Biathlon World Championships 1985

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Biathlon World Championships 1985
Host city Ruhpolding, Bavaria (men)
Egg am Etzel, Schwyz (women)
Country West Germany (men)
Switzerland (women)
Events 6
Opening ceremony 12 February 1985 (1985-02-12) (men)
17 February 1985 (1985-02-17) (women)
Closing ceremony 20 February 1985 (1985-02-20) (men)
25 February 1985 (1985-02-25) (women)
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The 21st Biathlon World Championships for men were held in 1985 for the second time in Ruhpolding, in the then West Germany. The 2nd women's world championships were held in Egg am Etzel, Switzerland.[1]

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Juri Kashkarov  URS 0 57:50.3
2nd, silver medalist(s) Frank-Peter Roetsch  GDR 2 + 1:28.3
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Tapio Piipponen  FIN 0 + 1:54.7

10 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Frank-Peter Roetsch  GDR 1 30:25.2
2nd, silver medalist(s) Eirik Kvalfoss  NOR 1 + 50.9
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Johann Passler  ITA 0 + 1:08.5

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Soviet Union

Juri Kashkarov
Algimantas Šalna
Sergei Bulygin
Andrei Senkov

 URS 1:33:12.7
2nd, silver medalist(s) East Germany

Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
Ralf Göthel
André Sehmisch

 GDR + 1:44.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s) West Germany

Peter Angerer
Walter Pichler
Fritz Fischer
Herbert Fritzenwenger

 FRG + 2:32.2

Women's results[edit]

10 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Kaija Parve  URS 4 43:21.4
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sanna Grønlid  NOR 4 + 59.4
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eva Korpela  SWE 2 + 1:19.1

5 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Sanna Grønlid  NOR 0 21:58.9
2nd, silver medalist(s) Kaija Parve  URS 3 + 4.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Venera Chernyshova  URS 3 + 53.4

3 × 5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Soviet Union

Venera Chernyshova
Elena Golovina
Kaija Parve

 URS 1:23:43.7
2nd, silver medalist(s) Norway

Sanna Grønlid
Gry Østvik
Siv Bråten

 NOR 1:23:51.4
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Finland

Pirjo Mattila
Tuija Vuoksiala
Teija Nieminen

 FIN 1:24,00.0

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
1  Soviet Union 4 1 1 6
2  Norway 1 3 0 4
3  East Germany 1 2 0 3
4  Finland 0 0 2 2
5  West Germany 0 0 1 1
5  Italy 0 0 1 1
5  Sweden 0 0 1 1

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