Simone Hauswald

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Simone Hauswald
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Hauswald in Sandnes
Personal information
Full name Simone Hye-Soon Denkinger
Born (1979-05-03) May 3, 1979 (age 35)
Rottweil, West Germany
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Professional information
Club SC Gosheim
World Cup
Seasons 2000-2010
Wins 7
Additional podiums 9
Total podiums 16
Updated on March 21, 2010.

Simone Hye-Soon Hauswald (born Simone Hye-Soon Denkinger, May 3, 1979, in Rottweil) is a German former biathlete and Winter Olympics bronze medalist. In 2008, she won her first single World Cup Race.


Hauswald was born to a German father and Korean mother. As a teenager she trained at the Skiinternat Furtwangen, an alpine sports training facility in Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, and met her coach and future husband, former skiier Steffen Hauswald.[1] The couple have twin daughters.

Career highlights[edit]

IBU World Championships
2003, Khanty-Mansiysk, 3rd at team relay (with Disl / Wilhelm / Glagow)
2004, Oberhof, 3rd at team relay (with Glagow / Apel / Wilhelm)
2009, Pyeongchang, 2nd at sprint
2009, Pyeongchang, 3rd at mixed relay
IBU World Junior Championships
1998, Jericho, 1st at individual race
1998, Jericho, 8th at sprint
1999, Pokljuka, 1st at team relay (with Flatscher / Glagow)
1999, Pokljuka, 2nd at individual race
World Cup
2002, Östersund, 1st at team relay (with Apel / Disl / Wilhelm)
2002, Pokljuka, 2nd at team relay (with Glagow / Henkel / K. Beer)
2002, Osrblie, 2nd at team relay (with Glagow / K. Beer / Wilhelm)
2003, Antholz, 2nd at team relay (with Disl / R. Beer / Wilhelm)
2004, Ruhpolding, 1st at team relay (with Disl / Apel / Wilhelm)
2005, Antholz, 3rd at pursuit
2005, Khanty-Mansiysk, 3rd at sprint
2005, Hochfilzen, 3rd at team relay (with Glagow / Apel / Wilhelm)
2006, Ruhpolding, 2nd at team relay (with Glagow / Henkel / Apel)
2007, Ruhpolding, 2nd at team relay (with Hitzer / Neuner / Wilhelm)
2007, Kontiolahti, 3rd at individual race
2007, Hochfilzen, 1st at team relay (with Glagow / Henkel / Wilhelm)
2007-08, Oberhof, 1st at team relay (with Henkel / Hitzer / Wilhelm)
2008, Hochfilzen, 1st at sprint
2008, Hochfilzen, 3rd at pursuit
2008, Hochfilzen, 3rd at individual race
2009, Vancouver-Whistler 1st at individual race
2009, Trondheim, 2nd at mass start
2009, Khanty-Mansiysk, 2nd at sprint
2009, Khanty-Mansiysk 1st at mass start
World Military Championships
2004, Östersund, 2nd at team patrol (with Künzel / Apel / Wilhelm)
European Championships
2000, Zakopane, 3rd at individual race
2000, Zakopane, 3rd at team relay (with Wagenführ / Klein / Wilhelm)
2001, Haute Maurienne, 1st at team relay (with K. Beer / Flatscher / Menzel)
2001, Haute Maurienne, 2nd at sprint
2002, Kontiolahti, 1st at team relay (with Menzel / Klein / Buchholz)
European Cup
2005, Ridnaun-Val Ridanna, 1st at pursuit
2005, Ridnaun-Val Ridanna, 1st at team relay (with Niziak / Ertl / Buchholz)
2005, Ridnaun-Val Ridanna, 1st at sprint

Season titles[edit]

Season Discipline
2010 Sprint

Race victories[edit]

7 race victories (3 Sprint, 2 Mass Start, 1 Individual, 1 Pursuit)

Season Date Location Race
2009 12 December 2008 Austria Hochfilzen, Austria Sprint
11 March 2009 Canada Vancouver-Whistler, Canada Individual
29 March 2009 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia Mass Start
2010 8 January 2010 Germany Oberhof, Germany Sprint
18 March 2010 Norway Oslo-Holmenkollen, Norway Sprint
20 March 2010 Norway Oslo-Holmenkollen, Norway Pursuit
21 March 2010 Norway Oslo-Holmenkollen, Norway Mass Start


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