Simon Eder

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Simon Eder
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Personal information
Born (1983-02-23) 23 February 1983 (age 34)
Zell am See, Austria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club HSV Saalfelden
World Cup debut 18 January 2003
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (2010, 2014)
Medals 2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 8 (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)
Medals 4 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 12 (2002/03–2003/04, 2005/06–)
Individual victories 3
All victories 5
Individual podiums 15
All podiums 26

Simon Eder (born 23 February 1983) is an Austrian biathlete.

Career[edit]

His first World Cup win was in the Khanty-Mansiysk mass-start race on 29 March 2009.[1]

Eder represented Austria at the 2010 Winter Olympics and in 2014 Winter Olympics. He won 2 medals: silver in the Men's relay in 2010, and a bronze in Men's relay in 2014. Both of the relays together with Daniel Mesotitsch, Dominik Landertinger and Christoph Sumann.

He is known for his fast shooting times, having recorded sub-20 second performances on the shooting range. He is the son of former biathlete and Austrian national biathlon coach Alfred Eder.[2]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[3]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Canada 2010 Vancouver 6th 11th 4th 25th Silver N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 4th 7th 8th 16th Bronze
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships[edit]

4 medals (1 silver, 3 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Italy 2007 Antholz-Anterselva 68th 6th
Sweden 2008 Östersund 20th 33rd 23rd 15th 4th
South Korea 2009 Pyeongchang 8th 14th 8th Silver
Russia 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 17th 17th 14th 9th 9th
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 23rd 46th 34th 5th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 42nd 10th 12th 18th 5th
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 20th 46th 12th 19th 5th 5th
Norway 2016 Oslo Bronze 27th 16th 11th 4th 5th
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 12th 22nd 12th Bronze Bronze 9th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Junior/Youth World Championships[edit]

2 medals (1 gold, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
Italy 2002 Ridnaun-Val Ridanna Gold 35th 17th 9th
Poland 2003 Kościelisko 13th 18th 9th 8th
France 2004 Haute Maurienne 4th Bronze 7th

Individual victories[edit]

3 victories (2 Pu, 1 MS)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
2008–09
1 victory
(1 MS)
29 March 2009 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
2013–14
1 victory
(1 Pu)
22 March 2014 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2015–16
1 victory
(1 Pu)
9 January 2016 Germany Ruhpolding 12.5 km pursuit 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. ^ Khanty-Mansiysk win
  2. ^ "Simon Eder – Biathlon: Red Bull Snow". Red Bull. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Simon Eder". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 

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