Biathlon Junior World Championships

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Biathlon Junior World Championships
Status active
Genre sports event
Date(s) January-February
Frequency annual
Location(s) various
Inaugurated 1967 (1967) (men)
1984 (1984) (women)
Organised by IBU

Biathlon Junior World Championships were first held in 1967 for men and in 1984 for women.

History[edit]

The first venue was Altenberg (then East Germany). The age limit of the participating athletes is 20 years. On 24 June 2009, it was decided that Nove Mesto na Moravě (Czech Republic), Lahti (Finland) and Obertilliach (Austria) will be the venues for the World Junior Championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

The Biathlon Junior World Championships from 1967 to 1988 were held in the same period and in one venue as the World Championships.

Editions[edit]

Junior and youth competitions were held at the following locations:

Sources:[1][2]

Winners (junior events)[edit]

Year Host Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
Men's Women's Men's Women's Men's Women's Men's Women's
1997 Italy Forni Avoltri Sweden Erik Lundstrom Ukraine Tetiana Rud United States Jay Hakkinen Germany Andrea Henkel N/A N/A  Norway  Norway
1998 Canada Valcartier Germany Joern Wollschlaeger Germany Simone Hauswald Russia Andrei Prokunin Norway Gro Istad-Kristiansen N/A N/A N/A N/A
1999 Slovenia Pokljuka Norway Syver Berg-Domaas Germany Sabine Flatscher Norway Syver Berg-Domaas Germany Martina Glagow Norway Syver Berg-Domaas Germany Martina Glagow  Sweden  Germany
2000 Austria Hochfilzen Germany Fabian Mund Russia Irina Fomina Germany Fabian Mund Germany Sabrina Buchholz Germany Fabian Mund Germany Sabrina Buchholz  Germany  Germany
2001 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk Belarus Vitaly Chernychev Russia Tatiana Moiseeva Germany Andreas Birnbacher Germany Romy Beer Germany Andreas Birnbacher Germany Jenny Adler  Germany  Russia
2002 Italy Ridnaun Austria Simon Eder Russia Nadezhda Chastina Sweden Mattias Nilsson Germany Kathrin Pfisterer Czech Republic Michal Šlesingr Germany Jenny Adler  Germany  Germany
2003 Poland Kościelisko Finland Jouni Kinnunen Germany Ute Niziak Germany Michael Rösch Belarus Ludmila Ananko Russia Maxim Tchoudov Germany Ute Niziak  Russia  Russia
2004 France Haute Maurienne Germany Hansjörg Reuter Germany Jenny Adler France Simon Fourcade Germany Magdalena Neuner France Simon Fourcade Germany Jenny Adler  Germany  Germany
2005 Finland Kontiolahti Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen Germany Anne Preußler Norway Emil Hegle Svendsen Germany Magdalena Neuner France Simon Fourcade Russia Anna Boulygina  Germany  Russia
2006 United States Presque Isle Russia Evgeny Ustyugov France Marion Blondeau Czech Republic Petr Hradecký Germany Carolin Hennecke Russia Evgeny Ustyugov Germany Magdalena Neuner  France  Germany
2007 Italy Martell Belarus Evgeny Abramenko Russia Evgeniya Sedova Germany Christoph Stephan Russia Svetlana Sleptsova Germany Christoph Stephan Russia Svetlana Sleptsova  Germany  Germany
2008 Germany Ruhpolding France Jean-Guillaume Béatrix Germany Susann König Russia Anton Shipulin Germany Magdalena Neuner Russia Anton Shipulin Germany Magdalena Neuner  Russia  Germany
2009 Canada Canmore Germany Manuel Müller Germany Nicole Wötzel Italy Lukas Hofer Germany Nicole Wötzel Italy Lukas Hofer Italy Dorothea Wierer  Germany  Czech Republic
2010 Sweden Torsby France Yann Guigonnet Romania Réka Ferencz Russia Evgeny Petrov Germany Maren Hammerschmidt Germany Manuel Müller France Sophie Boilley  Germany  Russia
2011 Czech Republic Nové Město France Simon Desthieux Italy Dorothea Wierer Germany Tom Barth Italy Dorothea Wierer Germany Johannes Kühn Italy Dorothea Wierer  Germany  Russia
2012 Finland Kontiolahti Canada Kurtis Wenzel Netherlands Chardine Sloof Russia Maxim Tsvetkov Russia Elena Ankudinova Russia Maxim Tsvetkov Netherlands Chardine Sloof  Norway  Norway
2013 Austria Obertilliach Russia Alexandr Loginov Germany Laura Dahlmeier Russia Alexandr Loginov Germany Laura Dahlmeier Norway Johannes Thingnes Bø Russia Olga Podchufarova  Norway  Germany
2014 United States Presque Isle Norway Tore Leren Germany Luise Kummer Russia Alexander Povarnitsyn Russia Evgeniya Pavlova France Fabien Claude Kazakhstan Galina Vishnevskaya  Germany  Germany
2015 Belarus Minsk France Aristide Bègue Ukraine Yuliya Zhuravok Russia Aleksandr Dediukhin France Lena Arnaud Russia Eduard Latypov Germany Marie Heinrich  Russia  France
2016 Romania Cheile Gradistei Austria Felix Leitner Austria Susanna Kurzthaler Austria Felix Leitner Sweden Hanna Öberg United States Sean Doherty Sweden Hanna Öberg  Russia  Norway
2017 Slovenia Brezno-Osrblie Norway Sindre Pettersen Canada Megan Bankes Russia Igor Malinovskii Italy Michela Carrara Russia Igor Malinovskii Russia Valeriia Vasnetcova  Russia  Norway
2018 Estonia Otepää Russia Igor Malinovskii Poland Kamila Żuk Russia Vasily Tomshin Poland Kamila Żuk Czech Republic Markéta Davidová  Russia  France

Winners (youth events)[edit]

Medal table[edit]

As 2017.

Place Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany
 East Germany
 West Germany
124 94 74 292
2  Russia
 Soviet Union
115 101 94 310
3  Norway 48 39 54 141
4  France 35 31 34 100
5  Italy 11 14 12 37
6  Belarus 10 7 15 32
7  Austria 9 9 13 31
8  Sweden 8 10 8 26
9  Czech Republic
 Czechoslovakia
6 18 17 41
10  Finland 5 18 20 43
11  Ukraine 5 13 13 31
12  Poland 5 7 9 21
13  United States 5 6 4 15
14  China 5 0 1 6
15  Canada 3 6 8 17
16  Kazakhstan 3 5 5 13
17  Netherlands 2 0 0 2
18  Slovenia 1 3 4 8
19  Estonia 1 2 2 5
20  Romania 1 1 1 3
21  Bulgaria 0 8 6 14
22  Slovakia 0 5 4 9
23   Switzerland 0 3 2 5
24  Croatia 0 1 0 1
25  Denmark 0 1 0 1

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