Megan Heinicke

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Megan Heinicke
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Personal information
Born (1988-09-10) 10 September 1988 (age 26)
Victoria, British Columbia
Height 170 centimetres (67 in)
Professional information
Club BC High Performance Club
Squamish, British Columbia
Updated on 17 February 2010.

Megan Heinicke (born Megan Tandy[1] on 10 September 1988 at Victoria, British Columbia)[2] is a Canadian biathlete.

Tandy was raised in Prince George, British Columbia, and currently resides in Squamish, British Columbia[3]

She competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver in the women's sprint (7.5 km), pursuit (10 km), mass start (12.5 km) and individual (15 km) competitions.

She placed 46th in the sprint on 13 February 2010 with a time of 22:07.7 and no penalties resulting in a +2:12.1 deficit. In the pursuit on 16 February, she placed 36th with a time of 34:02.2 with one penalty resulting in a +3:46.2 deficit.

Along with Canadian biathletes Zina Kocher, Sandra Keith, Rosanna Crawford, and Megan Imrie, she posed for the Bold Beautiful Biathlon calendar to raise money to cover annual expenses for training and competition.[4]

On 2 January 2014, Heinicke was named to the 2014 Winter Olympic team.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Megan Tandy married coach Ilmar Heinicke weeks after the 2010 Olympics and took her husband's surname. Her son, Predo, was born in November 2010.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Peters, Jason (29 November 2013). "'Our Megan' seeking Olympic support". The Prince George Citizen. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Megan Tandy". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  3. ^ "Megan Tandy". Canadian Sport Centre. Retrieved 2010-02-28. 
  4. ^ http://www.biathloncanada.ca/main.php?p=3566&lan=1
  5. ^ "Jean-Philippe Le Guellec leads biathlon team". www.http://olympics.cbc.ca/. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 

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