Biathlon World Championships 1966

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The 7th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1966 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the then West Germany.[1] The men's relay event was given official recognition.

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Jon Istad  NOR 4 1:38:21.8
2nd Jozef Sobczak-Gasienica  POL 4 1:39:53.6
3rd Vladimir Gundartsev  URS 1 1:39:53.6

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Norway

Jon Istad
Ragnar Tveiten
Ivar Nordkild
Olav Jordet

 NOR
2nd Poland

Józef Sobczak-Gąsienica
Stanisław Szczepaniak
Stanisław Łukaszczyk
Józef Rubiś

 POL
3rd Sweden

Olle Petrusson
Tore Eriksson
Holmfrid Olsson
Sture Ohlin

 SWE

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1  Norway 2 0 0 2
2  Poland 0 2 0 2
3  Soviet Union 0 0 1 1
3  Sweden 0 0 1 1

References[edit]