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03.01.2014
Domracheva Claims Oberhof Sprint Victory
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Darya Domracheva of Belarus made her first podium appearance this season a special one, with a 23:06.7 victory in the women's 7.5K sprint tonight. With just one penalty the Belarusian finished 29.8 seconds ahead of Finland's Kaisa Mäkäräinen, who had two penalties. Third went to Olena Pidhrushna of Ukraine, 36.4 seconds back with clean shooting.
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03.01.2014
Svendsen Conquers the Weather for Sprint Win
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Norway’s Emil Hegle Svendsen won for the first time this season by overcoming windy, foggy and rainy conditions. His two prone penalties were the same as his second place teammate, Ole Einar Björndalen, but Svendsen’s 26:44.3 was .4 faster than Björndalen who finished second. Third went to Martin Fourcade of France finished third, with three penalties, 21.7 seconds back.
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02.01.2014
Conditions on the Oberhof Tracks Preview Video
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As the calendar turned from 2013 to 2014, the World Cup biathletes were on the road to Oberhof, heading “back to work” for the traditional opening of the second trimester of the E.ON IBU World Cup season.
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01.01.2014
Oberhof . . .January 1, 2014
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Images from a foggy, minus 3 Celsius January 1, 2014 in Oberhof. The men's sprint at 15:15 CET on Friday January 3 will be the first competition of 2014, followed by the women's sprint at 18:00 the same day.
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23.12.2013
Merry Christmas from the World of Biathlon Video
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During World Cup 3 in Le Grand Bornand, athletes from several different nations recorded their holiday greetings in their native language.
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15.12.2013
Inside Track Wrap-up with Johannes Thingnes Boe Video
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Sunday's pursuit competitions closed the first trimester and the year on the E.ON IBU World Cup Biathlon circuit for 2013. The men's pursuit was an impressive combination of strong confident skiing plus calm, accurate shooting from a 20-year-old...Johannes Thingnes Boe.
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15.12.2013
Two in a Row for Boe
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Johannes Thingnes Boe of Norway, with a single penalty, made it a two-for-two weekend as he dominated the 12.5K pursuit, just as he did in yesterday’s sprint competition. His 31:43.7 final time, with one penalty, put him 37.5 seconds ahead of clean-shooting Erik Lesser of Germany. Anton Shipulin of Russia, with one penalty moved past Sweden’s Carl Johan Bergman in the final 400 meters to grab third place, 39.1 seconds back.
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15.12.2013
Pursuit Win for Valj Semerenko
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Valj Semerenko of Ukraine won for the first time in her World Cup career by capturing the 10K pursuit, in 28:05.4 with a single penalty. Second went to Irina Starykh of Russia who shot clean, 4.2 seconds back. Tiril Eckhoff of Norway was third, with the first podium result of her career, with one penalty, 15.5 seconds back.
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14.12.2013
First Win for Norway’s Johannes Boe
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Johannes Thingnes Boe of Norway won for the first time in his young career taking the men's sprint today in 22:06.7. The 20-year-old Boe shot clean to win by a 32.9 second margin over Ondrej Moravec of Czech Republic, who also shot clean. The home team favorite Martin Fourcade had a single penalty, but still finished well behind the Norwegian, 37.1 seconds back.
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14.12.2013
Gabriela Soukalova; Her Mother’s Medal & Biathlon Mania
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Just about a year ago, Gabriela Soukalova burst onto the biathlon scene with her first victory and three podiums at the Pokljuka World Cup. Since that time, she has added four more World Cup victories and has worn the Yellow Bib for the first two weeks of the new season.
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