Klaus Siebert

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Klaus Siebert
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Klaus Siebert in 1978
Personal information
Full name Klaus Siebert
Born (1955-04-29) 29 April 1955 (age 59)
Website klaussiebert.com
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club ASK Vorwärts Oberhof
World Cup debut 13 January 1978
Retired 30 March 1980
Olympic Games
Teams 1 (1980)
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 4 (1975, 1977, 1978,
1979)
Medals 6 (3 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 3 (1977/78–1979/80)
Individual wins 8
Individual podiums 16
Overall titles 1 (1978–79)

Klaus Siebert (born 29 April 1955) is a German former biathlete and biathlon coach who raced for East Germany.

At the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, Siebert won a silver medal on the relay with the East German relay team. In the Biathlon World Championships. Siebert has two gold medals with the East German relay team in 1978 and 1979, and a bronze medal from 1977. He also has three individual medals gold medal from the 20 km in 1978 and two bronzes from the 10 km in 1975 and 1978.

After retiring from competition he became a coach. He has coached in Germany, China and Belarus. He returned to his coaching role with the Belarussian national biathlon team in January 2012 after spending much of the previous year ill with cancer.[1] However Siebert stepped down from this role ahead of the 2014-15 season due to health issues.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Klaus Siebert: Biathlon is My Life". International Biathlon Union. 7 January 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "France, Belarus, Czech & More: Alfred Eder Interview". International Biathlon Union. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 

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