IBU Youth and Junior World Championships

23 January to 2 February 2020

In 2020, the best young athletes from all over the world will compete for the first time at the Biathlon Youth and Junior World Championships in Lenzerheide. From 23 January to 2 February 2020, experience national and international young athletes who will compete in 16 different competitions.

Will the Swiss title candidates be able to defend their two gold medals at the home World Championships? A week full of biathlon fascination is guaranteed!

Provisional competition programme

Date

Time

Competition

Friday, 24.01.20   Training
Saturday, 25.01.20   Official training
Sartuday, 25.01.20 07.00 pm Opening Ceremony with presentation of athletes, hotel Kurhaus Lenzerheide (with live music by Mattiu Defuns and food & drinks)
Sunday, 26.01.20 11.00 am
02.00 pm
Individual competition youth male
Individual competition youth female
Monday, 27.01.20 11.00 am
02.00 pm
Individual competition juniors male
Individual competition juniors female
Tuesday, 28.01.20
11.00 am
02.00 pm
Relay youth men
Relay youth women
Wednesday, 29. 01.20
11.00 am
02.00 pm
Relay juniors men
Relay juniors women
Wednesday, 29.01.20 07.00 pm
afterwards
Award ceremony, hotel Kurhaus Lenzerheide
IBU Night and Athlete's party, hotel Kurhaus Lenzerheide
Thursday, 30.01.20   Official Training
Friday, 31.01.20
11.00 am
02.00 pm
Sprint competition youth male
Sprint competition youth female
Saturday, 01.02.20
11.00 am
02.00 pm
Sprint competition juniors male
Sprint competition juniors female
Saturday, 01.02.20 07.00 pm Award ceremony, hotel Kurhaus Lenzerheide
Sunday, 02.02.20
11.00 am
12.00 pm
02.15 pm
03.20 pm
approx. 04.30 pm
Pursuit competition youth male
Pursuit competition youth female
Pursuit competition juniors male
Pursuit competition juniors female
Award ceremony at Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide (entry arena)

 

Tickets

Access to the race track is free. Tickets are required for the stadium and grandstand seats. Tickets (from CHF 15.00) can be purchased in advance at the tourist office, in the Biathlon Arena and online here.

During the race days, tickets can be bought at the checkout on site. Part of the ticket proceeds will be used for the promotion of young talents.

Please note: For guest who have the Churwalden Guest Card there are reduced tickets: CHF 5.00 discount on a day ticket on January 27th, 28th, 29th and 31st of 2020.

  • Vouchers can be obtained from the tourist office at Churwalden
  • Show the voucher at the checkout at Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide and benefit from the promotion

Arrival and event area

We recommend to arrive by public transport. A shuttle bus runs every 10 to 15 minutes on the route between «Lenzerheide/Lai Post» and «Lantsch/Lenz Biathlon Arena» at the following times:

31 January to 1 February 2020, 09:00 to 11:00 am and 03.00 - 05.00 pm.
2 February 2020, 08:30 to 11 am and 03.00 - 05.00 pm.

> Check the SBB timetable online now

For visitors arriving by car there is a limited number of parking spaces available in Lantsch/Lenz. 
 

The event area is located around Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide at Lantsch/Lenz: 

The event village is located at the entry of the Biathlon Arena and is commanding a checkout and different food and drinks offers (accessible without ticket). Besides tickets, merchandise will be available too at the checkout. The opening hours are as followed:

  • Sunday, January 26th to Wednesday, 29th ad Friday, 31st: 10.00 am - 02.00 pm
  • Saturday, February 1st: 10.00 am - 04.30 pm
  • Sunday, February 2nd: 10.00 am - 06.00 pm
  • Please note: On Thursday, January 30th, the village will be closed. 

The race office is located at the container in front of the Nordic House at Biathlon Arena Lenzerheide and will be open daily from Wednesday, January 22nd to Sunday, February 2nd from 08.00 am to 06.00 pm. 

During the event day, restrictions of the touristic operation can arrive in Lenzerheide holiday region.
> More details

Cross-country skiing trails
The competition routes only affect the tracks around the Biathlon Arena. The tracks from St. Cassian to Capfeders including the golf course are freely accessible without further restrictions.
The night tracks are accessible from 5 to 9 pm as usual.

Biathlon Arena facility
13 to 23 January 2020: restricted operation 
24 January to 2 February 2020: complete closure

 

Sara Bosshard
Head Office
IBU Jugend- und Junioren WM
Lenzerheide Marketing und Support AG
Voa Principala 80
7078 Lenzerheide
Joel Bieri
Side Events / Ceremonials
IBU Jugend- und Junioren WM
Lenzerheide Marketing und Support AG
Voa Principala 80
7078 Lenzerheide

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