Simon Schempp

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Simon Schempp
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Schempp in 2018
Personal information
Born (1988-11-14) 14 November 1988 (age 29)
Mutlangen, West Germany
Residence Ruhpolding, Germany
Occupation Customs officer
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Website simon.com.de
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club SZ Uhingen
Skis Rossignol
Rifle Anschütz
World Cup debut 11 March 2009
Olympic Games
Teams 3 (2010, 2014, 2018)
Medals 3 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 4 (2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)
Medals 8 (4 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 8 (2008/09–)
Individual victories 11
All victories 13
Individual podiums 23
All podiums 33

Simon Schempp (born 14 November 1988) is a German biathlete. In 2009, he made his World Cup debut. He became world champion by winning gold in the 15km mass start race at the Biathlon World Championships 2017 in Hochfilzen. He also won three more gold medals, two for being part of the German Biathlon World Championships 2010 mixed relay team in Khanty-Mansiysk and the German Biathlon World Championships 2017 mixed relay team in Hochfilzen, and one gold medal as part of the German Biathlon World Championships 2015 men's relay team in Kontiolahti.

He also competed for Germany at the 2010 Winter Olympics, finishing fifth as part of the German team in the men's relay.[1]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[2]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (2 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Canada 2010 Vancouver 5th N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 16th 15th 6th 13th Silver DSQ
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 36th 7th 5th Silver Bronze
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships[edit]

8 medals (4 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2010 Khanty-Mansiysk N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Gold
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 90th 19th 9th 26th Bronze
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 28th 18th 14th Bronze 13th
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 8th 77th 8th Gold
Norway 2016 Oslo 16th 8th 18th 19th Silver Silver
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 13th 9th 10th Gold 4th Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Junior/Youth World Championships[edit]

5 medals (2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
Italy 2007 Martell-Val Martello 5th 4th Bronze Gold
Germany 2008 Ruhpolding 9th 5th 5th Bronze
Canada 2009 Canmore 5th 6th Silver Gold

World Cup[edit]

Season Overall Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start
Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position
2008–09 86 60th 17 59th 38 58th 31 54th 0 N/A
2009–10 216 36th 0 N/A 94 36th 122 13th 0 N/A
2010–11 26 87th 13 60th 0 N/A 13 70th 0 N/A
2011–12 367 26th 59 16th 116 28th 132 21st 60 27th
2012–13 341 29th 6 63rd 127 27th 106 32nd 102 17th
2013–14 521 10th 32 26th 211 11th 218 6th 60 21st
2014–15 792 4th 64 14th 354 3rd 228 4th 146 7th
2015–16 769 4th 79 9th 316 2nd 251 6th 123 14th
2016–17 741 5th 68 13th 209 11th 233 6th 231 2nd

Individual victories[edit]

12 victories (5 Sp, 4 Pu, 3 MS)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
2013–14
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 Pu)
17 January 2014 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
18 January 2014 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2014–15
3 victories
(1 Sp, 1 Pu, 1 MS)
18 January 2015 Germany Ruhpolding 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
22 January 2015 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
24 January 2015 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2015–16
5 victories
(3 Sp, 2 Pu)
11 December 2015 Austria Hochfilzen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
17 December 2015 Slovenia Pokljuka 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
19 December 2015 Slovenia Pokljuka 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
22 January 2016 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
19 March 2016 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2016–17
2 victory
(2 MS)
8 January 2017 Germany Oberhof 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
19 February 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 15 km mass start Biathlon World Championship
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olympic results
  2. ^ "Simon Schempp". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 20 July 2015. 

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