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Road to Vancouver - Olympic Winter Games will start on 12th February 2010

11.2.2010

Lapua´s medals from IBU World Cups paving the way - 80% of gold medals and 79% of all medals were won with Lapua! 

 

The XXI. Olympic Winter Games will start in Vancouver February, 12th 2010. One of the first competitons will be biathlon. Women start on Saturday with a 7,5 km sprint race. After the successful competitions during the World Cups in Ruhpolding (Germany) and Anteselva (Italy), Swedish, Russian, Norwegian and Germans girls are dominating.

Here is our road to Vancouver with LAPUA successes:

1st IBU World Cup in Östersund (Sweden) 
5 from 6 Gold medals won with Lapua ammunition

Medals won with Lapua 14 / 18

Women 15km Individual 3 / 3 
Men 20 km Individual 3 / 3 
Women 7,5 km Sprint 2 / 3 
Men 10 km Sprint 3 / 3

Women 4 x 5 km Relay 1 / 3 
Men 4 x 7,5 km Relay 2 / 3

2nd IBU World Cup in Hochfilzen (Austria) 
5 from 6 Gold medals won with Lapua ammunition

Medals won with Lapua 13 / 18

Women 7,5 km Sprint 2 / 3 
Men 10 km Sprint 3 / 3 
Women 10 km Pursuit 1 / 3 
Men 12,5 km Pursuit 3 / 3

Women 4 x 5 km Relay 1 / 3 
Men 4 x 7,5 km Relay 2 / 3

3rd IBU World Cup in Pokljuka (Slovenja) 
3 from 6 Gold medals won with Lapua ammunition

Medals won with Lapua 11 / 18

Women 15km Individual 3 / 3 
Men 20 km Individual 2 / 3 
Women 7,5 km Sprint 1 / 3 
Men 10 km Sprint 1 / 3 
Women 10 km Pursuit 1 / 3 
Men 12,5 km Pursuit 3 / 3

4th IBU World Cup in Oberhof (Germany) 
5 from 6 Gold medals won with Lapua ammunition

Medals won with Lapua 15 / 18

Women 7,5 km Sprint 3 / 3 
Men 10 km Sprint 3 / 3 
Women 12,5 km Mass Start 3 / 3 
Men 15 km Mass Start 3 / 3 
Women 4 x 5 km Relay 1 / 3 
Men 4 x 7,5 km Relay 2 / 3

5th IBU World Cup in Ruhpolding (Germany) 
6 from 6 Gold medals won with Lapua ammunition

Medals won with Lapua 16 / 18

Women 7,5 km Sprint 2 / 3 
Men 10 km Sprint 3 / 3 
Women 12,5 km Mass Start 3 / 3 
Men 15 km Mass Start 3 / 3 
Women 4 x 5 km Relay 2 / 3 
Men 4 x 7,5 km Relay 3 / 3

6th IBU World Cup in Antholz (Italy) 
6 from 6 Gold medals won with Lapua ammunition

Medals won with Lapua 16 / 18

Women 15km Individual 3 / 3 
Men 20 km Individual 2 / 3 
Women 7,5 km Sprint 2 / 3 
Men 10 km Sprint 3 / 3 
Women 10 km Pursuit 3 / 3 
Men 12,5 km Pursuit 3 / 3

 

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