Viktor Maigourov

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Viktor Maigourov
Personal information
Full name Viktor Viktorovich Maigourov
Born (1969-02-07) 7 February 1969 (age 46)
Sverdlovsk, RSFSR,
Soviet Union
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Dynamo Sports Club
Retired 23 March 2003
Olympic Games
Teams 3 (1994, 1998, 2002)
Medals 2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 11 (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003)
Medals 8 (3 gold)
World Cup
Individual victories 8
Individual podiums 22
Discipline titles 2:
1 Pursuit (1996–97);
1 Mass start (2001–02)

Viktor Viktorovich Maigourov (born 7 February 1969) is a former biathlete from Russia.

Career[edit]

Maigourov competed for Belarus at the Lillehammer 1994, where he placed fourth on the relay with the Belarusian team.

He won eight World Cup victories, his last at Oberhof in 2001. Competing for Russia, he won two Olympic bronze medals; in the relay at the 1998 Nagano Olympics, and in the 20 km at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics. His best overall World Cup placing is second in 1995/1996.

Maigourov also won twice at the Holmenkollen ski festival biathlon competition in 1996 with wins in the sprint and pursuit events.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 23rd 37th N/A 4th
Japan 1998 Nagano 4th N/A Bronze
United States 2002 Salt Lake City Bronze 7th 7th 4th
*Pursuit was added as an event in 2002.

World Championships[edit]

8 medals (3 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay
Bulgaria 1993 Borovets 27th N/A N/A 4th
Canada 1994 Canmore N/A N/A N/A N/A 9th N/A
Italy 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 36th N/A N/A
Germany 1996 Ruhpolding Silver N/A N/A Silver Gold
Slovakia 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 18th 12th Gold N/A 15th 8th
Slovenia 1998 Pokljuka N/A N/A N/A Bronze N/A
Finland 1999 Kontiolahti 41st N/A Silver
Norway 2000 Oslo Holmenkollen 11th 20th N/A Gold
Slovenia 2001 Pokljuka 5th 13th 11th 18th N/A 4th
Norway 2002 Oslo Holmenkollen N/A N/A N/A 10th N/A N/A
Russia 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 9th 28th 12th N/A Silver
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was removed as an event in 1998, and pursuit was added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999.

Individual victories[edit]

8 victories (1 In, 4 Sp, 3 Pu)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1993–94
1 victory
(1 Sp)
18 December 1993 Slovenia Pokljuka 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1994–95
1 victory
(1 Sp)
18 March 1995 Norway Lillehammer 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1995–96
1 victory
(1 In)
14 March 1996 Austria Hochfilzen 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1996–97
4 victories
(2 Sp, 2 Pu)
12 December 1996 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
14 December 1996 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
18 January 1997 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2 February 1997 Slovakia Brezno-Osrblie 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Championships
2000–01
1 victory
(1 Pu)
6 January 2001 Germany Oberhof 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Viktor Maigourov". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 

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