Anton Shipulin

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Anton Shipulin
Vladimir Putin and Anton Shipulin 24 February 2014.jpeg
Shipulin with Vladimir Putin in 2014
Personal information
Full name Anton Vladimirovich Shipulin
Nickname(s) "Shipa", "Chip", "The Champion of Everything"
Born (1987-08-21) 21 August 1987 (age 29)
Tyumen, RSFSR,
Soviet Union
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Dynamo
Skis Fischer
Rifle Anschütz 1827F Fortner – Sprint [1] Customised with dragon carved into the forearm [2]
World Cup debut 10 January 2009
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (2010, 2014)
Medals 2 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams 5 (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)
Medals 7 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 9 (2008/09–)
All races 207
Individual victories 10
All victories 21
Individual podiums 40
All podiums 64
Discipline titles 1:
1 Mass start (2014–15)

Anton Vladimirovich Shipulin (Russian: Антон Владимирович Шипулин, born Tyumen, Russia [3] 21 August 1987) is a Russian biathlete. He is a lawyer, qualified at Tyumen Law Institute, married, and lives in Ekaterinburg, Russia.[4]

Career[edit]

Absolute champion of European Biathlon Championship 2008 (juniors). The bronze medallist of the Winter Olympic Games 2010. He was the best Russian biathlon marksman in the same season (2009/2010).

He got a medal "For merits before Fatherland" from Russian president after the Winter Olympic Games 2010.

Together with Evgeny Ustyugov, Alexey Volkov and Dmitry Malyshko he won the gold medal in the Men´s Relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.

His sister Anastasiya Kuzmina, (Slovak biathlete), is the Olympic champion in the 7.5 km sprint at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, and at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[5]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (1 gold, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Canada 2010 Vancouver 36th 30th 20th 22nd Bronze N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 4th 14th 11th Gold 5th
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships[edit]

7 medals (1 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 37th 21st Silver
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 13th Bronze 29th 6th 5th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 33rd 7th Bronze Silver 4th 6th
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 16th 18th Silver 7th 4th 10th
Norway 2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 14th 45th 9th 9th 6th 7th
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 7th 21st 4th 4th Gold Bronze
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Junior/Youth World Championships[edit]

6 medals (4 gold, 2 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
Finland 2005 Kontiolahti 7th 7th 5th
United States 2006 Presque Isle 18th 33rd 17th Gold
Italy 2007 Martell-Val Martello Silver 11th 5th 7th
Germany 2008 Ruhpolding Silver Gold Gold Gold

World Cup[edit]

Anton Shipulin Kontiolahti 2010.jpg
Season Overall Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start
Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position
2008–09 12 93rd 0 N/A 0 N/A 12 69th 0 N/A
2009–10 374 23rd 39 36th 162 19th 84 23rd 89 22nd
2010–11 417 19th 71 20th 157 21st 110 21st 79 22nd
2011–12 637 8th 40 26th 201 17th 224 9th 172 5th
2012–13 628 9th 40 26th 211 14th 247 3rd 120 15th
2013–14 544 8th 21 35th 232 7th 234 3rd 57 23rd
2014–15 978 2nd 61 16th 370 2nd 305 2nd 242 1st
2015–16 806 3rd 100 4th 251 5th 300 2nd 155 3rd

Individual victories[edit]

10 victories (1 In, 3 Sp, 5 Pu, 1 MS)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
2010–11
1 victory
(1 Sp)
20 January 2011 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2011–12
1 victory
(1 Pu)
15 January 2012 Czech Republic Nové Město 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2012–13
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 Pu)
18 January 2013 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
19 January 2013 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2013–14
1 victory
(1 Pu)
8 March 2014 Slovenia Pokljuka 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2014–15
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 MS)
19 December 2014 Slovenia Pokljuka 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
21 December 2014 Slovenia Pokljuka 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
2015–16
1 victories
(1 Pu)
23 January 2016 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2016–17
2 victories
(1 In, 1 PU)
20 January 2017 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
18 March 2017 Norway Holmenkollen 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

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