Frank-Peter Roetsch

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Frank-Peter Roetsch
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Frank-Peter Roetsch in 1983
Personal information
Full name Frank-Peter Roetsch
Born (1964-04-19) 19 April 1964 (age 52)
Güstrow, East Germany
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club SG Dynamo Zinnwald
World Cup debut 28 January 1983
Olympic Games
Teams 3 (1984, 1988, 1992)
Medals 3 (2 gold)
World Championships
Teams 6 (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991)
Medals 10 (5 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 10 (1982/83–1991/92)
Individual victories 10
Individual podiums 30
Overall titles 3 (1983–84, 1984–85, 1986–87)

Frank-Peter Roetsch (born 19 April 1964) is a German former biathlete. He was the first biathlete to win a World Cup race using the skating technique when he won in Oberhof in 1985.

Achievements[edit]

World Championships[edit]

  • 2 time Junior World Champion
  • 5 time World Champion

World Cup[edit]

Holmenkollen[edit]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic Games[edit]

3 medals (2 gold, 1 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo Silver 7th 4th
Canada 1988 Calgary Gold Gold 5th
France 1992 Albertville 53rd 9th

World Championships[edit]

10 medals (5 gold, 5 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Team Relay
Italy 1983 Antholz-Anterselva Silver 4th N/A Silver
West Germany 1985 Ruhpolding Silver Gold N/A Silver
Norway 1986 Oslo Holmenkollen 23rd 8th N/A Silver
United States 1987 Lake Placid Gold Gold N/A Gold
Austria 1989 Feistritz 8th 5th Gold
Finland 1991 Lahti 7th 4th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was added as an event in 1989.
Frank-Peter Roetsch more recently

Individual victories[edit]

15 victories (4 In, 11 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1982–83
1 victory
(1 Sp)
10 March 1983 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1983–84
1 victory
(1 Sp)
3 March 1984 East Germany Oberhof 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1984–85
5 victories
(1 In, 4 Sp)
19 January 1985 East Germany Oberhof 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
24 January 1985 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
16 February 1985 West Germany Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Championships
3 March 1985 Finland Lahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
9 March 1985 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1986–87
3 victories
(2 In, 1 Sp)
15 January 1987 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
12 February 1987 United States Lake Placid 20 km individual Biathlon World Championships
14 February 1987 United States Lake Placid 10 km sprint Biathlon World Championships
1987–88
4 victories
(1 In, 3 Sp)
21 January 1988 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
20 February 1988 Canada Calgary 20 km individual Winter Olympic Games
23 February 1988 Canada Calgary 10 km sprint Winter Olympic Games
12 March 1988 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1988–89
1 victory
(1 Sp)
28 January 1989 West Germany Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frank-Peter Roetsch". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 

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