Biathlon Summary, Poiree and Forsberg in Clear Leads

Posted 14. January 2001 by Editor

Rahpael Poiree, the French biathlete, recorded his 5th win of the season and his 12th overall in Rupholding today and has taken a clear lead in the world cup. The Germans had 3 in the top 6 and a victory earlier this week by Sven Fischer.

In the women’s class Magdalena Forsberg is equally impressive, she recorded her 7th title in a row and her 27th win in total. She as well is a clear world cup leader.

Next up is another week in Anterselva, the world championships will start February 3rd in Pokljuka.

Top 10 men:

1 POIREE, Raphael FRA 557
2 BJOERNDALEN, Ole Einar NOR 359
3 ANDRESEN, Frode NOR 331
4 FISCHER, Sven GER 318
5 GROSS, Ricco GER 302
6 ROSTOVTSEV, Pavel RUS 298
7 HANEVOLD, Halvard NOR 297
8 GJELLAND, Egil NOR 264
9 HEYMANN, Carsten GER 242
10 MAIGOUROV, Viktor RUS 223

Top 10 women:

1 FORSBERG, Magdalena SWE 520
2 ZUBRILOVA, Olena UKR 453
3 NIOGRET, Corinne FRA 368
4 DISL, Uschi GER 318
5 SKJELBREID, Liv Grete NOR 313
6 HENKEL, Andrea GER 309
7 TCHERNOOUSOVA, Svetlana RUS 282
8 PYLEVA, Olga RUS 246
9 KOUKLEVA, Galina RUS 239
10 HEYMANN-BURLET, Delphyne FRA 208


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