Dorothea Wierer

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Dorothea Wierer
Dorothea Wierer 2018 WCup Oberhof.jpg
Personal information
Born (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 28)
Bruneck, Italy
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
SkisRossignol
RifleAnschütz
World Cup debut2009
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2014, 2018)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams6 (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Medals3 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons8 (2010/11–)
Individual victories5
All victories8
Individual podiums26
All podiums40
Discipline titles1:
1 Individual (2015–16);
Updated on 20 February 2018.

Dorothea Wierer Corradini (born 3 April 1990) is an Italian biathlete. She competes in the Biathlon World Cup. Wierer has won a bronze medal at the Biathlon World Championships 2013 (4x6 km relay).[1] Together with Karin Oberhofer, Dominik Windisch and Lukas Hofer she won a bronze medal in the Mixed relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. As of December 2018, Wierer has finished on the podium thirty-seven times in the Biathlon World Cup with eight wins. Her best overall finish in the Biathlon World Cup is 3rd, in the 2015–16 season.

At the start of the 2015–16 season, Wierer was recorded a first win in her career in Östersund.

Record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (2 bronze)

Wierer has won two medals from Olympic Games. In Sochi she won a bronze medal in the Mixed relay. In Pyeongchang she won another bronze medal in the same discipline Mixed relay.[2]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2014 Sochi DNS 6th 17th 26th 6th Bronze
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 7th 18th 15th 6th 9th Bronze

World Championships[edit]

3 medals (1 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 28th 9th 21st 4th
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 41st 61st 12th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 58th 21st 30th Bronze 4th
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 4th 20th 9th 27th Bronze 7th
Norway 2016 Oslo 8th 5th Silver 20th 7th 8th
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 16th 21st 10th 8th 5th 4th
Sweden 2019 Östersund
Italy 2020 Antholz-Anterselva

Junior/Youth World Championships[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
Italy 2007 Martell 10th 16th 14th
Germany 2008 Ruhpolding Gold 8th 21st
Canada 2009 Canmore 7th 4th Gold
Sweden 2010 Torsby 6th 13th 11th
Czech Republic 2011 Nové Město Gold Gold Gold Silver

World Cup[edit]

Season Overall Sprint Pursuit Individual Mass start
Races Points Position Races Points Position Races Points Position Races Points Position Races Points Position
2010/11 9/26 86 54th 5/10 30 58th 3/7 36 46th 0/4 1/5 20 40th
2011/12 16/26 5 91st 9/10 5 78th 4/8 3/3 0/5
2012/13 17/26 171 38th 9/10 63 40th 5/8 87 29th 3/3 21 39th 0/5
2013/14 21/22 399 16th 9/9 143 19th 7/8 141 17th 2/2 60 7th 3/3 55 20th
2014/15 22/25 745 7th 9/10 333 4th 6/7 214 5th 2/3 70 14th 5/5 128 13th
2015/16 25/25 944 3rd 9/9 327 3rd 8/8 348 2nd 3/3 154 1st 5/5 148 8th
2016/17 26/26 719 5th 9/9 246 8th 9/9 286 5th 3/3 45 23rd 5/5 156 5th
2017/18 22/22 681 5th 8/8 228 8th 7/7 264 4th 2/2 60 6th 5/5 131 11th
2018/19

Overall record[edit]

Result Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed
relay
Total
Individual events Team events All events
1st place 3 1 1 1 1 5 2 7
2nd place 4 6 2 2 10 4 14
3rd place 2 7 1 5 2 10 7 17
Podiums 3 3 13 2 8 5 25 13 38
Top 10 7 8
Points 26
Others
DNF
DSQ
Starts 26 213
* Results in IBU World Cup races, Olympics and World Championships.

Individual victories[edit]

No. Season Date Location Discipline Level
1 2015/16 3 December 2015 Sweden Östersund, Sweden 15 km Individual World Cup
2 14 January 2016 Germany Ruhpolding, Germany 15 km Individual World Cup
3 6 February 2016 Canada Canmore, Canada 12.5 km Mass Start World Cup
4 2017/18 11 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding, Germany 15 km Individual World Cup
5 2018/19 13 December 2018 Austria Hochfilzen, Austria 7.5 km Sprint World Cup
*Results are from IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

Individual podiums[edit]

Season Place Competition Placement
2013–14 Slovenia Pokljuka Pursuit 3rd
2014–15 Sweden Östersund Pursuit 3rd
2014–15 Slovenia Pokljuka Sprint 2nd
2014–15 Germany Oberhof Sprint 2nd
2015–16 Sweden Östersund Individual 1st
2015–16 Sweden Östersund Pursuit 2nd
2015–16 Germany Ruhpolding Pursuit 3rd
2015–16 Germany Ruhpolding Individual 1st
2015–16 Italy Antholz Sprint 2nd
2015–16 Italy Antholz Pursuit 3rd
2015–16 Canada Canmore Sprint 3rd
2015–16 Canada Canmore Mass Start 1st
2015–16 Norway Oslo Pursuit 2nd
2015–16 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk Pursuit 3rd
2016–17 Sweden Östersund Pursuit 3rd
2016–17 Czech Republic Nové Město na Moravě Pursuit 2nd
2016–17 Czech Republic Nové Město na Moravě Mass Start 3rd
2017–18 Austria Hochfilzen Sprint 3rd
2017–18 Germany Oberhof Pursuit 2nd
2017–18 Germany Ruhpolding Individual 1st
2017–18 Italy Antholz Pursuit 2nd
2018–19 Slovenia Pokljuka Sprint 2nd
2018–19 Slovenia Pokljuka Pursuit 2nd
2018–19 Austria Hochfilzen Sprint 1st
2018–19 Austria Hochfilzen Pursuit 3rd
2018–19 Czech Republic Nové Město na Moravě Pursuit 2nd

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tora Pulls Norway to Relay Gold". Biathlonworld.com. Archived from the original on October 17, 2013. Retrieved February 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "France Wins Gold Medal for Biathlon Olympics 2018 Mixed Relay". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.

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