The biathlon record-breakers in Beijing 2022

Apart from the record-breaking five medals won by Johannes Thingnes Boe, Marte Olsbu Roeiseland, and Quentin Fillon Maillet and record-equaling four gold medals won by Johannes Thingnes Boe (he equaled Ole Einar Bjoerndalen’s four golds from the Salt Lake City 2002 Games), some other athletes won their career-first Olympic gold and many more athletes won their career-first Olympic medal. The historic medal count among nations also changed substantially. 

The most medals won by nation: Norway 14 (a record)

The most gold medals won by nation: Norway 6 (a record)

Winning the most medals: JT Boe, Marte Olsbu Roeiseland, Quentin Fillon Maillet - 5 each

Winning the most gold medals: JT Boe - 4

The most individual gold medals: Quentin Fillon Maillet (individual, pursuit), Marte Olsbu Roeiseland (sprint, pursuit), Johannes Thingnes Boe (sprint, mass start) - 2 each

Winning a medal in all four individual disciplines: Marte Olsbu Roeiseland (gold: sprint, pursuit; bronze: individual, mass start)

Winning career-first Olympic individual gold medal: Denise Herrmann (individual), Quentin Fillon Maillet (individual), Marte Olsbu Roeiseland (sprint), Justine Braisaz-Bouchet (mass start)

Winning career-first Olympic individual medal: Anais Chevalier-Bouchet (individual, silver), Elvira Oeberg (sprint, silver), Anton Smolski (individual, silver), Martin Ponsiluoma (mass start, silver), Dorothea Wierer (sprint, bronze), Tarjei Boe (sprint, bronze), Eduard Latypov (pursuit, bronze), Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen (mass start, bronze)

Winning nation’s-first Olympic women relay gold: Sweden

Winning nation’s-first Olympic mixed relay medal: ROC (bronze)

Photo: IBU/C. Manzoni

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