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07.02.2015
First Victory for Dahlmeier in Sprint
Copyright IBU/Květoslav Frgal
Germany's Laura Dahlmeier, who missed several World Cups earlier in the season due to an injury, scored her first World Cup victory today taking the women's 7.5K sprint in 21:33.4. Second place went to her teammate Franziska Hildebrand, one second back. Both women shot clean. Veronika Vitkova of Czech Republic finished third, with one penalty, 13.9 seconds back. Darya Domracheva of Belarus finished fourth, with two penalties, 23 seconds back while France's Marie Dorin Habert finished fifth, 26.9 seconds back ,a also with two penalties. Valja Semerenko of Ukraine finished sixth, with one penalty, 28.8 seconds back. Finland's Kaisa Mäkäräinen wearing the Yellow Bib finished seventh, with three penalties, 30.5 seconds back.
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06.02.2015
Norwegian Victory in Mixed Relay
Copyright IBU/Květoslav Frgal
The Norwegian Team of Fanny Welle-Strand Horn, Tiril Eckhoff, Johannes Thingnes Boe and Tarjei Boe won a dramatic mixed relay this evening in 1:12:49.2 with six spare rounds. They finished just 4.1 seconds ahead of the home team Czech Republic, with five spare rounds. Third went to Ukraine, 1:21.3 back, with a penalty and seven spares. Russia finished fourth, France fifth and Germany in sixth.
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06.02.2015
Russian Victory in Inaugural Single Mixed Relay
Copyright IBU/Kustoslav Frgal
Russia's Yana Romanova and Alexey Volkov won the inaugural official single mixed relay today in 35:43.5, with five spare rounds. Volkov did not take the lead for good until the final standing stage that he cleaned with five shots. Second place went to Norway, with three spare rounds, 21.5 seconds back. Ukraine with eight spare rounds finished third, 24.6 seconds back. Germany finished fourth, with France in fifth and Sweden in sixth place.
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06.02.2015
IBU Cup 6 in Osrblie
Copyright IBU/Mariya Osolodkina
After the hard week at the IBU OECH in Otepää many athletes made a long trip to Osrblie, Slovakia for IBU Cup 6. Those competitions will be the last in the season for some athletes as a few teams are not going to Canmore, Canada.
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06.02.2015
Editor’s Choice NMNM Preview with Martin Fourcade
Copyright IBU/Biathlonworld TV
The competitions here in Nove Mesto na Morave kick off today, with the two mixed relays. Beyond those two mixed relays are sprints on Saturday and pursuits on Sunday. A few coaches commented on how they will approach the mixed relay, while Martin Fourcade, feeling much better than two weeks ago spoke about “getting the feeling back” in our “Editor’s Choice NMNM Preview with Martin Fourcade.”
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05.02.2015
NMNM Course Tour: Michal Slesingr; Single Mixed Relay
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The Vysočina Arena will be packed with 17,000 fans plus countless others on the tracks for the tomorrow's opening competitions, the single and regular mixed relays here in Nove Mesto na Morave. Today, Michal Slesingr who will be on the mixed relay for Czech Republic, skied around the 2.5K loop in our "NMNM Course Tour with Michal Slesingr."
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04.02.2015
IBU Media Information
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The PDF file below contains the arbitral award by CAS in the Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle case.
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04.02.2015
Break Over, Next Up: 3 Competition Days in NMNM
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
The short break after 3 hard weeks of competition and travel in January is over. The teams started arriving yesterday at Nové Město na Moravě, where BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 7 starts on Friday with two mixed relays: a single mixed relay and the standard two-women, two-man version.
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03.02.2015
Ukraine and Russia Win Relay Gold
Copyright IBU/Andrei Ivanov
The last day of competition brought a really nice surprise for all the athletes and fans that were at the stadium today. For the first time in last 6 days there was a sun, clear skies and almost no wind on the shooting range. It was the perfect ending of the IBU OECH, especially for Ukraine's women and Russia's men's relay teams, which won Gold.
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02.02.2015
Gold for Russia in Junior Mixed Relay
Copyright IBU/Andrei Ivanov
The Russian team of Uliana Kaisheva, Victoria Slivko, Dmitrii Shamaev and Alexander Povarnitsyn won the mixed relay Gold medal in 1:15:24.0, with 9 spares and one penalty lap. France was second with one penalty and five spares, 8.2 seconds back. Ukraine finished third, using 7 spare rounds, 39.8 seconds behind. Austria finished fourth, Estonia fifth, and Poland sixth.
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