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03.03.2016
Martin and France Take Mixed Relay Gold
Copyright IBU/Evgeny Tumashov
The French team of Anais Bescond, Marie Dorin Habert, Quentin Fillon Maillet and Martin Fourcade won the mixed relay Gold medal with eight spares in 1:14:01. Germany won the Silver medal, with seven spares, 4.3 seconds back, while the home team of Norway won the Bronze medal, with 10 spares, 14.4 seconds back.
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02.03.2016
Simon Fourcade on Medals and Potatoes Video
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Simon Fourcade is one of the many athletes here in Oslo seeking a medal. However, he looks at this quest with a bit different perspective; Fourcade has finished in fourth place on five occasions at the IBU World Championships. The elder Fourcade brother, with a 20K Silver medal from Nove Mesto na Morave in 2013 talked about his preparation for this year’s World Championships including his “potato-peeling penalty” for missed shots in at the pre-WCH training camp in our video, “Simon Fourcade on Medals and Potatoes.”
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02.03.2016
Oslo Editors Choice Preview with Martin, Kaisa & Tarjei
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It is less than 24 hours until the opening competition, the mixed relay at the 2016 IBU World Championships in Oslo. The training and stadium preparation are over. From now until March 14, it is all about one thing: medals!
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01.03.2016
Oslo Countdown, Two Days to Go: The Big Names
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
The eight World Cups so far this season were just a warm-up for the IBU World Championships that open on Thursday with the mixed relay at 15:30 CET in the legendary Holmenkollen National Ski Arena. Those "warm-ups" are usually fairly good predictors of those who will leave the WCH with medals around their necks.
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01.03.2016
IBU World Championships: Six Interesting Facts
Copyright IBU/Evgeniy Tumashov
Only two days left before the biggest event of the season: the IBU World Championships. Its history dates back to 1958, when the first World Championships took place more than a half century ago! Looking back at the long history, here are some interesting facts.
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28.02.2016
Kummer and Graf Bring Mass Start Gold to Germany
Copyright IBU/Evgeny Tumashov
Luise Kummer of Germany took the Gold medal in the first ever mass start at the IBU OECH. Despite the strong wind gusts, she missed just two times to finish first in 36:05.1. Florian Graf, in the last competition of these Championships matched his teammate with the Gold medal in the men’s mass start with only penalty in 38:20.5.
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27.02.2016
IBU OECH Pursuit Gold to Skardino and Babikov
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Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus won the IBU OECH Pursuit Gold medal this afternoon, with two penalties in 30:01.7 after a close battle with Germany’s Karolin Horchler. After sunset, Russia’s Anton Babikov outdueled teammate Evgeny Garanichev to take the men’s pursuit Gold medal, with one penalty in 30:01.5, just one-tenth-of-a-second ahead of Garanichev, who also had a single penalty.
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26.02.2016
Tyumen Training Today
Copyright IBU/Evgeny Tumashov
After two days of competition in Tyumen at the IBU OECH, today was an off-day or a day for easy training, with two big competition days ahead on Saturday and Sunday. IBU Photographer Evgeny Tumashov made today a bit more of an artistic instead of sports day offering his impressions of the venue and the athletes.
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26.02.2016
IBU World Championships Kick Off Next Week
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In less than a week 168 male and 156 female athletes from 35 countries will compete in the most important event of the season: the 51st IBU World Championships. Eleven competitions will be conducted. Preparations for Oslo 2016 started long before; the Holmenkollen National Ski Arena, a regular stop on the World Cup circuit has been rebuilt to accommodate more spectators, while also adding technological improvements and expanding administration space.
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25.02.2016
IBU Press Release
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Subject: Waiving of B sample by Artem TYSHCHENKO of Ukraine
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