Jeremy Teela

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Jeremy Teela
Jeremy Teela at press conference before 2002 Winter Olympics 2002-02-07 1.JPEG
Teela in February 2002.
Personal information
Full name Jeremy Scott Teela
Born (1976-11-28) 28 November 1976 (age 40)
Tonasket, Washington, United States[1]
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
World Cup debut 11 January 1997
Retired 18 April 2014[2]
Olympic Games
Teams 3 (2002, 2006, 2010)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 10 (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 16 (1996/97–2010/11, 2013/14)
Individual victories 0
All victories 0
Individual podiums 1
All podiums 1

Jeremy Scott Teela (born 28 November 1976) is a former American biathlete and a sergeant in the United States Army.

Life and career[edit]

Teela is a three-time Olympian, having competed in the 2002, 2006, and 2010 Winter Olympics.

Teela retired from the sport at the end of the 2013–14 season.[3]

Teela shoots from the standing position in the men's sprint at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

At the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, at the biathlon course in Soldier Hollow, he finished 14th. He participated in the men's 4 × 7.5 km relay team at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, which finishing 9th.

At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Teela finished 9th in the 10 km sprint, the best individual American result to date in biathlon;[4] 13th as part of the 4 × 7.5 km relay team ; and 24th in the 12.5 km pursuit.[5]

Teela's best World Cup result was a 3rd place in an individual distance race at Whistler Mountain on March 11, 2009. He did not compete in the World Cup racing during the 2011–12 season and 2012–13 season.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[6]

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay
United States 2002 Salt Lake City 14th 20th 23rd N/A 15th
Italy 2006 Turin 51st 60th 9th
Canada 2010 Vancouver 9th 24th 29th 13th
*Mass start was added as an event in 2006.

World Championships[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay Mixed relay
Slovakia 1997 Brezno-Osrblie N/A 14th 20th N/A
Finland 1999 Kontiolahti 75th 39th 58th N/A 18th N/A
Norway 2000 Oslo Holmenkollen 86th 62nd N/A 16th N/A
Slovenia 2001 Pokljuka 55th 9th 20th N/A N/A
Russia 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 76th 10th 17th 28th N/A 17th N/A
Germany 2004 Oberhof 75th 60th DNS N/A 18th N/A
Austria 2005 Hochfilzen 54th 22nd 36th N/A DNS
Italy 2007 Antholz-Anterselva 44th 46th 46th N/A 9th DNS
Sweden 2008 Östersund 47th 73rd N/A 15th 16th
South Korea 2009 Pyeongchang 44th 69th N/A 21st 18th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was removed as an event in 1998, and mass start was added in 1999 with the mixed relay being added in 2005.


  1. ^ "Jeremy Teela". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 1 October 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Jeremy Teela (18 April 2014). "I'm officially retired from Biathlon". Facebook. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Retiring From Biathlon: Part 1, the Men". International Biathlon Union. 23 April 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Men's 10km sprint results at 2010 Winter Olympics Archived 2010-02-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Men's 12.5km pursuit results at the 2010 Winter Olympics Archived 2010-02-16 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Jeremy Teela". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 5 October 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2015. 

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