Tagged: Biathlon

Bronze for Bjørndalen

Norway’s renowned biathlete wins his 58th championship medal in Hochfilzen, Austria Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway At the age of 43, legendary biathlete Ole Einar Bjørndalen won the bronze medal in the World Championship...

Bjørndalen to continue biathlon career

The King of Biathlon announces decision to compete through the 2018 Olympics Chelsea Little Faster Skier “I was getting old, and the subject came up again—but I defied the experts and ran on ahead.”...

Bjørndalen aims high with new goals

The decorated biathlete considers a return to “simple” cross-country skiing Molly Jones Norwegian American Weekly With Norway’s winter sports season quickly approaching, it’s only natural that Ole Einar Bjørndalen comes to mind. But what...

Svendsen Takes Ruhpolding 20K

Norway’s Emil Hegle Svendsen picked up his first victory since the opening weekend of the season by capturing the men’s 20K individual in 50:39.4 today at the E.ON IBU World Cup Biathlon in Ruhpolding....

Emil Hegle Svendsen Video Interview

Emil Hegle Svendsen of Norway and Magdalena Neuner of Germany capped their seasons as they received the large crystal globe trophies symbolic of their World Cup Overall titles. First Crystal Globes Claiming the Overall...

Björndalen Wins Sprint Convincingly

From a Tie for 43rd to First Ole Einar Björndalen of Norway overcame a poor 43rd place finish in the 20K individual on Thursday to overwhelm a field of 136 men to take the...

Berger Finishes Fast to Win Women’s Sprint

Tora Berger had a slow start to the season with 14th place in the 15K Individual on Wednesday here in Östersund, but finished fast today to win the Women’s 7.5K Sprint. Clean Shooting for...

Bjørndalen elected Biathlon Athlete of the year

  OSLO, May 18, 2009 – AIPS Nordic Ski and Biathlon Commission announce Best Press Facilities and Stars of 2009. 35-year-old Ole Einar Bjørndalen outclassed 20-year-old star of the future Gregor Schlierenzauer with 182 votes to...