2017–18 Biathlon World Cup

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The 2017–18 Biathlon World Cup (BWC) was a multi-race series over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 24 November 2017 in Östersund, Sweden and ended on 25 March 2018 in Tyumen, Russia. The defending overall champions from the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup were Martin Fourcade of France and Laura Dahlmeier of Germany.

Calendar[edit]

Below is the IBU World Cup calendar for the 2017–18 season.[1]

Location Date Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay Details
Sweden Östersund 26 November–3 December details
Austria Hochfilzen 8–10 December details
France Annecy 14–17 December details
Germany Oberhof 4–7 January details
Germany Ruhpolding 10–14 January details
Italy Antholz-Anterselva 18–21 January details
South Korea Pyeongchang 9–25 February Olympic Games
Finland Kontiolahti 8–11 March details
Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 13–18 March details
Russia Tyumen 20–25 March details
Total 2 8 7 5 4 2 2

World Cup podiums[edit]

Men[edit]

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 30 November 2017 Sweden Östersund 20 km Individual Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Quentin Fillon Maillet France Martin Fourcade Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
1 2 December 2017 Sweden Östersund 10 km Sprint Norway Tarjei Bø France Martin Fourcade Germany Erik Lesser France Martin Fourcade Detail
1 3 December 2017 Sweden Östersund 12.5 km Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Slovenia Jakov Fak France Quentin Fillon Maillet Detail
2 8 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Martin Fourcade Slovenia Jakov Fak Detail
2 9 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Slovenia Jakov Fak France Martin Fourcade Detail
3 15 December 2017 France Annecy 10 km Sprint Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Martin Fourcade France Antonin Guigonnat Detail
3 16 December 2017 France Annecy 12.5 km Pursuit Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Martin Fourcade Russia Anton Shipulin Detail
3 17 December 2017 France Annecy 15 km Mass Start France Martin Fourcade Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Germany Erik Lesser Detail
4 5 January 2018 Germany Oberhof 10 km Sprint France Martin Fourcade Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
4 6 January 2018 Germany Oberhof 12.5 km Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Norway Tarjei Bø Detail
5 10 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding 20 km Individual France Martin Fourcade Czech Republic Ondřej Moravec Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
5 14 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding 15 km Mass Start Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Martin Fourcade France Antonin Guigonnat Detail
6 19 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Martin Fourcade Germany Arnd Peiffer Detail
6 20 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Martin Fourcade Russia Anton Shipulin Detail
6 21 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 15 km Mass Start France Martin Fourcade Norway Tarjei Bø Norway Erlend Bjøntegaard Detail
7 8 March 2018 Finland Kontiolahti 10 km Sprint Russia Anton Shipulin Latvia Andrejs Rastorgujevs France Quentin Fillon Maillet Detail
7 11 March 2018 Finland Kontiolahti 15 km Mass Start Austria Julian Eberhard France Martin Fourcade Russia Anton Shipulin Detail
8 15 March 2018 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Sprint Norway Henrik L'Abée-Lund Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø France Martin Fourcade Detail
8 17 March 2018 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Italy Lukas Hofer Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail
9 22 March 2018 Russia Tyumen 10 km Sprint France Martin Fourcade France Simon Desthieux Sweden Fredrik Lindström Detail
9 24 March 2018 Russia Tyumen 12.5 km Pursuit France Martin Fourcade Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Italy Lukas Hofer Detail
9 25 March 2018 Russia Tyumen 15 km Mass Start Russia Maxim Tsvetkov Norway Erlend Bjøntegaard Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Detail

Women[edit]

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 29 November 2017 Sweden Östersund 15 km Individual Belarus Nadezhda Skardino Norway Synnøve Solemdal Ukraine Yuliia Dzhima Belarus Nadezhda Skardino Detail
1 1 December 2017 Sweden Östersund 7.5 km Sprint Germany Denise Herrmann France Justine Braisaz Ukraine Yuliia Dzhima Norway Synnøve Solemdal Detail
1 3 December 2017 Sweden Östersund 10 km Pursuit Germany Denise Herrmann France Justine Braisaz Norway Marte Olsbu France Justine Braisaz Detail
2 8 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint Belarus Darya Domracheva Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Italy Dorothea Wierer Detail
2 9 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 10 km Pursuit Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Belarus Darya Domracheva Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
3 14 December 2017 France Annecy 7.5 km Sprint Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Germany Laura Dahlmeier Ukraine Vita Semerenko Detail
3 16 December 2017 France Annecy 10 km Pursuit Germany Laura Dahlmeier Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Italy Lisa Vittozzi Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Detail
3 17 December 2017 France Annecy 12.5 km Mass Start France Justine Braisaz Belarus Iryna Kryuko Germany Laura Dahlmeier Detail
4 4 January 2018 Germany Oberhof 7.5 km Sprint Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Czech Republic Veronika Vítková Detail
4 6 January 2018 Germany Oberhof 10 km Pursuit Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Italy Dorothea Wierer Ukraine Vita Semerenko Detail
5 11 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding 15 km Individual Italy Dorothea Wierer Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Canada Rosanna Crawford Detail
5 14 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding 12.5 km Mass Start Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Germany Laura Dahlmeier Czech Republic Veronika Vítková Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
6 18 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 7.5 km Sprint Norway Tiril Eckhoff Germany Laura Dahlmeier Czech Republic Veronika Vítková Detail
6 20 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Pursuit Germany Laura Dahlmeier Italy Dorothea Wierer Belarus Darya Domracheva Detail
6 21 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Mass Start Belarus Darya Domracheva Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
7 9 March 2018 Finland Kontiolahti 7.5 km Sprint Belarus Darya Domracheva Germany Franziska Hildebrand Italy Lisa Vittozzi Detail
7 11 March 2018 Finland Kontiolahti 12.5 km Mass Start Germany Vanessa Hinz Italy Lisa Vittozzi France Anaïs Chevalier Detail
8 15 March 2018 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 7.5 km Sprint Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Belarus Darya Domracheva Ukraine Yuliia Dzhima Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina Detail
8 18 March 2018 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit Belarus Darya Domracheva Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina United States Susan Dunklee Detail
9 23 March 2018 Russia Tyumen 7.5 km Sprint Belarus Darya Domracheva Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Norway Tiril Eckhoff Detail
9 24 March 2018 Russia Tyumen 10 km Pursuit Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen France Anaïs Bescond Germany Laura Dahlmeier Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen Detail
9 25 March 2018 Russia Tyumen 12.5 km Mass Start Belarus Darya Domracheva Slovakia Paulína Fialková France Anaïs Chevalier Detail

Men's team[edit]

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
2 10 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 4x7.5 km Relay  Norway
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Erlend Bjøntegaard
Lars Helge Birkeland
 Germany
Erik Lesser
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
 France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Simon Desthieux
Emilien Jacquelin
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Detail
4 7 January 2018 Germany Oberhof 4x7.5 km Relay  Sweden
Martin Ponsiluoma
Jesper Nelin
Sebastian Samuelsson
Fredrik Lindström
 Italy
Thomas Bormolini
Lukas Hofer
Dominik Windisch
Thierry Chenal
 Norway
Vetle Sjåstad Christiansen
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Lars Helge Birkeland
Tarjei Bø
Detail
5 12 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding 4x7.5 km Relay  Norway
Lars Helge Birkeland
Tarjei Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
Johannes Thingnes Bø
 France
Simon Desthieux
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Martin Fourcade
Antonin Guigonnat
 Russia
Alexey Volkov
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Anton Shipulin
Detail
8 18 March 2018 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 4x7.5 km Relay  Norway
Lars Helge Birkeland
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
 Austria
Dominik Landertinger
Felix Leitner
Simon Eder
Julian Eberhard
 Russia
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Dmitry Malyshko
Anton Shipulin
Detail

Women's team[edit]

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
2 10 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 4x6 km Relay  Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Franziska Hildebrand
Maren Hammerschmidt
Laura Dahlmeier
 Ukraine
Vita Semerenko
Yuliia Dzhima
Valentyna Semerenko
Olena Pidhrushna
 France
Marie Dorin Habert
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
Anaïs Bescond
Detail
4 7 January 2018 Germany Oberhof 4x6 km Relay  France
Anaïs Bescond
Anaïs Chevalier
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
 Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Denise Herrmann
Franziska Preuß
Maren Hammerschmidt
 Sweden
Linn Persson
Anna Magnusson
Elisabeth Högberg
Mona Brorsson
Detail
5 13 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding 4x6 km Relay  Germany
Franziska Preuß
Denise Herrmann
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
 Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Nicole Gontier
Federica Sanfilippo
 Sweden
Linn Persson
Mona Brorsson
Anna Magnusson
Hanna Öberg
Detail
8 17 March 2018 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 4x6 km Relay  France
Anaïs Chevalier
Célia Aymonier
Marie Dorin Habert
Anaïs Bescond
 Germany
Maren Hammerschmidt
Denise Herrmann
Franziska Preuß
Laura Dahlmeier
 Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Nicole Gontier
Federica Sanfilippo
Detail

Mixed[edit]

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Det.
1 26 November 2017 Sweden Östersund 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
 Austria
Lisa Hauser
Simon Eder
 Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Erik Lesser
 Kazakhstan
Galina Vishnevskaya
Maxim Braun
Detail
1 26 November 2017 Sweden Östersund 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
 Norway
Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold
Tiril Eckhoff
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
 Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Dominik Windisch
Lukas Hofer
 Germany
Franziska Preuß
Maren Hammerschmidt
Benedikt Doll
Arnd Peiffer
Detail
7 10 March 2018 Finland Kontiolahti 1x6 km + 1x7.5 km
Single Mixed Relay
 France
Anaïs Chevalier
Antonin Guigonnat
 Austria
Lisa Hauser
Julian Eberhard
 Norway
Marte Olsbu
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Detail
7 10 March 2018 Finland Kontiolahti 2x6 km + 2x7.5 km
Mixed Relay
 Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Dorothea Wierer
Dominik Windisch
Lukas Hofer
 Ukraine
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Vita Semerenko
Artem Pryma
Dmytro Pidruchnyi
 Norway
Synnøve Solemdal
Tiril Eckhoff
Henrik L'Abée-Lund
Tarjei Bø
Detail

Standings: Men[edit]

Overall[edit]

Pos. Points
   France Martin Fourcade 1116
2. Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø 1027
3. Russia Anton Shipulin 697
4. Germany Arnd Peiffer 668
5. Italy Lukas Hofer 637
  • Final standings after 22 races.

Standings: Women[edit]

Overall[edit]

Pos. Points
   Finland Kaisa Mäkäräinen 822
2. Slovakia Anastasiya Kuzmina 819
3. Belarus Darya Domracheva 804
4. Germany Laura Dahlmeier 730
5. Italy Dorothea Wierer 681
  • Final standings after 22 races.

Standings: Mixed[edit]

Mixed relay[edit]

Pos. Points
1.  Italy 188
2.  Norway 188
3.  France 179
4.  Austria 171
5.  Germany 168
  • Final standings after 4 races.

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Norway1581134
2 France13141138
3 Germany78621
4 Belarus72211
5 Slovakia55010
6 Italy27514
7 Finland2417
8 Austria2204
9 Russia2057
10 Sweden1034
11 Ukraine0257
12 Slovenia0213
13 Czech Republic0134
14 Latvia0101
15 Canada0011
 Kazakhstan0011
 United States0011
Totals (17 nations)565656168

Achievements[edit]

First World Cup career victory
First World Cup podium
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

Retirements[edit]

The following notable biathletes retired during or after the 2017–18 season:

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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