Oberhof for WM2023

The Biathlon world’s championships 2023 in Oberhof

As a proud host we would like to thank the members of the international Biathlon Union (IBU) sincerely for the choice and for their confidence in us.

The excitement in Oberhof and Thuringia is incredible. This is a great opportunity for the region to show their abilities internationally.

A great thank you to the organisation team, whose great work made the application possible. Now it is time to repay the confidence gained with an unforgettable World Cup.

Super Atmosphere

Biathlon in Oberhof is simply pure goose bumps. As soon as thousand fans cheer for their athletes, a special atmosphere is created. Become a witness of this unique atmosphere at the WM 2023 in Oberhof.


Best Fans

Fantastic fans share their excitement race after race with the world’s greatest biathletes and create unforgettable moments with “Mexican waves”, fan chants and a great deal of fun, that will make your heart beat faster.  Become a part of the biathlon family in Oberhof. We are looking forward to see you in 2023!


Fantastic Parties

Whether at the event ground or in the city centre, during the competition or subsequent to the exiting race - varied parties ensure a good mood! With live bands in the party tents great atmosphere is inevitable.


Great Routes

Pure excitement and right up close to athletes - these are the routes in Oberhof! At that place challenging climbs meet rapid downhills. The special feature: spectators cheer for their athletes all around the route. The highlight is and remains the longest rise in the Worldcup, the Birxsteig, that challenges athletes and at the same time thrills spectators.


Amazing Stadium

The biathlon elite as guests in the ARENA on the Rennsteig: the biathlon stadium in Oberhof thrills reams of spectators every year. For the World Cup 2023 the stadium at the Grenzadler will be brought up to date in order to keep it permanently at a high world level.