Sven Fischer

Sven Fischer leaves the shooting range, upper yard 2003

Sven Fischer (* 16. April 1971 in Schmalkalden) is one the most successful German Biathleten of the present. With its friend Doreen it has a daughter named Emilia Sophia (* 2004).

Fischer already won with his first olympic plays (1994 in Lillehammer) its first olympic medals. Also with the following olympic winter plays it was successful and is meanwhile quadruple olympia winner (of it three times with German relays), 2006 could it with the victory in the Sprint its first single title with Olympia achieve.

With world championships Sven Fischer achieved so far altogether 19 medals, (7x gold, 6x silver, 6x bronze). It won five world champion titles with German relays or crews, with the Biathlon world championships 1999 could it with the victories in Sprint and mass start in addition two single titles achieve.

Sven Fischer was twice Gesamtweltcup winners (1996/97 and 1998/99). 2005 it, because of an illness except combat set, had which Gesamtweltcup deliver combatless to oils Einar Bjørndalen. It won however the pursuit total valuation. Also it could decide the Sprint Gesamtwertung three times for itself (1992/93, 1993/94 and 1998/99), in addition it became twice first in the mass starting total valuation (1998/99 and 2000/01).

A brand name Sven Fischer is its equipment: It runs in principle without gloves, always uses an old stick system and shoots as only Biathlet with a Unterspannergewehr.

2003 received Sven Fischer from the Norwegian message to the “golden salmon” for its earnings/services around the GermanNorwegian friendship. Fischer speaks flowing Norwegian, which is due from its earlier relationship with the Norwegian Biathletin Annette Sikveland.


  • olympic winter plays:
    • 1994: 1x gold (relay), 1x bronze (single)
    • 1998: 1x gold (relay)
    • 2002: 2x silver (Sprint, relay)
    • 2006: 2x gold (Sprint, relay), 1x bronze (pursuit)
  • world championships:
    • 1993: 1x gold (crew), 1x bronze (relay)
    • 1995: 1x gold (relay)
    • 1996: 1x silver (relay)
    • 1997: 1x gold (relay)
    • 1998: 1x silver (crew)
    • 1999: 2x gold (single, mass start), 1x bronze (pursuit)
    • 2000: 1x bronze (relay)
    • 2001: 2x bronze (pursuit, mass start)
    • 2002: 1x silver (mass start)
    • 2003: 1x gold (relay), 1x silver (mass start)
    • 2004: 1x gold (relay)
    • 2005: 2x silver (Sprint, mass start), 1x bronze (pursuit)
  • Gesamtweltcup:
    • 2x Gesamtweltcup winners (1996/97, 1998/99)
    • 2x place 2 (1993/94, 2004/05)
    • 3x place 3 (1995/96, 1997/98, 1999/00)
  • discipline Worldcup:
    • 2x winner in the Sprint Worldcup (1998/99, 2001/02)
    • 2x winner in the pursuit Worldcup (1997/98, 2004/05)
    • 2x winner in the mass starting Worldcup (1998/99, 2000/01)
  • Weltcupsiege:
    • 33 (conditions: 14. February 2006)

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