Biathlon World Championships

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The first Biathlon World Championships (BWCH) was held in 1958, with individual and team contests for men. It takes palce during February or March. Biathlon World Championships have never been held in Olympic Winter Games seasons.

Venues[edit | edit source]

Results[edit | edit source]

Individual (20 km)[edit | edit source]

This event was first held in 1958.

Season Winner Runner-up Third
1958 Sweden Adolf Wiklund Soviet Union Dmitri Sokolov Norway Arvid Nyberg
1959 Soviet Union Vladimir Melanin Soviet Union Dmitri Sokolov Sweden Klas Lestender
1961 Soviet Union Aleksandr Privalov Finland Hannu Posti Soviet Union Vladimir Melanin
1962 Finland Antti Tyrväinen Soviet Union Nikolay Pusanov Soviet Union Aleksandr Privalov
1963 Soviet Union Vladimir Melanin Finland Hannu Posti Norway Jon Istad

Team (time)[edit | edit source]

Season Winner Runner-up Third
1958 Flag of Sweden Sweden
Adolf Wiklund
Olle Gunneriusson
Sture Ohlin
Sven Nilsson
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
Dmitri Sokolov
Viktor Butakov
Vladimir Melanin
Alexander Gubin
Flag of Norway Norway
Arvid Nyberg
Asbjørn Bakken
Knut Wold
Rolf Gråtud
1959 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
Vladimir Melanin
Dmitri Sokolov
Alexander Gubin
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Klas Lestender
Sven Agge
Sture Ohlin
Flag of Norway Norway
Knut Wold
Henry Hermansen
Ivar Skogsrud
1961 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
Aleksandr Privalov
Vladimir Melanin
Valentin Pshenitsyn
Flag of Finland Finland
Hannu Posti
Kalevi Huuskonen
Paavo Repo
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Klas Lestander
Stig Andersson
Tage Lundin
1962 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
Nikolay Pusanov
Aleksandr Privalov
Vladimir Melanin
Flag of Finland Finland
Antti Tyrväinen
Hannu Posti
Kalevi Huuskonen
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Stig Andersson
Klas Lestander
Sture Ohlin
1963 Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
Vladimir Melanin
Nikolay Meshcheryakov
Valentin Pshenitsyn
Flag of Finland Finland
Hannu Posti
Antti Tyrväinen
Veikko Hakulinen
Flag of Norway Norway
Jon Istad
Olav Jordet
Egil Nygård

External links[edit | edit source]

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