Dorothea Wierer Corradini (Italian: [doroˈtɛːa ˈviːrer korraˈdiːni], German: [doʁoˈteːa ˈviːʁɐ]; born 3 April 1990) is an Italian biathlete competing in the Biathlon World Cup. Together with Karin Oberhofer, Dominik Windisch and Lukas Hofer she won a bronze medal in the Mixed relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. At the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea she won again the bronze medal in the Mixed relay with Lisa Vittozzi, Lukas Hofer and Dominik Windisch. She is the 2019 mass start world champion, and 2020 individual and pursuit world champion.
|Born||3 April 1990|
|Height||1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|World Cup debut||2009|
|Teams||2 (2014, 2018)|
|Medals||2 (0 gold)|
|Medals||10 (3 gold)|
|Seasons||12 (2008/09, 2010/11–)|
|Overall titles||2 (2018–19;2019-20)|
2 Individual (2015–16, 2020-21);
1 Pursuit (2018–19);
1 Mass Start (2019–20)
|Updated on 24 January 2021.|
Wierer has won her first Biathlon World Championships medal placing third in the Women's relay together with Nicole Gontier, Michela Ponza and Karin Oberhofer at the Biathlon World Championships 2013 in Nové Město na Moravě, which was the first ever medal for Italian women at the Biathlon World Championships. At the 2019 Championships in Östersund she won the Gold medal in the 12.5 km Mass Start, also a first for Italian women in Biathlon. She has currently won 10 medals in total, including 3 Golds, 4 Silvers and 3 Bronzes.
At the start of the 2015–16 season, Wierer recorded the first win in her career in the Biathlon World Cup in Östersund and as of the end of 2019-20 season, Wierer has finished on the podium 35 times with 11 wins. She has also finished on the podium in 21 relays, including 5 victories. She has won the 2018–19 Overall World Cup (first Italian to do so, including men). Wierer defended the overall title in the 2019–20 Season (the first to do since Magdalena Forsberg in 2001/02) and has also won 3 disciplines cup, the 2015–16 Individual World Cup, the 2018–19 Pursuit World Cup and the 2019–20 Mass Start World Cup.
2 medals (2 bronze)
|Event||Individual||Sprint||Pursuit||Mass start||Relay||Mixed relay|
- *The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.
10 medals (3 gold, 4 silver, 3 bronze)
|Event||Individual||Sprint||Pursuit||Mass start||Relay||Mixed relay||Single mixed relay|
|2013 Nové Město||58th||21st||30th||–||Bronze||4th|
- *During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
- **The single mixed relay was added as an event in 2019.
Junior/Youth World ChampionshipsEdit
|2011 Nové Město||Gold||Gold||Gold||Silver|
- *Updated as of 24 January 2021, all the point totals count the dropped results if there are any. Italic means season still on-going
|Individual events||Team events||All events|
- * Results in IBU World Cup races, Olympics and World Championships.
- ** Updated as of 24 January 2021.
- 12 victories (5 Individuals, 3 Sprints, 2 Pursuits, 2 Mass starts)
- 38 podiums (5 Individuals, 11 Sprints, 16 Pursuits, 6 Mass starts)
|1||2013–14||8 March 2014||Pokljuka||World Cup||Pursuit||3rd|
|2||2014–15||7 December 2014||Östersund||World Cup||Pursuit||3rd|
|3||18 December 2014||Pokljuka||World Cup||Sprint||2nd|
|4||9 January 2015||Oberhof||World Cup||Sprint||2nd|
|5||2015–16||3 December 2015||Östersund||World Cup||Individual||1st|
|6||6 December 2015||Östersund||World Cup||Pursuit||2nd|
|7||9 January 2016||Ruhpolding||World Cup||Pursuit||3rd|
|8||14 January 2016||Ruhpolding||World Cup||Individual||1st|
|9||21 January 2016||Antholz-Anterselva||World Cup||Sprint||2nd|
|10||23 January 2016||Antholz-Anterselva||World Cup||Pursuit||3rd|
|11||5 February 2016||Canmore||World Cup||Sprint||3rd|
|12||6 February 2016||Canmore||World Cup||Mass start||1st|
|13||6 March 2016||Oslo||World Championships||Pursuit||2nd|
|14||19 March 2016||Khanty-Mansiysk||World Cup||Pursuit||3rd|
|15||2016–17||4 December 2016||Östersund||World Cup||Pursuit||3rd|
|16||17 December 2016||Nové Město na Moravě||World Cup||Pursuit||2nd|
|17||18 December 2016||Nové Město na Moravě||World Cup||Mass start||3rd|
|18||2017–18||8 December 2017||Hochfilzen||World Cup||Sprint||3rd|
|19||6 January 2018||Oberhof||World Cup||Pursuit||2nd|
|20||11 January 2018||Ruhpolding||World Cup||Individual||1st|
|21||20 January 2018||Antholz-Anterselva||World Cup||Pursuit||2nd|
|22||2018–19||8 December 2018||Pokljuka||World Cup||Sprint||2nd|
|23||9 December 2018||Pokljuka||World Cup||Pursuit||2nd|
|24||13 December 2018||Hochfilzen||World Cup||Sprint||1st|
|25||15 December 2018||Hochfilzen||World Cup||Pursuit||3rd|
|26||22 December 2018||Nové Město na Moravě||World Cup||Pursuit||2nd|
|27||26 January 2019||Antholz-Anterselva||World Cup||Pursuit||1st|
|28||17 March 2019||Östersund||World Championships||Mass start||1st|
|29||2019–20||1 December 2019||Östersund||World Cup||Sprint||1st|
|30||13 December 2019||Hochfilzen||World Cup||Sprint||1st|
|31||22 December 2019||Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand||World Cup||Mass start||2nd|
|32||15 January 2020||Ruhpolding||World Cup||Sprint||3rd|
|33||16 February 2020||Antholz-Anterselva||World Championships||Pursuit||1st|
|34||18 February 2020||Antholz-Anterselva||World Championships||Individual||1st|
|35||23 February 2020||Antholz-Anterselva||World Championships||Mass start||2nd|
|36||2020–21||28 November 2020||Kontiolahti||World Cup||Individual||1st|
|37||20 December 2020||Hochfilzen||World Cup||Mass start||3rd|
|38||14 January 2021||Oberhof||World Cup||Sprint||2nd|
- *Results are from IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.
- *Bolded lines are medal races
- 5 victories (2 Women relays, 2 Mixed relays, 1 Single mixed relay)
- 21 podiums (9 Women relays, 10 Mixed relays, 2 Single mixed relay)
- This means every discipline at the World Cup / World Championships level as of the 2018–19 season; this includes Individual, Sprint, Pursuit, Mass Start, Women's Relay, Mixed Relay, and Single Mixed Relay. Later at the 2019 World Championships Johannes Thingnes Bø achieved the same feature. Ole Einar Bjørndalen has also won in 7 different disciplines at the World Cup / World Championships level (Individual, Sprint, Pursuit, Mass Start, Men's Relay, Mixed Relay, and the Team event which has not been raced since 1998); however, he never competed in a Single Mixed Relay during the later stages of his career. Halvard Hanevold also won in the same disciplines and retired before the introduction of Single Mixed Relay in 2015.
Notes about WC results
During Wierer career, all World Championships results counted for the World Cup of that season. Olympic Winter Games results did not.
- Including races at the Biathlon WCH that were part of the WC, 7 races at OWG not counted
- Including races at the Biathlon WCH that were part of the WC, 11 races at OWG not counted
- Including 3 wins at the Biathlon WCH that were part of the WC
- Including 5 podiums at the Biathlon WCH that were part of the WC
- Including 10 podiums at the Biathlon WCH that were part of the WC, 2 podiums at OWG not counted
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