Biathlon World Cup

Last updated
IBU Biathlon World Cup
Statusactive
Genresporting event
Date(s) Northern wintertime season
BeginsNovember
EndsMarch
Frequencyannual
Countryvarying
Inaugurated1977 (1977)
Current event clock.svg 2018–19 Biathlon World Cup

The Biathlon World Cup is a top-level biathlon season-long competition series. It has been held since the winter seasons of 1977–78 for men and 1982–83 for women. The women's seasons until 1986–87 season were called the European Cup, although participation was not restricted to Europeans.

Biathlon winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle sports shooting

The biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. It is treated as a race where the contestant with the shortest total time wins. Depending on the competition, missed shots result in extra distance or time being added to the contestant's total.

1977–78 Biathlon World Cup 1977–1978 season of the IBU Biathlon World Cup

The 1977–78 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the UIPMB. The season started on 13 January 1978 in Ruhpolding, West Germany, and ended in April 1978 in Sodankylä, Finland. It was the first ever season of the Biathlon World Cup, and it was only held for men.

The 1982–83 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the UIPMB. The season started on 27 January 1983 in Ruhpolding, West Germany, and ended on 11 March 1983 in Holmenkollen, Norway. It was the sixth season of the Biathlon World Cup, and the first in which women were allowed to compete in their own European Cup. Though called the European Cup, participation was not restricted to Europeans.

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Competition and format

The World Cup season lasts from November or December to late March, with meetings in a different venue every week excluding some holidays and a couple of weeks before the season's major championships (World Championships or Winter Olympics). All in all, the season comprises nine to ten meetings, with events taking place from Wednesday–Thursday through Sunday. Relay competitions are held four to six times per season. Also counting as World Cup events are World Championships, and formerly Winter Olympics events (the last Olympics to count towards the World Cup were the 2010 Winter Olympics: from the 2014 Winter Olympics competitors are no longer awarded World Cup points for their Olympic performances). [1]

2010 Winter Olympics 21st edition of Winter Olympics, held in Vancouver (Canada) in 2010

The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Vancouver 2010, informally the 21st Winter Olympics, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 12 to 28 February 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with some events held in the surrounding suburbs of Richmond, West Vancouver and the University Endowment Lands, and in the nearby resort town of Whistler.

2014 Winter Olympics 22nd edition of Winter Olympics, held in Sochi (Russia) in 2014

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Sochi 2014, was an international winter multi-sport event that was held from 7 to 23 February 2014 in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia, with opening rounds in certain events held on the eve of the opening ceremony, 6 February 2014.

The athlete with the highest overall total score (i.e. total score for all disciplines) of the World Cup season is awarded the Big Crystal Globe trophy. A Small Crystal Globe trophy is awarded for the first place in the season total for each discipline. Hence, it is possible for an athlete to win both the Big Crystal Globe and Small Crystal Globes for the same World Cup season. [2]

The tables given below provide an overview of the highest-ranking biathletes and nations of each WC season. For each event, first place gives 60 points, 2nd place – 54 pts, 3rd place – 48 pts, 4th place – 43 pts, 5th place – 40 pts, 6th place – 38 pts, 7th – 36 pts, 8th – 34 points, 9th – 32 points, 10th – 31 points, then linearly decreasing by one point down to the 40th place. Equal placings (ties) give an equal number of points. The sum of all WC points of the season, less the points from an IBU-predetermined number of events (e.g. 2), gives the biathlete's total WC score.

From 1985 to 2000, WC points were awarded so that the first four places gave 30, 26, 24, and 22 points, respectively, and then the 5th to 25th place gave 21, 20, ..., down to 1 point. Before this, points were simply awarded linearly from 25 to 1.

Men's results

Cyrillic script alphabetic writing system

The Cyrillic script is a writing system used for various alphabets across Eurasia, particularly in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia, and North Asia. It is based on the Early Cyrillic alphabet developed during the 9th century AD at the Preslav Literary School in the First Bulgarian Empire. It is the basis of alphabets used in various languages, especially those of Orthodox Slavic origin, and non-Slavic languages influenced by Russian. As of 2011, around 250 million people in Eurasia use it as the official alphabet for their national languages, with Russia accounting for about half of them. With the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union on 1 January 2007, Cyrillic became the third official script of the European Union, following Latin and Greek.

Men's overall

SeasonWinnerRunner-upThird
1977–78 Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank Ullrich  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Klaus Siebert  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Eberhard Rösch  (GDR)
1978–79 Flag of East Germany.svg  Klaus Siebert  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank Ullrich  (GDR)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Vladimir Barnashov  (URS)
1979–80 Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank Ullrich  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Klaus Siebert  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Eberhard Rösch  (GDR)
1980–81 Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank Ullrich  (GDR)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Anatoly Alyabyev  (URS)Flag of Norway.svg  Kjell Søbak  (NOR)
1981–82 Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank Ullrich  (GDR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Matthias Jacob  (GDR)Flag of Norway.svg  Kjell Søbak  (NOR)
1982–83 Flag of Germany.svg  Peter Angerer  (FRG)Flag of Norway.svg  Eirik Kvalfoss  (NOR)Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank Ullrich  (GDR)
1983–84 Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank-Peter Roetsch  (GDR)Flag of Germany.svg  Peter Angerer  (FRG)Flag of Norway.svg  Eirik Kvalfoss  (NOR)
1984–85 Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank-Peter Roetsch  (GDR)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Juri Kashkarov  (URS)Flag of Germany.svg  Peter Angerer  (FRG)
1985–86 Flag of East Germany.svg  André Sehmisch  (GDR)Flag of Germany.svg  Peter Angerer  (FRG)Flag of East Germany.svg  Matthias Jacob  (GDR)
1986–87 Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank-Peter Roetsch  (GDR)Flag of Germany.svg  Fritz Fischer  (FRG)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Jan Matouš  (TCH)
1987–88 Flag of Germany.svg  Fritz Fischer  (FRG)Flag of Norway.svg  Eirik Kvalfoss  (NOR)Flag of Italy.svg  Johann Passler  (ITA)
1988–89 Flag of Norway.svg  Eirik Kvalfoss  (NOR)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Alexandr Popov  (URS)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Sergei Tchepikov  (URS)
1989–90 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Sergei Tchepikov  (URS)Flag of Norway.svg  Eirik Kvalfoss  (NOR)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Valeriy Medvedtsev  (URS)
1990–91 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Sergei Tchepikov  (URS)Flag of Germany.svg  Mark Kirchner  (GER)Flag of Italy.svg  Andreas Zingerle  (ITA)
1991–92 Flag of Norway.svg  Jon Åge Tyldum  (NOR)Flag of Sweden.svg  Mikael Löfgren  (SWE)Flag of Norway.svg  Sylfest Glimsdal  (NOR)
1992–93 Flag of Sweden.svg  Mikael Löfgren  (SWE)Flag of Germany.svg  Mark Kirchner  (GER)Flag of Italy.svg  Pieralberto Carrara  (ITA)
1993–94 Flag of France.svg  Patrice Bailly-Salins  (FRA)Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Frank Luck  (GER)
1994–95 Flag of Norway.svg  Jon Åge Tyldum  (NOR)Flag of Italy.svg  Patrick Favre  (ITA)Flag of Italy.svg  Wilfried Pallhuber  (ITA)
1995–96 Flag of Russia.svg  Vladimir Drachev  (RUS)¹Flag of Russia.svg  Viktor Maigourov  (RUS)Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)
1996–97 Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Russia.svg  Viktor Maigourov  (RUS)
1997–98 Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Germany.svg  Ricco Groß  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)
1998–99 Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Germany.svg  Frank Luck  (GER)
1999–00 Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)
2000–01 Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Frode Andresen  (NOR)
2001–02 Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)Flag of Russia.svg  Pavel Rostovtsev  (RUS)Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)
2002–03 Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Belarus (1995-2012).svg  Vladimir Drachev  (BLR)¹Flag of Germany.svg  Ricco Groß  (GER)
2003–04 Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Germany.svg  Ricco Groß  (GER)
2004–05 Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)
2005–06 Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)
2006–07 Flag of Germany.svg  Michael Greis  (GER)Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)
2007–08 Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Russia.svg  Dmitri Yaroshenko  (RUS)Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)
2008–09 Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)Flag of Poland.svg  Tomasz Sikora  (POL)Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)
2009–10 Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)Flag of Austria.svg  Christoph Sumann  (AUT)Flag of Russia.svg  Ivan Tcherezov  (RUS)
2010–11 Flag of Norway.svg  Tarjei Bø  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)
2011–12 Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)Flag of Germany.svg  Andreas Birnbacher  (GER)
2012–13 Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)Flag of Austria.svg  Dominik Landertinger  (AUT)
2013–14 Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Johannes Thingnes Bø  (NOR)
2014–15 Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)Flag of Russia.svg  Anton Shipulin  (RUS)Flag of Slovenia.svg  Jakov Fak  (SLO)
2015–16 Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Johannes Thingnes Bø  (NOR)Flag of Russia.svg  Anton Shipulin  (RUS)
2016–17 Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)Flag of Russia.svg  Anton Shipulin  (RUS)Flag of Norway.svg  Johannes Thingnes Bø  (NOR)
2017–18 Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)Flag of Norway.svg  Johannes Thingnes Bø  (NOR)Flag of Russia.svg  Anton Shipulin  (RUS)
2018–19 Flag of Norway.svg  Johannes Thingnes Bø  (NOR)
Statistics by country [3]
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of France.svg  Martin Fourcade  (FRA)7018
2Flag of Norway.svg  Ole Einar Bjørndalen  (NOR)66113
3Flag of France.svg  Raphaël Poirée  (FRA)4127
4Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank Ullrich  (GDR)4116
5Flag of East Germany.svg  Frank-Peter Roetsch  (GDR)3003
6Flag of Germany.svg  Sven Fischer  (GER)2248
7Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Sergei Tchepikov  (URS)2013
8Flag of Norway.svg  Jon Åge Tyldum  (NOR)2002
9Flag of Norway.svg  Emil Hegle Svendsen  (NOR)1427
10Flag of Norway.svg  Eirik Kvalfoss  (NOR)1315
11Flag of Norway.svg  Johannes Thingnes Bø  (NOR)1225
12Flag of Germany.svg  Peter Angerer  (FRG)1214
13Flag of East Germany.svg  Klaus Siebert  (GDR)1203
14Flag of Germany.svg  Fritz Fischer  (FRG)1102
Flag of Sweden.svg  Mikael Löfgren  (SWE)1102
Flag of Russia.svg  Vladimir Drachev  (RUS)1102
17Flag of East Germany.svg  André Sehmisch  (GDR)1001
Flag of Germany.svg  Michael Greis  (GER)1001
Flag of France.svg  Patrice Bailly-Salins  (FRA)1001
Flag of Norway.svg  Tarjei Bø  (NOR)1001
Totals (20 nations)42261684

Men's relay

SeasonWinnerRunner-upThird
1992–93N/AN/AN/A
1993–94N/AN/AN/A
1994–95Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (112)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (108)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (101)
1995–96Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (120)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (102)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (102)
1996–97Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (120)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (104)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (95)
1997–98Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (112)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (112)
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (98)
1998–99Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (146)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (129)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (120)
1999–00Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (138)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (132)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (130)
2000–01Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (189)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (173)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic (167)
2001–02Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (238)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (230)Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus (202)
2002–03Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus (319)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (318)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (298)
2003–04Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (176)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (174)Flag of France.svg  France (172)
2004–05Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (200)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (181)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (178)
2005–06Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (200)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (184)Flag of France.svg  France (169)
2006–07Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (196)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (189)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (178)
2007–08Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (196)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (192)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (175)
2008–09Flag of Austria.svg  Austria (276)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (254)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (247)
2009–10Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (228)Flag of Austria.svg  Austria (210)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (205)
2010–11Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (216)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (199)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (163)
2011–12Flag of France.svg  France (198)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (190)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (189)
2012–13Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (305)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (302)Flag of France.svg  France (296)
2013–14Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (200)Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden (199)Flag of Austria.svg  Austria (197)
2014–15Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (311)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (308)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (305)
2015–16Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (282)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (255)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (236)
2016–17Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (259)Flag of France.svg  France (242)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (237)
2017–18Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (228)Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden (184)Flag of France.svg  France (180)
2018–19Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (270)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (236)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (233)
Statistics by country
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 127322
2Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 67518
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 57820
4Flag of France.svg  France 1146
5Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1113
6Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1012
7Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 0202
8Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 0011
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 0011
Totals (9 nations)26252475

Men's team event

Statistics by country
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 3115
2Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 2103
3Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 0213
4Flag of France.svg  France 0112
5Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 0011
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 0011
Totals (6 nations)55515

Women's results

Women's overall

The women's World Cup seasons until 1986–87 were actually called the European Cup, although participation was open to biathletes of all nationalities. Until 1987-88, women raced on shorter tracks than they do today. The 1988-89 season was the first in which women raced on tracks of the same length that they do nowadays.

SeasonWinnerRunner-upThird
1982–83 Flag of Norway.svg  Gry Østvik  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Siv Bråten  (NOR)Flag of Finland.svg Aino Kallunki (FIN)
1983–84 Flag of Norway.svg  Mette Mestad  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Sanna Grønlid  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Gry Østvik  (NOR)
1984–85 Flag of Norway.svg  Sanna Grønlid  (NOR)Flag of Sweden.svg  Eva Korpela  (SWE)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Kaija Parve  (URS)
1985–86 Flag of Sweden.svg  Eva Korpela  (SWE)Flag of Norway.svg  Sanna Grønlid  (NOR)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Lise Meloche  (CAN)
1986–87 Flag of Sweden.svg  Eva Korpela  (SWE)Flag of Norway.svg  Anne Elvebakk  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Sanna Grønlid  (NOR)
1987–88 Flag of Norway.svg  Anne Elvebakk  (NOR)Flag of Norway.svg  Elin Kristiansen  (NOR)Flag of Bulgaria (1971-1990).svg  Nadezhda Aleksieva  (BUL)
1988–89 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Elena Golovina  (URS)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Natalia Prikazchikova (URS)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Svetlana Davidova  (URS)
1989–90 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Jiřina Adamičková  (TCH)Flag of Norway.svg  Anne Elvebakk  (NOR)Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Elena Golovina  (URS)
1990–91 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Svetlana Davidova  (URS)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Myriam Bédard  (CAN)Flag of Norway.svg  Anne Elvebakk  (NOR)
1991–92 Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Anfisa Reztsova  (RUS)Flag of France.svg  Anne Briand  (FRA)Flag of Germany.svg  Petra Schaaf  (GER)1
1992–93 Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Anfisa Reztsova  (RUS)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Myriam Bédard  (CAN)Flag of France.svg  Anne Briand  (FRA)
1993–94 Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Svetlana Paramygina  (BLR)Flag of Italy.svg  Nathalie Santer  (ITA)Flag of France.svg  Anne Briand  (FRA)
1994–95 Flag of France.svg  Anne Briand  (FRA)Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Svetlana Paramygina  (BLR)Flag of Germany.svg  Uschi Disl  (GER)
1995–96 Flag of France.svg  Emmanuelle Claret  (FRA)Flag of Germany.svg  Uschi Disl  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Petra Behle  (GER)1
1996–97 Flag of Sweden.svg  Magdalena Forsberg  (SWE)Flag of Germany.svg  Uschi Disl  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Simone Greiner  (GER)
1997–98 Flag of Sweden.svg  Magdalena Forsberg  (SWE)Flag of Germany.svg  Uschi Disl  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Martina Zellner  (GER)
1998–99 Flag of Sweden.svg  Magdalena Forsberg  (SWE)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Olena Zubrilova  (UKR)Flag of Germany.svg  Uschi Disl  (GER)
1999–00 Flag of Sweden.svg  Magdalena Forsberg  (SWE)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Olena Zubrilova  (UKR)Flag of France.svg  Corinne Niogret  (FRA)
2000–01 Flag of Sweden.svg  Magdalena Forsberg  (SWE)Flag of Norway.svg  Liv Grete Poirée  (NOR)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Olena Zubrilova  (UKR)
2001–02 Flag of Sweden.svg  Magdalena Forsberg  (SWE)Flag of Norway.svg  Liv Grete Poirée  (NOR)Flag of Germany.svg  Uschi Disl  (GER)
2002–03 Flag of Germany.svg  Martina Glagow  (GER)Flag of Russia.svg  Albina Akhatova  (RUS)Flag of France.svg  Sylvie Becaert  (FRA)
2003–04 Flag of Norway.svg  Liv Grete Poirée  (NOR)Flag of Russia.svg  Olga Pyleva  (RUS)Flag of France.svg  Sandrine Bailly  (FRA)
2004–05 Flag of France.svg  Sandrine Bailly  (FRA)Flag of Germany.svg  Kati Wilhelm  (GER)Flag of Russia.svg  Olga Pyleva  (RUS)
2005–06 Flag of Germany.svg  Kati Wilhelm  (GER)Flag of Sweden.svg  Anna Carin Olofsson  (SWE)Flag of Germany.svg  Martina Glagow  (GER)
2006–07 Flag of Germany.svg  Andrea Henkel  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Kati Wilhelm  (GER)Flag of Sweden.svg  Anna Carin Olofsson  (SWE)
2007–08 Flag of Germany.svg  Magdalena Neuner  (GER)Flag of France.svg  Sandrine Bailly  (FRA)Flag of Germany.svg  Andrea Henkel  (GER)
2008–09 Flag of Sweden.svg  Helena Jonsson  (SWE)2Flag of Germany.svg  Kati Wilhelm  (GER)Flag of Norway.svg  Tora Berger  (NOR)
2009–10 Flag of Germany.svg  Magdalena Neuner  (GER)Flag of Germany.svg  Simone Hauswald  (GER)Flag of Sweden.svg  Helena Jonsson  (SWE)2
2010–11 Flag of Finland.svg  Kaisa Mäkäräinen  (FIN)Flag of Germany.svg  Andrea Henkel  (GER)Flag of Sweden.svg  Helena Ekholm  (SWE)2
2011–12 Flag of Germany.svg  Magdalena Neuner  (GER)Flag of Belarus.svg  Darya Domracheva  (BLR)Flag of Norway.svg  Tora Berger  (NOR)
2012–13 Flag of Norway.svg  Tora Berger  (NOR)Flag of Belarus.svg  Darya Domracheva  (BLR)Flag of Germany.svg  Andrea Henkel  (GER)
2013–14 Flag of Finland.svg  Kaisa Mäkäräinen  (FIN)Flag of Norway.svg  Tora Berger  (NOR)Flag of Belarus.svg  Darya Domracheva  (BLR)
2014–15 Flag of Belarus.svg  Darya Domracheva  (BLR)Flag of Finland.svg  Kaisa Mäkäräinen  (FIN)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Valj Semerenko  (UKR)
2015–16 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Gabriela Soukalová  (CZE)Flag of France.svg  Marie Dorin Habert  (FRA)Flag of Italy.svg  Dorothea Wierer  (ITA)
2016–17 Flag of Germany.svg  Laura Dahlmeier  (GER)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Gabriela Koukalová  (CZE)Flag of Finland.svg  Kaisa Mäkäräinen  (FIN)
2017–18 Flag of Finland.svg  Kaisa Mäkäräinen  (FIN)Flag of Slovakia.svg  Anastasiya Kuzmina  (SVK)Flag of Belarus.svg  Darya Domracheva  (BLR)
Notes

Jochen Behle is a former (West) German cross-country skier who competed from 1982 to 1998.

David Ekholm Swedish biathlete

David Ekholm is a Swedish biathlete. He competed in three events at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Statistics by country [4]
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Sweden.svg  Magdalena Forsberg  (SWE)6006
2Flag of Finland.svg  Kaisa Mäkäräinen  (FIN)3115
3Flag of Germany.svg  Magdalena Neuner  (GER)3003
4Flag of Sweden.svg  Eva Korpela  (SWE)2103
5Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg  Anfisa Reztsova  (RUS)2002
6Flag of Germany.svg  Kati Wilhelm  (GER)1304
7Flag of Belarus.svg  Darya Domracheva  (BLR)1225
8Flag of Norway.svg  Anne Elvebakk  (NOR)1214
Flag of Norway.svg  Sanna Grønlid  (NOR)1214
10Flag of Norway.svg  Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poirée  (NOR)1203
11Flag of Germany.svg  Andrea Henkel  (GER)1124
Flag of France.svg  Anne Briand  (FRA)1124
Flag of Norway.svg  Tora Berger  (NOR)1124
14Flag of France.svg  Sandrine Bailly  (FRA)1113
15Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Gabriela Koukalová  (CZE)1102
Flag of Belarus (1918, 1991-1995).svg  Svetlana Paramygina  (BLR)1102
17Flag of Sweden.svg  Helena Ekholm  (SWE)1023
18Flag of Norway.svg  Gry Østvik  (NOR)1012
Flag of Germany.svg  Martina Glagow  (GER)1012
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Svetlana Davidova  (URS)1012
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Yelena Golovina  (URS)1012
22Flag of France.svg  Emmanuelle Claret  (FRA)1001
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Jiřina Adamičková  (TCH)1001
Flag of Germany.svg  Laura Dahlmeier  (GER)1001
Flag of Norway.svg  Mette Mestad  (NOR)1001
Totals (25 nations)36191873

Women's relay

SeasonWinnerRunner-upThird
1992–93N/AN/AN/A
1993–94N/AN/AN/A
1994–95Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (116)Flag of France.svg  France (110)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (106)
1995–96Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (120)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (102)
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (102)
1996–97Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (116)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (103)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (100)
1997–98Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (110)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (106)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (100)
1998–99Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (142)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (130)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (120)
1999–00Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (168)
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (168)
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (143)
2000–01Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (190)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (188)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (182)
2001–02Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (250)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (221)
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (221)
2002–03Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (339)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (327)Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus (293)
2003–04Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (180)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (178)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (176)
2004–05Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (200)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (188)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (163)
2005–06Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (189)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (181)Flag of France.svg  France (179)
2006–07Flag of France.svg  France (189)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (188)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (180)
2007–08Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (200)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (178)Flag of France.svg  France (172)
2008–09Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (288)Flag of France.svg  France (242)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (232)
2009–10Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (234)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (205)Flag of France.svg  France (204)
2010–11Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (206)Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden (190)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (177)
2011–12Flag of France.svg  France (216)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (205)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (192)
2012–13Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (314)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (298)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (294)
2013–14Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (174)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (162)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (142)
2014–15Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic (316)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (302)Flag of France.svg  France (266)
2015–16Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (235)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (234)Flag of France.svg  France (228)
2016–17Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (300)Flag of France.svg  France (248)Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine (224)
2017–18Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (228)Flag of France.svg  France (200)Flag of Italy.svg  Italy (169)
2018–19Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (249)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (241)Flag of France.svg  France (230)
Statistics by country
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1111224
2Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 84416
3Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 43512
4Flag of France.svg  France 24612
5Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1001
6Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 0347
7Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 0101
8Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 0011
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 0011
Totals (9 nations)26262375

Women's team event

Statistics by country
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 1113
2Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1102
Flag of France.svg  France 1102
4Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1012
5Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1001
6Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 0224
7Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 0011
Totals (7 nations)55515

Mixed relay

SeasonWinnerRunner-upThird
2010–11 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (150)Flag of France.svg  France (150)Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden (143)
2011–12 Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (143)Flag of France.svg  France (138)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (128)
2012–13 Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (114)Flag of Russia.svg  Russia (98)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic (96)
2013–14 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic (114)
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (114)
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy (91)
2014–15 Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (216)Flag of France.svg  France (197)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic (174)
2015–16 Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (264)Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (252)Flag of France.svg  France (223)
2016–17 Flag of Germany.svg  Germany (264)Flag of France.svg  France (257)Flag of Austria.svg  Austria (201)
2017–18 Flag of Italy.svg  Italy (188)Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (188)Flag of France.svg  France (179)
2018–19 Flag of Norway.svg  Norway (306)Flag of France.svg  France (281)Flag of Italy.svg  Italy (266)
Statistics by country
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 5106
2Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 2114
3Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1102
4Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1023
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1023
6Flag of France.svg  France 0527
7Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 0011
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 0011
Totals (8 nations)108927

Race winners

Below is a list of all male and female biathletes that have won 7 or more individual World Cup or Olympic races. Biathletes whose names are in bold are still active.

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For each event, a first place gives 30 points, a 2nd place 26 pts, a 3rd place 24 pts, a 4th place 22 pts, then linearly decreasing by one point down to the 25th place. Equal placings (ties) give an equal number of points. The sum of all WC points of the season, minus the two worst results in each of the two disciplines, gives the biathlete's total WC score.

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