The championship in Pokljuka reached Greenland as well

Greenland's Ukaleq Astri Slettemark is far from the circle of favourites at the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 in Pokljuka. But the 19-year-old, who dreams of becoming the World Champion, has aroused great interest for this sport in her homeland. And from there, she has received hundreds of encouraging messages...

Johannes Lukas surprised the team and came to Pokljuka

Before the start of the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 Pokljuka, it seemed that the Swedish national team would be without head coach Johannes Lukas, who was injured after falling down a flight of stairs at the last World Cup in Anterselva and had to undergo a surgery. But the...

Numerous candidates for relay victories

Saturday at the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 Pokljuka is dedicated to relay races. The women's race will start at 11:45 a.m. and the men's at 3 p.m. It is hard to predict a favourite for the final win, looking at the results of the season.In the 2020/21 season, the...

The revived Zatrnik ski resort is already attracting the first skiers

The once popular Zatrnik ski resort has come to life again this winter after more than a quarter of a century. In December, after the snowfall, it was lively again. Trails, parking lots and sledding trails are being prepared. Currently, there are already functioning three ski lifts for children, a...

Five-star experiences for unforgettable memories

Slovenia Unique Experiences are like the icing on the cake. They make visits to this place located between the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Karst and the Pannonian Plains even more lavish. The Slovenia Unique Experiences label ensures experiences with a green soul, sustainable philosophy, and authenticity you cannot experience elsewhere....

Mighty the Dwarf is joining the chamois to cheer in Pokljuka

Pokljuka has been hosting biathlon competitions for more than 20 years, and chamois, the mascot of Pokljuka competitions, cheered on biathletes together with numerous spectators. This year, due to Covid-19 prevention measures, there are no spectators at the venue, but another fan joined the chamois - Mighty the Dwarf. Mighty...

Lekan: The rifle adjusts to the shooter and not the other way around

Biathlon rifles are something special, basically custom-made. "In biathlon, the rifle adapts to the shooter and not the shooter to the rifle," claims former Slovenian national team member and coach Boštjan Lekan. A special feature of the rifle is the butt, which is made of softwood, mostly linden or chestnut....

France’s triumph in single mixed relay

Second relay fixture of the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 Pokljuka went to French Julia Simon and Antonin Guigonnat, who completed the race in 36:42.4 and 5 spare rounds. They were followed by Norway's Johannes Thingnes Boe and Tiril Eckhoff finishing just 2.8 seconds back and using 9 spares, while...

Mercator Cash&Carry – partner of the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021

Daily and smooth food and drink delivery to the location of this year's IBU World Championships Biathlon is the challenge itself because of the high altitude. During the first week of the World Championships, delivery was additionally challenging because of adverse weather conditions - extremely low temperatures and snowy roads....

The meteoric rise of young Norwegian biathlete

Sturla Holm Lægreid is definitely the discovery of this year's biathlon season. The 23-year-old, who will turn 24 on Saturday, competed in the IBU World Cup for the first-time last year, and this season is his first when he is a permanent member of the Norwegian national team at the...