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06.09.2014
Second Day of Congress
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Today's second work day of the IBU Congress dealt with the applications and proposals for rule changes in the IBU Constitution, the Disciplinary Rules and the Rules of Competition.
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05.09.2014
IBU Technical Committee and IBU Auditors elected
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After the election of IBU Executive Board, the IBU Technical Committee has been elected by the Congress the same as the IBU Auditors.
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05.09.2014
Further positions of the IBU Executive Board elected
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After the election of Anders Besseberg from Norway as the IBU President for the period 2014-2018, the other Executive Board positions have been elected by the Congress delegates in the afternoon: The decisions have been made in the following order:
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05.09.2014
Anders Besseberg reelected as IBU President
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After the Opening of the Congress yesterday evening, today the Congress started the session at 09:00am. After the formal points like Roll Call and announcement of the number of eligible votes, adoption of the agenda, the IBU President Anders Besseberg has held his reports well as the Vice President for Finances, Dr. Klaus Leistner.
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05.09.2014
11th IBU Congress Opening Day Video
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Thursday marked the arrival of the delegates for the 11th IBU in St. Wolfgang, Austria. In the first evening, IBU President Anders Besseberg opened the weekend of work for the delegates from 51 nations. The following video offers a few impressions of the first day.
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04.09.2014
The 11th Annual IBU Congress Opens
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The 11th IBU Congress officially opened today in St. Wolfgang am Wolfgangsee, 50 km from IBU headquarters in Salzburg. Fifty-one Member Nations are registered, with 289 people in attendance, a record gathering for the Congress.
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24.08.2014
Senior Pursuits to Rösch and Gregorin
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Slovenia's Teja Gregorin backed up her sprint Gold yesterday with another Gold medal while Silver Sprint medalist Michael Rösch of Belgium claimed his country's first biathlon Gold in today's pursuit competitions. Gregorin, with a single penalty finished in 29:07.8, 21.6 seconds ahead of Ukraine's Valj Semerenko, while Rösch covered the 12.5K course in 32:53.1, 26.8 seconds ahead of Gregorin's teammate Klemen Bauer, with three penalties. Bronze medals went to Jialan Tang of China, 47.3 seconds back and Krasimir Anev of Bulgaria, 32 seconds back.
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24.08.2014
Gold Medals for Ilchenko, Vojik in Junior Pursuits
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Heavy morning rain preceded the start today, but had no effect on the two Gold medalists in the junior pursuits. Kristina Ilchenko of Russia and Tomas Vojik of Czech Republic defended their number 1 bibs with convincing wins, despite a flurry of penalties for each. Ilchenko had six penalties, but finished in 32:31.2, 26.9 seconds ahead of Galina Vishnevskaya of Kazakhstan, with just two penalties. Similarly, Vojik, with four penalties finished in 35:47.6, 50.5 seconds ahead of Ukraine's Artem Tyshchenko, with just a single penalty.
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23.08.2014
Tyumen Biathlon Arena; a Real Pearl in Siberia Video
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The 2014 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships in Tyumen, Russia is not only a high point for the Summer Biathlon World Championships with 27 nations participating. It is also the beginning for a new host and venue for IBU events. In coming years, sparkling "Pearl of Siberia" venue will host the 2016 IBU Open European Championships and then in 2017, a World Cup competition.
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23.08.2014
More Gold for Moravec, Czech Republic; Silver to Rösch
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With temperatures a couple of degrees cooler than the women faced a few hours earlier, Ondrej Moravec of Czech Republic claimed his second Gold medal of these Championships by taking the men's 10K sprint in 24:30.8 with a single penalty. Silver went to Belgium's Michael Rösch, with two penalties, 6.5 seconds back. Martin Otcenas of Slovakia won the Bronze medal, with one penalty, 12.9 seconds back. His medal was the first for his country.
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