2008–09 Biathlon World Cup

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Biathlon World Cup
2008–09
Men

Overall | Sprint | Pursuit | Mass start | Individual | Relay

Women

Overall | Sprint | Pursuit | Mass Start | Individual | Relay

World Cup Events

Östersund | Hochfilzen (1) | Hochfilzen (2) | Oberhof | Ruhpolding
Antholz | Vancouver | Trondheim | Khanty-Mansiysk

World Championships

World cup in Östersund

The 2008–09 Biathlon World Cup (BWC) is a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season starts December 2, 2008 in Östersund, Sweden and ends March 29, 2009 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

Calendar[edit]

Below you'll find the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2008–09 season.[1]

City Date Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Individual Relay Mixed
Relay
Details
Sweden Östersund 2–7 December details
Austria Hochfilzen 11–14 December details
Austria Hochfilzen 17–21 December details
Germany Oberhof 6–11 January details
Germany Ruhpolding 13–18 January details
Italy Antholz 22–25 January details
South Korea Pyeongchang[2] 13–22 February World Championships
Canada Vancouver 10–15 March details
Norway Trondheim 18–22 March details
Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 25–29 March details
Total 10 7 5 4 6 1

Men's Standings[edit]

Overall men[edit]

rank name points
   Norway Ole Einar Bjørndalen 1080
2 Poland Tomasz Sikora 870
3 Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen 844

Sprint men[edit]

rank name points
   Norway Ole Einar Bjørndalen 372
2 Poland Tomasz Sikora 337
3 Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen 318

Pursuit men[edit]

rank name points
   Norway Ole Einar Bjørndalen 342
2 Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen 308
3 Poland Tomasz Sikora 276

Mass start men[edit]

rank name points
   Austria Dominik Landertinger 208
2 Norway Ole Einar Bjoerndalen 199
3 Austria Christoph Sumann 197

Individual men[edit]

rank name points
   Germany Michael Greis 146
2 Russia Ivan Tcherezov 120
3 Russia Maxim Tchoudov 119

Relay men[edit]

rank name points
1  Austria 276
2  Norway 254
3  Germany 247

Women's Standings[edit]

Overall women[edit]

rank name points
   Sweden Helena Jonsson 952
2 Germany Kati Wilhelm 952
3 Norway Tora Berger 894

Sprint women[edit]

rank name points
   Sweden Helena Jonsson 372
2 Germany Magdalena Neuner 358
3 Norway Tora Berger 352

Pursuit women[edit]

rank name points
   Germany Kati Wilhelm 272
2 Norway Tora Berger 246
3 Germany Martina Beck 244

Mass start women[edit]

rank name points
   Sweden Helena Jonsson 210
2 Germany Kati Wilhelm 186
3 Germany Simone Hauswald 174

Individual women[edit]

rank name points
   Germany Magdalena Neuner 129
2 Romania Eva Tofalvi 123
3 Norway Tora Berger 122

Relay women[edit]

rank name points
1  Germany 288
2  France 242
3  Ukraine 232

Trivia[edit]

First World Cup career victory:

  •  Wang Chunli (CHN), 25, in her 3rd season — the WC 1 Sprint in Östersund; also her first individual podium
  •  Simone Hauswald (GER), 29, in her 9th season — the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen; first podium was 2004-05 Pursuit in Antholz-Anterselva
  •  Eva Tofalvi (ROU), 30, in her 13th season — the WC 3 Individual in Hochfilzen; also her first individual podium
  •  Anna Boulygina (RUS), 25, in her 3rd season — the WC 6 Pursuit in Antholz-Anterselva; also her first individual podium
  •  Christoph Stephan (GER), 23, in his 4th season — the WC 6 Mass Start in Antholz-Anterselva; also his first individual podium
  •  Dominik Landertinger (AUT), 20, in his 2nd season — the WCh Mass Start in Pyeong Chang; first podium was 2008-09 Sprint in Ruhpolding
  •  Vincent Jay (FRA), 23, in his 4th season — the WC 7 Individual in Vancouver; also his first individual podium
  •  Arnd Peiffer (GER), 22, in his 1st season — the WC 9 Sprint in Khanty-Mansiysk; also his first individual podium
  •  Tina Bachmann (GER), 22, in her 1st season — the WC 9 Sprint in Khanty-Mansiysk; also her first individual podium
  •  Simon Eder (AUT), 25, in his 6th season — the WC 9 Mass Start in Khanty-Mansiysk; first podium was 2008-09 Pursuit in Antholz-Anterselva

First podium placement:

  •  Vita Semerenko (UKR), 22, in her 3rd season — no. 2 in the WC 3 Sprint in Hochfilzen
  •  Darya Domracheva (BLR), 22, in her 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 5 Sprint in Ruhpolding
  •  Jakov Fak (CRO), 21, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WCh Individual in Pyeong Chang
  •  Teja Gregorin (SLO), 28, in her 6th season — no. 2 in the WCh Individual in Pyeong Chang
  •  Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK), 24, in her 2nd season — no. 2 in the WCh Mass Start in Pyeong Chang
  •  Daniel Bohm (GER), 22, in his 1st season — no. 2 in the WC 7 Individual in Vancouver
  •  Jeremy Teela (USA), 32, in his 13th season — no. 3 in the WC 7 Individual in Vancouver
  •  Marie-Laure Brunet (FRA), 20, in her 2nd season — no. 3 in the WC 8 Pursuit in Trondheim
  •  Marie Dorin (FRA), 22, in her 2nd season — no. 3 in the WC 9 Pursuit in Khanty-Mansiysk

World Cup victory (in brackets total victory):

References[edit]

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