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19.01.2014
Lang Doubles Up with Pursuit Win
Copyright IBU/ Ernst Wukits
Germany's Kathrin Lang made it two-for-two today by winning the women's pursuit after taking the sprint yesterday at the IBU Cup in Ruhpolding. She finished in 31:18.1, with one penalty, 1:09 ahead of clean shooting Ekaterina Iourieva of Russia. Germany's Nadine Horchler who started one minute back finished third, with one penalty, 1:46 back.
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18.01.2014
Win Number Two for Simon Schempp
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Simon Schempp claimed the second win of his career today despite two penalties in the men's 12.5K pursuit. He finished in 31:20.6, 1.5 seconds ahead of France's Jean Guillaume Beatrix, with one penalty. Third went to Norway's Henrik L'Abee Lund.
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18.01.2014
Andrea Henkel Takes Antholz Pursuit
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Clean-shooting Andrea Henkel of Germany won the women's 10K pursuit in 31:04.5, taking the lead after the final standing stage and holding off Belarusian Nadezhda Skardino who also shot clean, by 1.6 seconds. Third went to the fast finishing Tora Berger, with three penalties, 6.6 seconds back.
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18.01.2014
Lang Wins Ruhpolding Women’s Sprint
Copyright IBU/ Ernst Wukits
Germany's Kathrin Lang won the sprint competition in Ruhpolding, with clean shooting, in 21:27.9. Second went to Norway's Bente Landheim, who also shot clean, 13.9 seconds behind Lang. Russia's Ekaterina Iourieva was third, with one penalty, 24.5 seconds back.
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17.01.2014
Schempp and Hofer Tie in Antholz Sprint
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Germany's Simon Schempp and Italy's Lukas Hofer tied for first place, with a time of 22:44.9 in the Antholz sprint today, marking the first career wins for both of them. Schempp shot clean while Hofer had a single standing penalty. Schempp's teammate Arnd Peiffer was third, also shooting clean, 4.6 seconds back.
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17.01.2014
A Little Südtirol Night Music with Luki, Lowell & Doro
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Many evenings during the World Cup season are devoted to Skype, reading, board games or other diversions, but once in a while the athletes relax with a little music.
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17.01.2014
Germany Wins IBU Cup Mixed Relay
Copyright IBU/ Ernst Wukits
The German mixed relay team of Kathrin Lang, Nadine Horchler, Benedikt Doll and Florian Graf won the competition in 1.20:05.6. with one penalty. Germany left the second placed Russia 1:13.6 behind. The Russian team of Ekaterina Iourieva, Valentina Nazarova, Alexander Chernyshov and Sergey Korastylev stayed penalty-free. Third went to France with Jacquemine Baud, Enora Latuilliere, Remi Borgeot and Antonin Guigonnat, also penalty-free, 1:59.2 back. Austria is penalty-free in fourth palce; and Switzerland with two penalties in fifth places, respectively. Sixth went Sweden, Penalty-free, 2:21.6 back.
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16.01.2014
IBU Cup Comes to Ruhpolding
Copyright IBU/ Olga Pitkouskaya
Just days after the World Cup caravan left town, the IBU Cup competitors are taking over the Chiemgau Arena in Ruhpolding. The World Cup venue is hosting IBU Cup 6 after Altenberg Germany was unable to host it due to lack of snow.
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16.01.2014
First Win for Bescond in Antholz Sprint
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
France's Anais Bescond claimed the first podium and the first win of her career by taking the 7.5K sprint today in 20:32.2, with a single penalty. Second place went to Andrea Henkel of Germany, who shot clean but finished 6.7 seconds back. Belarusian Darya Domracheva finished third, with two penalties, 10.1 seconds back.
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16.01.2014
Antholz 2.5K Course Tour with Dorothea Wierer Video
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Italy's Dorothea Wierer who grew up on the tracks at Antholz toured the 2.5K loop on a beautiful, clear Tuesday morning, enjoying the winter scenery.
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