Simon Eder

Simon Eder (born 23 February 1983) is an Austrian biathlete.

Simon Eder
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Simon Eder
Personal information
Born (1983-02-23) 23 February 1983 (age 37)
Zell am See, Austria
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubHSV Saalfelden
World Cup debut18 January 2003
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2010, 2014)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams8 (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)
Medals4 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons12 (2002/03–2003/04, 2005/06–)
Individual victories3
All victories5
Individual podiums15
All podiums26

CareerEdit

His first World Cup win was in the Khanty-Mansiysk mass-start race on 29 March 2009.[1]

Eder represented Austria at the 2010 Winter Olympics and in 2014 Winter Olympics. He won 2 medals: silver in the Men's relay in 2010, and a bronze in Men's relay in 2014. Both of the relays together with Daniel Mesotitsch, Dominik Landertinger and Christoph Sumann.

He is known for his fast shooting times, having recorded sub-20 second performances on the shooting range. He is the son of former biathlete and Austrian national biathlon coach Alfred Eder.[2]

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[3]

Olympic GamesEdit

2 medals (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2010 Vancouver 6th 11th 4th 25th Silver N/A
  2014 Sochi 4th 7th 8th 16th Bronze
  2018 Pyeongchang 11th 28th 14th 14th 4th 10th
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World ChampionshipsEdit

4 medals (1 silver, 3 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2007 Antholz-Anterselva 68th 6th
  2008 Östersund 20th 33rd 23rd 15th 4th
  2009 Pyeongchang 8th 14th 8th Silver
  2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 17th 17th 14th 9th 9th
  2012 Ruhpolding 23rd 46th 34th 5th
  2013 Nové Město 42nd 10th 12th 18th 5th
  2015 Kontiolahti 20th 46th 12th 19th 5th 5th
  2016 Oslo Bronze 27th 16th 11th 4th 5th
  2017 Hochfilzen 12th 22nd 12th Bronze Bronze 9th
  2019 Östersund DNF 15th 10th 7th 8th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Junior/Youth World ChampionshipsEdit

2 medals (1 gold, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Relay
  2002 Ridnaun-Val Ridanna Gold 35th 17th 9th
  2003 Kościelisko 13th 18th 9th 8th
  2004 Haute Maurienne 4th Bronze 7th

Individual victoriesEdit

3 victories (2 Pu, 1 MS)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
2008–09
1 victory
(1 MS)
29 March 2009   Khanty-Mansiysk 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
2013–14
1 victory
(1 Pu)
22 March 2014   Oslo Holmenkollen 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2015–16
1 victory
(1 Pu)
9 January 2016   Ruhpolding 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Khanty-Mansiysk win
  2. ^ "Simon Eder – Biathlon: Red Bull Snow". Red Bull. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Simon Eder". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 22 July 2015.

External linksEdit