Lukas Hofer

Lukas Hofer (born 30 September 1989) is an Italian biathlete.[1]

Lukas Hofer
2018-01-06 IBU Biathlon World Cup Oberhof 2018 - Pursuit Men 17.jpg
Personal information
NationalityItalian
Born (1989-09-30) 30 September 1989 (age 31)
Bruneck, Italy
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubC.S. Carabinieri
World Cup debut2009
Olympic Games
Teams3 (20102018)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams8 (20112020)
Medals4 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons2009/10-
Individual victories1
Individual podiums7
Updated on 13 February 2020.

CareerEdit

Hofer competed for Italy at the 2010 Winter Olympics in biathlon.[2] Together with Karin Oberhofer, Dorothea Wierer and Dominik Windisch he won a bronze medal in the Mixed relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.[3] Then four years later at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea together with Lisa Vittozzi, Dorothea Wierer and Dominik Windisch, he once again won a bronze medal in the Mixed relay.[4]

Further notable results
  • 2007: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 2008: 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, mass start
  • 2009: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, mass start
  • 2011:
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, mass start
  • 2012:
    • 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
    • 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

2 medals (2 bronze medals)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay
  2010 Vancouver 46th 56th 54th 12th
  2014 Sochi 14th 12th 17th DNF 5th Bronze
  2018 Pyeongchang 63rd 10th 10th 18th 12th Bronze

World ChampionshipsEdit

3 medals (1 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay
  2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 27th 16th 9th Bronze 5th 5th N/A
  2012 Ruhpolding 20th 31st 13th 16th 4th 9th
  2013 Nové Město 7th 14th 11th 21st 7th 4th
  2015 Kontiolahti 50th 24th 30th 12th 7th
  2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 31st 75th 11th 7th
  2017 Hochfilzen 36th 56th DNS 5th 4th
  2019 Östersund 5th 52rd 42rd 17th 15th Bronze Silver
*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

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
  2007 Martell-Val Martello 23rd 29th 22nd
  2008 Ruhpolding 4th 15th 4th
  2009 Canmore 44th Gold Gold 7th

Individual victoriesEdit

1 victory (1 Sp)

Date Event Competition Level
17 January 2014   Antholz 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

ReferencesEdit

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