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19.02.2011
IBU WCH Registration Completed
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Yesterday was the deadline for the IBU member federations to register their athletes for the 2011 IBU World Championships Biathlon in Khanty Mansiysk. This decision is eagerly anticipated by everyone as the athletes have worked towards this season highlight all year. Of course, some athletes were obvious selections but there are always some surprises when it comes to the reserve athletes.
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09.02.2011
Stars at the IBU OECH in Ridnaun
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The IBU Open European Championships in Ridnaun-Ridanna, Italy, are a mere two weeks away. Fans can look forward to exciting competitions with many well-known World Cup athletes competing.
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21.12.2010
Contact update for IBU World Championships in Khanty Mansiysk
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For all media that plan to attend the IBU WCH from March 2nd to 13th the deadline for media accreditation has been extended to January 5, 2011. All international media will have their accommodation at Hotel Olympik. For visa or flight information please contact the OC Khanty Mansiysk directly.
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30.09.2010
Ruhpolding Biathlon Stadium Ruhpolding Construction on Schedule
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The shell of the biathlon stadium in Ruhpolding, Germany, has been completed. Upon reaching this construction milestone, Ruhpolding officials and several high-ranking guests from sports and politics celebrated the topping out last Friday. This ceremony, according to Ruhpolding mayor and OC President for the World Championships Claus Pichler, was mainly a celebration for the workers.
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25.09.2010
Russia Dominates Junior Sprints
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Andrey Turgenev of Russia and his teammate Anastasia Kalina won the first individual titles at the IBU summer Biathlon World Championships in Duszniki Zdroj, Poland today. Turgenev was faster than his teammates Maksim Burtasov and Evgeny Petrov in the junior men’s sprint. Kalina took the junior women’s title ahead of Tatyana Trachuk of the Ukraine and another Russian, Svetlana Perminova.
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19.07.2010
2010 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships in Duszniki Zdroj, Poland
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The IBU Executive Board during its meeting this past weekend in Vienna, Austria, decided to allocate the 2010 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships to Duszniki Zdroj, Poland. The competitions will be conducted on the originally planned dates of September 19-26.
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08.04.2010
Ambitious Improvement Program in Khanty Mansiysk for World Championships
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Nicolay Bondarev, President of the Khanty Mansiysk Organizing Committee was as proud as a new father the world as he walked through the newly refurbished stadium recently. He frequently stopped to point out a change or improvement that would help transform a ten-year-old facility into something special for the 2011 IBU World Championships Biathlon .
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22.02.2009
Statements from the Press Conference
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The 51st Biathlon World Championships in Pyeongchang ended with four happy winners from Norway. Here are some reactions from the final press conference...
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22.02.2009
Statements from the Press Conference
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The ladies' competitions at Pyeongchang came to an end with the mass start race. Here are some last words by the race's protagonists:
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22.02.2009
Norwegian Men Overcome Penalties, Win Relay
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Despite a penalty each by Emil Hegle Svendsen and Lars Berger, the Norwegian foursome won the final race of the 2009 Biathlon World Championships in Pyeongchang, Korea. Halvard Hanevold and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen had prevented penalties, with Bjoerndalen making the difference in a tight battle against Christoph Sumann of Austria and Michael Greis of Germany on the final leg.
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