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06.03.2014
Pokljuka Sprint Win for Katharina Innerhofer
Copyright IBU/ Christian Manzoni
Austria's Katharina Innerhofer claimed her first World Cup victory and first podium of her career in this afternoon's women's sprint at Pokljuka. The 23-year-old shot clean while covering the 7.5k course in 21:19.1. Russia's Daria Virolaynen also had the best result of her career shooting clean to finish second, 9.2 seconds back. Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus matched her rivals on the shooting range but finished third, 12.1 seconds back.
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06.03.2014
Pokljuka Sprint to Bjorn Ferry
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Sweden's Bjoern Ferry won for the first time this season, taking the men's sprint today at Pokljuka in 25:03.5 with one penalty. Ferry finished 1.5 seconds ahead of Russia's Anton Shipulin who shot clean. Third went Germany's Arnd Peiffer, with one penalty, 2.6 seconds back.
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05.03.2014
Welcome to Snowy Pokljuka; Preview Video with Martin
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The E.ON IBU World Cup circuit reconvenes this week in Pokljuka, Slovenia after the most important starts of the four-year Olympic cycle at the OWG in Sochi.
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05.03.2014
Andreja Mali’s Pokljuka Course Tour Video
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Yesterday afternoon, Slovenia’s Andreja Mali toured the tracks that will be used in this week’s competitions, offering an “up close and personal” look at the extraordinary March snow conditions on the Pokljuka plateau.
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26.02.2014
Armin Auchentaller New Women’s Coach in Switzerland
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Swiss Ski today announced that it appointed former US World Cup Coach Armin Auchentaller as the new Women's Head Coach. This comes on th eheels of Selina Gasaparin's Silver medal in Sochi.
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22.02.2014
Gold for Russian Men in Relay
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Russia won its first Olympic Biathlon medal of these 2014 Olympic Winter Games, claiming the men's 4 X 7.5K relay to the delight of a packed stadium this evening. The team of Alexey Volkov, Evegeny Ustyugov, Dmitry Malyshko, and Anton Shipulin finished in 1:12:15.9, with eight spare rounds, 3.5 seconds ahead of silver medalists Germany, with two spare rounds. Austria, with seven spares won the Bronze medal, 29.8 seconds back.
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22.02.2014
Men’s Relay Competitors in “The Spy Who Loved Biathlon”
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Nine of the men competing in this evening’s final biathlon event of the Sochi Games were featured in our movie from last season, “The Spy Who Loved Biathlon,” Parts of which were filmed here at the Laura Biathlon Stadium.
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22.02.2014
IBU Press Release
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IBU Press Release Sochi, February 22, 2014
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21.02.2014
Ukraine Golden in Women’s Relay
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Ukraine won Olympic Gold in the women's relay this evening with a team of Vita Semerenko, Juliya Dzhyma, Valj Semerenko, and Olena Pidhrushna. Their five spare round shooting brought them across the finish line in 1:10:02.5, 26.4 seconds ahead of Silver medal-winning Russia, with four spare rounds. Norway claimed the Bronze medal, 37.6 seconds back, with five spare rounds.
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21.02.2014
Musical Medalists: Soukalova, Hofer and Wierer
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Many biathletes are musically talented; three of them were medalists in Wednesday evening's first-ever Olympic Mixed Relay competition.
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