Peter Sendel

Peter Sendel (born 6 March 1972) is a former German biathlete. At the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Sendel was a part of the German team that won the gold medal. Later he earned a relay silver medal from the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. Sendel retired as a biathlete in 2004.

Peter Sendel
Personal information
Full namePeter Sendel
Born (1972-03-06) 6 March 1972 (age 49)
Ilmenau, East Germany
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
ClubWSV Oberhof 05 e.V.
World Cup debut9 December 1993
Retired26 December 2004
Olympic Games
Teams2 (1998, 2002)
Medals2 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams9 (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004)
Medals6 (2 gold)
World Cup
Seasons12 (1993/94–2004/05)
Individual victories0
All victories15
Individual podiums7
All podiums40
Medal record

Biathlon resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

2 medals (1 gold, 1 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
  1998 Nagano 8th N/A Gold
  2002 Salt Lake City Silver
*Pursuit was added as an event in 2002.

World ChampionshipsEdit

6 medals (2 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay
  1994 Canmore N/A N/A N/A N/A Bronze N/A
  1995 Antholz-Anterselva N/A N/A 14th
  1996 Ruhpolding 25th N/A N/A Silver
  1997 Brezno-Osrblie N/A Silver Gold
  1999 Kontiolahti 18th 50th 15th 22nd N/A 4th
  2000 Oslo Holmenkollen 6th 8th 12th 4th N/A Bronze
  2001 Pokljuka 47th N/A
  2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 8th 11th N/A Gold
  2004 Oberhof 22nd 41st 27th N/A
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was removed as an event in 1998, and pursuit was added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999.


  1. ^ "Peter Sendel". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 17 July 2015.

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