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Biathlon world championship Khanty-Mansiysk, 03.-13.03.2011

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 10:08 -- shadzic
Date: 
Sun, 03/06/2011 (All day)

Today’s pursuit races at the biathlon world cup in the Siberian frost of Khanty Mansiyk provided loads of suspense both in the men’s and the women’s races.

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World class: the Fourcade brothers
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The spectators are pretty close to the events
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Silver and Bronze winners Svensen and Boe
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Waiting for the kickoff at -15°C
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Nordic
Snow Type: 
Artificial Snow
Weather: 
Sunny
Snow: 
-17
Air: 
-15
Humidity: 
65
Racing service: 
Steffen Hoos

WC women SC, DH, SG race, Tarvisio ITA, border triangle SLO ITA AUT

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 19:28 -- FFischer

Location

Tarvisio
Italy
46° 30' 19.4472" N, 13° 34' 42.5748" E
Date: 
Sun, 03/06/2011 (All day)
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SC winner Tina Maze SLO, Tarvisio ITA
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Tina at the SL in the SC in Tarvisio ITA
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Podium SC Tarvisio ITA
Podium
First place (text): 
Tina Maze, SLO, Ski Stöckli
Second place (text): 
Lindsey Vonn, USA, Ski Head
Third place (text): 
Maria Riesch, GER, Ski Head
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Race conditions
Competition Discipline: 
Alpine Ski
Snow: 
-4
Air: 
-2
Humidity: 
80

WC men, GS, SL, Kranjska-Gora SLO

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 20:08 -- FFischer

Location

Kranjska-Gora
Slovenia
46° 29' 5.0244" N, 13° 46' 57.5688" E
Date: 
Mon, 03/07/2011 (All day)
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Winner GS Carlo Janka SUI Kranjska-Gora SLO
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Second GS Alexis Pinturault FRA Kranjska Gora SLO
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Third Ted Ligety USA, dominator of the GS and the world cup in Garmisch this winter
Podium
First place (text): 
Carlo Janka, SUI
Second place (text): 
Alexis Pinturault, FRA, Ski Salomon
Third place (text): 
Ted Ligety, USA
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Race conditions
Competition Discipline: 
Alpine Ski
Snow: 
-7
Air: 
-3
Humidity: 
78

Biathlon world championship Khanty-Mansiysk, men's 20km heat

Wed, 03/09/2011 - 21:20 -- FFischer

Location

Khanty-Mansiysk
Russia
61° 0' 2.844" N, 69° 0' 22.4676" E
Date: 
Tue, 03/08/2011 (All day)

Today the men’s 20 km heat was very exciting due to the penalty minute the athletes receive per miss.
Youngster Tarjei Boe from Norway demonstrated his serenity despite of his youth and became deserved world champion in face of one missed shot.

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Nordic
Snow Type: 
Artificial Snow
Weather: 
Sunny
Snow: 
-13
Air: 
-10
Humidity: 
62
Racing service: 
Steffen Hoos

Biathlon world cup Khanty-Mansiysk, relay men

Fri, 03/11/2011 - 17:20 -- shadzic

Location

Khanty-Mansiysk
Russia
61° 0' 2.844" N, 69° 0' 22.4676" E
Date: 
Wed, 03/23/2011 (All day)

The showdown of the most powerful biathlon teams in the world, which was anticipated with suspense, took place with gorgeous weather. The teams of Norway, Germany, Austria, Russia, Sweden and France were favorites - on paper.

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Protagonists at the shooting range
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Marriage before the relay's start
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Snow Type: 
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Weather: 
Sunny
Snow: 
-5
Air: 
-1
Humidity: 
62
Racing service: 
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Biathlon world cup Khanty-Mansiysk

Sun, 03/13/2011 - 09:19 -- shadzic

Location

Khanty-Mansiysk
Russia
60° 59' 39.9228" N, 69° 0' 18.4572" E
Date: 
Sun, 03/13/2011 (All day)

The two mass start races, the men's and the women's, took place in front of an incredible audience. Both contests were thrilling until the end.

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Norwegian fans
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Langlauf idol Vladimir Smirnow
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Magdalena Neuner is happy about 2 gold medals
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Russian Fans totally bonkers
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Race conditions
Competition Discipline: 
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Snow Type: 
Artificial Snow
Weather: 
Sunny
Snow: 
-4
Air: 
-2
Humidity: 
53
Racing service: 
Steffen Hoos

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