Biathlon today in the live ticker: Herrmann-Wick makes one mistake too many, Öberg dominates

Biathlon: Denise Herrmann-Wick on the Pokljuka.

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The 2022/23 Biathlon World Cup will continue on Saturday. The first pursuers of the year run on the Pokljuka. is today part of the live ticker.

Pokljuka – Im The biathlon will also be thrilling on Saturday. Two chasers will take place on the Slovenian plateau of Pokljuka. Denise Herrmann-Wick showed a great performance for the women, the men start at 2:45 p.m. is today in the live ticker for biathlon with you.

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Before the race: The men start at 2:45 p.m. We’ll get back to you at 2:30 p.m. in the live ticker.

Biathlon: Herrmann-Wick makes one mistake too many, Öberg dominates

It was one mistake too many Denise Herrmann-Wick cost the pursuer the podium on the Pokljuka has. In a top race, the best German biathlete had four shooting fights twice in the penalty loop and missed the podium by a good 15 seconds.

The 34-year-old was a runner back in great shapebut brought a sprint deficit and had to admit defeat against stiff competition.

Biathlon: Öberg shows the perfect race

Above all, Elvira Öberg was once again able to convince. The winner of the sprint celebrated a start-finish victory. She made no mistake and ran the race to the finish in a controlled manner. Italian Dorothea Wierer came second ahead of overall leader Julia Simon of France.

Like Herrmann-Wick, Vanessa Voigt made two mistakesbut was significantly behind in skiing and finished 26th. Despite three penalties, Janina Hettich-Walz moved up eleven places and finished 33rd. Anna Weidel had to pass at short notice before the race for health reasons, Sophia Schneider had missed qualifying, Vanessa Hinz had not started the sprint.

Biathlon today in the live ticker: The end result of the women’s pursuit

1. Elvira Oberg (Sweden) 29:41.6 minutes / 0 penalty lap
2. Dorothea Wierer (Italy) +17.6/1
3.Julia Simon (France) +22.4/2
7. Denise Herrmann-Wick (Germany) +37.4/2
26.Vanessa Voigt (Germany) +2:48.2/2
33. Janina Hettich-Walz (Germany) +3:22.5/3

The whole result

Biathlon: The pursuer of women in the live ticker

Aim: Elvira Öberg wins after a faultless race ahead of Dorothea Wierer and Julia Simon. Linn Persson catches Denise Herrmann-Wick on the straight, the German is seventh.

Vanessa Voigt finishes the race in 26th place, followed by Janina Hettich-Walz

Course: Everything is decided beforehand. Öberg confidently leads the race to the finish.

Course: Herrmann-Wick is already sixth. In terms of racing, it’s still impressive today.

Course: Voigt has to enter the penalty loop at the end. Hettich-Walz even makes two mistakes. She is far behind.

Course: Herrmann-Wick now hits it all and returns to the track in eighth place. She runs so well, a sixth place is possible.

Course: Does Öberg pass here without making a mistake? Yes, that’s an awesome idea. The Swede wins. Wierer takes second place without fail. Simon pushes from behind and could pass Fialkova straight away.

Course: Final filming is about to begin. Öberg has a good lead of a penalty lap. So now we see the decision here.

Course: Herrmann-Wick is eleventh, more than a minute behind Öberg. The podium is 40 seconds away. Everything should work in their favor to compensate for this deficit.

Course: Voigt shoots her first penalty loop, it also lands. There will probably be nothing with a German podium today.

Course: Öberg hits everything again, it’s exceptional. Wierer, Fialkova and Simon have to go around. Herrmann-Wick can’t use that, she makes a mistake too.

Course: Now it’s standing shooting. The first preliminary decisions could be made here.

Course: Herrmann-Wick catches up a few more seconds. Everything is still open here, but the German can hardly afford to go wrong in the two standing stages.

Course: Hettich-Walz is now hitting everything and is back in the top 30.

Course: Voigt clears all targets again, she is a bank at the shooting range. Herrmann-Wick is seventh, 54 seconds behind Öberg.

Course: The last prone shot is approaching. Öberg stays clean, Simon must enter the lap. Wierer is now second. Herrmann-Wick cannot use the error and must perform a penalty loop.

Course: The German is in brilliant condition in terms of racing. She gains five seconds here, we are approaching the second standing stage.

Course: Herrmann-Wick is 32 seconds behind the leaders. There are still three shootings to come, everything is open here.

Course: Vanessa Voigt also hits all the targets and is a good 90 seconds behind the leader. Hettich-Walz must perform a penalty loop.

Course: Öberg erases everything, just like Simon. Wierer also scores. What does Hermann Wick do? She passes cleanly and stays tuned.

Course: Öberg is just in prone shooting. Herrmann-Wick catches a few seconds on the Swede.

Course: Öberg extends his lead slightly. After two kilometers, it’s time for the first shot.

Course: The three DSV women started. But only Herrmann-Wick and Voigt have realistic chances of getting on the podium.

Course: Denise Herrmann-Wick started the race. She is 36 seconds behind Öberg.

Course: It starts, 55 women are at the start. Öberg opens, but Simon is very close.

Before the race: Schneider probably won’t start. 61st in the sprint, she would have no chance of being well placed anyway.

Before the race: So, let’s start here. Elvira Öberg will open, but her pursuers blow in her neck.

Before the race: The conditions are fantastic. The sun is shining, temperatures are around freezing point, the wind is barely perceptible.

Before the race: On the spot, we learn that Schneider warms up intensely. This suggests that she will start right away.

Before the race: So let’s get into this race, it starts in 30 minutes. According to the official start list, Schneider is not there, we will monitor that.

Before the race: Thus, Sophia Schneider, who was 61st in the sprint, was able to come back. However, there is still no official confirmation.

Before the race: There is bad news from the German team. “Anna Weidel had been sick during the Christmas period. In the sprint, it became clear that his condition and health were not yet optimal, so we decided together to forego a competition load for the time being. There are still many important competitions that require total resilience,” explained team doctor Dr. Fleur de Catherine.

Before the race: Hello and welcome to today’s biathlon live ticker in Pokljuka. At 11:30 a.m., the pursuit of the women begins.

Biathlon Today in the Live Ticker: The Preliminary Races Report

Denise Herrmann-Wick then has the best starting position of the four DSV women participating in the pursuit at the Biathlon World Cup in Pokljuka.

Biathlon today in the live ticker: Four DSV women there, Öberg opened

The basis for the 10 kilometer race with four shootouts are the results of Thursday’s sprint. Herrmann-Wick finished sixth here and brings one A manageable delay of 36 seconds on Elvira Öberg with. The Swede will open the pursuit, just behind her start Julia Simon from France and Dorothea Wierer from Italy.

Vanessa Voigt and Anna Weidel are already more than 1h15 behind, Janina Hettich-Walz is two minutes behind. Sophia Schneider had missed qualifying as 61st, only 60 women are allowed to start. If an athlete fails in the short term, Schneider goes up. Here is the starting list

Biathlon today in the live ticker: Boe against the rest of the world

After the women, the men start. Here goes Johannes Thingnes Boe tackles his own race. He starts just under a minute ahead of his brother Tarjei and fellow Norwegian Sturla Holm Laegreid.

Benedict doll is clearly behind the winner of Friday’s sprint, the However, the distances to the podium are manageable. The men run 12.5 kilometers, they will also shoot four times.

Five DSV athletes are at the start. The doll has the best starting position. Roman Rees starts 1:15 minutes behind Boe and is within striking distance of the podium. Philipp Horn (+2:17), Justus Strelow (+2:41) and Johannes Kühn (+2:43) have no chance of making the top three if the race goes normally. Here is the starting list

At 11:30 a.m., the first pursuers of the new biathlon year set off. is included in the live ticker for both races, the ticker starts at 11:00 a.m.

Pokljuka races are part of the 2022/23 Biathlon World Cup. The biathlon calendar includes nine stations, the results of the World Cup races are included in the general classification for women and men. is included in the live ticker for all races.



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