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05.03.2011
Arnd Peiffer Takes Sprint World Championship
Copyright IBU/Rene Miko
Arnd Peiffer of Germany claimed his first World Championship’s Gold Medal in only the fourth win of his career by taking the men’s 10K sprint title in 24:36, with just a single standing penalty. The Silver medal went to Martin Fourcade of France, with two penalties, 13 seconds back. The Bronze medal went to the Yellow. Red Bib wearing Tarjei Boe of Norway, also with one penalty, 25.2 seconds back.
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04.03.2011
Sprinting for Championships on Saturday
Copyright IBU/Rene Miko
With the first set of medals awarded to teams from Norway, Germany and France, the race for individual titles starts on Saturday with the men’s 10K sprint and the women’s 7.5K sprint.
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04.03.2011
First Medal Ceremony in Khanty Mansiysk
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni.
Just a couple of hours after their comeback win in the World Championship Mixed Relay, the Norwegian Team of Tora Berger, Ann Kristin Flatland, Ole Einar Björndalen, and Tarjei Boe received the first Gold medals of the 2011 IBU World Championships Biathlon from IBU President Anders Besseberg at a ceremony in the main square of Khanty Mansiysk.
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04.03.2011
Fans, Coaches and Media Take Up Biathlon Challenge
Copyright IBU/Ernst Wukits
While the official IBU World Championships competitions take center stage here over the next 10 days in Khanty Mansiysk, several other fun biathlon competitions are on tap for coaches and servicemen, fans and the media.
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03.03.2011
Norway Overtakes Germany to Win Mixed Relay
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Norway’s Tarjei Boe overtook Germany’s Michael Greis on the anchor leg of today’s Mixed Relay World Championship to claim the title in 1:14:22.5. The Norwegian team of Boe, Ole Einar Björndalen, Tora Berger and Ann Kristin Flatland used just seven spare rounds to claim the Gold medal. Germany finished 22.9 seconds back, with eight spare rounds, while France claimed the Bronze Medal, with eight spare rounds, 1:16.7 back.
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02.03.2011
Spotlight on Mixed Relay
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
The 2011 IBU World Championships Biathlon competitions will kick off tomorrow afternoon with what could be one of the most hotly contested competitions of the year, the World Championships Mixed Relay.
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02.03.2011
Glittering Opening Ceremonies in Khanty Mansiysk
Copyright IBU/Rene Miko
The audience of 5,000 plus who braved the cold temperatures last night were treated to an outstanding Opening Ceremonies for the 2011 IBU World Championships Biathlon here in Khanty Mansiysk.
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01.03.2011
Khanty Mansiysk Video Stadium Tour
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
The Khanty Mansiysk Organizing Committee has made significant improvements in the infrastructure over the past two years in anticipation of hosting the 2011 IBU World Championships Biathlon competitions.
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01.03.2011
Red Wings to Khanty Mansiysk, Russia
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
Standing in line to check in at Munich’s Franz Josef Strauss was a déjà vu moment; been here before with 120 athletes, piles of baggage, skis and rifles, all waiting to check in for a flight to Khanty Mansiysk in Russian Siberia.
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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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