Anastasiya Kuzmina

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Anastasiya Kuzmina
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Personal information
Birth name Anastasiya Vladimirovna Shipulina
Full name Anastasiya Vladimirovna Kuzmina
Born (1984-08-28) 28 August 1984 (age 32)
Tyumen, RSFSR,
Soviet Union
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club VSC Dukla Banska Bystrica
World Cup debut 7 January 2006[1]
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (2010, 2014)
Medals 3 (2 gold)
World Championships
Teams 5 (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Medals 2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 9 (2005/06–2013/14)
Individual victories 6
All victories 6
Individual podiums 19
All podiums 20

Anastasiya Vladimirovna Kuzmina (Slovak: Anastasia Kuzminová, Russian: Анастасия Владимировна Кузьмина; née Shipulina; born 28 August 1984) is Slovak biathlete born in Russia.

Career[edit]

Kuzmina represented Slovakia from December 2008 and won the silver medal two months later in mass start at the 2009 Biathlon World Championships in Pyeongchang.[2] She won a gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint and a silver medal in the 10 km pursuit at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[3] She won another medal - bronze, at the 2011 Biathlon World Championships in Khanty-Mansiysk.[4] At the 2014 Winter Olympics, she again won the gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint.

Kuzmina's victory made her the second Slovak after Ondrej Nepela to win a Winter Olympic gold medal, and the first for independent Slovakia.[3]

Her brother Anton Shipulin is a Russian biathlete. Her husband, Daniel Kuzmin, is an Israeli cross-country skier and Kuzmina's personal coach. They have one son, Yelisey, and a one daughter, Olivia.[5] She, her husband and their children live in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. She speaks Russian, Slovak and English.

Record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Kuzmina has won three medals from Olympic Games. In Vancouver she won a gold medal the sprint and a silver medal in pursuit and in Sochi she won a gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint, becoming the first woman in biathlon to successfully defend an individual Olympic title.[6]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay
Canada 2010 Vancouver 39th Gold Silver 8th 13th N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 27th Gold 6th 26th 5th

World Championships[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay
South Korea 2009 Pyeongchang 29th 7th 17th Silver 13th 10th
Russia 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk Not held in an Olympic season 14th
Russia 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 9th Bronze 6th 10th 8th 12th
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 10th 10th 19th 8th 8th 7th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město na Moravě 4th 17th 14th 15th 8th 7th

World Cup[edit]

Source: [1]

Season Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Overall
Races Points Position Races Points Position Races Points Position Races Points Position Races Points Position
2005–06 0/3  –  – 3/10 2/8 0/5 5/26
2006–07 1/4 20 36th 1/10 1/8 0/5 3/27 20 61st
2007–08 Did not start
2008–09 2/4 44 30th 7/10 81 36th 5/7 50 40th 3/5 115 13th 17/26 290 30th
2009–10 3/4 73 17th 7/10 144 26th 4/6 121 15th 3/5 105 17th 17/25 443 20th
2010–11 4/4 60 23rd 8/10 328 5th 5/7 195 10th 4/5 125 15th 21/26 708 9th
2011–12 3/3 85 9th 10/10 274 8th 8/8 198 12th 5/5 180 6th 26/26 721 10th
2012–13 3/3 104 5th 10/10 294 9th 8/8 222 11th 5/5 157 9th 26/26 769 7th
2013–14 2/2 84 3rd 7/9 179 12th 7/8 204 9th 3/3 139 2nd 19/22 606 6th
2014–15 Did not start
2015–16

Individual victories[edit]

# Season Event Competition Level
1 2009/10 Canada Vancouver 7.5 km Sprint Winter Olympic Games
2 2010/11 Austria Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
3 2010/11 Norway Oslo 10 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
4 2012/13 Italy Antholz 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
5 2013/14 Russia Sochi 7.5 km Sprint Winter Olympic Games
6 2013/14 Norway Holmenkollen 10 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
7 2013/14 Norway Holmenkollen 12.5 km Mass Start Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

Updated on 23 March 2014

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anastasiya KUZMINA Profile". IBU. Archived from the original on February 5, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ Pyeongchang Mass-start Archived March 5, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b Vancouver2010.com 13 February 2010 biathlon women's 7.5 km sprint results. – accessed 13 February 2010
  4. ^ Khanty-Mansiysk Sprint Archived July 6, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "New Daughter for Anastasiya Kuzmina". Biathlonworld.com. 13 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015. 
  6. ^ ERIC WILLEMSEN (9 February 2014). "Defending champion Kuzmina wins biathlon gold". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Zuzana Štefečeková
Peter Sagan
Sportsperson of Slovakia
2010
2014
Succeeded by
Peter Hochschorner &
Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Sagan