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24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 9th March 2014 - Mass start competitions of best 30 biathletes in the world – sometimes referred to as formula one races in biathlon – are to close the E.ON IBU World Cup races in Pokljuka, seventh stop this season. Sunday morning at Rudno polje is again sunny with blue sky. Temperatures are above zero and first athletes have already started warming up before the race. ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8th March 2014 - Women are to close the curtain on the IBU E.ON World Cup competition in Pokljuka this year. 30 world best biathletes will cross the starting line at 13.25. Among them also Slovenian Teja Gregorin. There are many contenders for the Sunday’s mass start race win. One of the top favourites is Tora Berger. 32-year old Norwegian won the only mass start race this season ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8th March 2014 - Three-day competition programme at Pokljuka will end on Sunday with mass start races, only second this season. First to start are men and among 30 of them are also two Slovenian biathletes. Martin Fourcade of France won the first mass start this season in Oberhof. But, the Frenchmen despite not finishing the races at Pokljuka on the podium (fourth in sprint and seventh in ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8 March 2014 – Kaisa Makarainen of Finland clinched first victory of the season at Pokljuka. With excellent skiing and good shooting performance missing only two targets on the road she crossed the finish line as the first in pursuit. Second was Tora Berger (+19.7) who also made two errors at the shooting range, while Dorothea Wierer of Italy (+54.4) moved to the third place from ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8th March 2014 - Russian Anton Shipulin won the pursuit competition with excellent skiing and one missed shot at the shooting range. After second place in Thursday’s sprint, he moved one step higher on the podium today. Sprint winner Swede Bjoern Ferry was second, and Norwegian Ole Einar Bjoerndalen finished in third place. Home favourite Jakov Fak was with two missed shots in prone ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8th March 2014 - An hour prior the start of the today's competition at Pokljuka Tomas Globocnik, colour commentator for RTV Slovenija, inspected the course prior the competition start. His first impressions of the tracks are: »The course is in great condition, icy and quick. It will stay the same in the shade throughout the day. On the longest downhill part of the track the biathletes ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8th March 2014 - It is a beautiful Saturday morning in Pokljuka. Current temperature is 1 degree Celsius. The lowest morning temperature -1 and the daily maximum around 6 degrees Celsius with mostly clear sky and moderate NE wind. Workers on the course are finishing the preparations. The intention is to prepare the best possible conditions for all competitors. First visitors are already arriving ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8th March 2014 - Before the season start Ole Einar Bjoerndalen announced that this might be his last season in the biathlon sport as he intends to retire after the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. But, after Sochi where he took two Olympic gold medals, he together with his team had some time to think to realize that this is still not the end. The King of Biathlon, as he is sometimes referred ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 8th March 2014 - Thursday’s sprint race at Pokljuka was full of surprises as it saw new names on the podium. First career win for Katharina Innerhofer and first career podium for Daria Virolaynen (+0.09). Third was Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus (+0.12), bronze medal winner in individual competition at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Thus 23-year old Austrian will be the first ...
24.2.2014
Pokljuka, 7th March 2014 - Friday is a competition free day at Pokljuka. Nevertheless, biathletes used the additional time off for practice prior the Saturday's pursuit races. Best starting point is in the hands of the winner of the sprint competition Bjoern Ferry. Among 60 athletes also three Slovenians. 35-year old Swede who won the sprint competition in great style feels great at Pokljuka: “I'm ...