Norway’s superiority in Pokljuka

With 14 medals, Norwegian team was the most successful at the IBU World Championships Biathlon 2021 Pokljuka, and they were also the most successful participating nation twenty years ago. Norwegian biathletes have won seven gold, three silver, and four bronze medals. The second most successful country was France with seven podiums (two titles). Sweden with Martin Ponsiluoma, Austria with Lisa Theresa Hauser, and Czech Republic with Marketa Davidova have each won one title.

Country             Gold         Silver            Bronze
Norway               7             3                4
France               2             2              3
Sweden               1             3              2
Czech Republic               1             0              0
Austria               1             2              0
Belarus               0             0              1
Ukraine               0             0              1
RBU               0             0              1

The most successful biathlete of the Championships is Tiril Eckhoff with four titles, one silver and one bronze medal. Her team-mate Sturla Holm Laegreid won four gold medals as well. The leading biathlete of the season, Johannes Thingnes Boe, has two gold medals, one silver, and one bronze, but to be noted, he won both titles in team events. Swede Martin Ponsiluoma has won the set of medals, while his team-mate Sebastian Samuelsson took two silver, and two bronze medals. In addition to a title in the mass start event, Austrian Lisa Theresa Hauser picked up two silver medals. Hanna Öberg won a silver, and two bronze medals. Emilien Jacquelin, Johannes Dale, Marte Olsbu Roeiseland, and Anais Chevalier-Bouchet have all stood at the podium twice.

 Name              Gold         Silver         Bronze
Tiril Eckhoff                  4              1             1
Sturla Holm Laegreid                  4       
Sebastian Samuelsson                  2              2
Lisa Theresa Hauser                 1               2   
Emilien Jacquelin                 1                             1
Johannes Thingnes Boe                 2               1              1
Martin Ponsiluoma                 1               1              1
Marte Olsbu Roeiseland                 2    
Johannes Dale                  1              1
Anais Chevalier-Bouchet                  1              1
Hanna Öberg                   1              2
 Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold                1                1              1

MIXED RELAY

1. Norway (Sturla Holm Laegreid, Johannes Thingnes Boe, Tirill Eckhoff, Marte Olsbu Roeiseland) 
2. Austria (David Komatz, Simon Eder, Dunja Zdouc, Lisa Theresa Hauser)
3. Sweden (Sebastian Samuelsson, Martin Ponsiluoma, Linn Persson, Hanna Öberg)

 

MEN, SPRINT (10 km)

1. Martin PonsiluomaSWE
2. Simon DesthieuxFRA
3. Emilien JacquelinFRA

WOMEN, SPRINT (7,5 km)

1. Tiril Eckhoff NOR
2. Anais Chevalier-Bouchet FRA
3. Hana Sola BLR

MEN, PURSUIT

1. Emilien Jacquelin  FRA
2. Sebastian Samuelsson SWE
3. Johannes Thingnes BoeNOR

WOMEN, PURSUIT

1. Tiril Eckhoff  NOR
2. Lisa Theresa HauserAUT
3. Anais Chevalier-BouchetFRA

WOMEN, 15 KM INDIVIDUAL

1. Marketa Davidova  CZE
2. Hanna ÖbergSWE
3. Ingrid Landmark TandrevoldNOR

MEN, 20 KM INDIVIDUAL

1. Sturla Holm Laegreid NOR
2. Arnd PfeifferGER
3. Johannes DaleNOR

SINGLE MIXED RELAY

1. France (Antonin Guigonnat, Julia Simon)
2. Norway (Johannes Thingnes Boe, Tiril Eckhoff)
3. Sweden (Sebastian Samuelsson, Hanna Öberg)

 

WOMEN, 4×6 KM RELAY

1. Norway (Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold, Tiril Eckhoff, Ida Lien, Marte Olsbu Roeiseland) 
2. Germany (Vanessa Hinz, Janina Hettich, Denise Herrmann, Franziska Preuss) 
3. Ukraine (Anastasiya Merkushyna, Yuliia Dzhima, Darya Blashko, Olena Pidrushna)

MEN, 4×7,5 KM RELAY

1. Norway (Sturla Holm Laegreid, Tarjei Boe, Johannes Thingnes Boe, Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen)
2. Sweden (Peppe Femling, Jesper Nelin, Martin Ponsiluoma, Sebastian Samuelsson)
3. RBU (Said Karimulla Khalili, Matvey Eliseev, Alexander Loginov, Eduard Latypov)

 

WOMEN, 12,5 KM MASS START

1. Lisa Theresa Hauser  AUT
2. Ingrid Landmark TandrevoldNOR
3. Tiril EckhoffNOR

MEN, 15 KM MASS START

1. Sturla Holm LaegreidNOR
2. Johannes DaleNOR
3. Quentin Fillon MailletFRA