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05.08.2016
Snack Time with Ole, Doro, Grete, Katja, and Friends
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
Refueling your body is a crucial part of every training and competition day for biathletes; fast refueling means quicker recovery. Every athlete including Ole Einar Björndalen, Dorothea Wierer, Grete Gaim,and Ekaterina Yurlova-Percht has a personal favorite go-to-snack, which can range from a simple fruit to cookies to special recipes.
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04.08.2016
IBU Summer Biathlon WCH Coming to Otepää
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The 2016 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships are coming to Otepää, Estonia August 26-28. Traditionally, the SBWCH mark the transition point of the year, from the old season to a new one that begins in just over three months.
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01.08.2016
The Three Musketeers of French Biathlon
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It is hard to overestimate the role of family dynasties in sports, with traditions and lifestyles that continue from generation to generation. The world of biathlon is full of families including Anton Shipulin and Anastasiya Kuzmina, Simon and Martin Fourcade, Valja and Vita Semerenko. However the three Claude brothers, all competing in biathlon at the same time are unique.
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29.07.2016
Public Tender: IBU website relaunch
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Public tender for the relaunch of the website of the International Biathlon Union and the creation of its digital media platforms
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28.07.2016
Weronika Nowakowska: Time at Home, Twins on the Way
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July usually means another trip to a training camp for Weronika Nowakowska and her Polish teammates. However, this July finds Nowakowska at home in Duzniki Zdrój, spending the afternoon visiting her grandmother and getting advice; the 30-year-old biathlete is expecting twin boys in mid-September."She always gives me advice; today it was, 'eat more since you are eating for three,' and of course she sent some food home with me!"
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26.07.2016
Hochfilzen 2017: “Topping Out” Ceremony and Countdown
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The Hochfilzen 2017 Organizing Committee held a "topping out" ceremony at their new main administrative building, the centerpiece for operations for the 2017 IBU World Championships next February. The five-story building which overlooks the finish area will house offices, data-timing workrooms, commentator cabins and the VIP stand.
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22.07.2016
Press Release: IBU Statement on the WADA McLaren Report
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21.07.2016
A Sunny Training Day with Marie and Simon
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A few days before heading to Norway for a team training camp and the Blink festival races, Marie Dorin Habert and Simon Fourcade are at "home," rollerskiing on the trails at sun-drenched Correncon-en-Vercors. It is just another normal day when not in a training camp for these two residents of Villard de Lans, France, just 5 km down the valley.
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20.07.2016
Belchenko and Maier: Top Women in IBU Junior Cup
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Unlike the men's IBU Junior Cup Total Score, where the top places were filled by athletes from the strongest biathlon nations: Germany's Dominic Reiter, and Russia's Kirill Streltsov and Nikita Porshnev; the women's Total Score everything was more unpredictable. Darya Blashko from Belarus won the title, followed by Elizaveta Belchenko of Kazakhstan and Germany's Christin Maier.
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19.07.2016
Press Release: Oberhof Withdraws from 2021 WCH Bid
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At the 12th Regular IBU Congress 2016, taking place September, 1-4 in Chisinau-Moldova, the Congress delegates will decide about the hosts of the IBU World Championships Biathlon in 2020 and 2021.
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