2013–14 Biathlon World Cup

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Biathlon World Cup
2013–14
Men

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

Mixed relay
Women

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

World Cup events

Östersund | Hochfilzen | Annecy | Oberhof | Ruhpolding
Antholz | Pokljuka | Kontiolahti | Holmenkollen |

2014 Olympic Games

2011–12 World Cup in Östersund

The 2013–14 Biathlon World Cup (BWC) is a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 24 November 2013 in Östersund, Sweden, and ended on 23 March 2014 in Holmenkollen, Norway.[1]

Calendar[edit]

Below is the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2013–14 season.[1]

City Date Sprint Pursuit Mass start Individual Relay Mixed
relay
Details
Sweden Östersund 24 November–1 December details
Austria Hochfilzen 6–8 December details
France Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 12–15 December details
Germany Oberhof 3–5 January details
Germany Ruhpolding 8–12 January details
Italy Antholz-Anterselva 16–19 January details
Russia Sochi 8–22 February Olympic Games
Slovenia Pokljuka 6–9 March details
Finland Kontiolahti 13–16 March ●● details
Norway Holmenkollen 20–23 March details
Total 10 9 4 3 5 2


Standings: Men[edit]

Standings: Women[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 14 10 11 35
2  France 7 5 6 18
3  Germany 4 6 4 14
4  Finland 4 4 2 10
5  Belarus 4 3 3 10
6  Czech Republic 4 2 2 8
7  Russia 3 10 10 23
8  Austria 3 2 2 7
9  Sweden 2 4 3 9
10  Ukraine 2 2 3 7
11  Slovakia 2 1 0 3
12   Switzerland 2 0 0 2
13  Slovenia 1 2 1 4
14  Italy 1 0 1 2
15  United States 0 0 3 3
16  Poland 0 0 1 1
Total 53 51 52 156

Achievements[edit]

First World Cup career victory
  •  Selina Gasparin (SUI), 29, in her 6th season — the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen; it also was her first podium
  •  Johannes Bø (NOR), 20, in his 2nd season — the WC 3 Sprint in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand; it also was his first podium
  •  Valj Semerenko (UKR), 27, in her 8th season — the WC 3 Pursuit in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand; first podium was 2010–11 Sprint in Presque Isle
  •  Anaïs Bescond (FRA), 26, in her 5th season — the WC 6 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva; it also was her first podium
  •  Lukas Hofer (ITA), 24, in his 5th season — the WC 6 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva; first podium was 2010–11 Mass Start in Khanty-Mansiysk
  •  Simon Schempp (GER), 25, in his 6th season — the WC 6 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva; first podium was 2009–10 Pursuit in Holmenkollen
  •  Katharina Innerhofer (AUT), 23, in her 3rd season — the WC 7 Sprint in Pokljuka; it also was her first podium
First World Cup podium
  •  Irina Starykh (RUS), 26, in her 2nd season — no. 3 in the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen
  •  Juliya Dzhyma (UKR), 23, in her 3rd season — no. 2 in the WC 2 Pursuit in Hochfilzen
  •  Tiril Eckhoff (NOR), 23, in her 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 3 Pursuit in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand
  •  Alexey Volkov (RUS), 25, in his 5th season — no. 2 in the WC 4 Mass Start in Oberhof
  •  Jean-Guillaume Béatrix (FRA), 25, in his 6th season — no. 2 in the WC 6 Pursuit in Antholz-Anterselva
  •  Daria Virolaynen (RUS), 25, in her 1st season — no. 2 in the WC 7 Sprint in Pokljuka
  •  Dorothea Wierer (ITA), 23, in her 4th season — no. 3 in the WC 7 Pursuit in Pokljuka
  •  Mari Laukkanen (FIN), 26, in her 7th season — no. 3 in the WC 8 Sprint in Kontiolahti
  •  Lowell Bailey (USA), 32, in his 10th season — no. 3 in the WC 8 Sprint (2) in Kontiolahti
  •  Susan Dunklee (USA), 28, in her 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 9 Sprint in Holmenkollen
Victory in this World Cup (in brackets victory for all time)

Retirements[edit]

Following are notable biathletes who announced their retirement:

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Event schedule". IBU Datacentre at datacenter.biathlonresults.com. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 15 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Olympics races and the World Cup
  3. ^ IBU event and competition rules
  4. ^ "Tora Berger - Sochi 2014: ones to watch". MSN.com. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Biathlon world to see some retirements after season’s end". biathlon-pokljuka.com. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Ann Kristin Aafedt Flatland Of Norway Celebrates After Her... News Photo". Getty Images. 23 March 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Women's biathlon". chicagotribune.com. 5 February 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "Oslo Holmenkollen...End of the Season". International Biathlon Union. 18 March 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2014.