2009–10 Biathlon World Cup

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Biathlon World Cup
2009–10
Men

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

Women

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

World Cup locations

Östersund | Hochfilzen | Pokljuka | Oberhof | Ruhpolding
Antholz-Anterselva | Kontiolahti | Holmenkollen | Khanty-Mansiysk

Winter Olympics

World Championships

The 2009–10 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started 2 December 2009 in Östersund, Sweden and ended 28 March 2010 with the Mixed Relay World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. Races of the season were broadcast in Europe on Eurosport channel.

Calendar[edit]

Below is the World Cup calendar for the 2009–10 season.[1]

Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Details
Sweden Östersund 2–6 December details
Austria Hochfilzen 11–13 December details
Slovenia Pokljuka 17–20 December details
Germany Oberhof 6–10 January details
Germany Ruhpolding 13–17 January details
Italy Antholz 20–24 January details
Canada Vancouver 13–26 February Winter Olympics
Finland Kontiolahti 12–14 March details
Norway Oslo 18–21 March details
Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 25–27 March details
Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 28 March Mixed Relay World Championships
Total 4 10 6 5 5 2

Standings: Men[edit]

Standings: Women[edit]

Medal table[edit]

(includes medals of the Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010)

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 14 13 13 40
2  Russia 14 12 6 32
3  Norway 13 8 8 29
4  Sweden 8 5 6 19
5  France 5 7 9 21
6  Austria 4 7 7 18
7  Belarus 2 3 2 7
8  Slovakia 1 1 3 5
9  Ukraine 1 1 1 3
10  Italy 0 2 1 3
10  United States 0 2 1 3
12  Estonia 0 1 0 1
12  Kazakhstan 0 1 0 1
14  Croatia 0 0 1 1
14  Finland 0 0 1 1
14  Poland 0 0 1 1
14   Switzerland 0 0 1 1
Total 62 63 61 186

Achievements[edit]

First World Cup career victory
  •  Evgeny Ustyugov (RUS), 24, in his 2nd season — the WC 3 Pursuit in Pokljuka; first podium was 2009–10 Sprint in Hochfilzen
  •  Serguei Sednev (UKR), 26, in his 7th season — the WC 6 Individual in Antholz; first podium was 2007–08 Individual in Pokljuka
  •  Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK), 25, in her 4th season — the 2010 Winter Olympics Sprint; first podium was 2009 World Championships Mass start in Pyeongchang
  •  Darya Domracheva (BLR), 23, in her 4th season — the WC 7 Sprint in Kontiolahti; first podium was 2008–09 Sprint in Ruhpolding
  •  Martin Fourcade (FRA), 21, in his 3rd season — the WC 7 Pursuit in Kontiolahti; first podium was 2010 Winter Olympics Mass start in Vancouver
  •  Yana Romanova (RUS), 26, in her 3rd season — the WC 9 Sprint in Khanty-Mansiysk; it also was her first podium
First World Cup podium
  •  Tim Burke (USA), 27, in his 7th season — no. 2 in the WC 1 Individual in Östersund
  •  Evgeny Ustyugov (RUS), 24, in his 2nd season — no. 3 in the WC 2 Sprint in Hochfilzen
  •  Thomas Frei (SUI), 29, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 3 Sprint in Pokljuka
  •  Roland Lessing (EST), 31, in his 12th season — no. 2 in the WC 3 Pursuit in Pokljuka
  •  Ann Kristin Flatland (NOR), 27, in her 7th season — no. 3 in the WC 4 Sprint in Oberhof
  •  Alexis Bœuf (FRA), 23, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 6 Individual in Antholz
  •  Elena Khrustaleva (KAZ), 29, in her 5th season — no. 2 in the 2010 Winter Olympics Individual
  •  Sergey Novikov (BLR), 29, in his 10th season — no. 2 in the 2010 Winter Olympics Individual
  •  Martin Fourcade (FRA), 21, in his 3rd season — no. 2 in the 2010 Winter Olympics Mass start
  •  Christian De Lorenzi (ITA), 29, in his 7th season — no. 2 in the WC 7 Pursuit in Kontiolahti
  •  Simon Schempp (GER), 21, in his 2nd season — no. 2 in the WC 8 Pursuit in Oslo
  •  Yana Romanova (RUS), 26, in her 3rd season — no. 1 in the WC 9 Sprint in Khanty-Mansiysk
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

Retirements[edit]

Following notable biathletes announced their retirement during or after the 2009–10 season:

Notes[edit]

  • Yellow mark means the leader in the overall standings, one will wear the yellow jersey in the next World Cup race. Red mark means the leader in the discipline, one will wear the red jersey during the next World Cup race in the discipline, unless the athlete is at the same time the leader in the overall standings, in which case one will wear combined yellow/read jersey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Cup Schedule
  2. ^ Brisbane, Justin (14 November 2013). "Clegg eyes fourth Olympics". Rocky Mountain Outlook. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Laskesuusataja Kaldvee tegi karjääriga lõpparve" [Biathlete Kaldvee wraps up career]. Postimees (in Estonian). 15 September 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2014.  (Estonian)
  4. ^ a b c Kokesh, Jerry (15 November 2010). "French Team Reloads for New Season". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Kokesh, Jerry (10 November 2010). "Norwegian Men Focus on World Cups". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  6. ^ a b Kokesh, Jerry (23 November 2010). "Russia Focuses on World Championships". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Competition and Farewells at City-Biathlon Püttlingen". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. 9 August 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "China keeps low key ahead of Winter Asiad". China Daily USA. 13 January 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c Kokesh, Jerry (21 November 2010). "New-Look German Team Aiming for the Top". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  10. ^ Kokesh, Jerry (28 November 2010). "Optimism Abounds in Slovenian Team". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 

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