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12.02.2016
100th Day in Yellow: Pursuit Victory for Martin
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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
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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
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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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11.02.2016
Soukalova Takes Presque Isle Sprint
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Gabriela Soukalova's clean shooting and a strong performance on the tracks gave the Czech star the sprint win today in 20:02.2. This win added to her lead in the World Cup Total Score. Second went to Susan Dunklee of the USA, also shooting clean, 17.8 seconds back. Third went to Krystyna Guzik of Poland, shooting clean, 19.1 seconds back.
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11.02.2016
Dominating Sprint Win for Johannes Thingnes Boe
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Johannes Thingnes Boe of Norway made his short trip to the USA this week worthwhile by winning the men's sprint by wide margin this morning in a clean-shooting 24:38.8. Russia's Anton Shipulin also shot clean but finished second, 27.9 seconds back. Third went to Martin Fourcade of France wearing Yellow and Red, with one penalty, 28.9 seconds back.
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10.02.2016
Presque Isle Course Tour with Lowell Bailey
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Today was official training for tomorrow's sprint competitions that kick off this final BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup 8; a crystal clear day with temperatures hovering around minus 10 Celsius.
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09.02.2016
Welcome to Presque Isle: BMW IBU World Cup 8
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The World Cup circus travelled 4300 km from Canmore yesterday to Presque Isle, Maine USA, the site of BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 8.
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07.02.2016
Editors Choice Canmore Wrap-up: Scenery and Surprises
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
The past four days of competitions had a backdrop of wonderful scenery with a few surprises and some predictable results. The Italians dominated the mass start, with Dominik Windisch claiming his first World Cup win and dependable Dorothea Wierer topping the women’s field. Martin Fourcade continued to roll with a sprint win and the single mixed relay title with Marie Dorin Habert. This week’s “Editors Choice Canmore Wrap-up: Scenery and Surprises” is full of beautiful Rocky Mountain scenery and smiling faces; enjoy!
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07.02.2016
Germany Dominant in Mixed Relay Win
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The German Team of Franziska Hildebrand, Franziska Preuss, Arnd Peiffer and Simon Schempp dominated the mixed relay this afternoon, winning in 1:05:38.8, 1:12.9 ahead of second place Italy and 1:23.8 ahead of third place Norway. Germany used four spares, while Italy had a penalty and ten spares and Norway seven spares.
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07.02.2016
Rosanna and Brendan: Passion for Biathlon and…Coffee
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Rosanna Crawford and Brendan Green came together through biathlon and settled here in Rosanna’s Hometown of Canmore. Although they travel the world competing, they love their home in the Rocky Mountains and loved sharing it with the world this past week. Take a peek into their life at home in Canmore in “Rosanna and Brendan: Passion for Biathlon and…Coffee.”
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