Biathlon World Championships 2015

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Biathlon World Championships 2015
Host cityKontiolahti
CountryFinland
Events11
Opening ceremony5 March
Closing ceremony15 March

The 47th Biathlon World Championships was held in Kontiolahti, Finland from 5 March to 15 March 2015.[1][2][3]

There were a total of 11 competitions: sprint, pursuit, individual, mass start, and relay races for men and women, and mixed relay. All the events during this championships also counted for the 2014–15 Biathlon World Cup season.

Schedule[edit]

All times are local (UTC+2).[4]

Date Time Event
5 March 18:15 2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km mixed relay
7 March 14:00 Men's 10 km sprint
17:30 Women's 7.5 km sprint
8 March 14:15 Men's 12.5 km pursuit
17:00 Women's 10 km pursuit
11 March 18:15 Women's 15 km individual
12 March 18:15 Men's 20 km individual
13 March 18:15 Women's 4 × 6 km relay
14 March 17:30 Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
15 March 14:30 Women's 12.5 km mass start
17:15 Men's 15 km mass start

Medal winners[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
10 km sprint[5]
details
Johannes Thingnes Bø
 Norway
24:12.8
(0+1)
Nathan Smith
 Canada
24:24.9
(0+1)
Tarjei Bø
 Norway
24:38.1
(0+0)
12.5 km pursuit[6]
details
Erik Lesser
 Germany
30:47.9
(0+0+0+0)
Anton Shipulin
 Russia
31:04.9
(0+1+0+0)
Tarjei Bø
 Norway
31:06.6
(0+0+1+0)
20 km individual[7]
details
Martin Fourcade
 France
47:29.4
(0+1+0+0)
Emil Hegle Svendsen
 Norway
47:50.3
(0+0+0+0)
Ondřej Moravec
 Czech Republic
48:09.9
(0+1+0+0)
4 × 7.5 km relay[8]
details
 Germany
Erik Lesser
Daniel Böhm
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
1:13:49.5
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
 Norway
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Tarjei Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Emil Hegle Svendsen
1:14:04.9
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+1)
 France
Simon Fourcade
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Martin Fourcade
1:14:23.1
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
15 km mass start[9]
details
Jakov Fak
 Slovenia
36:24.9
(0+0+1+0)
Ondřej Moravec
 Czech Republic
36:25.9
(1+0+0+0)
Tarjei Bø
 Norway
36:28.6
(0+0+1+0)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
7.5 km sprint[10]
details
Marie Dorin Habert
 France
22:16.8
(0+1)
Weronika Nowakowska-Ziemniak
 Poland
22:26.4
(0+0)
Valentyna Semerenko
 Ukraine
22:36.5
(0+1)
10 km pursuit[11]
details
Marie Dorin Habert
 France
30:07.7
(0+0+2+1)
Laura Dahlmeier
 Germany
30:23.0
(1+0+0+1)
Weronika Nowakowska-Ziemniak
 Poland
30:39.3
(0+1+2+0)
15 km individual[12]
details
Ekaterina Yurlova
 Russia
41:32.2
(0+0+0+0)
Gabriela Soukalová
 Czech Republic
41:55.4
(0+0+0+1)
Kaisa Mäkäräinen
 Finland
41:56.6
(0+1+1+0)
4 × 6 km relay[13]
details
 Germany
Franziska Hildebrand
Franziska Preuß
Vanessa Hinz
Laura Dahlmeier
1:11:54.6
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
 France
Anaïs Bescond
Enora Latuillière
Justine Braisaz
Marie Dorin Habert
1:12:54.9
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+1)
(1+3) (0+1)
(0+2) (0+0)
 Italy
Lisa Vittozzi
Karin Oberhofer
Nicole Gontier
Dorothea Wierer
1:13:00.7
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+1)
12.5 km mass start[14]
details
Valentyna Semerenko
 Ukraine
34:32.9
(0+0+0+0)
Franziska Preuß
 Germany
34:39.1
(0+0+0+1)
Karin Oberhofer
 Italy
34:45.5
(1+1+0+0)

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2 × 6 + 2 × 7.5 km W+M relay[15]
details
 Czech Republic
Veronika Vítková
Gabriela Soukalová
Michal Šlesingr
Ondřej Moravec
1:20:27.2
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)
 France
Anaïs Bescond
Marie Dorin Habert
Jean-Guillaume Béatrix
Martin Fourcade
1:20:47.4
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+0)
 Norway
Fanny Horn
Tiril Eckhoff
Johannes Thingnes Bø
Tarjei Bø
1:20:54.9
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (1+3)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)

Medal table[edit]

Top nations[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 France (FRA)3216
2 Germany (GER)3205
3 Norway (NOR)1247
4 Czech Republic (CZE)1214
5 Russia (RUS)1102
6 Ukraine (UKR)1012
7 Slovenia (SVN)1001
8 Poland (POL)0112
9 Canada (CAN)0101
10 Italy (ITA)0022
11 Finland (FIN)0011
Totals (11 nations)11111133

Top athletes[edit]

All athletes with three or more medals.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Marie Dorin Habert (FRA)2204
2 Johannes Thingnes Bø (NOR)1113
 Martin Fourcade (FRA)1113
 Ondřej Moravec (CZE)1113
5 Tarjei Bø (NOR)0145

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kontiolahden Urheilijat" [Kontiolahti Sports Club]. Kontiolahti: Kontiolahden Urheilijat r.y. Archived from the original on 12 November 2013. Retrieved 17 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Überraschend Kontiolahti als WM-Ausrichter 2015 gewählt". Biathlon-online.de. September 5, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  3. ^ "A Kontiolahti i mondiali di biathlon 2015" (in Italian). Wintersport-news.it. Archived from the original on October 20, 2010. Retrieved February 26, 2012.
  4. ^ "IBU World Championships 2015 Schedule". Biathlonworld.com. Archived from the original on 2014-08-11. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  5. ^ Men's sprint results
  6. ^ Men's pursuit results
  7. ^ Men's individual results
  8. ^ Men's relay results
  9. ^ Men's mass start results
  10. ^ Women's sprint results
  11. ^ Women's pursuit results
  12. ^ Women's individual results
  13. ^ Women's relay results
  14. ^ Women's mass start results
  15. ^ Mixed relay results

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