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Biathlon at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held between 11 and 25 February 2006 at Cesana San Sicario.

Medal Table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Germany Germany 5 4 2 11
2 Russia Russia 2 1 2 5
3 France France 2 0 2 4
4 Sweden Sweden 1 1 0 2
5 Norway Norway 0 3 3 6
6 Poland Poland 0 1 0 1
7 Ukraine Ukraine 0 0 1 1

Medalists

Men

Event Gold.png Silver.png Bronze.png
20 km individual Michael Greis
Germany
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen
Norway
Halvard Hanevold
Norway
10 km sprint Sven Fischer
Germany
Halvard Hanevold
Norway
Frode Andresen
Norway
12.5 km pursuit Vincent Defrasne
France
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen
Norway
Sven Fischer
Germany
15 km mass start Michael Greis
Germany
Tomasz Sikora
Poland
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen
Norway
4x7.5 km relay Germany Germany
Sven Fischer
Michael Greis
Ricco Gross
Michael Roesch
Russia Russia
Nikolay Kruglov
Pavel Rostovtsev
Sergei Tchepikov
Ivan Tcherezov
France France
Ferreol Cannard
Vincent Defrasne
Raphael Poiree
Julien Robert

Women

Event Gold.png Silver.png Bronze.png
15 km individual Svetlana Ishmouratova
Russia
Martina Glagow
Germany
Albina Akhatova
Russia
7.5 km sprint Florence Baverel
France
Anna Carin Olofsson
Sweden
Lilia Efremova
Ukraine
10 km pursuit Kati Wilhelm
Germany
Martina Glagow
Germany
Albina Akhatova
Russia
12.5 km mass start Anna Carin Olofsson
Sweden
Kati Wilhelm
Germany
Uschi Disl
Germany
4x6 km relay Russia Russia
Albina Akhatova
Anna Bogaliy
Svetlana Ishmouratova
Olga Zaitseva
Germany Germany
Katrin Apel
Martina Glagow
Andrea Henkel
Kati Wilhelm
France France
Sandrine Bailly
Florence Baverel-Robert
Sylvie Becaert
Delphyne Peretto

Statistics

  • There were 204 total athletes from 37 countries.
  • Petra Starcevic was the youngest participant with 18 years and 282 days.
  • Vladimir Drachov was the oldest participant with 39 days and 344 days.
  • 6 athletes were chosen to be a flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
  • Germany won 11 medals, more than in any other sport.
  • France won 5 medals, more than in any other sport.
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