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BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon Oberhof
09. - 12. January 2025
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The BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 2024 in Oberhof is history. The following is a summary of the most interesting numbers from this year's winter sports event.
Despite the capricious weather in the run-up to the competitions, the organizers of the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 2024 in Oberhof draw a positive conclusion. The joint effort to successfully stage the six races has paid off. 53,000 euphoric spectators followed the sprints, pursuits and relays at the Grenzadler and created a goosebump atmosphere in the ARENA am Rennsteig and along the course. Millions of viewers tuned in on the TV sets. This is not the only reason why the Oberhof World Cup is indispensable from an expert's point of view.
The French women underlined their exceptional form at the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 2024 in Oberhof and celebrated their first relay victory of the season ahead of Norway (+9.3 seconds) and Sweden (+33.5). The DSV stars fell well short of the podium and had to settle for fifth place in front of 20,000 fans. In the end, Vanessa Voigt, Janina Hettich-Walz, Sophia Schneider and Franziska Preuß were 4:20 minutes behind the victorious Frenchwomen.
Norway has secured its third victory in the third relay of the season at the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 2024 in Oberhof. Endre Stroemsheim, Sturla Holm Laegreid, Tarjei Boe and Johannes Thingnes Boe only had seven penalties and finished well ahead of the second-placed German team (+2:01.9).
Thomas Weikert, President of the German Olympic Sports Federation (DOSB), is not only impressed by the German team's performance during the BMW IBU Biathlon World Cup 2024 in Oberhof. In an interview, he talks about the opportunities and challenges with regard to Oberhof as a World Cup venue and the Olympic movement.
After a brilliant race to catch up, Julia Simon won the pursuit race in Oberhof ahead of sprint winner Justine Braisaz-Bouchet. "I'm very happy with the race. The fans gave me wings on the last lap," said the 27-year-old Frenchwoman. Norway's Ingrid Landmark Tandrevold finished as third.
Endre Stroemsheim has won a World Cup race for the first time in the pursuit at the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon 2024 in Oberhof. The sprint bronze medallist won ahead of his two compatriots Sturla Holm Laegreid (2/ +17.8 seconds) and Johannes Dale-Skjevdal (1/ +36.4). Tarjei Boe (3/ +45.5) and his brother Johannes Thingnes Boe (4/ +50.3) completed the Norwegian victory.
Fulminant final lap secures Justine Braisaz-Bouchet the sprint victory
Firmenlauf Thüringens Süden
The company run "Firmenlauf THÜRINGENS SÜDEN®" takes place once a year. The sporty networking party has become the annual highlight for companies in the region. Save the date: 28th August 2024!
Oberhofer Sport und Event GmbH
The Oberhofer Sport und Event GmbH (OSE) is responsible for the organisation and realisation of the BMW IBU World Championships Biathlon 2023 in Oberhof as well as the World Cups in 2024, 2025 and 2026.
Coop FIS World Cup Cross-Country Oberhof
After more than 11 years, the Coop FIS Cross-Country World Cup took place again in the LOTTO Thüringen ARENA on the Rennsteig in Oberhof from January 19th - 21st 2024.