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09.03.2014
Victory Number Two for Ferry in Mass Start
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Sweden's Bjorn Ferry won for the second time this week claiming the 15k mass start this morning in 35:19.3, 4.7 seconds ahead of France's Martin Fourcade, with Russia's Evegeny Ustyugov in third, 12.5 seconds back. All three men shot clean.
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08.03.2014
Snow, Snow, Everywhere Video
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The E.ON IBU World Cup venues have battled the snow all winter, mostly trying to have a minimum of snow on the tracks and shooting range... and preserve it. However at Pokljuka, it has been just the opposite; they have been moving snow after the venue as deluged earlier this month.
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08.03.2014
Pokljuka Pursuit to Mäkäräinen
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Finland's Kaisa Mäkäräinen won the women's 10K pursuit with two penalties in 32:01.0, with second place going to Norway's Tora Berger, also with two penalties, 19.7 seconds back. Italy's Dorothea Wierer, with the first individual podium of her career finished third, with three penalties, 54.4 seconds back.
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08.03.2014
Shipulin Takes Pokljuka Pursuit
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Russia's Anton Shipulin won men's 12.5K pursuit today at Pokljuka with one penalty in 31:02.1. Sprint winner Sweden's Bjorn Ferry finished 8.6 seconds back with two penalties, followed by Norway's Ole Einar Björndalen in third, also with two penalties, 27.2 seconds back.
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08.03.2014
IBU Press Release
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IBU Press Release Pokljuka, March 8, 2014
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07.03.2014
Double Gold for Germany in Junior Relays
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Germany's trio of Annika Knoll, Marie Heinrich, and Luise Kummer, with just four spare rounds won the Gold medal in the Junior Women's 3 x 6K relay today in 55:47.8. Russia won the Silver medal, with six spares, 25.7 seconds back, while Austria won the Bronze medal, with seven spare rounds, 35.2 seconds back.
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07.03.2014
Björndalen Not Hanging Up His Rifle Just Yet Video
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It was big news when Ole Einar Björndalen won Gold in the Sochi Sprint and bigger news when he added another Gold medal in the mixed relay, making him the most decorated athlete in the Olympic Winter Games. However, he made even bigger news early this week, when he announced that he would continue his career for two more years, ending at the 2016 IBU WCH Biathlon in Oslo.
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06.03.2014
Gold for France and Russia in Youth Relays
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The French trio of Estelle Mougel, Julia Simon and Lena Arnaud needed only four spare rounds to win the Youth Women’s Relay Gold medal this morning in 56:30.1. Russia, with Yaroslav Kostyukov, Dmitri Shamaev and Viktor Plitcev won the Youth Men’s 3 X 7.5K Relay in a 59:18.9 rout, with two penalties and 10 spare rounds, over two minutes ahead of the Silver medal team from Canada.
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06.03.2014
Pokljuka Sprint Win for Katharina Innerhofer
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Austria's Katharina Innerhofer claimed her first World Cup victory and first podium of her career in this afternoon's women's sprint at Pokljuka. The 23-year-old shot clean while covering the 7.5k course in 21:19.1. Russia's Daria Virolaynen also had the best result of her career shooting clean to finish second, 9.2 seconds back. Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus matched her rivals on the shooting range but finished third, 12.1 seconds back.
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06.03.2014
Pokljuka Sprint to Bjorn Ferry
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Sweden's Bjoern Ferry won for the first time this season, taking the men's sprint today at Pokljuka in 25:03.5 with one penalty. Ferry finished 1.5 seconds ahead of Russia's Anton Shipulin who shot clean. Third went Germany's Arnd Peiffer, with one penalty, 2.6 seconds back.
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