Biathlon World Championships 1963

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The 5th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1963 in Seefeld, Austria.[1] The men's 20 km individual and team were the only competitions.

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result Behind
Vladimir Melanin  URS 2 1:32:06.8
Antti Tyrväinen  FIN 2 1:33:46.7 1:39.9
Hannu Posti  FIN 2 1:35:02.1 2:55.3

Each shot missing the target gave a penalty of 2 minutes.

20 km team[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result Behind
Soviet Union  URS 7 4:45:56.7
Finland  FIN 10 4:46:02.5 5.8
Norway  NOR 11 5:03:55.5 17:58.8

The times of the top 3 athletes from each nation in the individual race were added together.

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation Total
1  Soviet Union 2 0 0 2
2  Finland 0 2 1 3
3  Norway 0 0 1 1

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