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30.01.2014
Surprising Canadian 15K Victory; Well-known Men in 20K
Copyright IBU/Kvetoslav FRGAL
Canada's Audrey Vaillancourt surprised the field by winning the women's 15K individual, with two penalties in 51:33.4 today while World Cup veteran Andrejs Rastorgujevs of Latvia won the men's 20K individual, with three penalties in 52:17.7 at the IBU Open European Championships.
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29.01.2014
Positive A Samples and provisional suspensions
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Four adverse analytical findings were obtained in samples of three IBU athletes from Russia and Lithuania
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29.01.2014
First Titles at OECH to Russia and Estonia
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Russia’s Anastasia Evsyunina won the junior women’s 12.5K individual title, while Estonian Rene Zahkna took the junior men’s 15K individual today at the IBU Open European Championships today in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic.
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28.01.2014
Nove Mesto Ready for another Major Event
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After a spectacular 2013 IBU World Championships in Nove Mesto na Morave, another major events is knocking at the door of the World of Biathlon in Czech Republic.
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19.01.2014
Antholz Inside Track Wrap-up with Andrea and Simon
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Germany came away the big winner this week in Antholz with Andrea Henkel second in the sprint and winning the pursuit, while Simon Schempp won both competitions. The German men then came back for third place in the men's relay. The French team won that final competition, the men's relay as the teams now focus on Sochi.
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19.01.2014
France Wins Fog-delayed Men’s Relay in Antholz
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
France won the final competition before the Sochi Olympic Winter Games, taking the men's 4 X 7.5K relay in 1:14:34.6, with four spare rounds. Sweden with a penalty and five spare rounds finished 2.6 seconds back. Germany finished third, with a penalty and 10 spare rounds, 38.8 seconds back.
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19.01.2014
Fog Forces Women’s Relay Cancellation in Antholz
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Fog enveloped the Antholz Stadium during the second leg of the women's relay this morning, forcing officials to cancel the event. The fog was so thick that everything beyond 25 meters was completely white.
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19.01.2014
Rifle Stocks and Guitars by Bachmann Video
Copyright IBU/Biathlonworld TV
A small Antholz workshop is the home of a true artisan, Rudolph Bachmann, a guitar maker whose passion is biathlon.
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19.01.2014
Lang Doubles Up with Pursuit Win
Copyright IBU/ Ernst Wukits
Germany's Kathrin Lang made it two-for-two today by winning the women's pursuit after taking the sprint yesterday at the IBU Cup in Ruhpolding. She finished in 31:18.1, with one penalty, 1:09 ahead of clean shooting Ekaterina Iourieva of Russia. Germany's Nadine Horchler who started one minute back finished third, with one penalty, 1:46 back.
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18.01.2014
Win Number Two for Simon Schempp
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Simon Schempp claimed the second win of his career today despite two penalties in the men's 12.5K pursuit. He finished in 31:20.6, 1.5 seconds ahead of France's Jean Guillaume Beatrix, with one penalty. Third went to Norway's Henrik L'Abee Lund.
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