Biathlon World Championships 2012

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Biathlon World Cup
2011–12
Men

Overall | Individual | Sprint | Pursuit | Mass start | Relay | Nation

Mixed relay
Women

Overall | Individual | Sprint | Pursuit | Mass start | Relay | Nation

World Cup locations

Östersund | Hochfilzen | Hochfilzen (2) | Oberhof | Nové Město
Antholz-Anterselva | Holmenkollen | Kontiolahti | Khanty-Mansiysk

World Championships

The 45th Biathlon World Championships were held in Ruhpolding, Germany, from 1 to 11 March 2012.

There were total of 11 competitions held: sprint, pursuit, individual, mass start and relay races for men and women, and a mixed relay. All events during the championships also counted for the 2011–12 Biathlon World Cup season.

Schedule of events[edit]

Biathlon World Championships 2012 official logo

The schedule of the event stands below. All times in CET.[1]

Date Time Event
1 March 15:30 2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km mixed relay
3 March 12:30 Men's 10 km sprint
15:30 Women's 7.5 km sprint
4 March 13:15 Men's 12.5 km pursuit
16:00 Women's 10 km pursuit
6 March 15:15 Men's 20 km individual
7 March 15:15 Women's 15 km individual
9 March 15:15 Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
10 March 15:15 Women's 4 × 6 km relay
11 March 13:30 Men's 15 km mass start
16:00 Women's 12.5 km mass start

Medal winners[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
20 km individual[2]
details
Jakov Fak
 Slovenia
46:48.2
(0+0+0+1)
Simon Fourcade
 France
46:55.2
(0+0+1+0)
Jaroslav Soukup
 Czech Republic
47:00.5
(0+1+0+0)
10 km sprint[3]
details
Martin Fourcade
 France
24:18.6
(1+1)
Emil Hegle Svendsen
 Norway
24:33.7
(1+1)
Carl Johan Bergman
 Sweden
24:36.3
(0+0)
12.5 km pursuit[4]
details
Martin Fourcade
 France
33:39.4
(1+1+0+2)
Carl Johan Bergman
 Sweden
33:44.6
(0+1+1+0)
Anton Shipulin
 Russia
34:01.5
(1+0+0+0)
15 km mass start[5]
details
Martin Fourcade
 France
38:25.4
(0+1+1+0)
Björn Ferry
 Sweden
38:28.4
(0+0+0+0)
Fredrik Lindström
 Sweden
38:28.8
(0+1+1+0)
4 × 7.5 km relay[6]
details
 Norway
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Rune Brattsveen
Tarjei Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
1:17:26.8
(0+0) (1+3)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
 France
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Simon Fourcade
Alexis Bœuf
Martin Fourcade
1:17:56.5
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+2) (0+3)
 Germany
Simon Schempp
Andreas Birnbacher
Michael Greis
Arnd Peiffer
1:18:19.8
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+2) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km individual[7]
details
Tora Berger
 Norway
42:30.0
(1+0+0+0)
Marie-Laure Brunet
 France
43:26.4
(0+0+0+1)
Helena Ekholm
 Sweden
43:41.4
(1+0+0+0)
7.5 km sprint[8]
details
Magdalena Neuner
 Germany
21:07.0
(0+0)
Darya Domracheva
 Belarus
21:22.2
(0+0)
Vita Semerenko
 Ukraine
21:44.6
(0+0)
10 km pursuit[9]
details
Darya Domracheva
 Belarus
29:39.6
(0+1+1+0)
Magdalena Neuner
 Germany
30:04.7
(0+1+0+2)
Olga Vilukhina
 Russia
30:55.0
(0+0+1+0)
12.5 km mass start[10]
details
Tora Berger
 Norway
35:41.6
(0+0+1+0)
Marie-Laure Brunet
 France
35:49.7
(0+0+0+1)
Kaisa Mäkäräinen
 Finland
35:54.3
(0+0+0+1)
4 × 6 km relay[11]
details
 Germany
Tina Bachmann
Magdalena Neuner
Miriam Gössner
Andrea Henkel
1:09:33.0
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+3) (1+3)
(0+2) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
 France
Marie-Laure Brunet
Sophie Boilley
Anaïs Bescond
Marie Dorin
1:10:01.5
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
 Norway
Fanny Welle-Strand Horn
Elise Ringen
Synnøve Solemdal
Tora Berger
1:10:12.5
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+1) (0+0)

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km relay[12]
details
 Norway
Tora Berger
Synnøve Solemdal
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Emil Hegle Svendsen
1:12:29.3
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+2)
 Slovenia
Andreja Mali
Teja Gregorin
Klemen Bauer
Jakov Fak
1:12:49.5
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+3) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
 Germany
Andrea Henkel
Magdalena Neuner
Andreas Birnbacher
Arnd Peiffer
1:13:02.1
(0+2) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (1+3)

Medal table[edit]

Top nations[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 4 1 1 6
2  France 3 5 0 8
3  Germany 2 1 2 5
4  Belarus 1 1 0 2
 Slovenia 1 1 0 2
6  Sweden 0 2 3 5
7  Russia 0 0 2 2
8  Czech Republic 0 0 1 1
 Finland 0 0 1 1
 Ukraine 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Top athletes[edit]

All athletes with two or more medals.

Rank Biathlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Martin Fourcade (FRA) 3 1 0 4
2  Tora Berger (NOR) 3 0 1 4
3  Magdalena Neuner (GER) 2 1 1 4
4  Emil Hegle Svendsen (NOR) 2 1 0 3
5  Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) 2 0 0 2
6  Darya Domracheva (BLR) 1 1 0 2
 Jakov Fak (SLO) 1 1 0 2
8  Andrea Henkel (GER) 1 0 1 2
 Synnøve Solemdal (NOR) 1 0 1 2
10  Marie-Laure Brunet (FRA) 0 3 0 3
11  Simon Fourcade (FRA) 0 2 0 2
12  Carl Johan Bergman (SWE) 0 1 1 2
13  Andreas Birnbacher (GER) 0 0 2 2
 Arnd Peiffer (GER) 0 0 2 2

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