The 2022/23 Biathlon World Cup continued on Thursday. The women’s sprint took place on the Pokljuka plateau, with the Germans posting a mixed performance.
Pokljuka – It first biathlon race of the new year rose on the Slovenian plateau of Pokljuka on Thursday. A Swedish woman won the women’s sprint, the DSV riders showed mixed performances.
Elvira Oberg won the first biathlon race in 2023. The Swede won in Pokljuka Juliet Simon (France) and Dorothee Wierer (Italy). The best German was Denise Herrmann Wick in sixth place.
Biathlon: Öberg drops overall leaders, Wierer on the podium
The Swede, who is second in the overall World Cup standings, showed strong nerves from the start and stayed put flawless in both range appearances and also proved strong on the track. After stopping, Öberg took the lead and held on to the finish line.
Julia Simon, wearer of the yellow jersey, also hit all the targets, but came almost seven seven seconds after Öberg to goal. Dorothea Wierer (+18.7) also had a great race, without a penalty lap, she also finished on the podium and won a good starting position for the pursuit.
Biathlon: Herrmann-Wick with the best time, Voigt and Weidel without errors
Denise Herrmann-Wick started the race as the favorite, but had to fire after every shot once in the penalty loop. With the best execution time Germany’s top runner battled her way back onto the course and finished sixth. At the pursuer on Saturday she leaves with a 36.3 seconds late in the race.
Overall the German riders showed a mixed result, Vanessa Voigt (23rd) and Anna Weidel (26th) remained error free. Janina Hettich-Walz picked up three penalties but made up for it to finish 44th. Sophie Schneider made four errors, finished 61st and not involved in the prosecution be.
Biathlon in the live ticker: The final score at the finish
|1. Elvira Oeberg (Sweden)||20:25.2 minutes / 0 penalty lap|
|2.Julia Simon (France)||+6.9/0|
|3. Dorothea Wierer (Italy)||+18.7/0|
|6. Denise Herrmann-Wick (Germany)||+36.3/2|
|23.Vanessa Voigt (Germany)||+1:15.1/0|
|26. Anna Weidel (Germany)||+1:24.2/0|
|44. Janina Hettich-Walz (Germany)||+2:00.9/3|
|61.Sophia Schneider (Germany)||+2:34.3/4|
The whole result
them World Cup 2022/23 in Pokljuka will continue on Friday, then the men will start the sprint. That Start of the race at 2:20 p.m.chiemgau24.de will be back in the live ticker for biathlon.
Biathlon: The women’s sprint in the live ticker
Course: That’s enough for Hettich-Walz, who finished 43rd and set the second fastest lap on the German team’s final lap. Sophia Schneider drops to 61st place and will not be in pursuit.
Course: Hettich-Walz has to run three penalty laps in total, and in the final lap she has to throw it all in again to be in pursuit.
Course: With Janina Hettich-Walz, the last German runner is now on the course.
Course: Elvira Oeberg will win the race, no more runners should beat the time.
Course: Sophia Schneider also finished, the DSV rider crossed the finish line in 39th place.
Course: Thanks to a solid final sprint from Denise Herrmann-Wick, the German finished in 6th place.
Course: The race is over for Lisa Theresa Hauser, the Austrian crosses the finish line with a penalty lap in 10th place.
Course: Denise Herrmann-Wick gains a few places on the track and is already seventh. Meanwhile, Vanessa Voigt finished 12th.
Course: Elvira Oeberg’s chances of victory increase, Julia Simon can’t beat the clock.
Course: Herrmann-Wick also made a mistake in the second standing stage, dropping her to 15th place.
Course: Anna Weidel finished, the German is currently 10th.
Course: Great race from Dorothea Wierer, who finished second without a penalty loop.
Course: Röiseland enters the first and only penalty loop, the last target remains.
Course: Vanessa Voigt remains clear today and is now in 11th place with a gap of almost half a minute.
Course: Julia Simon also hits all targets while standing and leaves the range in second place. Before the last lap, she was nearly 5 seconds behind.
Course: It is annoying. Denise Herrmann-Wick hits the first four targets, but then misses the last and has to go to the penalty loop.
Course: Röiseland is second after the first standing stage, the Norwegian shooting without fail.
Course: The first runner arrives, Paulina Batovska Fialkova crosses the finish line.
Course: Elvira Oeberg was not mistaken on the second shot either, she took the lead before the last lap.
Course: Vanessa Voigt also with a perfect shot and hits all five shots.
Course: Meanwhile, Denise Herrmann-Wick and Sophia Schneider are also on the track.
Course: Julia Simon’s confident first appearance at the shooting range. The French strikes every time and is 3rd.
Course: Anna Weidel now shoots prone. Looks good, she hits all five targets and also fires at high frequency. She therefore gains a few seconds, she is fourth after the first shot. Meanwhile, Tandrevolt makes his first mistake and has to go to the penalty loop.
Course: Elvira Oeberg is at the shooting range for the first time and hits all the targets. The Swede ranks second behind Batovska Fialkova.
Course: The next German runner is now titular, Vanessa Voigt intervenes in the competition.
Course: World Cup overall leader Julia Simon is on the course.
Course: Perfect first hit for Tandrevolt that hits all targets. The Norwegian leaves the shooting range almost ten seconds behind the Slovak Paulina Batovska Fialkova.
Course: We now see the first German on the road, Anna Weidel started.
Course: Lisa Vittozzi starts at the shooting range – and only hits one target! She completely missed the lying stage, leaving the race as the first favorite.
Course: The first 15 riders are on the course, including Norwegian Ingrid Landmark Tandrevolt, who also set the first intermediate time by being the fastest.
Course: The women’s sprint is launched, Lisa Vittozzi is on the track.
Before the race: The conditions are very good in Pokljuka, there is almost no wind. Temperatures are just above freezing point.
Before the race: Marte Olsbu Röiseland returns to the World Cup today. The Norwegian had to skip the first three stations for health reasons and is back on the cross-country track for the first time today. She rides with the starting number 32.
Before the race: Besides Denise Herrmann-Wick, the Frenchwoman Julia Simon is also the favorite to win. The overall World Cup leader has starting number 25. You should also have Italy’s Lisa Vitozzi (starting number 1) and Austria’s Lisa Theresa Hauser (33) on the list, as well as Sweden’s Elvira Oeberg (14).
Before the race: After the cancellation of Vanessa Hinz, only five Germans will start. Anna Weidel has the starting number 19, Vanessa Voigt 27, Denise Herrmann-Wick 35, Sophia Schneider 41 and Janina Hettich-Walz 93.
Before the race: Let’s watch today’s race. Each lady must run 7.5 kilometers, twice at the shooting range.
Before the race: From the German point of view, there is bad news. vanessa hinz can’t start. “Vanessa Hinz has had upper respiratory symptoms since last night which makes it impossible for her to compete. It is important that she can recover as quickly as possible, which is why she went home today “said German team doctor Katharina Blume.
Before the race: Hello and welcome to today’s biathlon live ticker in Pokljuka.
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Six German ladies then tackle the 7.5 kilometer race, each athlete must go to the shooting range twice. The first Biathlon World Cup of the new year is the first endurance test in the second trimester of the 2022/23 biathlon season. The World Cup in Oberstdorf is already casting its shadow.
Biathlon today in the live ticker: Herrmann-Wick wants to defend the sprint lead
Denise Herrmann-Wick becomes team leader of the German team in the Pokljuka sprint. The strongest German biathlete of the current season leads the World Cup sprint rankings and is one of the Top favorites to win in Slovenia.
Sophia Schneider, Anna Weidel, Janina Hettich-Walz and Vanessa Voigt will also start for Germany. Vanessa Hinz celebrates her World Cup season debutshe replaces the sick Franziska Preuss.
Biathlon today in the live ticker: many favourites, Simon on point
Hanna Öberg from Sweden also has to pass for health reasons. Her sister Elvira is also in the game and is among the favorites alongside Herrmann-Wick, Julia Simon from France, Lisa Theresa Hauser and Lisa Vittozzi from Italy.
The focus is particularly on Simon, who leads the overall Women’s World Cup standings and also shone during the show at Schalke earlier this year. Here is the starting list
7.5 kilometers are covered, starting every 30 seconds. He goes twice to the shooting range. The race starts at 2:20 p.m. chiemgau24.de is included in the live ticker.
Pokljuka races are part of the 2022/23 Biathlon World Cup. The biathlon calendar contains nine stations, the results of the World Cup races are included in the general classification for women and men. chiemgau24.de is included in the live ticker for all races.
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