Biathlon World Championships 2017

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The 49th Biathlon World Championships was held from 9 to 19 February 2017 in Hochfilzen, Austria.[1] 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 count for the Biathlon World Cup season.

Host selection[edit]

The second candidate city was Östersund, Sweden. Hochfilzen was selected as the host city on September 2 2012 during the X IBU Congress in Merano, Italy (27 to 20 votes). This will be fourth time when World Championships will be held in Hochfilzen; the city had previously hosted the event in 1978, 1998 and 2005.

Schedule[edit]

All times are local (UTC+1).[2]

Date Time Event
9 February 14:45 2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km Mixed Relay
10 February 14:45 Women's 7.5 km Sprint
11 February 14:45 Men's 10 km Sprint
12 February 10:30 Women's 10 km Pursuit
14:45 Men's 12.5 km Pursuit
15 February 14:30 Women's 15 km Individual
16 February 14:30 Men's 20 km Individual
17 February 14:45 Women's 4 × 6 km Relay
18 February 14:45 Men's 4 × 7.5 km Relay
19 February 11:30 Women's 12.5 km Mass Start
14:45 Men's 15 km Mass Start

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 7 1 0 8
2  France 1 2 4 7
3  Czech Republic 1 2 1 4
4  United States 1 1 0 2
5  Russia 1 0 1 2
6  Norway 0 3 1 4
7  Belarus 0 1 0 1
 Ukraine 0 1 0 1
9  Austria 0 0 2 2
10  Finland 0 0 1 1
 Italy 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Top athletes[edit]

All athletes with two or more medals.

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Laura Dahlmeier (GER) 5 1 0 6
2  Vanessa Hinz (GER) 2 0 0 2
 Simon Schempp (GER) 2 0 0 2
4  Martin Fourcade (FRA) 1 2 2 5
5  Gabriela Koukalová (CZE) 1 1 1 3
6  Anton Shipulin (RUS) 1 0 1 2
7  Johannes Thingnes Bø (NOR) 0 3 0 3
8  Quentin Fillon Maillet (FRA) 0 2 0 2
9  Anaïs Chevalier (FRA) 0 1 2 3
10  Marie Dorin Habert (FRA) 0 1 1 2
11  Simon Eder (AUT) 0 0 2 2

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
20 km Individual[3]
details
Lowell Bailey
 United States
48:07.4
(0+0+0+0)
Ondřej Moravec
 Czech Republic
48:10.7
(0+0+0+0)
Martin Fourcade
 France
48:28.6
(1+0+1+0)
10 km Sprint[4]
details
Benedikt Doll
 Germany
23:27.4
(0+0)
Johannes Thingnes Bø
 Norway
23:28.1
(0+0)
Martin Fourcade
 France
23:50.5
(1+1)
12.5 km Pursuit[5]
details
Martin Fourcade
 France
30:16.9
(0+0+0+1)
Johannes Thingnes Bø
 Norway
30:39.7
(1+1+1+0)
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
 Norway
30:42.5
(0+0+0+1)
15 km Mass Start[6]
details
Simon Schempp
 Germany
35:38.3
(0+0+0+0)
Johannes Thingnes Bø
 Norway
35:47.3
(0+0+0+1)
Simon Eder
 Austria
35:48.4
(0+0+0+0)
4 × 7.5 km Relay[7]
details
 Russia
Alexey Volkov
Maxim Tsvetkov
Anton Babikov
Anton Shipulin
1:14:15.0
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
 France
Jean Guillaume Beatrix
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Simon Desthieux
Martin Fourcade
1:14:20.8
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+3) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
 Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch
Julian Eberhard
Simon Eder
Dominik Landertinger
1:14:35.1
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+1)

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km Individual[8]
details
Laura Dahlmeier
 Germany
41:30.1
(1+0+0+0)
Gabriela Koukalová
 Czech Republic
41:54.8
(1+0+0+0)
Alexia Runggaldier
 Italy
43:15.7
(0+0+0+0)
7.5 km Sprint[9]
details
Gabriela Koukalová
 Czech Republic
19:12.6
(0+0)
Laura Dahlmeier
 Germany
19:16.6
(0+0)
Anaïs Chevalier
 France
19:37.7
(0+0)
10 km Pursuit[10]
details
Laura Dahlmeier
 Germany
28:02.3
(1+0+0+0)
Darya Domracheva
 Belarus
28:13.9
(0+0+0+0)
Gabriela Koukalová
 Czech Republic
28:18.9
(2+0+1+0)
12.5 km Mass Start[11]
details
Laura Dahlmeier
 Germany
33:13.8
(0+0+0+0)
Susan Dunklee
 United States
33:18.4
(0+0+0+0)
Kaisa Mäkäräinen
 Finland
33:33.9
(1+0+0+0)
4 × 6 km Relay[12]
details
 Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Maren Hammerschmidt
Franziska Hildebrand
Laura Dahlmeier
1:11:16.6
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+2)
 Ukraine
Iryna Varvynets
Yuliia Dzhima
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Olena Pidhrushna
1:11:23.0
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+1)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)
 France
Anaïs Chevalier
Célia Aymonier
Justine Braisaz
Marie Dorin Habert
1:11:24.7
(0+0) (0+1)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+3) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+0)

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km Relay[13]
details
 Germany
Vanessa Hinz
Laura Dahlmeier
Arnd Peiffer
Simon Schempp
1:09:06.4
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+2) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+1)
 France
Anaïs Chevalier
Marie Dorin Habert
Quentin Fillon Maillet
Martin Fourcade
1:09:08.6
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+0) (0+2)
(0+1) (1+3)
(0+0) (0+0)
 Russia
Olga Podchufarova
Tatiana Akimova
Alexandr Loginov
Anton Shipulin
1:09:09.6
(0+0) (0+0)
(0+1) (0+0)
(0+0) (0+3)
(0+0) (0+0)

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