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]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Frank-Peter Roetsch  GDR 1 1:00:00.4
2nd Josh Thompson  USA 1 1:00:51.0
3rd Jan Matouš  CZE 0 1:01:15.3

10 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Frank-Peter Roetsch  GDR 1 29:49.6
2nd Matthias Jacob  GDR 2 30:38.8
3rd André Sehmisch  GDR 2 30:55.4

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st East Germany

Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
André Sehmisch
Jürgen Wirth

 GDR
2nd Soviet Union

Dmitri Vasilyev
Juri Kashkarov
Alexandr Popov
Valeriy Medvedtsev

 URS
3rd West Germany

Ernst Reiter
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Peter Angerer
Fritz Fischer

 FRG

Women's results[edit]

10 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Sanna Grønlid  NOR 2 42:42.8
2nd Kaija Parve  URS 2 + 48.3
3rd Tuija Vuoksiala  FIN 2 + 2:14.0

5 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Elena Golovina  URS 0 21:14.7
2nd Venera Chernyshova  URS 1 + 37.2
3rd Anne Elvebakk  NOR 2 + 57.4

3 × 5 km relay[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st Soviet Union

Elena Golovina
Venera Chernyshova
Kaija Parve

 URS
2nd Sweden

Inger Björkbom
Mia Stadig
Eva Korpela

 SWE
3rd Norway

Anne Elvebakk
Sanna Grønlid
Siv Bråten

 NOR

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation 1st 2nd 3rd 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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