Julia Simon Took Pursuit, Minkkinen's Result Career Best
Women’s pursuit had a French winner as Julia Simon took the first place. Italian Dorothea Wierer took the second place and...
Boe Continued His Celebrations in Pursuit, Hiidensalo 27th as the best Finn
Norway’s Johannes Boe finished his successful week in Kontiolahti with a victory in men’s pursuit. Similar to the sprint...
Hauser Won, All Finnish Women Qualified for Pursuit
Austrian Lisa Hauser won women’s sprint with clean shooting. Italian Lisa Vittozzi got one penalty and placed second, 17.3...
Boe Led Norwegians to a Double Victory in Sprint, Challenging Day for Finns
The men's sprint ended with Norway's double victory, as Johannes Thingnes Boe won and Sturla Holm Laegreid placed second....
Finland To Apply for World Championships in 2028 or 2029
Finnish Biathlon Federation and Kontiolahti Sport Club will apply to host the biathlon World Championships in 2028 or...
Elvira Oeberg Anchored Swedish Women to Relay Victory, Finland 7th
Elvira Oeberg was strong on skis, as usual, and anchored Sweden’s women to relay victory. Germany finished second, Norway third.
Norway Ruled in Men’s Relay, Finland 6th
Norway ended men’s 4x7.5 km relay with an overwhelming victory with Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen, Sturla Holm Laegreid,...
Hanna Oeberg Continued Swedish Celebrations, Kinnunen and Eder in Top 20
Women’s first World Cup race this season ended with a Swedish celebration. Hanna Oeberg won the Individual event, Norway’s...
Swedish Martin Ponsiluoma Celebrated Opening Victory, Hiidensalo Opened with 11th Place
Sweden’s Martin Ponsiluoma missed one in the first standing stage, but cleared the rest and took the first race of the...
First Ever Sustainability Award to Finland
Responsible operation is the cornerstone of Finland applying for World Championships in 2028 and 2029.
Five Days of Races – World Cup Opens in Finland
Last winter’s improved results raise the Finnish expectations in the home event opening the season.
Biathlon World Championships 2027 to Otepaa
International Biathlon Union IBU granted the 2027 Biathlon World Championships to Otepaa, Estonia
France's Quentin Fillon Maillet wins again, Seppala finishes 14th
Men’s pursuit ended in a familiar tone as Quentin Fillon Maillet of France grabbed his 6th pursuit victory. Germany’s Erik...
Tiril Eckhoff scores season’s first victory, Minkkinen 24th
Norway’s Tiril Eckhoff started second but rose to victory in women’s pursuit in Kontiolahti. Dorothea Wierer from Italy...
France's Quentin Fillon Maillet victorious, all four Finns to pursuit on Sunday
France’s Quentin Fillon Maillet kept up his strong performance from earlier this season as he won the men's sprint in...
Denise Herrmann takes first World Cup victory of the season, Eder in top ten in front of home audience
Germany’s Denise Herrmann smiled like the sun in Kontiolahti after winning the sprint by five seconds to Norway’s Tiril...
Men's relay: Norway wins again, Seppälä's performance the greatest joy for Finnish team
The top spots of the men’s relay were decided on the final leg. Norway won leaving Sweden to take 2nd place by 10,6...
Norway takes women’s relay, Finland 11th after struggles
The Norwegian team who placed 4th in the Olympics, won the women’s relay on the opening day of the biathlon World Cup...
World Cup in Kontiolahti in March 2022 prepares to receive spectators
Local authorities in North Karelia, Finland, have relaxed the Covid-restrictions so, that the biathlon World Cup event on...
Ticket refund possible until Jan 31 2021
Ticket refund for the BMW IBU World Cup Kontiolahti 28-29.11. and 3.-6.12.2020 can be applied until 31.1.2021 at Lippu.fi service.
Free World Cup transport from Joensuu and Kontiolahti – timetables have now been published
Press release 21 February 2020
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