Walter Pichler

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Olympic medal record
Men's Biathlon
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Sarajevo 4 x 7.5 km relay

Walter Georg Pichler (born 23 October 1959) is a former German biathlete from Bad Reichenhall, who represented West Germany. At the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Pichler won a bronze medal with the West German relay team consisting of Peter Angerer, Ernst Reiter and Fritz Fischer.

Walter Pichler is the cousin of biathlon coach Wolfgang Pichler.[1] He served as coach of the United States national biathlon team from 1989.[2] He was appointed as head coach of the British biathlon team in May 2008.[3]


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  2. ^ "Today's feature: The Executive Director of US Biathlon - Max Cobb". United States Olympic Committee. 27 January 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Brits with new coaching structure and new vision". International Biathlon Union. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2015.