2010–11 Biathlon World Cup

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Biathlon World Cup
2010–11
Men

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

Mixed relay
Women

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

World Cup events

Östersund | Hochfilzen | Pokljuka | Oberhof | Ruhpolding
Antholz | Presque Isle | Fort Kent | Oslo

World Championships

World cup in Östersund

The 2010–11 Biathlon World Cup (BWC) was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 29 November 2010 in Östersund, Sweden and ended 20 March 2011 in Holmenkollen, Norway.

Calendar[edit]

Below is the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2010–11 season.[1]

City Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Details
Sweden Östersund 1–5 December details
Austria Hochfilzen 10–12 December details
Slovenia Pokljuka 16–19 December details
Germany Oberhof 5–9 January details
Germany Ruhpolding 12–16 January details
Italy Antholz-Anterselva 20–23 January details
United States Presque Isle 4–6 February details
United States Fort Kent 10–13 February details
Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 3–13 March World Championships
Norway Holmenkollen 17–20 March details
Total 4 10 7 5 4 3

Standings: Men[edit]

Standings: Women[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 25 9 11 45
2  Germany 15 15 8 38
3  Sweden 9 3 5 17
4  France 4 12 9 25
5  Russia 3 6 10 19
6  Finland 3 3 3 9
7  Slovakia 2 2 1 5
8  Belarus 1 3 8 12
9  Austria 1 2 2 5
10  Ukraine 0 3 4 7
10  Czech Republic 0 2 1 3
12  Italy 0 1 1 2
13   Switzerland 0 1 0 1
14  Poland 0 1 0 1
13  Slovenia 0 0 1 1
Total 63 63 64 190

Achievements[edit]

First World Cup career victory
  •  Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN), 27, in her 7th season — the WC 1 Sprint in Östersund; first podium was 2007–08 Sprint in Pokljuka
  •  Tarjei Boe (NOR), 22, in his 2nd season — the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen; it also was his first podium
  •  Ann Kristin Flatland (NOR), 28, in her 8th season — the WC 4 Sprint in Oberhof; first podium was 2009–10 Sprint in Oberhof
  •  Anton Shipulin (RUS), 23, in his 3rd season — the WC 6 Sprint in Anholz; it also was his first podium
  •  Alexis Boeuf (FRA), 24, in his 4th season — the WC 7 Pursuit in Presque Isle; first podium was 2009–10 Individual in Antholz
  •  Andreas Birnbacher (GER), 29, in his 10th season — the WC 9 Sprint in Oslo; first podium was 2004–05 Sprint in Pokliuka
First World Cup podium
  •  Miriam Gössner (GER), 20, in her 2nd season — no. 2 in the WC 1 Sprint in Östersund
  •  Benjamin Weger (SUI), 21, in his 2nd season — no. 2 in the WC 3 Individual in Pokljuka
  •  Valj Semerenko (UKR), 25, in her 6th season — no. 3 in the WC 7 Sprint in Presque Isle
  •  Lukas Hofer (ITA), 21, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WCh Mass Start in Khanty-Mansiysk
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

Retirements[edit]

Following are notable biathletes who announced their retirement:

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Cup Schedule
  2. ^ Jemteborn, Patrik (27 September 2011). "Heart Condition Ends Mattias Nilsson’s Career". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Kokesh, Jerry (9 May 2011). "Ukrainian Vyacheslav Derkach Retires". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 

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