) 1137.3
Silver   Finland (Risto Jussilainen, Tami Kiuru, Matti Hautamäki, Janne Ahonen) 1122.9
Bronze   Norway (Bjørn Einar Romøren, Sigurd Pettersen, Lars Bystøl, Roar Ljøkelsøy) 1113.5

Medal tableEdit

Medal winners by nation.

  *   Host nation (Germany)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)75719
2  Germany (GER)*2507
3  Russia (RUS)2237
4  Austria (AUT)2024
5  Finland (FIN)1315
6  Italy (ITA)1214
7  Czech Republic (CZE)1124
8  Sweden (SWE)1113
9  Slovenia (SLO)1012
10  France (FRA)1001
11  Canada (CAN)0011
Totals (11 nations)19191957

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