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Snow production for WCH began

Low temperatures over the weekend have encouraged biathlon workers in Pokljuka to start preparing artificial snow supplies for the February IBU World Championships Biathlon. According to Brane Gomilar, the chief operative of most of the works at Rudno polje and Sports Centre Triglav Pokljuka, they want to make at least...

Three scenarios for IBU World Championships 2021

Due to the new coronavirus pandemic, the World Championships will be held under special conditions, and the organizers, in cooperation with the International Biathlon Federation (IBU), are preparing three scenarios for this largest winter sports event in Slovenia so far. As an organizer, the favorite would be the originally planned...

Executive Board of IBU confirms WCH 2021 Pokljuka

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) today announced adjustments to the calendar for trimester one of the BMW IBU World Cup, the confirmation of the World Championships Biathlon, the new IBU Cup season calendar and the IBU Congress. The Executive Board (EB) of the International Biathlon Union today confirmed the IBU...

OC Pokljuka for WCH 2021 meets at 1st session

The IBU World Championships Pokljuka 2021 will be the biggest ever winter sporting event in Slovenia to date and the preparations are well underway. The Organising Committee has been strengthened with the appointment of new members and roles already in June and yesterday the OC and LO met at 1st...

World Broadcaster Meeting for WCH 2021 Pokljuka

The OC Pokljuka and Host Broadcaster  and RTV Slovenija organised a (digital) World Broadcaster Meeting in Bled, Slovenia during 24 and 26 August 2020. During the traditional meeting the participants from the broadcasting community were provided with all necessary information on the venue, including a tour of the stadium and adjacent...

Environment Minister visited Rudno polje

The Minister of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Andrej Vizjak, visited Pokljuka and Rudno polje today. Accompanied by the president of the Organizing Committee Pokljuka for the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 in Pokljuka Jelko Kacin, president of the Sports Assembly Pokljuka Peter Zupan, director of the Center Pokljuka Ltd. Borut Farčnik,...

Continuing venue preparations on Rudno polje

In the light of preparations for the World Championships Biathlon in February, work is continuing on the venue at Rudno polje in Pokljuka. Already last winter season, the competition tracks on Pokljuka were updated, which the competitors tested for the first time in January at the World Cup. Previously, Pokljuka was considered...

OC Pokljuka strengthen with new roles and members

Preparations for the biggest winter event in the history of Slovenia are well underway and Organizing Committee of IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 Pokljuka has been strengthen with new members and roles.   As the President of the Organizing Committee Pokljuka has been appointed Mr Jelko Kacin (former Minister, Member of the...

Spring preparations for WCH completed, stored 19,000 cubic meters of snow

Today on Pokljuka organizers ended a very important preparation and storage of snow for the coming winter season. The IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021, which will be hosted by Pokljuka from 9 to 21 February next year, has a new spatial layout. At Pokljuka, we managed to store 19,000 cubic meters...

IBU flag on the way to Pokljuka

The flag of the International Biathlon Union is on its way to Pokljuka, representing Pokljuka now as next host of the IBU World Championships Biathlon.Today the representatives of the Pokljuka Organizing Committee (Tim Farčnik, OC Vice-president and Tomaž Šuštaršič, OC Vice-president and Secretary General) took over the IBU flag in...