Amanda Lightfoot

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Amanda Lightfoot

Amanda Lightfoot (born 30 January 1987)[1] is a British biathlete who competes in the Biathlon World Cup.[1]

Lightfoot was born in Coventry. She took up the sport after first learning to ski at the age of nineteen. She is a Sergeant clerk in the Adjutant General's Corps.[2] She was selected as part of the Team GB squad for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.[3] Her trainer is Walter Pichler.[1] Lightfoot achieved a new personal best at the 2017 Biathlon World Championships in Hochfilzen when she finished 32nd in the individual race.[4]


  1. ^ a b c "International Biathlon Union – IBU". Retrieved 14 January 2015.
  2. ^ British Biathlon Association website
  3. ^ "Winter Olympics 2014: Amanda Lightfoot excited by Sochi chance". 17 January 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2014.
  4. ^ Ward, Verity (17 February 2017). "Snow Queen's Olympic hopes after World Championship biathlete performance". Shields Gazette. Retrieved 6 March 2017.

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