The Nordic ONE WAY race athletes at the Biathlon World Championships in Oberhof, Germany were proving that strong performances will indeed be rewarded: 29% of all medal winners were successful using ONE WAY poles, providing an extremely positive World Champs outcome for the pole manufacturer.
With a total of 4 gold, 6 silver, and 9 bronze medals, Nordic ONE WAY athletes were able to add to their string of successes during the season at the Biathlon World Championships in Oberhof.
Most brilliant of all was Lisa Vittozzi of Italy with her ONE WAY poles. The amiable Italian battled her way with impressive skiing form to the world champion title in the Relay, silver in the Mixed Relay, as well as two bronze medals in the Individual and the Single Mixed relay.
Julia Simon of France was impressive in the Pursuit, easily securing the world champion title. A bronze medal in both the Mass Start and Mixed Relay speak to the outstanding level of performance at these championships by the current leader in the Overall World Cup.
Quentin Fillon Maillet was denied an individual title in this year’s event, but the Frenchman was pleased with his Relay gold and Mixed Relay bronze, as was the Italian Dorothea Wierer with the same gold medal, and a silver in the Mixed Relay. Her Italian teammate Tommaso Giacomel and Martin Ponsiluoma from Sweden each earned both a silver and a bronze.
Vanessa Voigt, in her home World Championships, as well as Norway’s Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen both claimed a silver medal. Sweden’s Peppe Femling and Jesper Nelin, following a very successful Biathlon Word Championships in Germany for ONE WAY, each took home bronze.
“The outstanding performances of ONE WAY athletes at the Biathlon World Championships in Oberhof confirm our position and the expectations we have for our equipment,” summarized Severin Lehner, Head of ONE WAY. “Now we’re looking forward to the Nordic World Ski Championships in Planica and are confident that ONE WAY can make its mark at this major event, too.”