After the sensational victory of US athlete Lowell Bailey in the Men’s 20K Individual the emotional award ceremony was celebrated at the Medal Plaza Thursday evening.
Extremely thrilling Men’s 20K Individual
Three days before the end of these Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen, the Men’s 20K Individual ended with a sensation! In an extremely thrilling competition US athlete Lowell Bailey unexpectedly won the very first biathlon Gold medal for the USA.
Amazing atmosphere, great races and wonderful weather – the Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen are on and that’s mostly her job: Monika Berger. Except the weather the 49 year old has everything under control. She has been Chief Secretary of the Organization Committee since 2004 and somewhere between answering phone calls and knocks at her door she found a few minutes to give us some insights on “her” WC.
New race, new winners, familiar faces - Laura Dahlmeier and Gabriela Koukalova could soak in the ambience at the medal plaza again and were celebrated by 1.500 fans.
After the raid at the team hotel the Kazakh athletes were accused of having doped.
„Fourth medal, third gold – it is an incredible feeling! At the moment I am able to show my full potential.”
After a rough start into the first week of the World Championships the Austrian biathletes used the two days off for some rest.
After completion of the first week of these Biathlon World Championships Race Director Wolfgang Wörgötter provided a look behind the scenes and shared some background information about his responsibilities and experiences as part of the organizing committee (OC).
In the course of these Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen, reporter legend Sigi Heinrich shared some of his impressions he gained during the first week of the ongoing World Championships.
The exciting Pursuit races were followed by a beautiful ceremony at the Medal Plaza.