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Tord Wiksten (born June 30, 1971 in Byske) is a former Swedish biathlete. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, Wiksten won a bronze medal in the 4 x 7.5 km relay with the Swedish team. His teammates were Mikael Löfgren, Ulf Johansson, and Leif Andersson.
The biathlon is a winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. It is treated as a race, with contestants skiing through a cross-country trail whose distance is divided into shooting rounds. The shooting rounds are not timed per se, but depending on the competition missed shots result in extra distance or time being added to the contestant's total.
Magdalena "Magda" Forsberg is a former Swedish cross-country skier and biathlete. She was the dominating female biathlete from 1997 to 2002, when she retired, winning the Biathlon World Cup for six years straight. She is also a six-times world champion, a two-times Olympic bronze medalist, and holds the record for the most World Cup victories in women's biathlon.
Elin Kristiansen is a former biathlete from Norway. She won two individual World Championships medals, one in 1988 when she won silver at the 10 km event and a bronze in 1990 from the sprint event. Her best Winter Olympic Games placing came in the 1994 Winter Olympics, when she finished fourth in the relay event, and her best individual placing was ninth, from the individual at the Olympic games 1992 in Albertville.
Mark Kirchner is a German former biathlete.
Frank Luck is a former German and, before 1990, East German biathlete.
Sergei Petrovich Tarasov is a former Russian biathlete. In the 1990s, he was one of the dominating biathletes, winning four Olympic medals and seven World Championship medals over the course of his career.
Valeriy Alekseevitch Medvedtsev is a former Russian biathlete.
Mikael Löfgren is a former Swedish biathlete. He became the Junior World Champion in 1986, aged 17. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France he won two bronze medals, one in the 4 × 7.5 km relay and one in the 20 km individual. His teammates with the Swedish relay team were Ulf Johansson, Tord Wiksten, and Leif Andersson. The next season, he won the overall Biathlon World Cup.
Leif Andersson is a former Swedish biathlete. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, Andersson won a bronze medal in the 4 x 7.5 km relay along with his teammates Mikael Löfgren, Tord Wiksten, and Ulf Johansson. His best individual Olympic placing was eighth, at the 1984 Olympics in Sarajevo.
Ulf Johansson is a former Swedish biathlete. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, Johansson won a bronze medal in the 4 x 7.5 km relay with the Swedish team. His teammates were Mikael Löfgren, Tord Wiksten, and Leif Andersson.
Harri Henrik Eloranta is a Finnish former biathlete, who won the bronze medal in the 10 km sprint at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, France.
Wolfgang Perner was an Austrian biathlete. The IOC banned Perner for life from competing in the Olympics as the result of a doping scandal at the 2006 Winter Olympics.
Jens Steinigen is a former East German and German biathlete.
Svetlana Vladimirovna Petcherskaia ;, born November 14, 1968 in Sverdlovsk, is a former Soviet Union biathlete. The first time women's biathlon was contested at the Winter Olympics in Albertville in 1992, Petcherskia won a silver medal in the women's 15 km individual for the Unified Team. In the 1990/91 season she won the overall world cup. In 1990 she became world champion in the 15 km. During her career she won a total of 7 gold medals at World Championships, together with 3 silver medals and 1 bronze.
Henrik Forsberg is a Swedish former cross-country skier and biathlete who competed from 1988 to 2001. Competing in four Winter Olympics, he earned his best finishes at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville in cross-country skiing with a fourth in the 4 × 10 km relay and ninth in the 10 km + 15 km combined pursuit.
Frode Løberg is a former Norwegian biathlete.
The 27th Biathlon World Championships held in 1992 in Novosibirsk, Russia were only for the team events because these were not part of the Olympic programme in Albertville. This was also the first time when this event was organised in Asian continent.
The 2002–03 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union.
The 1988–89 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the UIPMB. The season started on 15 December 1988 in Albertville, France, and ended on 19 March 1989 in Steinkjer, Norway. It was the twelfth season of the Biathlon World Cup.
The 2000–01 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 30 November 2000 in Antholz-Anterselva, Italy, and ended on 18 March 2001 in Holmenkollen, Norway. It was the twenty-fourth season of the Biathlon World Cup.
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