Biathlon World Championships 1986

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Biathlon World Championships 1986
Host city Oslo (men)
Falun (women)
Country Norway (men)
Sweden (women)
Events 6
Opening ceremony 18 February 1986 (1986-02-18) (men)
18 February 1986 (1986-02-18) (women)
Closing ceremony 13 February 1986 (1986-02-13) (men)
16 February 1986 (1986-02-16) (women)
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The 22nd Biathlon World Championships for men were held in 1986 in Oslo, Norway. The 3rd women's world championships were held in Falun, Sweden.[1]

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Valeriy Medvedtsev  URS 2 57:05.3
2nd, silver medalist(s) André Sehmisch  GDR 1 57:19.2
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Alfred Eder  AUT 0 58:38.1

10 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Valeriy Medvedtsev  URS 0 28:02.8
2nd, silver medalist(s) Franz Schuler  AUT 1 28:55.3
3rd, bronze medalist(s) André Sehmisch  GDR 1 28:59.9

Peter Angerer, West Germany, was stripped of silver due to use of a forbidden substance.

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

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

Juri Kashkarov
Dmitry Vasilyev
Valeriy Medvedtsev
Sergei Bulygin

 URS
2nd, silver medalist(s) East Germany

Jürgen Wirth
Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
André Sehmisch

 GDR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Italy

Werner Kiem
Gottlieb Taschler
Johann Passler
Andreas Zingerle

 ITA

The West German team was stripped of bronze due to Peter Angerer's use of a forbidden substance.

Women's results[edit]

10 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Eva Korpela  SWE 1 37:46.9
2nd, silver medalist(s) Siv Bråten  NOR 0 + 1:00.4
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sanna Grønlid  NOR 2 + 1:32.7

5 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Kaija Parve  URS 1 20:07.0
2nd, silver medalist(s) Nadejda Belova  URS 1 + 46.2
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eva Korpela  SWE 2 + 1:18.0

3 × 5 km relay[edit]

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

Kaija Parve
Nadejda Belova
Venera Chernyshova

 URS
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sweden

Eva Korpela
Inger Björkbom
Sabine Karlsson

 SWE
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Norway

Sanna Grønlid
Siv Bråten
Anne Elvebakk

 NOR

Medal table[edit]

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

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