The Biathlon World Cup 2020 in Antholz continued on Sunday with the pursuers of women and men. There was the first medal for the German team.
Antholz – Denise Herrmann won silver in the pursuit of women, but the German men again missed the podium.
Biathlon World Cup 2020: Strong Herrmann wins first medal
The knot has finally broken. Denise Herrmann won the first medal for the German team in the fourth race of the 2020 Biathlon World Cup. The 31-year-old won the silver medal in the pursuit over 10 kilometers.
The local hero Dorothea Wierer, who grew up just ten kilometers from Antholz, secured the victory. Bronze went to the sprint world champion Marte Olsbu Roiseland from Norway.
Biathlon World Cup: Significant increase at the shooting range
Herrmann showed himself to be strong on the run in Antholz as usual and presented himself much improved in the pursuer at the shooting range. With four shooting units, Herrmann shot only three errors. Wierer made only one mistake and was almost ten seconds ahead of Herrmann at the finish. Biathlon World Cup in Antholz 2020: All dates and results
Even if Herrmann missed the title defense in the pursuer, she was very satisfied after the race. “Fifth place in the sprint really motivated me. The starting position was good, I worked consistently and I am now very happy,” said a beaming Herrmann at the finish.
Biathlon World Cup: Strong performance by the German team
In addition to Herrmann, the entire German team was able to convince in the pursuer. Vanessa Hinz made only one mistake and went from 14th to fifth place.
Biathlon World Cup 2020: The best pictures from Antholz
Franziska Preuss improved from eighth to seventh place with two shooting errors. Karolin Horchler even went completely without mistakes and worked her way up from 23rd to 15th place.
Germany makes a leap forward in the medal table, Norway leads. The next women’s race will take place on Tuesday, then the individual will be held over 15 kilometers.
Biathlon World Cup: The Result of the Persecution of Women
- Dorothea Wierer (Italy) 29: 22.0 / 1 penalty
- Denise Herrmann (Germany) +9.5 / 3
- Marte Olsbu Roiseland +13.8 / 3
- Hanna Öberg (Sweden) +22.3 / 2
- Vanessa Hinz (Germany) +26.8 / 1
- Ivona Fialkova (Slovakia) +35.7 / 2
- Franziska Preuß (Germany) +40.6 / 2
- Lisa Theresa Hauser (Austria) +51.4 / 1
- Baiba Bendika (Latvia) +1: 03.2
- Aita Gasparin (Latvia) +1: 07.4 / 1
15.Karolin Horchler (Germany) +1: 30.3 / 0
The complete result for the pursuer of the ladies
Emilien Jacquelin from France is the new world champion in the chase. At the Biathlon World Championships in Antholz, the 24-year-old prevailed against Johannes Thingnes Boe from Norway in a thrilling finish sprint and celebrated the greatest success of his career after a flawless competition.
“I dreamed of this day as a child. It is incredible, it was a fantastic race for me. I thank my parents who always believed in me,” said a happy Jacqueline at the finish. Click here for the medal table of the Biathlon World Cup
Biathlon World Cup 2020: The best pictures from Antholz
Third place went to sprint world champion Alexander Loginov from Russia ahead of Frenchman Martin Fourcade and Arnd Peiffer from Germany.
Peiffer, who had started the race in seventh place, made only one mistake in four shots, but was barely able to catch up on the lead on the 12.5 kilometer route. “It was a solid performance on my part, but the front didn’t allow anything. I’m satisfied and got the most out of it,” said Peiffer after the race. Biathlon World Cup in Antholz 2020: All dates and results
Biathlon World Cup: Three Germans experience debacles at the shooting range
For the other German starters, the pursuer ended with a big disappointment. Philipp Horn was 18th, Johannes Kühn 28th and Benedikt Doll 29. Large deficits at the shooting range became apparent.
Horn made six mistakes, Kühn five and Doll seven. The next men’s race will take place on Wednesday in Antholz. Then it’s about 20 kilometers to the next medals.
Since every single shooting error results in a penalty minute, the German men, with the exception of Peiffer, urgently have to work on their marksmanship.
Biathlon World Cup: The result of the men’s pursuit
- Emilien Jacquelin (France) 31: 15.2 / 0 penalty laps
- Johannes Thingnes Boe (Norway) +0.4 / 2
- Alexander Loginov (Russia) +23.9 / 1
- Martin Fourcade (France) +46.3 / 2
- Arnd Peiffer (Germany) +53.9 / 1
- Tarjei Boe (Norway) +1: 12.5 / 2
- Quentin Fillon Maillet (France) +1: 25.9 / 6
- Simon Desthieux (France) +1: 26.9 / 1
- Felix Leitner (Austria) +1: 33.0 / 2
- Vetle Chrsitiansen (Norway) +1: 58.4 / 1
18. Philipp Horn (Germany) +2: 19.0 / 6
28. Johannes Kühn (Germany) +3: 14.3 / 5
29. Benedikt Doll (Germany) +3: 15.9 / 7
The result of the men’s pursuit
Biathlon World Cup: The men’s sprint in the live ticker
Conclusion: And at the very front there is a lot of wavering at this World Cup. Series winners Johannes Thignes Boe and Martin Fourcade are still without individual titles. Emilien Jacquelin, on the other hand, celebrates the greatest success of his career.
Conclusion: Arnd Peiffer made only one mistake and completed a strong race here. All other Germans left a bad impression at the shooting range, so they can’t be satisfied with that. “It was a solid performance by me, but the front didn’t allow anything. I’m satisfied and got the most out of it,” said Peiffer at the finish.
15:48: Philipp Horn turns 18. He was strong again, but six shooting errors are out of the question. It was even worse for Benedikt Doll, who is only 29th with seven mistakes. Johannes Kühn is 28 with five mistakes.
15:47: Johannes Thingnes Boe wins silver from the Russian Loginov. Fourcade finished fourth ahead of Arnd Peiffer.
15:46: Emilien Jacquelin is the world chase champion! This is the next big surprise.
15:45: Jacquelin attacks, Boe has problems. But he still keeps up, that’s crazy here. Jacquelin looks very good, now it’s down the home straight.
15:44: Boe and Jacquelin run in front in step. It will be a gripping finish.
15:43: Arnd Peiffer is fifth, Doll again with three mistakes. Horn is 23. Overall, this is not a good result for Germany.
15:42: So now it’s about the world title. Johannes Thingnes Boe and Emilien Jacquelin are on the track together. Loginov is back almost ten seconds, the Russian will get bronze. Fourcade is fourth, 25 seconds behind Loginov.
15:41: Arnd Peiffer meets everything here again. What a sparkling clean performance.
15:40: Loginov makes a mistake. Now it’s getting interesting. Boe and Jacquelin hit everything, this is going to be an awesome finish.
15:39: Is Loginov getting his second world title here? If he stays clear he will win this race too.
15:38: This race will be decided shortly. It’s the last shooting.
15:37: Loginov has 12.5 seconds on jacquelin and 25 on J.T. Boe. Fourcade is fourth, 28 seconds behind. Peiffer is still sixth a minute behind Loginov.
15:36: Doll and horn with two mistakes each. It was finally a good result.
15:35: Boe remains without errors and is third. Peiffer hits everything again, the German is sixth.
15:34: Loginov doesn’t seem to be beating here. The Russian hits everything again. Fourcade has to go into the penalty loop, Jacquelin stays clear and is second.
15:33: Fourcade is up to five seconds behind Loginov. And from behind Johannes Thingnes Boe comes closer and closer.
15:32: It goes straight to the first standing shoot. Now we are entering the hot phase of the race.
15:31: Let’s look at the backlog of Germans. Peiffer misses one minute to the front, 45 seconds on the podium. Horn is now 1:45 behind the top, as is Doll. Kühn’s backlog is 2:30 minutes.
15:30: Kühn shoots flawlessly, that will do him good.
15:29: Doll also has to go back to the penalty loop. Peiffer is the sixth best German. He is one minute behind Loginov, who is ten seconds ahead of Fourcade. Third is Jacquelin, who is 15 seconds back.
15:28: Peiffer leaves without a mistake, he is there with the front. Horn unfortunately has to go into the penalty loop twice, that was probably with a medal.
15:27: Loginov again without mistakes, the Russian pulls away. Fourcade can keep up, he also hits everything. J.T. Boe has to go round again, Jacquelin gets through without mistakes.
15:26: Fourcade runs out on Loginov for a second. Horn and Peiffer could hardly catch up. Now the second shoot.
15:25: Doll is 1:25 back, Kühn is already 2:30. And soon there will be a second prone shooting.
15:23: Kühn was hit twice. Loginov leads Fourcade by 12 seconds. Emilien Jacquelin is ten seconds behind, followed by the Boe brothers. Horn and Peiffer are just under a minute behind Loginov.
15:22: Horn, Peiffer and Doll each have to go round once. This is not a good start.
15:21: Fillon Maillet makes four mistakes here, which is very bitter for the French. Fourcade remains flawless, both Boe brothers have to go round once. And Loginov pulls away from the front without errors.
15:19: 2.5 kilometers are completed immediately, then shooting is done lying down. Loginov and Fillon Maillet lead and go to the first shooting together.
15:18: The level in yesterday’s sprint was exorbitantly high. If you want to win today, you not only have to run fast, but you can hardly afford to make a shooting mistake.
15:17: All Germans are on the track. A total of 60 athletes are at the start.
15:16: Five laps of 2.5 kilometers each are completed. There are four shots. Every shooting mistake results in a penalty of 150 meters.
15:15: The starting shot has been fired, Loginov is on the way.
Before the race: So now it starts here.
Before the race: Peiffer will start 40 seconds after Loginov, Horn 45 seconds, Doll one minute and twelve seconds. As the worst German, Kühn went on the 12.5 km route just two minutes after Loginov.
Before the race: Sprint World Champion Alexander Loginov will be the first to start, Quentin Fillon Maillet is 6.5 seconds behind, Martin Fourcade, who continues to lead the overall standings, is a good 20 seconds behind. Click here for the start list
Before the race: The starting position for men is promising from a German perspective. With Arnd Peiffer, Philipp Horn and Benedikt Doll, the German team has three hot irons in the fire. Only Johannes Kühn will probably not be able to say a word about the medals.
Before the race: After the ladies, the gentlemen are also in pursuit. 12.5 kilometers are in line, there are four shots.
Before the race: Hello and welcome back to the live ticker at chiemgau24.de for the Biathlon World Cup in Antholz. The second race of the day is scheduled for 3:15 p.m.
Biathlon World Cup 2020: The pursuer of women in the live ticker
13:35: “Fifth place in the sprint really motivated me. The starting position was good, I worked consistently and I am now very happy,” says a beaming Herrmann at the finish.
13:33: Herrmann is beaming at the finish line, she wins her fourth World Cup medal and for Germany the first in these title fights. This is extremely important for the entire team.
13:32: Vanessa Hinz finished fifth, Franziska Preuß seventh and Karolin Horchler 15th. The German women showed a very strong performance here. That gives courage for the second week and above all for the season.
13:31: Denise Herrmann wins the first medal for the German team at this World Cup. She finishes second and takes silver. Bronze goes to Marte Olsbu Roiseland from Norway.
13:30: Wierer is shouted at by the fans, she wins the world title in her home country.
13:29: Herrmaaaaaann !!! Now the attack is coming, and what a. She starts on the penultimate climb and pulls away with a mighty start.
13:28: But from behind, the Swede Hanna Öberg pushes. Herrmann and Roiseland should not be tacting too much now.
13:27: Herrmann and Roiseland are now tacting. The battle for gold is over, they are now focusing on the silver medal.
13:26: Dorothea Wierer becomes world champion in front of a home crowd. The audience rages. Denise Herrmann will get the first medal for Germany. She is now fighting for silver against Roiseland.
13:25: Vanessa Hinz with flawless shooting, that’s very strong. She is fourth on the track, but the medal ranks are too far away. Prussia with one mistake, she is seventh. Great performance of the German ladies.
13:24: Herrmann’s last shot misses, that could even have been the world title. Herrmann will get a medal here, that looks very good.
13:23: Oh what’s happening here. Roiseland has to go twice, Wierer makes a mistake.
13:22: Herrmann takes Dunklee a lot of time, she has already put a penalty round between herself and the American. But it shouldn’t be much more when it comes to the last shooting.
13:21: Preuss and Hinz are almost 25 behind Herrmann. Germany has three medal candidates in the race before the last shooting.
13:20: The win will be very, very difficult for Herrmann. Wierer and Roiseland have to make huge mistakes. Herrmann is back 40 seconds and is even ten seconds ahead of fourth place, currently occupied by Susan Dunklee.
13:19: Hinz and Preuss also remain without errors and are now at the front. Preuss is sixth, Hinz ninth. Everything is still there for the German ladies.
13:18: Wow, Roiseland and Wierer remain without mistakes again. Herrmann has to go into the penalty loop once. But she remains in third place.
13:17: Herrmann is ten seconds behind the management duo Wierer and Roiseland.
13:16: It goes quickly, the women are approaching the first of two standing shots. We are slowly entering the hot phase here.
13:14: Preuss is ninth, Hinz twelfth. Horchler is in 23rd place.
13:13: Horchler flawless again, that’s a good performance so far. Wierer leads Roiseland with five seconds, Herrmann is 15 seconds behind Wierer and is halfway through the medal.
13:12: Wierer and Roiseland remain flawless, Dunklee has to go into the penalty loop. Herrmann remains flawless and is the third on the track. Preuss and Hinz have to go round once each.
13:11: The second and last prone shooting is now pending. Dunklee, Wierer and Roiseland start shooting almost simultaneously.
13:09: Herrmann and Preuss are a good 15 seconds from the podium. It leads Dunklee with a good seven seconds ahead of Wierer and Roiseland. The second shooting is about to begin.
13:08: Horchler also remains without mistakes. Dunklee leads ahead of Roiseland and Dorothea Wierer. Then Preuss and Herrmann come. Hinz is ninth, Horchler twentieth.
13:07: Franziska Preuß and Vanessa Hinz remain without errors. It is going well for the German women.
13:06: Roiseland has to run a penalty loop, Dunklee remains clean and takes the lead. Herrmann also with a mistake, 150 meters extra.
13:05: Now it’s time for the first shoot.
13:04: Herrmann is already third. In terms of running she is dazzling again in shape, we hope that she will also implement this at the shooting range. Then everything is in here.
13:03: Roiseland quickly goes to the front and expands her preparatory course on Dunklee. Herrmann has made up for ten seconds, and that after only one kilometer.
13:02: All women started, 60 athletes are on the way.
13:01: Five rounds of 2 kilometers each are run, four times it goes to the shooting range. Every shooting mistake results in a penalty of 150 meters.
13:00: The chase is on, Marte Olsbu Roiseland has started. She is followed by Susan Dunklee, Lucie Charvatova and Denise Herrmann.
Before the race: Denise Herrmann is the defending champion in this race. In 2019 she became world champion in pursuit in Östersund.
Before the race: In a few minutes it will start, the athletes get ready.
Before the race: And again the sun is shining in Antholz, the conditions at this biathlon world championship have been excellent every day so far.
Before the race: From a German perspective, there are four athletes. Denise Herrmann will be 30 seconds behind, Franziska Preuß is 40 seconds back, Vanessa Hinz 50 and Karolin Horchler 1:11 minutes.
Before the race: The Norwegian won the sprint on Friday and is allowed to run ahead in the pursuit today. 59 athletes then set out to pursue the respective distances from the residues that arose in the sprint.
Before the race: Let us first concentrate on women. 60 are right at the start, Marte Olsbu Roiseland will be out as a hunted.
Before the race: Every athlete starting today has to go to the shooting range four times. Any mistake made there will result in a penalty loop of 150 meters in length.
Before the race: We see two chase races today. At 1 p.m., the women set off on the ten-kilometer route, and the men run at 12:15 p.m. over 12.5 km.
Before the race: Hello and welcome to the live ticker at chiemgau24.de for the Biathlon World Cup in Antholz. Two races are on the program today.
Biathlon World Cup: The preliminary report on the live ticker
First of all, the women then go into the pursuer, which is run over ten kilometers and contains four shooting units. Shooting is carried out twice, standing twice, every shooting error results in a penalty of 150 meters.
The starting times for the chase are based on the results of the sprint on Friday. Norwegian sprint world champion Marte Olsbu Roiseland will be the first to race and will be hunted by 59 other biathletes. Biathlon World Cup in Antholz 2020: All dates and results
Biathlon World Cup 2020: The best pictures from Antholz
There are four starters for Germany. Denise Herrmann, Franziska Preuß, Vanessa Hinz and Karolin Horchler will set out to persecute Roiseland. The Norwegian will open the race at 1 p.m. Susan Dunklee from the USA is seven seconds behind, the Czech Lucie Charvatova 21 seconds behind. Herrmann will be 30 seconds behind, Preuss is 40 seconds back, Hinz 50 and Horchler 1:11 minutes. Biathlon World Cup 2020: All information about the World Cup in Antholz
Herrmann has the greatest chance of precious metal. The 31-year-old narrowly missed the bronze medal in the sprint, showed himself in excellent running condition in the sprint and mixed relay on Thursday, but revealed problems at the shooting range. Nevertheless, Herrmann is one of the favorites, as the pursuit world champion from Östersund she also starts as defending champion. Biathlon World Cup 2020 in Antholz: The medal table
The previous pursuers in the World Cup 209/20 all won Tiril Eckhoff. However, the Norwegian failed in the sprint, was only 59th, had to relinquish the lead in the overall standings and is very behind on Sunday. Here is the start list
Biathlon World Cup: Good starting position for men
The starting position for men is promising from a German perspective. With Arnd Peiffer, Philipp Horn and Benedikt Doll, the German team has three hot irons in the fire. Only Johannes Kühn will probably not be able to say a word about the medals.
Sprint World Champion Alexander Loginov will be the first to start, Quentin Fillon Maillet is 6.5 seconds behind, Martin Fourcade, who continues to lead the overall standings, is a good 20 seconds behind. Click here for the start list
Biathlon World Cup: Manageable residues for three Germans
Peiffer will start 40 seconds after Loginov, Horn 45 seconds, Doll one minute and twelve seconds. As the worst German, Kühn went on the 12.5 km route just two minutes after Loginov.
The men run over 12.5 kilometers and also have to go to the shooting range four times. The men’s pursuer starts at 3:15 p.m., the women’s race starts at 1:00 p.m.
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