With an act of strength Austria takes bronze at Relay

It was 10 days the Austrian biathlon fans needed to be patient before Daniel Mesotitsch, Julian Eberhard, Simon Eder and Dominik Landertinger finished third and managed to bring home the first medal for the Austrians. A medal shining just like a golden one! For the first time since 2008 the Russian athletes took gold in the men’s Relay – 5,8 seconds in front of France.

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Praise for the president of the IBU

The Austrian Ski Association invited guests to thank them for their help – friends, co-workers, VIP-guests, the IBU president Anders Besseberg and Hochfilzen’s mayor Konrad Walk followed the invitation. In his opening speech ÖSV General Secretary Dr. Klaus Leistner and ÖSV Vice President Anton Leikam criticised the allocation process of the WC in Meran. The IBU president though took the chance to express his respect and gratitude for the event organizers.

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Moni's there for anyone

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.

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