Veronika Vítková

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Veronika Vítková
Biathlon World Cup 2015 Nové Město – women sprint 3 crop.jpg
Born (1988-12-09) 9 December 1988 (age 31)
Vrchlabí, Czechoslovakia
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
World Cup career
Individual wins1
Indiv. podiums9

Veronika Vítková (Czech pronunciation: [ˈvɛronɪka ˈviːtkovaː]; born on 9 December 1988) is a Czech biathlete. She comes from a family of skiers and switched from cross-country to biathlon at age 10.[1] She competed for the Czech Republic at the 2010, 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics.[2] At the 2014 Winter Olympics, together with Ondřej Moravec, Jaroslav Soukup and Gabriela Soukalová, she won a silver medal in the Mixed relay.[3] At the 2018 Winter Olympics she won the bronze medal in the 7.5 km sprint event.[4]

Record[edit]

[5]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay
Canada 2010 Vancouver 68th 24th 36th 16th N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi 6th 16th 21st 9th 4th Silver
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 18th Bronze 7th 14th 12th 8th

World Championships[edit]

2 medals (1 gold, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Sweden 2008 Östersund 14th 57th DNS 16th 12th
South Korea 2009 Pyeongchang 5th 18th 10th 12th 10th
Russia 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 8th 55th 34th 30th 11th 11th
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 15th 25th 18th 14th 10th 8th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 14th 10th 8th 19th 10st Bronze
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 8th 15th 11th 29th 10th Gold
Norway 2016 Oslo 4th 7th 8th 6th 6th 6th
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 50th 68th 4th
Sweden 2019 Östersund 13rd 38th 16th 17th 15th 6th

World Cup[edit]

Podiums[edit]

Season Place Competition Placement
2012–13 Germany Oberhof Pursuit 2nd
2013–14 Austria Hochfilzen Sprint 2nd
2013–14 Germany Ruhpolding Individual 3rd
2014–15 Sweden Östersund Sprint 2nd
2014–15 Germany Oberhof Sprint 1st
2014–15 Germany Oberhof Mass Start 2nd
2014–15 Germany Ruhpolding Mass Start 3rd
2017–18 Germany Oberhof Sprint 3rd
2017–18 Germany Ruhpolding Mass Start 3rd
2017–18 Italy Antholz Sprint 3rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biathlon World interview
  2. ^ Prague Monitor Archived January 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ IBU - Mixed Relay Sochi 2014 IBU. Retrieved 6 March 2014
  4. ^ "První medaile pro Česko! Biatlonistka Vítková získala bronz" (in Czech). sport.cz. February 10, 2018. Retrieved February 10, 2018.
  5. ^ International Biathlon Union – Veronika Vítková

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