Nikolay Kruglov Jr.

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Nikolay Nikolayevich Kruglov (Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Кругло́в; born 8 April 1981) is a former Russian biathlete. His father, Nikolay Kruglov, was also a biathlete. Kruglov Jr. has won a couple of medals with the Russian relay team. He is a two-time World Champion in the men's relay and a two-time World Champion in mixed relay. Also he won silver medals at the 2005 World Championships and the 2006 Olympics.

Nikolay Kruglov Jr.
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Personal information
Full nameNikolay Nikolayevich Kruglov
Born (1981-04-08) 8 April 1981 (age 40)
Gorky, RSFSR,
Soviet Union
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubDinamo
World Cup debut24 January 2002
Retired26 March 2010
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2006, 2010)
Medals1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams7 (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
Medals5 (4 gold)
World Cup
Seasons9 (2001/02–2009/10)
Individual victories3
All victories10
Individual podiums14
All podiums37
Medal record
Men's biathlon
Representing  Russia
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2006 Turin 4 × 7.5 km relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Khanty-Mansiysk Mixed relay
Gold medal – first place 2006 Pokljuka Mixed relay
Gold medal – first place 2007 Antholz-Anterselva 4 × 7.5 km relay
Gold medal – first place 2008 Östersund 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 2005 Hochfilzen 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Östersund Mixed relay
Junior World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2000 Hochfilzen 12.5 km pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2000 Hochfilzen 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 2001 Khanty-Mansiysk 10 km sprint
Silver medal – second place 2001 Khanty-Mansiysk 12.5 km pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2001 Khanty-Mansiysk 4 × 7.5 km relay

Kruglov retired from the sport after the 2009–10 season.[1]

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[2]

Olympic GamesEdit

1 medal (1 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay
  2006 Turin 21st 11th 21st Silver
  2010 Vancouver 11th

World ChampionshipsEdit

6 medals (4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 39th N/A
  2004 Oberhof 12th 14th 17th N/A
  2005 Hochfilzen 35th 5th 4th 4th Silver Gold
  2006 Pokljuka N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Gold
  2007 Antholz-Anterselva 5th 12th 16th 12th Gold
  2008 Östersund 26th 25th Gold Bronze
  2009 Pyeongchang 66th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The mixed relay was added as an event in 2005.

Individual victoriesEdit

3 victories (1 Sp, 2 Pu)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
2004–05
1 victory
(1 Pu)
18 February 2005   Pokljuka 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2006–07
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 Pu)
6 January 2007   Oberhof 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
7 January 2007   Oberhof 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kokesh, Jerry (23 November 2010). "Russia Focuses on World Championships". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 26 December 2014. Retrieved 25 December 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Nikolay Kruglov Jr". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 14 July 2015.

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