Klaus Siebert in 1978.
|Full name||Klaus Siebert|
29 April 1955|
Schlettau, East Germany
|Died||24 April 2016
|Club||ASK Vorwärts Oberhof|
|World Cup debut||13 January 1978|
|Retired||30 March 1980|
|Medals||1 (0 gold)|
|Teams||4 (1975, 1977, 1978, 1979)|
|Medals||6 (3 gold)|
|Overall titles||1 (1978–79)|
At the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York, Siebert won a silver medal on the relay with the East German relay team. In the Biathlon World Championships, Siebert earned two gold medals with the East German relay team in 1978 and 1979, and a bronze medal from 1977. He also garnered three individual medals gold medal from the 20 km in 1978 and two bronzes from the 10 km in 1975 and 1978.
After retiring from competition he became a coach. He coached in Germany, China and Belarus. He returned to his coaching role with the Belarusian national biathlon team in January 2012 after spending much of the previous year ill with cancer. However, Siebert stepped down from this role ahead of the 2014-15 season due to health issues.
1 medal (1 silver)
|1980 Lake Placid||15th||4th||Silver|
6 medals (3 gold, 3 bronze)
- *During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
8 victories (6 In, 2 Sp)
(2 In, 1 Sp)
|13 January 1978||Ruhpolding||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|24 February 1978||Antholz-Anterselva||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Cup|
|1 April 1978||Sodankylä||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
(1 In, 1 Sp)
|28 January 1979||Ruhpolding||20 km individual||Biathlon World Championships|
|31 March 1979||Sodankylä||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Cup|
|19 January 1980||Ruhpolding||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|24 January 1980||Antholz-Anterselva||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|20 March 1980||Hedenäset||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
- *Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.
- "Klaus Siebert". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
- "Klaus Siebert: Biathlon is My Life". International Biathlon Union. 7 January 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2014.
- "France, Belarus, Czech & More: Alfred Eder Interview". International Biathlon Union. 25 November 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2014.
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