Anton Shipulin

Anton Vladimirovich Shipulin (Russian: Антон Владимирович Шипулин, born 21 August 1987) is a retired Russian biathlete and politician serving as the member of the State Duma since 2019.

Anton Shipulin
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Personal information
Full nameAnton Vladimirovich Shipulin
Nickname(s)"Shipa", "Chip", "The Champion of Everything", "The genius of the Russian land"
Born (1987-08-21) 21 August 1987 (age 33)
Tyumen, RSFSR,
Soviet Union
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubDynamo
SkisFischer
RifleAnschütz 1827F Fortner – Sprint [1] Customised with dragon carved into the forearm [2]
World Cup debut10 January 2009
Retired31 December 2018
World Championships
Teams6 (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Medals7 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons10 (2008/09–2017/18)
All races257
Individual victories11
All victories22
Individual podiums44
All podiums70
Discipline titles1:
1 Mass start (2014–15)
Updated on 8 March 2018.

Sport careerEdit

Absolute champion of European Biathlon Championship 2008 (juniors). He was the best Russian biathlon marksman in the same season (2009/2010). The bronze medallist of the Winter Olympic Games 2010. He was disqualified.

He got a medal "For merits before Fatherland" from Russian president after the Winter Olympic Games 2010.

Together with Evgeny Ustyugov, Alexey Volkov and Dmitry Malyshko he won the gold medal in the Men´s Relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. He was disqualified.

His sister Anastasiya Kuzmina, (Slovak biathlete), is the Olympic champion in the 7.5 km sprint at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, and at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

On 25 December 2018, Shipulin announced his retirement from sports after the World Team Challenge (Christmas Race).[3]

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[4]

Olympic GamesEdit

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2010 Vancouver 36th 30th 20th 22nd DSQ N/A
  2014 Sochi 4th 14th 11th DSQ DSQ
  2018 Pyeongchang not allowed to compete
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World ChampionshipsEdit

7 medals (1 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 37th 21st Silver
  2012 Ruhpolding 13th Bronze 29th 6th 5th
  2013 Nové Město 33rd 7th Bronze Silver 4th 6th
  2015 Kontiolahti 16th 18th Silver 7th 4th 10th
  2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 14th 45th 9th 9th 6th 7th
  2017 Hochfilzen 7th 21st 4th 4th Gold Bronze
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Junior/Youth World ChampionshipsEdit

6 medals (4 gold, 2 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
  2005 Kontiolahti 7th 7th 5th
  2006 Presque Isle 18th 33rd 17th Gold
  2007 Martell-Val Martello Silver 11th 5th 7th
  2008 Ruhpolding Silver Gold Gold Gold

World CupEdit

Season Overall Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start
Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position
2008–09 12 93rd 0 N/A 0 N/A 12 69th 0 N/A
2009–10 374 23rd 39 36th 162 19th 84 23rd 89 22nd
2010–11 417 19th 71 20th 157 21st 110 21st 79 22nd
2011–12 637 8th 40 26th 201 17th 224 9th 172 5th
2012–13 628 9th 40 26th 211 14th 247 3rd 120 15th
2013–14 544 8th 21 35th 232 7th 234 3rd 57 23rd
2014–15 978 2nd 61 16th 370 2nd 305 2nd 242 1st
2015–16 806 3rd 100 4th 251 5th 300 2nd 155 3rd
2016–17 918 2nd 126 2nd 248 6th 392 2nd 177 3rd
2017–18 697 3rd 26 27th 256 4th 254 3rd 174 5th

Individual victoriesEdit

11 victories (1 In, 4 Sp, 5 Pu, 1 MS)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
2010–11
1 victory
(1 Sp)
20 January 2011   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2011–12
1 victory
(1 Pu)
15 January 2012   Nové Město 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2012–13
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 Pu)
18 January 2013   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
19 January 2013   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2013–14
1 victory
(1 Pu)
8 March 2014   Pokljuka 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2014–15
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 MS)
19 December 2014   Pokljuka 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
21 December 2014   Pokljuka 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
2015–16
1 victories
(1 Pu)
23 January 2016   Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2016–17
2 victories
(1 In, 1 PU)
20 January 2017   Antholz-Anterselva 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
18 March 2017   Holmenkollen 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2017–18
1 victory
(1 Sp)
8 March 2018   Kontiolahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

Politic careerEdit

In January 2019, Shipulin announced that he would be a candidate for the United Russia nomination in the 2019 State Duma by-election in Serov constituency.[5] In the primary on 26 May, Shipulin defeated 5 other candidates, scored 78.13% and won nomination from United Russia.[6] In the by-election on 8 September, Shipulin won, gaining 41.59%.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://jga.anschuetz-sport.com/index.php5?menu=99&sprache=1
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-03-20. Retrieved 2017-03-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Шипулин объявил о завершении карьеры
  4. ^ "Anton Shipulin". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 22 March 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  5. ^ Шипулин собрался в Госдуму
  6. ^ Антон Шипулин выиграл праймериз ЕР в связи с довыборами в Госдуму на Урале
  7. ^ Антон Шипулин победил на довыборах в Госдуму в Свердловской области

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