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14.02.2016
Latypov and Eckhoff Win IBU Cup Sprints
Copyright IBU/Biatlon-Info.sk / Jaroslav Malinak
Clean-shooting Russia's Eduard Latypov won the men's 10K sprint in 23:44.4 for his first career IBU Cup victory. Later in the day, Tiril Eckhoff of Norway won the women's 7.5K sprint despite two penalties in 21:13.1.
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13.02.2016
Last Two Legs Give Relay Win to Czech Republic
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Gabriela Soukalova and Veronika Vitkova like their Norwegian counterparts in the men's relay pulled their team to victory in the women's relay, with one penalty and fourteen spares an in 1:07:11. Second went to Ukraine after a furious last loop by Olena Pidhrushna, with seven spares, 25.2 seconds back. Germany finished third, with a penalty and seven spares, 25.4 seconds back.
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13.02.2016
Boe Brothers Lead Norway to Relay Win
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
The Norwegian team with Johannes and Tarjei Boe in the third and anchor legs and Lars Helge Birkeland and Erlend Bjoentegaard on legs one and two won the men's relay this afternoon with seven spares in 1:12:09.8. Second went to France with two spares, 30.1 seconds back, while Germany finished third, with eleven spares, 42.6 seconds back.
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13.02.2016
Winter Youth Olympic Games Open in Lillehammer
Copyright IBU/Mariya Osolodkina
The second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, were officially opened yesterday evening at the opening ceremony, held at the one of the most famous venues for Winter Olympics in history; Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena. The Olympic torch was lit above the city, exactly 22 years after the opening of the 1994 Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games.
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13.02.2016
Clean-shooting Brings Eliseev and Bolliet IBU Cup Wins
Copyright IBU/Milan Bagacka
Clean-shooting Matvey Eliseev of Russia won for the second time this season in today's 20K individual in 48.41.5 at Osrblie. Later in the day, France's Marine Bolliet matched Eliseev on the shooting range to claim the win in the women's 15k individual in 42:28.5.
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12.02.2016
Soukalova Doubles Up with Pursuit Win
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Gabriela Soukalova of Czech Republic made it two in row by winning the women's pursuit on the heels of yesterday's sprint win. She had three standing penalties in her 30:22.5 victory. Second went to Finland's Kaisa Mäkäräinen also with three penalties, 30.4 seconds back. Third went to Marie Dorin Habert, with five penalties, 41.3 seconds back.
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12.02.2016
Presque Isle Relays: Both Now on Saturday
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
The women’s relay scheduled for Sunday has been rescheduled for Saturday afternoon due to weather concerns. Temperatures are expected to dip well below minus 20 on Sunday; the lowest allowable temperature for a competition to be conducted. These two relays on Saturday will conclude the Presque Isle World Cup
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12.02.2016
100th Day in Yellow: Pursuit Victory for Martin
Copyright IBU/Biathlonworld TV
On his 100th day in the Yellow Bib, Martin Fourcade of France came from behind by cleaning the finals standing stage to win the men's pursuit with two penalties in 31:04.4. Sprint winner Johannes Thingnes Boe finished second after a penalty in the final standing stage dropped him out of the top spot, 24.8 seconds back. Third went to Russia's Anton Shipulin, with two penalties, 1:11.5 back.
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12.02.2016
IBU Cup 7: Short Weekend in Slovakia
Copyright IBU/Marina Dmukhovskaya
This weekend the IBU Cup moved to Osrblie, a tiny Slovakian village near Brezno. Most of the athletes had a three-week break at home after Arber; some competed at the IBU YJWCH in Cheile Gradistei, Romania.
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12.02.2016
Postcard from Wintery Presque Isle
Copyright IBU/Biathlonworld TV
This week the biathlon circus moved 4300 km across North America from the winter sports Mecca of Canmore to rural Maine and the small city of Presque Isle, best known for its cold weather and heavy snow. Although this is one of the coldest places in North America, the people here are warm-hearted and willing volunteers that are the heart of events like this week’s BMW IBU Cup Biathlon 8. Our “Postcard from Wintery Presque Isle” takes a quick look at this small part of America
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