Markus Windisch

Markus Windisch (born 12 May 1984) is a former Italian biathlete.

Markus Windisch
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Windisch in Antholz-Anterselva in 2011.
Personal information
Full nameMarkus Windisch
Born (1984-05-12) 12 May 1984 (age 37)
Bruneck, Italy
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubC.S. Esercito
World Cup debut5 December 2004
Retired8 July 2014
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2010, 2014)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams6 (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons10 (2004/05–2013/14)
Individual victories0
All victories1
Individual podiums0
All podiums2
Medal record
Men's biathlon
Representing  Italy
Summer World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Haute Maurienne Mixed relay
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Forni Avoltri 12.5 km pursuit

CareerEdit

Windisch had three top-10 finishes in World Cup races, with his best World Cup overall finish was 26th in the 2008–09 Biathlon World Cup.[1] He represented Italy at the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2014 Winter Olympics.[2] His brother Dominik Windisch is also a biathlete.

He retired from the sport after the 2013–14 season.[3]

Biathlon resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2010 Vancouver 31st 44th 53rd 12th N/A
  2014 Sochi 71st 81st 5th
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World ChampionshipsEdit

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2006 Pokljuka N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A DNS
  2007 Antholz-Anterselva 57th 47th DNF 4th
  2008 Östersund 51st 55th 11th
  2009 Pyeongchang 12th 19th 23rd 16th 7th 7th
  2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 83rd 18th 13th 28th 5th
  2012 Ruhpolding 22nd 8th 30th 20th 4th 9th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Junior/Youth World ChampionshipsEdit

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
  2002 Ridnaun-Val Ridanna 11th 5th 8th 7th
  2003 Kościelisko 14th 11th 4th 10th
  2004 Haute Maurienne 30th 19th 29th 8th
  2005 Kontiolahti 19th 44th 24th
Further notable results
  • 2007: 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, mass start
  • 2008: 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, mass start
  • 2009:
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
    • 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit
  • 2010:
    • 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
    • 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit
  • 2011: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Markus Windisch". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Markus Windisch Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
  3. ^ Paone, Francesco (8 July 2014). "Markus Windisch Announces Retirement". Snowalps. Neve Italia. Retrieved 25 December 2014.

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