Patrick Favre

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Patrick Favre
Personal information
Full name Patrick Favre
Born (1972-07-30) 30 July 1972 (age 44)
Aosta, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club C.S. Esercito
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (1994, 1998)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 8 (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004)
Medals 3 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 10 (1992/93–2000/01, 2003/04)
Individual victories 2
All victories 3
Individual podiums 5
All podiums 18
Discipline titles 1:
1 Individual (1994–95)

Patrick Favre (born 30 July 1972) is a former Italian biathlete. At the Biathlon World Championships 1997 in Osrblie he won a bronze medal with the Italian relay team. Two years later at the Biathlon World Championships 1999 in Kontiolahti he won a silver medal in the sprint event. In the 1994–95 season he came second in the overall World Cup behind Jon Åge Tyldum. After the 2000–01 season, he retired as biathlete, though he had a short-lived comeback during the 2003–04 season.

Biathlon results[edit]

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

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 22nd 6th
Japan 1998 Nagano 54th 9th

World Championships[edit]

3 medals (1 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay
Italy 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 78th 5th N/A N/A 10th 4th
Germany 1996 Ruhpolding 17th 26th N/A N/A Bronze 10th
Slovakia 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 15th 4th 5th N/A Bronze
Slovenia 1998 Pokljuka N/A N/A N/A 6th N/A
Finland 1999 Kontiolahti 22nd Silver 8th 19th N/A 8th
Norway 2000 Oslo Holmenkollen 47th 34th 21st N/A
Slovenia 2001 Pokljuka 13th 29th 31st 6th N/A 10th
Germany 2004 Oberhof 44th 46th N/A 15th
*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 pursuit was added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999.

Individual victories[edit]

2 victories (1 In, 1 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1993–94
1 victory
(1 Sp)
15 January 1994 Germany Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1994–95
1 victory
(1 In)
15 December 1994 Austria Bad Gastein 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.
Further notable results
  • 1993: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1996: 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon
  • 1998:
    • 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon
    • 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
    • 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit
  • 1999: 1st, Italian championships of biathlon
  • 2000:
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit
  • 2001:
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
    • 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon
    • 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit
  • 2004: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patrick Favre". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 

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