Biathlon World Championships 1999

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The 34th Biathlon World Championships were held in 1999 in Kontiolahti, Finland.[1] Due to the cold, the individual and the mass start events were moved to Oslo, Norway. The mass start was contested for the first time in the world championships.

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Sven Fischer  GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ricco Groß  GER
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Vadim Sashurin  BLR

10 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Frank Luck  GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Patrick Favre  ITA
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Frode Andresen  NOR

12.5 km pursuit[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Ricco Groß  GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Frank Luck  GER
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sven Fischer  GER

15 km mass start[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Sven Fischer  GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vladimir Drachev  RUS
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ole Einar Bjørndalen  NOR

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

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

Alexei Aidarov
Petr Ivashko
Vadim Sashurin
Oleg Ryzhenkov

 BLR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Russia

Viktor Maigourov
Vladimir Drachev
Sergei Rozhkov
Pavel Rostovtsev

 RUS
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Norway

Halvard Hanevold
Dag Bjørndalen
Frode Andresen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen

 NOR

Women's results[edit]

15 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Olena Zubrilova  UKR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Corinne Niogret  FRA
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Albina Akhatova  RUS

7.5 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Martina Zellner  GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Magdalena Forsberg  SWE
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Olena Zubrilova  UKR

10 km pursuit[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Olena Zubrilova  UKR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Martina Schwarzbacherova  SVK
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Martina Zellner  GER

12.5 km mass start[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Olena Zubrilova  UKR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Olena Petrova  UKR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Magdalena Forsberg  SWE

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

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

Uschi Disl
Simone Greiner-Petter-Memm
Katrin Apel
Martina Zellner

 GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Russia

Nadezhda Talanova
Galina Kukleva
Olga Romasko
Albina Akhatova

 RUS
3rd, bronze medalist(s) France

Delphine Burlet
Florence Baverel-Robert
Christelle Gros
Corinne Niogret

 FRA

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
1  Germany 6 2 2 10
2  Ukraine 3 1 1 5
3  Belarus 1 0 1 2
4  Russia 0 3 1 4
5  France 0 1 1 2
5  Sweden 0 1 1 2
7  Italy 0 1 0 1
7  Slovakia 0 1 0 1
9  Norway 0 0 3 3

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