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5.12.2016
The curtain of the 21st edition of the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup at Pokljuka is to fall after today’s relay competitions. It was in the season 2007-2008 that Rudno polje hosted the relays for the last time. Nine years ago German team won the race in the women’s competition. Slovenian team with Tadeja Brankovič, Dijana Ravnikar, Andreja Mali, and Teja Gregorin finished strong on ...
5.12.2016
The discipline changed, but the winner is the same. Laura Dahlmeier (GER) held on to her dominating position, continuing the unbeaten streak at Pokljuka. Her closest rival Kaisa Makarainen (FIN) clocked the second fastest time while third-placed Eva Puskarčikova (CZE) earned her first career podium. The atmosphere around the racing track was simply incredible as more than 6.500 people flocked to the ...
5.12.2016
For the second straight day at the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup, Martin Fourcade (FRA) stood on the top step of the podium after he won today's pursuit. In six races so far, the French scored five victories and a third place. Emil Hegle Svendsen snatched the second place from Anton Schipulin by a slim 0.2 seconds margin. The atmosphere at Pokljuka could not have been any better, as the host of the World ...
5.12.2016
After thrilling Sprint competitions on Friday when Martin Fourcade clinched his maiden win at the BMW IBU World Cup at Pokljuka, Saturday promises to be yet another gripping day. Fourcade, who lost the win in Pursuit in Östersund due to the four missed targets, does not want to repeat the same mistake at Pokljuka. Johannes Thignes Boe (NOR) and Anton Shipulin (RUS) will start the race only 15 seconds ...
5.12.2016
The magical setting from the morning turned into cloudy afternoon, which did not distract 105 women biathletes at Pokljuka. The one that tackled the course best was Laura Dahlmeier (GER) with a margin of 3.5 seconds over second-placed Justine Braisaz (FRA). Marte Olsbu (NOR) could not completely keep up with the fastest racers of the day and finished third. The course itself was in great shape to host ...
5.12.2016
The second sprint of the season was held under amazing conditions on Rudno Polje, where Martin Fourcade (FRA) finally figured out the mountain plateau and broke the spell of Pokljuka. Johannes Thingnes Boe (NOR) and Anton Schipulin (RUS) rounded up the podium. The sun was out, the snow was hard, the crowd was cheering and the athletes were eager to grab the title. The challenge was particularly appealing ...
5.12.2016
Pokljuka Organizing Committee revealed its future plans prior the start of the 21th edition of the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup. At the press conference they announced its bid for the 2023 IBU World Championships. Mr Tomaž Šušteršič, Secretary General of the Pokljuka Organizing Committee, and Mr Tim Farčnik, member of the Pokljuka Bid team, briefly presented the candidacy with which Slovenia was running ...
5.12.2016
Friday's double schedule of the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup at Pokljuka includes also the women's Sprint Competition. The 7,5 km race is schedule to start at 14.15. The circle of favourites for the top places is quite large but the first tree of the opening Sprint of the Season Marie Dorin Habert (FRA,10), Kaisa Makarainen (FIN, 18) and Gabriela Koukalova (CZE, 62) are the ones to watch as well as the ...
5.12.2016
After the Thursday’s official trainings the second stop of the BMW IBU Biathlon World starts today with the men’s competition in Sprint. Martin Fourcade of France (No. 30), last year’s total score winner, won the opening Sprint of the season last week in Östersund, Sweden. He expects much of today’s event as well while other biathletes hope to beat the strong ...
5.12.2016
In less than 24 hours the stage two of the 2016-2017 BMW IBU World Cup will start at Pokljuka, Slovenia. Today’s schedule included both official trainings which already attracted quite a lot of biathlon fans mostly coming from abroad. “We are very happy to be at Pokljuka again. Last time we were here in 2014 when there was almost two metres of snow. It felt like being in a bobsleigh ...