Matthias Jacob

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Matthias Jacob
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Personal information
Full name Matthias Jacob
Born (1960-04-02) 2 April 1960 (age 57)
Tambach-Dietharz,
East Germany
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
World Cup debut 18 January 1980
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (1984, 1988)
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 6 (1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987)
Medals 7 (3 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 9 (1979/80–1987/88)
Individual victories 5
Individual podiums 12

Matthias Jacob (born 2 April 1960) is a former East German biathlete.

Biathlon results[edit]

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

Olympic Games[edit]

1 medal (1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo Bronze 4th
Canada 1988 Calgary 9th 5th

World Championships[edit]

7 medals (3 gold, 4 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Finland 1981 Lahti 7th 5th Gold
Soviet Union 1982 Minsk 4th 17th Gold
Italy 1983 Antholz-Anterselva 8th 32nd Silver
West Germany 1985 Ruhpolding 20th 7th Silver
Norway 1986 Oslo Holmenkollen 4th 7th Silver
United States 1987 Lake Placid 24th Silver Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Individual victories[edit]

5 victories (1 In, 4 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1981–82
2 victories
(2 Sp)
30 January 1982 West Germany Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
6 March 1982 Finland Lahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1985–86
2 victories
(2 Sp)
1 February 1986 East Germany Oberhof 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
15 March 1986 Sweden Boden 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1986–87
1 victory
(1 In)
12 March 1987 Norway Lillehammer 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matthias Jacob". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 

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