Biathlon World Championships 2003

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Biathlon World Championships 2003
Host city Khanty-Mansiysk
Country Russia
Events 8
Opening ceremony 15 March 2003 (2003-03-15)
Closing ceremony 23 March 2003 (2003-03-23)
Oslo 2002 Oberhof 2004  >
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The 38th Biathlon World Championships were held in 2003 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.[1]

Men's results[edit]

20 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Halvard Hanevold  NOR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Vesa Hietalahti  FIN
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ricco Groß  GER

10 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Ole Einar Bjørndalen  NOR
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ricco Groß  GER
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Zdeněk Vítek  CZE

12.5 km pursuit[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Ricco Groß  GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Halvard Hanevold  NOR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Paavo Puurunen  FIN

15 km mass start[edit]

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

4 × 7.5 km relay[edit]

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

Peter Sendel
Sven Fischer
Ricco Groß
Frank Luck

 GER
2nd, silver medalist(s) Russia

Viktor Maigourov
Pavel Rostovtsev
Sergei Rozhkov
Sergei Tchepikov

 RUS
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Belarus

Alexei Aidarov
Vladimir Drachev
Rustam Valiulin
Oleg Ryzhenkov

 BLR

Women's results[edit]

15 km individual[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Kateřina Holubcová  CZE
2nd, silver medalist(s) Olena Zubrilova  BLR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Gunn Margit Andreassen  NOR

7.5 km sprint[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Sylvie Becaert  FRA
2nd, silver medalist(s) Olena Petrova  UKR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kateřina Holubcová  CZE

10 km pursuit[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Sandrine Bailly  FRA
1st, gold medalist(s) Martina Glagow  GER
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Svetlana Ishmuratova  RUS

The photo finish could not separate the top duo.

12.5 km mass start[edit]

Medal Name Nation Penalties Result
1st, gold medalist(s) Albina Akhatova  RUS
2nd, silver medalist(s) Svetlana Ishmuratova  RUS
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Sandrine Bailly  FRA

4 × 6 km relay[edit]

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

Albina Akhatova
Svetlana Ishmuratova
Galina Kukleva
Svetlana Tchernusova

 RUS
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ukraine

Oksana Khvostenko
Irina Merkushina
Oksana Yakovleva
Olena Petrova

 UKR
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Germany

Simone Denkinger
Uschi Disl
Kati Wilhelm
Martina Glagow

 GER

Medal table[edit]

Place Nation 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
1  Germany 3 2 2 7
2  Norway 3 1 1 5
3  Russia 2 2 1 5
4  France 2 0 2 4
5  Czech Republic 1 0 2 3
6  Ukraine 0 2 0 2
7  Belarus 0 1 1 2
8  Finland 0 1 1 2

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