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29.01.2011
Two Germans Top Podium in Junior Sprint
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Tom Barth of Germany won the junior men’s 10k sprint at the IBU Youth and Junior World Championships Biathlon in Nove Mesto in the Czech Republic this afternoon. Second place went to his teammate Johannes Kühn, last year’s Youth Sprint World Champion. Ludwig Erhart of France finished third. He recently gained World Cup experience as part of the French team in Oberhof and Ruhpolding.
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29.01.2011
Zubova and Wierer: First World Champions
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Dorothea Wierer of Italy won the junior women’s 7.5K sprint, with a dominating performance on the tracks that put Russian Aleksandra Alikina in second place. Third place went to Ingela Anderson of Sweden. The youth women’s 6K sprint was won by Ekaterina Zubova ahead of Anais Chevalier of France and Elena Badanina of Russia.
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28.01.2011
Excitement as Competitions Approach; Course Video
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Coaches, athletes and officials alike are excited ahead of the first competitions of the IBU Youth and Junior World Championships Biathlon in Nove Mesto na Morave, Czech Republic. This highlight of the winter for the next generation of World Cup stars promises exciting competitions, while it serves as a test for the E.ON IBU World Cup that will be held here next winter.
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02.02.2010
Germany, Russia and Norway Win Final Medals in Torsby
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Germany once, Russia twice, and Norway were the final winners on the last day of the 2010 IBU Youth and Junior World Championships in Torsby, Sweden. The day was filled with four exciting Relay competitions and ended with Torsby passing on the IBU Flag to the next host Nove Mesto na Morave in the Czech Republic.
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31.01.2010
Russian Athletes Take Youth Pursuit Titles
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The results of the Youth Women’s 7.5K Pursuit looked just like the Sprint as the top three finishers did not change. Elena Badanina of Russia won the competition with two penalties ahead of Ingela Andersson of Sweden and Monika Hojnisz of Poland, with both missing three targets. In the Youth Men’s 10K Pursuit competition, Aleksandr Pechenkin won his first Gold of these Championships after placing second twice. The Silver was Johannes Kühn of Germany ahead of Ivan Pichuzhkin, also from Russia.
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31.01.2010
Boilley and Müller Take Junior Pursuit Titles
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There was never a moment in which Manuel Müller’s victory in the Junior Men’s 12.5K Pursuit competition was in danger today at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships. The German athlete finished ahead of Vladimir Alenishko of Belarus and Evgeny Petrov of Russia. In the Junior Women’s 10K Pursuit, Sophie Boilley of France took the title with Anastasia Kalina of Russia and Synnøve Solemdal of Norway finishing second and third.
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30.01.2010
Sprint Titles to Kühn and Petrov
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Evgeny Petrov of Russia claimed the Junior Sprint World Championship today in Torsby, while Johannes Kühn of Germany took the Youth Sprint World Championship. Petrov was perfect on the shooting range, while Kühn had a single penalty.
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30.01.2010
Clean Shooting Equals Gold for Badanina and Hammerschmidt
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Both the Youth Women’s World Sprint titlist Elena Badanina of Russia and the Junior Champion Maren Hammerschmidt shot clean today to win their Gold medals at the IBU Youth/Junior World championships here in Torsby.
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29.01.2010
Off The Tracks in Torsby
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Torsby is a small town in central Sweden in the province of Värmland. By area, Torsby is the largest and northernmost municipality in the country with about 13 000 residents, most of them living in small single-family houses. Additionally, there are many holiday homes throughout the region which is great for hiking, swimming, or fishing in the summer and skiing in the winter.
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28.01.2010
IBU Youth and Junior World Championships: Olympic Qualification and Success for Russians
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The IBU Youth and Junior World Championships in Torsby, Sweden continued today with the Individual competitions for the women. In the Youth category, two Russians Olga Galich and Elena Badanina were impressive on the tracks, taking the top two spots ahead of clean-shooting Rose-Marie Cote of Canada.
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