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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Andrea Henkel

Andrea Henkel

  • Sport: Olympic Biathlon
  • Nation: Germany
  • DOB: December 10, 1977
  • Career Highlights: Made Olympic debut in 2002 games at Salt Lake City, with two gold medals in individual and relay events. … Finished in 25th place in sprint event and 13th in pursuit at Salt Lake City games. … Failed to defend individual title at 2006 Turin games with fourth-place finish. … Took part in first mass start in Turin and finished in 13th place. … Earned silver medal at Turin as part of German relay team that finished 50.7 seconds behind Russians. … Owns a total of six gold medals, four silvers and one bronze at biathlon world championships. … Most successful world championships were in Oestersund, Sweden, in 2008 with three gold medals in sprint, pursuit and relay events. … Only medal in 2009 world championships in Pyeongchang, South Korea, was earned in relay event with a 5th-place finish in the mass start event and a 6th-place finish in the sprint. … Was disqualified before the start of the pursuit event at Pyeongchang for "dry shooting" live ammunition when a shot hit the wall in a practice session. … Younger sister of Manuela Henkel, a gold medal-winning cross-country skier in the 2002 Salt Lake City games.
  • Olympic History: 2006,2002
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