Biathlon World Championships 1987

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The 23rd Biathlon World Championships for men were held in 1987 for the second time in Lake Placid, USA. The 4th women's world championships were held in Lahti, Finland.[1]

Men's results[edit]

10 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
Gold medal icon.svg Frank-Peter Roetsch  GDR 1 29:49.6
Silver medal icon.svg Matthias Jacob  GDR 2 30:38.8
Bronze medal icon.svg André Sehmisch  GDR 2 30:55.4

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
Gold medal icon.svg Frank-Peter Roetsch  GDR 1 1:00:00.4
Silver medal icon.svg Josh Thompson  USA 1 1:00:51.0
Bronze medal icon.svg Jan Matouš  CZE 0 1:01:15.3

4 x 7.5km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
Gold medal icon.svg East Germany

Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
André Sehmisch
Jürgen Wirth

 GDR
Silver medal icon.svg Soviet Union

Dmitri Vasilyev
Juri Kashkarov
Alexandr Popov
Valery Medvedtsev

 URS
Bronze medal icon.svg West Germany

Ernst Reiter
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Peter Angerer
Fritz Fischer

 FRG

Women's results[edit]

5 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
Gold medal icon.svg Elena Golovina  URS 0 21:14.7
Silver medal icon.svg Venera Chernychova  URS 1 + 37.2
Bronze medal icon.svg Anne Elvebakk  NOR 2 + 57.4

10 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
Gold medal icon.svg Sanna Grønlid  NOR 2 42:42.8
Silver medal icon.svg Kaija Parve  URS 2 + 48.3
Bronze medal icon.svg Tuija Vuoksiala  FIN 2 + 2:14.0

3 x 5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
Gold medal icon.svg Soviet Union

Elena Golovina
Venera Chernychova
Kaija Parve

 URS
Silver medal icon.svg Sweden

Inger Björkbom
Mia Stadig
Eva Korpela

 SWE
Bronze medal icon.svg Norway

Anne Elvebakk
Sanna Grønlid
Siv Bråten

 NOR

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation Gold medal icon.svg Silver medal icon.svg Bronze medal icon.svg Total
1  East Germany 3 1 1 5
2  Soviet Union 2 3 0 5
3  Norway 1 0 2 3
4  United States 0 1 0 1
4  Sweden 0 1 0 1
6  Finland 0 0 1 1
6  West Germany 0 0 1 1
6  Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1

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