Biathlon World Championships 1991

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Biathlon World Championships 1991
Host city Lahti
Country Finland
Events 8
Opening ceremony 19 February 1991 (1991-02-19)
Closing ceremony 24 February 1991 (1991-02-24)
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The 26th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1991 for the second time in Lahti, Finland.[1]

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Date: February 24, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Mark Kirchner  GER 2 1:03:05.7
2nd, silver medalist(s) Alexandr Popov  URS 1 1:03:33.1
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eirik Kvalfoss  NOR 2 1:03:38.3

10 km sprint[edit]

Date: February 19, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Mark Kirchner  GER 0 30:48.1
2nd, silver medalist(s) Frank Luck  GER 1 31:12.8
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eirik Kvalfoss  NOR 2 31:27.9

Team event[edit]

Date: February 21, 1991

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

Hubert Leitgeb
Gottlieb Taschler
Simon Demetz
Wilfried Pallhuber

 ITA 0 1:00:59.8
2nd, silver medalist(s) Norway

Sverre Istad
Jon Åge Tyldum
Ivar Michal Ulekleiv
Frode Løberg

 NOR 1 1:01:14.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Soviet Union

Anatoliy Zdanovich
Sergei Tarasov
Sergei Tchepikov
Valeriy Medvedtsev

 URS 3 1:01:40.8

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

Date: February 23, 1991

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

Ricco Groß
Frank Luck
Mark Kirchner
Fritz Fischer

 GER 0 1:33:33.5
2nd, silver medalist(s) Soviet Union

Juri Kashkarov
Alexandr Popov
Sergei Tarasov
Sergei Tchepikov

 URS 0 1:35:01.3
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Norway

Geir Einang
Eirik Kvalfoss
Jon Åge Tyldum
Gisle Fenne

 NOR 0 1:35:08.3

Women's results[edit]

15 km individual[edit]

Date: February 24, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Petra Schaaf  GER 0 55:14.9
2nd, silver medalist(s) Grete I. Nykkelmo  NOR 4 57:13.4
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Iva Schkodreva  BUL 1 57:43.3

7.5 km sprint[edit]

Date: February 19, 1991

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Grete I. Nykkelmo  NOR 2 30:01.9
2nd, silver medalist(s) Svetlana Davidova  URS 3 30:32.7
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Elena Golovina  URS 1 30:35.1

Team event[edit]

Date: February 21, 1991

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

Yelena Belova
Elena Golovina
Svetlana Paramygina
Svetlana Davidova

 URS 20+11 59:08.1
2nd, silver medalist(s) Bulgaria

Maria Manolova
Silvana Blogoeva
Nadezda Aleksieva
Iva Schkodreva

 BUL 1+11 59:23.1
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Norway

Synnøve Thoresen
Signe Trosten
Hildegunn Fossen
Unni Kristiansen

 NOR 11+2 59:53.2

3 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

Date: February 23, 1991

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

Yelena Belova
Elena Golovina
Svetlana Davidova

 URS 0+2 1:24:54.3
2nd, silver medalist(s) Norway

Grete I. Nykkelmo
Anne Elvebakk
Elin Kristiansen

 NOR 0+2 1:25:52.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Germany

Uschi Disl
Kerstin Möring
Antje Misersky

 GER 0+7 1:28:15.9

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
1  Germany 4 1 1 6
2  Soviet Union 2 3 2 7
3  Norway 1 3 4 8
4  Italy 1 0 0 1
5  Bulgaria 0 1 1 2

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