1988–89 Biathlon World Cup

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1988–89 World Cup
Discipline Men Ladies
Overall Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Soviet Union Elena Golovina
Nations Cup East Germany East Germany Soviet Union Soviet Union
Individual Soviet Union Alexandr Popov Soviet Union Elena Golovina
Sprint Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Soviet Union Elena Golovina
Competition

The 1988–89 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the UIPMB (Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne et Biathlon). The season started on 15 December 1988 in Albertville, France, and ended on 19 March 1989 in Steinkjer, Norway. It was the twelfth season of the Biathlon World Cup.

Calendar

Below is the World Cup calendar for the 1988–89 season.[1][2][3][4]

Location Date Individual Sprint Team event Relay
France Albertville 15-18 December
People's Republic of Bulgaria Borovets 19–22 January
West Germany Ruhpolding 26–29 January
Austria Feistritz 7–12 February
Finland Hämeenlinna 2–5 March
Sweden Östersund 9–12 March
Norway Steinkjer 16–19 March
Total 6 6 3 3
  • 1989 World Championship races were not included in the 1988–89 World Cup scoring system.
  • The relays were technically unofficial races as they did not count towards anything in the World Cup.

World Cup Podium

Men

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 15 December 1988 France Albertville 20 km Individual East Germany Birk Anders Soviet Union Alexandr Popov East Germany Frank-Peter Roetsch East Germany Birk Anders [1][2][3][5][6]
1 17 December 1988 France Albertville 10 km Sprint East Germany Frank Luck Norway Eirik Kvalfoss East Germany Birk Anders [1][2][3][7][8]
2 19 January 1989 Bulgaria Borovets 20 km Individual Czechoslovakia Jan Matouš France Thierry Gerbier Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Norway Eirik Kvalfoss [1][2][3][9][10]
2 21 January 1989 Bulgaria Borovets 10 km Sprint East Germany Birk Anders West Germany Ernst Reiter East Germany Frank-Peter Roetsch [1][2][3][11][12]
3 26 January 1989 West Germany Ruhpolding 20 km Individual Soviet Union Sergei Bulygin Soviet Union Alexandr Popov East Germany Frank-Peter Roetsch East Germany Frank-Peter Roetsch [1][2][3][13][14]
3 28 January 1989 West Germany Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint East Germany Frank-Peter Roetsch Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Soviet Union Alexandr Popov [1][2][3][15][16]
4 2 March 1989 Finland Hämeenlinna 20 km Individual Soviet Union Alexandr Popov Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Soviet Union Sergei Tchepikov Norway Eirik Kvalfoss [1][2][3][17]
4 4 March 1989 Finland Hämeenlinna 10 km Sprint Norway Eirik Kvalfoss Soviet Union Juri Kashkarov Soviet Union Valeriy Medvedtsev [1][2][3][18]
5 9 March 1989 Sweden Östersund 20 km Individual Soviet Union Sergei Tchepikov Soviet Union Valeriy Medvedtsev Soviet Union Alexandr Popov [1][2][3][19][20]
5 11 March 1989 Sweden Östersund 10 km Sprint Italy Johann Passler Sweden Lars Wiklund East Germany André Sehmisch [1][2][3][21][22]
6 16 March 1989 Norway Steinkjer 20 km Individual West Germany Fritz Fischer Soviet Union Alexandr Popov West Germany Ernst Reiter [1][2][3][23][24]
6 18 March 1989 Norway Steinkjer 10 km Sprint West Germany Fritz Fischer Soviet Union Sergei Tchepikov France Thierry Gerbier [1][2][3][25][26]

Women

Stage Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third Yellow bib
(After competition)
Det.
1 15 December 1988 France Albertville 15 km Individual Bulgaria Mariya Manolova Norway Anne Elvebakk West Germany Petra Schaaf Bulgaria Mariya Manolova [1][2][3][27][28]
1 17 December 1988 France Albertville 7.5 km Sprint Bulgaria Nadezhda Aleksieva Soviet Union Natalia Prikazchikova Bulgaria Cvetana Krasteva [1][2][3][29][30]
2 19 January 1989 Bulgaria Borovets 15 km Individual Soviet Union Natalia Ivanova Soviet Union Elena Golovina Soviet Union Luiza Tcherepanova Soviet Union Elena Golovina [1][2][3][31][32]
2 21 January 1989 Bulgaria Borovets 7.5 km Sprint Soviet Union Elena Golovina Bulgaria Cvetana Krasteva Norway Elin Kristiansen [1][2][3][11][33]
3 26 January 1989 West Germany Ruhpolding 15 km Individual West Germany Martina Stede Soviet Union Natalia Prikazchikova Soviet Union Elena Golovina [1][2][3][34][35]
3 28 January 1989 West Germany Ruhpolding 7.5 km Sprint Soviet Union Svetlana Davidova Soviet Union Elena Golovina Bulgaria Mariya Manolova [1][2][3][15][36]
4 2 March 1989 Finland Hämeenlinna 15 km Individual Soviet Union Elena Golovina Soviet Union Svetlana Davidova Soviet Union Natalia Prikazchikova [1][2][3][37]
4 4 March 1989 Finland Hämeenlinna 7.5 km Sprint Soviet Union Elena Golovina Soviet Union Natalia Prikazchikova Finland Seija Hyytiäinen [1][2][3][18]
5 9 March 1989 Sweden Östersund 15 km Individual Bulgaria Iva Shkodreva Bulgaria Cvetana Krasteva Soviet Union Svetlana Davidova [1][2][3][38][39]
5 11 March 1989 Sweden Östersund 7.5 km Sprint Soviet Union Natalia Prikazchikova Norway Anne Elvebakk Bulgaria Cvetana Krasteva [1][2][3][21][40]
6 16 March 1989 Norway Steinkjer 15 km Individual West Germany Martina Stede Norway Mona Bollerud Norway Elin Kristiansen [1][2][3][41][42]
6 18 March 1989 Norway Steinkjer 7.5 km Sprint Norway Anne Elvebakk Soviet Union Svetlana Davidova Norway Synnøve Thoresen [1][2][3][25][43]

Men's team

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
2 22 January 1989 Bulgaria Borovets[1][2][11] 4x7.5 km Relay  West Germany
Ernst Reiter
Alois Reiter
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Fritz Fischer
 East Germany
Frank Luck
André Sehmisch
Birk Anders
Frank-Peter Roetsch
 Czechoslovakia
Tomáš Kos
Martin Rypl
Jan Matouš
Jiří Holubec
3 29 January 1989 Germany Ruhpolding[1][2][15][44] 4x7.5 km Relay  East Germany
Frank Luck
André Sehmisch
Frank-Peter Roetsch
Birk Anders
 Soviet Union
Dmitry Vasilyev
Sergei Tchepikov
Alexandr Popov
Valeriy Medvedtsev
 West Germany
Ernst Reiter
Franz Wudy
Herbert Fritzenwenger
Fritz Fischer
5 12 March 1989 Sweden Östersund[1][2][21] 4x7.5 km Relay  Soviet Union
Juri Kashkarov
Sergei Tchepikov
Alexandr Popov
Valeriy Medvedtsev
 Norway
Geir Einang
Frode Løberg
Gisle Fenne
Eirik Kvalfoss
 East Germany
Frank Luck
André Sehmisch
Raik Dittrich
Birk Anders

Women's team

Event Date Place Discipline Winner Second Third
2 22 January 1989 Bulgaria Borovets[1][2][11] 3x6 km Relay  West Germany
Martina Stede
Dorina Pieper
Petra Schaaf
 Norway
Synnøve Thoresen
Elin Kristiansen
Anne Elvebakk
 Soviet Union
Natalia Prikazchikova
Tatiana Sharamtchevskaia
Anna Kuzmina
3 29 January 1989 Germany Ruhpolding[1][2][15][45] 3x6 km Relay  Soviet Union
Natalia Prikazchikova
Svetlana Davidova
Elena Golovina
 Finland
Tuija Vuoksiala
Pirjo Mattila
Seija Hyytiäinen
 Bulgaria
Cvetana Krasteva
Nadezhda Aleksieva
Mariya Manolova
5 12 March 1989 Sweden Östersund[1][2][21] 3x6 km Relay  Soviet Union
Natalia Prikazchikova
Elena Golovina
Svetlana Davidova
 Bulgaria
Cvetana Krasteva
Iva Shkodreva
Nadezhda Aleksieva
 Norway
Synnøve Thoresen
Elin Kristiansen
Anne Elvebakk

Standings: Men [1][2][21]

Overall

Pos. Points
   Norway Eirik Kvalfoss 195
2. Soviet Union Alexandr Popov 184
3. Soviet Union Sergei Tchepikov 164
4. East Germany Birk Anders 157
5. Soviet Union Valeriy Medvedtsev 149
  • Final standings after 12 races.

Standings: Women [1][2][21]

Overall

Pos. Points
   Soviet Union Elena Golovina 210
2. Soviet Union Natalia Prikazchikova 187
3. Soviet Union Svetlana Davidova 185
4. Bulgaria Cvetana Krasteva 176
5. Norway Anne Elvebakk 165
  • Final standings after 12 races.

Achievements

Men

First World Cup career victory
  •  Birk Anders (GDR), 21, in his 3rd season — the WC 1 Individual in Albertville; it also was his first podium
  •  Frank Luck (GDR), 21, in his 3rd season — the WC 1 Sprint in Albertville; it also was his first podium
  •  Sergei Bulygin (URS), 25, in his 7th season — the WC 3 Individual in Ruhpolding; first podium was the 1984–85 Sprint in Antholz-Anterselva
  •  Sergei Tchepikov (URS), 22, in his 3rd season — the WC 5 Individual in Östersund; first podium was the 1988–89 Individual in Hämeenlinna
First World Cup podium
  •  Thierry Gerbier (FRA), 23, in his 4th season — no. 2 in the WC 2 Individual in Borovets
  •  Sergei Tchepikov (URS), 22, in his 3rd season — no. 3 in the WC 4 Individual in Hämeenlinna
  •  Lars Wiklund (SWE), in his 3rd season — no. 2 in the WC 5 Sprint in Östersund
Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

Women

Victory in this World Cup (all-time number of victories in parentheses)

Retirements

The following notable biathletes retired after the 1988–89 season:


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