Simon Desthieux

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Simon Desthieux
2012-12-07 Biathlon Hochfilzen SP H 128 S Desthieux (FRA).JPG
Born (1991-12-03) 3 December 1991 (age 27)
Belley, France
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Ski clubLompnes
World Cup career
Indiv. podiums1

Simon Desthieux (born 3 December 1991) is a French biathlete.[1]

He competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics for France where he finished 45th in the sprint and 21st in the pursuit. Desthieux won his first World Championship medal in Hochfilzen 2017 when he was a part of men's relay team that became second. Next year he was a part of France's mixed relay team in the 2018 Winter Olympics and won his first Olympic gold medal.



Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2014 Sochi  — 45th 21st  — 8th  —
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 27th 12th 7th 22nd 5th Gold

World Championships[edit]

Event Sprint Pursuit Individual Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 67th  —  —  —  —  —
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti  —  — 49th  —  —  —
Norway 2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 12th 6th 28th 24th 9th
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 34th 27th 51st Silver

Biathlon World Cup[edit]

World Cup rankings
Year Overall Sprint Pursuit Individual Mass Start
2012–13 57th 48th 57th  —  —
2013–14 21st 24th 27th 22nd 5th
2014–15 56th 52nd 43rd 65th  —
2015–16 16th 21st 20th 26th 10th
2016–17 25th 19th 23rd 42nd 27th
2017–18 8th 6th 10th 10th 11th

Junior World Championships[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
Sweden 2010 Torsby 15th 42nd 15th 2nd
Czech Republic 2011 Nové Město 1st 7th 5th 5th
Finland 2012 Kontiolahti 9th 3rd 10th 4th


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