Pieralberto Carrara

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Pieralberto Carrara
Personal information
Full name Pieralberto Carrara
Born (1966-02-14) 14 February 1966 (age 51)
Bergamo, Italy
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club CS Forestale
World Cup debut 17 January 1985
Olympic Games
Teams 4 (1988, 1992, 1994, 1998)
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 10 (1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
Medals 5 (3 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 16 (1984/85–1999/2000)
Individual victories 2
Individual podiums 8

Pieralberto Carrara (born 14 February 1966) is a former Italian biathlete. He grew up in Serina. At the 1998 Olympics he won a silver in the 20 km individual. In the 1992–93 season he ended in third in the overall World Cup standings behind Mikael Löfgren and Mark Kirchner.

Biathlon results[edit]

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

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Canada 1988 Calgary 13th
France 1992 Albertville 41st 4th
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 15th 23rd 6th
Japan 1998 Nagano Silver 10th 9th

World Championships[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay
United States 1987 Lake Placid 42nd N/A N/A N/A
Soviet Union 1990 Minsk 14th N/A N/A Gold
Finland 1991 Lahti 59th 14th N/A N/A 4th
Bulgaria 1993 Borovets 6th N/A N/A 8th Gold
Canada 1994 Canmore N/A N/A N/A N/A Gold N/A
Italy 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 43rd 9th N/A N/A 4th
Germany 1996 Ruhpolding 18th 4th N/A N/A Bronze 10th
Slovakia 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 38th N/A 10th Bronze
Slovenia 1998 Pokljuka N/A N/A 19th N/A 6th N/A
Finland 1999 Kontiolahti 34th 44th N/A 8th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The team event was added in 1989 and subsequently removed in 1998, pursuit having been added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999.

Individual victories[edit]

2 victories (1 In, 1 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1 victory
(1 In)
17 January 1991 Germany Ruhpolding 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1 victory
(1 Sp)
23 January 1993 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint 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
  • 1990: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon
  • 1991: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1992: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1994:
    • 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon
    • 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1995: 1st, Italian championships of biathlon
  • 1996:
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1997: 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1999: 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit


  1. ^ "Pieralberto Carrara". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 19 July 2015. 

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