Biathlon World Championships 2019

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Biathlon World Championships 2019
Host cityÖstersund
CountrySweden
Events12
Opening ceremony6 March
Closing ceremony17 March
Main venueÖstersund Ski Stadium
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The Biathlon World Championships 2019 are scheduled to take place in Östersund, Sweden from 6 to 17 March 2019.

There are a total of 12 competitions: sprint, pursuit, individual, mass start, and relay races for men and women, and 2 mixed relay races. The single mixed relay is on the program of the World Championships for the first time. All the events during this championships also count for the 2018–19 Biathlon World Cup season.

Host selection[edit]

On 7 September 2014, Östersund won the voting (27 votes) in St. Wolfgang in Austria over Antholz in Italy (16 votes), Nové Město na Moravě in the Czech Republic (4 votes) and Khanty-Mansiysk in Russia (2 votes).[1] This will be third time when World Championships will be held in Östersund; the town had previously hosted the event in 1970 and 2008.

Schedule[edit]

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

Date Time Event
7 March 16:15 2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km Mixed relay
8 March 16:15 Women's 7.5 km sprint
9 March 16:30 Men's 10 km sprint
10 March 13:45 Women's 10 km pursuit
16:10 Men's 12.5 km pursuit
12 March 15:30 Women's 15 km individual
13 March 16:10 Men's 20 km individual
14 March 17:10 6 km + 7.5 km Single mixed relay
16 March 13:15 Women's 4 × 6 km relay
16:30 Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
17 March 13:15 Women's 12.5 km mass start
16:00 Men's 15 km mass start

Medal summary[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
20 km Individual
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10 km Sprint
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12.5 km Pursuit
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15 km Mass Start
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4 × 7.5 km Relay
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Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
15 km Individual
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7.5 km Sprint
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10 km Pursuit
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12.5 km Mass Start
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4 × 6 km Relay
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Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
6 km + 7.5 km Relay
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2 × 6 km + 2 × 7.5 km Relay
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBU WCH´s 2019 elected". International Biathlon Union. 7 September 2014. Archived from the original on 7 September 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  2. ^ Competition schedule

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