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Hauser and Gandler in top 7 in Biathlon World Cup mass start

Hauser and Gandler in top 7 in Biathlon World Cup mass start

Austrian biathletes took top places in the last mass start of the World Championships in Nove Mesto, but once again failed to medal. Former world champion Lisa Hauser missed a shot and took sixth place, just ahead of Anna Gandler. The latter achieved their best World Cup result to date despite two penalties. The championship […]

Winter sports biathlete Voigt in fifth place in the mass start at the World Cup 40 minutes ago

Winter sports biathlete Voigt in fifth place in the mass start at the World Cup 40 minutes ago

In a dominant win over France’s Justine Brézat-Boucher, the 26-year-old was 1:29.7 minutes behind without any shooting errors. Silver went to Italian Lisa Vittozzi, who also made no mistakes, and bronze went to Lou Jeanmonneau (1 mistake). Breza-Boucher has already won her fifth medal in title fights, her teammate Julia Simon this time left empty-handed. […]

Austria expands border controls with Czech Republic

Austria expands border controls with Czech Republic

According to Austrian Minister of Internal Affairs Gerhard Karner (ÖVP), border controls with the Czech Republic will be extended until mid-April. “Border controls are one of many measures to combat the smuggling mafia operating at the international level. Moreover, given the international security situation, border controls are also necessary for decisive action against extremists,” Interior […]

Eder/Hauser finished ninth in the mixed doubles competition at the Biathlon World Cup

Eder/Hauser finished ninth in the mixed doubles competition at the Biathlon World Cup

Austrian biathlon duo Simon Eder and Lisa Hauser clearly missed out on a medal, finishing ninth in the single mixed race at the World Championships in Nove Mesto. The flawless Salzburger and Tyrolean were almost a minute behind bronze on Thursday after four reserve laps. The gold medals went to Quentin Fillon Maillet and Lou […]

Winter sports biathlon coaches believe in the team: the form does not go away before 40 minutes

Winter sports biathlon coaches believe in the team: the form does not go away before 40 minutes

“We would really like to achieve a similar result with the guys,” said Bitterling after winning the long-awaited first medal for the German team in Nove Mesto. Despite the disappointing results, national team coach Uroš Velepec believes in his team. “It is important for me that they know that they are good and that their […]

Vittozzi won the individual gold medal at the World Cup, while Gandler took 19th place

Vittozzi won the individual gold medal at the World Cup, while Gandler took 19th place

Lisa Vittozzi prevented the previously dominant Frenchwoman Julia Simon from competing at the Biathlon World Championships in Nove Mesto. The flawless Italian athlete won the 15 km individual race on Tuesday ahead of German Janina Hettich-Walz (+20.5 seconds/0) and Simon, who made a mistake in the last leg and had to settle for bronze this […]

Biathlete Gandler takes twelfth place in World Cup competition with Simon’s victory

Biathlete Gandler takes twelfth place in World Cup competition with Simon’s victory

Julia Simon was the grand ruler of the first week of the Biathlon World Championships in Nove Mesto. The French woman won her third gold medal after the mixed relay and sprint races on Sunday. Anna Gandler missed the possible top ten place with two mistakes in the last shot. The Tirolean driver, the best […]

Winter sports biathlete Doll won a World Cup medal in the pursuit 35 minutes ago

Winter sports biathlete Doll won a World Cup medal in the pursuit 35 minutes ago

“I will try to make the most of my opportunities as a driver. But to be honest, the top positions have already been taken,” said the 33-year-old rider after finishing 13th in the 10km race. Seven years after winning the world title in this discipline Doll also had no chance in the fight for the […]

Laegreid leads Norway to triple victory in World Cup sprint

Laegreid leads Norway to triple victory in World Cup sprint

The first men’s individual competition at the Biathlon World Championships in Nove Mesto ended with a triple victory for Norway. Sturla Holm Laegreid edged out defending champion Johannes Thingnes Bö in the 10km sprint by 3.5 seconds after a flawless shooting performance, thanks to a miss from the overall World Cup leader. Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen […]

France’s biathletes achieve quadruple victory in World Cup sprint

France’s biathletes achieve quadruple victory in World Cup sprint

France’s women celebrated their first-ever quadruple victory by dominating the first individual competition of the Biathlon World Cup in Nove Mesto on Friday. Julia Simon won the sprint ahead of her teammates Justine Braisaz-Bouchet, Lou Jeanmonnot and Sophie Chauveau. The best Austrian was Anna Gandler in eleventh place, Tamara Steiner was in 13th place, and […]