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Toko’s women biathletes are in top form

Mon, 02/14/2011 - 20:18 -- shadzic

At the Biathlon World Cup in America, our sponsored German biathletes once again demonstrated world class performance.
Andrea Henkel won a total of 3 races, putting her in the lead in the overall World Cup. After three podium places in succession, Magdalena Neuner, double Olympic winner in Vancouver, claimed her second victory of the season, putting her in third place closely behind Finland’s Kaisa Mäkäränen.

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Tour de Ski Oberstdorf, Pursuit 10 / 20 km

Thu, 03/03/2011 - 19:54 -- FFischer
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Mon, 01/03/2011 (All day)

The Tour de Ski continued with the so-called double pursuit, the fourth race in Oberstdorf, Bavaria. Before the first of two rest days tomorrow, there was a chance to witness some exciting battles in beautiful weather. In both the men’s and women’s events, the lead changed continuously, in pursuit of the time bonuses in the intermediate sprints. Finland’s Matti Heikkinen was surprising strong in the last very steep uphill section in the men’s event, as was Sweden’s Anna Haag in the women’s race. Giving them their first victories this year.

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Biathlon World Cup Oberhof, Men’s Relay

Thu, 03/03/2011 - 20:08 -- FFischer
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Sun, 01/23/2011 (All day)

In Oberhof, the biathletes are continuing their World Cup series in the new year. Held by floodlight, this night race was one of the most exciting relay events in the history of the biathlon. Unpredictable gusts of wind resulted in constant changes in position. Due to a strong performance in the shooting rounds, from the third racer onwards the German team held a comfortable lead, before finally winning 2.22 minutes ahead of the Czechs and Norwegians.

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Biathlon World Cup Oberhof, Women’s Sprint

Thu, 03/03/2011 - 21:01 -- FFischer
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Sat, 01/08/2011 (All day)

In today’s women’s sprint race in the mega biathlon at Oberhof, Norway’s Ann-Kristin Flatland celebrated her first World Cup victory. In difficult, wet snow conditions, she missed the target just once. Double Olympic winner Magdalena Neuner finished in a strong second place, with the fastest racing time, after missing one target in both the prone and standing shooting sections. Third place went to another Toko-sponsored athlete, Andrea Henkel from Germany.
Congratulations!

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Oslo: Nordic World Championships - Cross-country skiing 30km women

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 16:33 -- shadzic

Location

Oslo
Norway
59° 54' 49.9284" N, 10° 45' 8.082" E
Date: 
Sun, 03/06/2011 (All day)

The ultimate discipline for the women is the 30km. And if the race is in Norway there is nothing better to cross-country skiing. One hundred thousand spectators came to Holmenkollen to see the expected thrilling triple-header between Bjoergen, Kowalczyk and Johaug who are the best athletes of this season.

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Therese Johaug is being informed about her headstart
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Justyna fights for not loosing contact to Marit Bjoergen
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Therese Johaug
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Therese flies towards the finish line
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Glidewax: HF red - Top Finish: JetStream yellow Powder
Race conditions
Competition Discipline: 
Nordic
Weather: 
Sunny
Snow: 
-6
Air: 
-3
Humidity: 
48
Racing service: 
Christian Schocher

Biathlon WM Khanty-Mansiysk, 10km sprint men

Sun, 03/06/2011 - 17:44 -- shadzic

Location

Khanty-Mansiysk
Russia
61° 0' 2.844" N, 69° 0' 22.4676" E
Date: 
Sat, 03/05/2011 (All day)

Today German biathlete Arnd Peiffer achieved his first victory at the world championships during at the 10km sprint in Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia). He won the gold medal while the strong competitors Martin Fourcade (France) won silver and Tarjei Boe (Norway) bronze.

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Arnd Peiffer won all the sprint races in Khanty for the last three years
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Bronze medal winner Tarjei Boe at the shooting range
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World champion Arnd Peiffer at the finish line
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Talking shop after the race between Fourcaden and the beaten super star Ole Einar Björndalen
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Glidewax: LF blue + X-cold Powder, Top Finish: JetStream blue Powder, rotokork
Race conditions
Competition Discipline: 
Nordic
Snow Type: 
Artificial Snow
Weather: 
Sunny
Snow: 
-13
Air: 
-12
Humidity: 
62
Racing service: 
Steffen Hoos

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