Biathlon World Championships 1989

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The 24th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1989 in Feistritz, Austria.[1] These world championships were the first to hold the men's and women's championships simultaneously.

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Eirik Kvalfoss  NOR 1 58:13.0
2nd Gisle Fenne  NOR 0 59:20.8
3rd Fritz Fischer  FRG 2 1:00:48.1

10 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Frank Luck  GDR 0 28:08.7
2nd Eirik Kvalfoss  NOR 1 28:14.1
3rd Juri Kashkarov  URS 1 28:32.7

Team event[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Soviet Union

Juri Kashkarov
Sergei Bulygin
Alexandr Popov
Sergei Tchepikov

 URS 1 59:36.9
2nd West Germany

Franz Wudy
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Georg Fischer
Fritz Fischer

 FRG 2 59:44.2
3rd East Germany

Andreas Heymann
André Sehmisch
Raik Dittrich
Steffen Hoos

 GDR 1 1:01:27.1

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st East Germany

Frank Luck
André Sehmisch
Birk Anders
Frank-Peter Roetsch

 GDR
2nd Soviet Union

Juri Kashkarov
Sergei Tchepikov
Alexandr Popov
Sergei Bulygin

 URS
3rd Norway

Geir Einang
Sylfest Glimsdal
Gisle Fenne
Eirik Kvalfoss

 NOR

Women's results[edit]

15 km individual[edit]

This marked the first time that the women's individual event was held over 15 km in the World Championships.

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Petra Schaaf  FRG 2 1:06:11.2
2nd Anne Elvebakk  NOR 3 1:06:31.6
3rd Svetlana Davidova  URS 3 1:07:25.2

7.5 km sprint[edit]

This marked the first time that the women's sprint event was held over 7.5 km in the World Championships.

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Anne Elvebakk  NOR 2 27:12.3
2nd Zvetana Krasteva  BUL 2 27:15.4
3rd Natalya Prikostshikova  URS 3 27:24.8

Team event[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Soviet Union

Natalia Prikostshikova
Svetlana Davidova
Luisa Zherepenova
Elena Golovina

 URS 13 1:05:38.8
2nd Norway

Synnøve Thoresen
Elin Kristiansen
Anne Elvebakk
Mona Bollerud

 NOR 13 1:07:48.0
3rd West Germany

Inga Kesper
Daniela Hörburger
Dorina Pieper
Petra Schaaf

 FRG 11 1:07:54.1

3 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Soviet Union

Natalia Prikostshikova
Svetlana Davidova
Elena Golovina

 URS 0 1:23:15.5
2nd Bulgaria

Zvetana Krasteva
Maria Manolova
Nadezhda Aleksieva

 BUL 0 1:25:29.9
3rd Czechoslovakia

Eva Burešová
Renata Novotná
Jiřina Adamičková

 TCH 0 1:26:07.5

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation 1st 2nd 3rd Total
1  Soviet Union 3 1 3 7
2  Norway 2 4 1 7
3  East Germany 2 0 1 3
4  West Germany 1 1 2 4
5  Bulgaria 0 2 0 2
6  Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1

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