Miroslav Matiaško

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Miroslav Matiaško
Personal information
Full name Miroslav Matiaško
Born (1982-07-14) 14 July 1982 (age 35)
Handlová, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club VŠC Dukla Banská Bystrica
World Cup debut 20 December 2002
Olympic Games
Teams 3 (2006, 2010, 2014)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 12 (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 14 (2002/03–2015/16)
Individual victories 0
All victories 0
Individual podiums 0
All podiums 1

Miroslav Matiaško (born 14 July 1982) is a former Slovak biathlete.[1]

Career[edit]

Matiaško debuted in the Biathlon World Cup in the relay in Brezno-Osrblie on 20 December 2002, and his first individual race was on 18 January 2003 in the 10 km sprint event in Ruhpolding.[1] As of January 2015, he has earned one World Cup podium, in the mixed relay event at Kontiolahti in the 2011–12 season. His best individual performance is a 6th-place finish in the individual at the 2010–11 Pokljuka event.[1]

His best overall finish in the World Cup was in 2010–11, placing 73rd. His best performance at a World Championships is 9th, in the 2008 relay. As an individual, his best performance is 32nd, in the 20 km individual in 2013. He also won a silver medal at the 2003 Junior World Championships, in the individual.[1]

He competed in the 2006, 2010 and 2010 Winter Olympics for Slovakia. As of January 2015, his best finish was 12th, as a member of the Slovak relay team in 2014. His best individual performance was 38th, in the 2006 individual.[2]

Matiaško retired from biathlon after the end of the 2015–16 season.[3]

World Cup podiums[edit]

Season[1] Location Event Rank
2011–12 Kontiolahti Mixed Relay 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Miroslav Matiaško". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 12 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Sports-Reference Profile
  3. ^ "Miroslav Matiaško". Biathlon-Info. n.d. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 

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