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had led an East German sweep of the sprint podium at the 1987 Biathlon World Championships, and despite a penalty loop, won by more than 15 seconds over two clean shooting Soviet racers, 1986 sprint world champion Valeriy Medvedtsev and 21-year-old Sergei Tchepikov.
had also won the 20 kilometre event earlier in the week, ending up with both individual gold medals in Calgary.
(born 19 April 1964) is a German former biathlete. He was the first biathlete to win a World Cup race using the skating technique when he won in Oberhof in 1985.
Four nations won medals in biathlon, East Germany leading the medal table with two gold medals, and the Soviet Union winning the most medals with 4 (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze). Frank-Peter
won both individual gold medals, while Valeriy Medvedtsev won three medals, two silvers in the individual events and gold in the relay.
The defending world champion, Frank-Peter
, had the fastest ski time by more than a full minute, and despite three missed shots, he held off the field to win by 20 seconds. 1986 World champion Valeriy Medvedtsev and Norway's Eirik Kvalfoss finished with the joint second-fastest ski time, but while Medvedtsev's two misses saw him win silver, Kvalfoss missed three and finished 6th. Italy's Johann Passler, the fourth-fastest skier, held off Sergei Tchepikov, who had the best shooting score, to win bronze.
Biathlon has become one of the most popular winter sports in Germany in recent years. Germany has won 59 Olympic medals in biathlon, more than any other nation, and is the joint most successful nation in terms of Olympic golds won, with Germany and Russia having won 20 golds each. Some of Germany's most successful biathletes include Frank-Peter
, Michael Greis, Sven Fischer and Ricco Groß among the men and Uschi Disl, Andrea Henkel, Kati Wilhelm, Magdalena Neuner and Laura Dahlmeier among the women.
Frank Ullrich was the two-time defending World champion, and defending Olympic silver medalist, but his ski pace in Sarajevo was a couple of minutes behind the top competitors, and he ended up 5th. The world champion in the 10 km sprint, Eirik Kvalfoss, had the fastest ski time, but missed five shots, ending up with bronze. The gold went to West Germany's Peter Angerer, who had the best shooting record in the competition, and also the second-fastest ski time, leaving him almost a minute-and-a-half clear of his closest pursuer, East German Frank-Peter
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