Steinigen in Oberhof in 1984.
|Full name||Jens Steinigen|
|Born||2 September 1966|
|Height||1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|World Cup debut||23 January 1986|
|Teams||2 (1992, 1994)|
|Medals||1 (1 gold)|
|Teams||3 (1992, 1993, 1994)|
|Medals||2 (0 gold)|
|Seasons||8 (1985/86–1986/87, 1990/91–1995/96)|
He started his career in 1984, and became junior world champion. Due to the sporting problems in the DDR he failed to qualify for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. He won with the German relay team together with Ricco Groß, Mark Kirchner and Fritz Fischer at the 1992 Olympics in Albertville the gold medal. The following year he did again win a medal with the German relay team this time a bronze medal at the World Championships.
After his career as biathlete Steinigen became a courtlawyer.
1 medal (1 gold)
2 medals (2 bronze)
- *During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
2 victories (1 In, 1 Sp)
(1 In, 1 Sp)
|19 December 1991||Hochfilzen||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|18 January 1992||Ruhpolding||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Cup|
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