Gabriela Soukalová

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Gabriela Soukalová
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Personal information
Born (1989-11-01) 1 November 1989 (age 25)
Jablonec nad Nisou
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
World Cup
Wins 7
Additional podiums 3
Total podiums 10
Updated on 17 February 2014.

Gabriela Soukalová (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɡabrɪjɛla ˈsou̯kalovaː], born 1 November 1989) is a Czech biathlete. She won two Olympic silver medals at the 2014 Sochi Games.

Soukalová began her biathlon career in 2005. Her first wins in the Biathlon World Cup came in the 2012–13 season, where she had four wins. She added three more wins in the 2013–14 World Cup season. She represented Czech Republic at the 2010 Winter Olympics.[2] At the 2014 Winter Olympics, she finished fourth in both the 10 km Pursuit and 15 km individual before winning silver medals in both the 12.5 km Mass Start and Mixed relay (together with Veronika Vítková, Jaroslav Soukup and Ondřej Moravec).

She is the daughter of Gabriela Svobodová, a former cross-country skier, who won an Olympic silver medal in the 4 x 5 km relay at Sarajevo in 1984.[3]

Record[edit]

[4]

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay
Canada 2010 Vancouver 60th 16th N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 4th 29th 4th Silver 4th Silver

World Championships[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay
Russia 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 47th 25th 22nd 11th 11th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město na Moravě 12th 14th 20th 18th 10th Bronze

World Cup[edit]

Season Overall Sprint Pursuit Individual Mass Start
Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position
2012–13 800 6th 313 6th 227 8th 94 7th 166 7th
2013–14 613 4th 238 5th 203 10th 120 1st 52 23rd

Individual victories[edit]

8 victories (3 Sp, 2 Pu, 2 In, 1 MS)

Season Date Event Competition Level
2012/13
4 victories
(2 Sp, 1 Pu, 1 MS)
14 December 2012 Slovenia Pokljuka 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
14 March 2013 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
16 March 2013 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 10 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
17 March 2013 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 12.5 km Mass Start Biathlon World Cup
2013/14
3 victories
(1 Pu, 2 In)
28 Nov 2013 Sweden Östersund 15 km Individual Biathlon World Cup
10 Jan 2014 Germany Ruhpolding 15 km Individual Biathlon World Cup
12 January 2014 Germany Ruhpolding 10 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2014/15
1 victory
(1 Sp)
18 December 2014 Slovenia Pokljuka 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup

Updated on 19 Desember 2014

Shooting[edit]

Shooting 2009–10 season 2010–11 season 2011–12 season 2012–13 season Career
Prone position 78% 75% TBD 77%
Standing position 84% 76% TBD 80%
Total 81% - 76% TBD 79%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gabriela Soukalová – Player Profile – Biathlon – Eurosport Australia". Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Gabriela Soukalová Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ Kucerova, Martina (7 January 2011). "IBU Cup Opens in Nove Mesto" (Press release). International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  4. ^ International Biathlon Union – Gabriela Soukalová

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