New Mascot of IBU WCH 2021 Pokljuka

For more than 20 years, Pokljuka has been hosting the top biathletes of the world at international top-level competitions: world championships. Pokljuka lies in the heart of nature; from the very beginnings, its connection with nature and the idea of coexistence with nature has been symbolized by the chamois, the...

Additional explanation about spectators

Dear biathlon fans,we appreciate the feedback we have received from you concerning the decision of the Organizing Committee Pokljuka regarding the attendance of spectators at the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 Pokljuka.The goal of the Organizing Committee Pokljuka in this unstable pandemic situation in Slovenia and Europe is to guarantee...

Pokljuka will welcome spectators

The Organizing Committee Pokljuka together with responsible local authorities today decided that spectators will be allowed at the IBU World Championships Biatlon 2021 Pokljuka.Pokljuka officially became the host of IBU World Championships 2021 on 9 September 2018 at a congress of International Biathlon Union in Poreč. The primary goal of...

Decision about spectators postponed

According to the current health situation (pandemic of the new corona virus) and the development of events around the World, the Organizing Committee Pokljuka  waited with a decision about spectators at the Championships. During the last months the venue plans have been adjusted several times and various scenarios are prepared;...

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 of 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,...