Biathlon World Cup

Publication date: 17 Jan 2023

About the Biathlon World Cup

The Biathlon World Cup is an annual series of major biathlon events for men and women, managed by the International Biathlon Union (IBU). There are several types of biathlon competitions:

  • Individual;
  • Sprint;
  • Pursuit;
  • Mass start;
  • Relay;
  • Mixed relay;
  • Single mixed relay.

The men’s World Cup has been held for the first time since the 1978-79 season and the women’s World Cup nine years later.

There are nine stages in a World Cup season, which usually lasts from November to March.

The ranking is based on the results of the disciplines and the total points. The overall leader of the competition has a yellow jersey while the leader of a discipline has a red jersey.

Official website of the IBU

2022-23 Biathlon World Cup

The current Biathlon World Cup season started in Finland on 29 November 2022 and will end in Norway on 19 March 2023. Stages:

  1. Kontiolahti (Finland) – 29 November – 4 December;
  2. Hochfilzen (Austria) – 8-11 December;
  3. Annecy Le Grand-Bornand (France) – 15-18 December;
  4. Pokljuka (Slovenia) – 5-8 January;
  5. Ruhpolding (Germany) – 11-15 January;
  6. Antholz-Anterselva (Italy) – 19-22 January;
  7. Nove Mesto Na Morave (Czech Republic) – 2-5 March;
  8. Östersund (Sweden) – 9-12 March;
  9. Holmenkollen (Norway) – 16-19 March.

Results of the previous Biathlon World Cups

The year Venue Results
2021-22 The final stage took place on 20 March in Holmenkollen, Norway General classification: Quentin Fillon Maillet, Marte Olsbu Røiseland

Individual race: Tarjei Bø, Markéta Davidová

Sprint: Quentin Fillon Maillet, Marte Olsbu Røiseland

Pursuit: Quentin Fillon Maillet, Marte Olsbu Røiseland

Mass start: Sivert Guttorm Bakken, Justine Braisaz-Bouchet

2020-21 Almería, Spain General classification: Johannes Bø, Tiril Eckhoff

Individual race: Sturla Lægreid, Lisa Theresa Hauser, Dorothea Wierer

Sprint: Johannes Bø, Tiril Eckhoff

Pursuit: Sturla Lægreid, Tiril Eckhoff

Mass start: Tarjei Bø, Ingrid Tandrevold

2019-20 Salamanca, Spain General classification: Johannes Bø, Dorothea Wierer

Individual race: Martin Fourcade, Hanna Öberg

Sprint: Martin Fourcade, Denise Herrmann-Wick

Pursuit: Émilien Jacquelin, Tiril Eckhoff

Mass start: Johannes Bø, Dorothea Wierer

2023-24 Biathlon World Cup

According to preliminary information, the next Biathlon World Cup season will start in Finland on 26 November 2023 and finish in Canada on 17 March 2024.

Keep an eye on the dates of the men’s and women’s biathlon competitions and other events in our Sporting Events Calendar.

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