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Famous Biathletes from Germany

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List of notable or famous biathletes from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top biathletes born in Germany and even some popular biathletes who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German biathletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These biathletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known biathlete from Germany is included when available.

Alexander Wolf and Miriam Gössner are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This historic biathletes from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German biathletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous biathletes from Germany?" These prominent biathletes of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German biathletes.

Use this list of renowned German biathletes to discover some new biathletes that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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    Alexander Wolf (born 21 December 1978) is a former German biathlete. At the 2008 World Championships in Östersund, he won bronze medals in the 12.5 km pursuit and the 4 × 7.5 km relay....  more
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Schmalkalden, Germany
  • Andrea Burke, née Henkel (born December 10, 1977 in Ilmenau, Bezirk Suhl) is a retired German professional biathlete and the younger sister of Manuela Henkel, a successful cross-country skier. She trained at SV Großbreitenbach. Andrea Henkel started out as a cross-country skier but later specialised in biathlon when women's biathlon became an Olympic sport.Since the 1998/99 season, she was a regular member of the German team in the Biathlon World Cup. After several top-ten results, she could win her first World Cup event in 1999, her second year. She was most successful in the 2006/07 season, which she finished first in the overall standings. Henkel has won four Olympic medals: one gold...  more
    • Age: 43
    • Birthplace: Ilmenau, Germany
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    Andreas Birnbacher (born 11 September 1981) is a former German biathlete. His biggest successes were the silver medal in the mass start event at the 2007 World Championships and the gold medal in the mixed relay at the 2008 World Championships. He also won the bronze medal at the 2012 world championships in Ruhpolding when he was part of the German teams that finished third in the mixed relay and the men's relay....  more
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Prien am Chiemsee, Germany
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    Anne Preussler

    Anne Preussler is a biathlete....
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Hermsdorf, Saxony, Germany