Defrasne in 2009 in Sandnes.
|Full name||Vincent Defrasne|
9 March 1977 |
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Club||EMHM - Pontarlier|
|World Cup debut||8 January 1999|
|Teams||3 (2002, 2006, 2010)|
|Medals||3 (1 gold)|
|Teams||11 (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)|
|Medals||6 (2 gold)|
1 Individual (2007–08)
Vincent Defrasne (born 9 March 1977) is a former French biathlete. He won a gold medal in the 12.5 km pursuit at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and a bronze medal in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
He was also a member of the winning Biathlon World Championship relay team in 2001, and the 2004 team which won bronze. At the Biathlon World Championship 2007 in Antholz, Defrasne earned a bronze medal, in the 12.5 km pursuit and a silver medal in the Mixed Relay event. In 2009 at the World Championships in Pyeongchang, Defrasne was part of the victorious mixed relay team.
Defrasne served as the flagbearer for France at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
3 medals (1 gold, 2 bronze)
|2002 Salt Lake City||37th||21st||18th||N/A||Bronze|
- *Mass start was added as an event in 2006.
6 medals (2 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze)
|Event||Individual||Sprint||Pursuit||Mass start||Relay||Mixed relay|
|2000 Oslo Holmenkollen||54th||25th||32nd||—||10th||N/A|
|2002 Oslo Holmenkollen||N/A||N/A||N/A||20th||N/A||N/A|
- *During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
- **The mixed relay was added as an event in 2005.
3 victories (1 In, 1 Sp, 1 Pu)
(1 Sp, 1 Pu)
|7 January 2006||Oberhof||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Cup|
|18 February 2006||Turin||12.5 km pursuit||Winter Olympic Games|
|29 November 2007||Kontiolahti||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
- *Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.
|Flagbearer for France
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