2015-12-11 21:30 | Statistics. Women's sprints with the biggest competition

This season the competition in the women's biathlon is the biggest in history. Each race bring us new heroes and that's perfect for our sport. As it turned out, today's sprint set a new record for the density of the results: the gap of the 60th place is 1 minute and 56 seconds.

However, the men's races are still more close. The highest density of the results in sprints happened in the season 2005/2006, when 60th place had a gap of 1 minute and 42 seconds.

Women's sprints with the biggest competition
(World Cup, World Championship and Olympic Games)

  Date City Race The gap
of the 60th
place
in seconds
1 2015-12-11 Hochfilzen Sprint 116
2 2007-11-30 Kontiolahti Sprint 117
3 2013-12-06 Hochfilzen Sprint 124
4 2014-01-16 Antholz Sprint 126
5 2004-12-02 Beitostolen Sprint 131
6 2013-12-14 Annecy Sprint 133
7 2008-12-12 Hochfilzen Sprint 135
8 2009-03-13 Vancouver Sprint 135
9 1998-12-19 Osrblie Sprint 135
10 2012-12-07 Hochfilzen Sprint 138