Biathlon calendar world cup 2018/19 - Schedule biathlon

2018-10-19

The world cup of biathlon include 9 events and world championship. 

Schedule has Central European Time (CET). If you live in UK, you have to subtract 1 hour. USA or Canada: Washington, Ottava -5; Chicago, Winnipeg - 6; Denver - 7; LA, Vancouver - 8. 

World Cup, 1st event, Pokljuka (Slovenia)
Time CET
02 Dec 2018 - 12:00 - Single-Mixed Relay
02 Dec 2018 - 14:30 - Mixed relay
05 Dec 2018 - 14:15 - Individual race 20km, Men
06 Dec 2018 - 14:15 - Individual race 15km, Women
07 Dec 2018 - 14:15 - Sprint 10km, Men
08 Dec 2018 - 14:15 - Sprint 7.5km, Women
09 Dec 2018 - 11:45 - Pursuit 12.5km, Men
09 Dec 2018 - 14:45 - Pursuit 10km, Women

Second stage will be on Austria.

World Cup, 2nd event, Hohfintzen (Austria)
Time CET
13 Dec 2018 - 14:15 - Sprint 7.5km, Women
14 Dec 2018 - 14:15 - Sprint 10km, Men
15 Dec 2018 - 11:30 - Pursuit 10km, Women
15 Dec 2018 - 14:45 - Pursuit 12.5km, Men
16 Dec 2018 - 11:15 - Relay 4x6km, Women
16 Dec 2018 - 14:15 - Relay 4x7.5km, Men

Next stage hosted by Czech Nove Mesto. It has a biggest stadium with a capacity of 40,000 fans. Two years ago, for one week 120,000 people has visited Nove Mesto. It's fantastic!

World Cup, 3rd event, Nove Mesto (Czech)
20 Dec 2018 - 17:30 - Sprint 10km, Men
21 Dec 2018 - 17:30 - Sprint 7.5km, Women
22 Dec 2018 - 15:00 - Pursuit 12.5km, Men
22 Dec 2018 - 17:00 - Pursuit 10km, Women
23 Dec 2018 - 11:45 - Mass start 15km, Men
23 Dec 2018 - 14:30 - Mass start 12,5km , Women

Double german stages in Oberhof and Ruhpolding. We can confider Ruhpolding calm and stability track, but Oberhof looks like pinata with a lot of surprizes. Excess snow, lack of snow, mist, high temperature, low temperature - everythink, except normal сonditions.

World Cup, 4th event, Oberhof (Germany)
10 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Sprint 7.5km, Women
11 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Sprint 10km, Men
12 Jun 2019 - 12:45 - Pursuit 10km, Women
12 Jun 2019 - 15:00 - Pursuit 12.5km, Men
13 Jun 2019 - 11:45 - Relay 4x6km, Women
13 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Relay 4x7.5km, Men
World Cup, 5th event, Ruhpolding (Germany)
16 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Individual race 20km, Men
17 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Individual race 15km, Women
18 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Relay 4x7,5km, Men
19 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Relay 4x6km, Women
20 Jun 2019 - 12:15 - Mass-start 15km, Men
20 Jun 2019 - 14:40 - Mass-start 12,5km, Women

Very difficult italian stage in Antholz. Italian track placed on highlands, so it's good track for sportsmens, who has a good physical conditions.

World Cup 6th event, Antholz (Italy)
24 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Sprint 7,5km, Women
25 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Sprint 10km, Men
26 Jun 2019 - 14:30 - Pursuit 10km, Women
26 Jun 2019 - 15:30 - Pursuit 12,5km, Men
27 Jun 2019 - 12:45 - Mass-start 12,5km, Women
27 Jun 2019 - 15:30 - Mass-start 15km, Men

Next two stages will be on North America - in USA and Canada. Ibu want to popularization biathlon in these countries.

World Cup, 7th event - Canmore (Canada)
Время по Москве, Киев -1 час
07 Feb 2019 - 18:15 - Individual race 20km, Men
07 Feb 2019 - 22:00 - Individual race 15km, Women
09 Feb 2019 - 20:30 - Relay 4x7,5km, Men
09 Feb 2019 - 22:45 - Relay 4x6km, Women
10 Feb 2019 - 19:00 - Mass start 15km, Men
10 Feb 2019 - 22:00 - Mass start 12,5km, Women

There was the olympic games 2002.

World Cup, 8th event, Salt Lake City (USA)
Время по Москве, Киев -1 час
14 Feb 2019 - 19:15 - Sprint 7,5km, Women
15 Feb 2019 - 19:15 - Sprint 10km, Men
16 Feb 2019 - 18:05 - Pursuit 10km, Women
16 Feb 2019 - 22:05 - Pursuit 12,5km, Men
17 Feb 2019 - 18:10 - Mass start 12,5km, Women
17 Feb 2019 - 22:05 - Mass start 15km, Men

Two weeks holidays, and World Championship - the main races of the year for any sportsmen. 

World Championship, Oestersund (Sweden)
Время по Москве, Киев -1 час
07 Mar 2019 - 16:30 - Mixed relay 2x6 & 2x7,5km
09 Mar 2019 - 13:15 - Sprint 7,5km, Women
09 Mar 2019 - 16:30 - Sprint 10km, Men
10 Mar 2019 - 13:45 - Pursuit 10km, Women
10 Mar 2019 - 16:30 - Pursuit 12,5km, Men
12 Mar 2019 - 15:30 - Individual race 15km, Women
13 Mar 2019 - 16:10 - Individual race 20km, Men
14 Mar 2019 - 17:10 - Single mixed relay
16 Mar 2019 - 13:15 - Relay 4x6km, Women
16 Mar 2019 - 16:30 - Relay 4x7,5km, Men
17 Mar 2019 - 13:15 - Mass start 12,5km, Women
17 Mar 2019 - 16:00 - Mass start 15km, Men

And season will end in norwean Holmenkollen

World Cup, 9th event, Holmenkollen (Norway)
Время по Москве, Киев -1 час
21 Mar 2018 - 16:30 - Sprint 7,5km, Women
22 Mar 2018 - 16:30 - Sprint 10km, Men
23 Mar 2018 - 15:00 - Pursuit 10km, Women
23 Mar 2018 - 17:15 - Pursuit 12,5km, Men
24 Mar 2018 - 14:00 - Mass start 12,5km, Women
24 Mar 2018 - 16:30 - Mass start 15km, Men

This is a completely calendar of biathlon 2018-19. Schedule include 9 world cup events and world championship.

Season is

Information about disciplines:

Sprint - the most short race. It consist of three laps and two shootings. For women one lap - 2,5km, for men 3,3km. If biathlete misses shoot, he should run penalty loop (50m). Sprint - the most common race of the season. Only Canmore and Ruhpolding hasn't it. By results of sprint is formed next race - pursuit.

Pursuit - all biathletes started at the same lag and positions, they finished the previous sprint. In pursuit take part just top-60 from the sprint. Race include 5 laps (2,5km for men and 2km for women) and 4 shooting. If biathlete misses, he also should run penalty loop.

Individual race - oldest biathlone discipline. It's very difficult race, because has a longest length - 20km for men, and 15 for women. Also has 5 laps and 4 shooting, but the main different - no penalty loops. If biathlete misses, he gets a penalty of 1 min, whick is added to his time on the track.

Mass-start - one of the most popular races. There take part top-25 from total score list. And the best 5 biathlete of this stage. There at the same rules as in the pursuit. But all sportsmen starting at the same time. Usually, the decisive moment - it's last 4th shooting. If someone misses on the last shooting, very diffilcult to regain lost time. 

Relay. Take part four biathlete from each counties. There is short distance, only 6km for women and 7,5 for men. Have to close all 5 targets. If biathlete misses one or more targets, he has an additional 3 cartridges for non-closed targets. If after it is non-closed targets, biathlete have to run penalty loops.

Mixed Relay. Has at the same rules as in the classic relay, but there take part two women and two men.

Single Mixed Relay. Similarly rules, but has a bit difference. Take part only 1 man and 1 woman for each county. The order of performances is: Woman 2 laps - Men 2 laps - Women 2 laps - Men 3 laps (finishing). The panalty loop is two times shorter - 25m. It's the best race for "snipers".

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2 BOE Johannes Thingnes 1027
3 SHIPULIN Anton 697
4 PEIFFER Arnd 668
5 HOFER Lukas 637
6 FAK Jakov 602
7 BOE Tarjei 591
8 DESTHIEUX Simon 579
9 DOLL Benedikt 532
10 FILLON MAILLET Quentin 518
11 LESSER Erik 506
12 SCHEMPP Simon 484
13 RASTORGUJEVS Andrejs 481
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15 WEGER Benjamin 476
16 EBERHARD Julian 468
17 L'ABEE-LUND Henrik 454
18 EDER Simon 449
19 LINDSTRÖM Fredrik 408
20 GUIGONNAT Antonin 379
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5 WIERER Dorothea 681
6 VITTOZZI Lisa 588
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10 HINZ Vanessa 522
11 DZHIMA Yuliia 483
12 HERRMANN Denise 477
13 YURLOVA-PERCHT Ekaterina 474
14 OLSBU Marte 450
15 SEMERENKO Vita 437
16 HAMMERSCHMIDT Maren 421
17 BRAISAZ Justine 419
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19 CHEVALIER ANAIS 385
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4 Russia 5623.0
5 Italy 5228.0
6 Austria 5100.0
7 Sweden 4916.0
8 Slovenia 4327.0
9 Switzerland 4302.0
10 Czech Republic 4073.0
11 Ukraine 4065.0
12 Bulgaria 3704.0
13 USA 3597.0
14 Canada 3509.0
15 Belarus 3415.0
16 Slovakia 3378.0
17 Finland 3349.0
18 Estonia 3110.0
19 Latvia 2920.0
20 Kazakstan 2873.0
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3 Italy 5407.0
4 Russia 5237.0
5 Norway 5232.0
6 Ukraine 5097.0
7 Sweden 5024.0
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9 Switzerland 4532.0
10 Czech Republic 4482.0
11 Poland 4366.0
12 Finland 4208.0
13 Slovakia 3926.0
14 Kazakstan 3787.0
15 Canada 3736.0
16 Austria 3706.0
17 Japan 3501.0
18 South Korea 3183.0
19 USA 2629.0
20 Estonia 2567.0

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