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Antje Misersky-Harvey

Full name: Antje Misersky-Harvey
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: May 10, 1967 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: WSV Oberhof, Oberhof (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Gold, 3 Silver (4 Total)

Biography

Antje Misersky was married to Ian Harvey, an American biathlete and World Championships participant, after the Albertville Winter Olympics. She started her career as a cross-country skier in the former GDR, until 1985, when her father Henner (who was national head coach at that time) refused to let East German sports authorities administer performance-enhancing substances to his daughter. He was then summarily dismissed and Antje was banned from the East German national team. After German reunification Misersky-Harvey started in biathlon for the combined Germany. In 1992 at Albertville she won two silver medals (7.5 km sprint and relay) and won gold in the 15 km. Two years later she added another silver in the relay at Lillehammer, finishing 26th over 7.5 km and ninth over 15 km. At the World Championships she managed one more gold in the 1995 relay and one bronze with the 1991 relay team. Nationally, she won German titles over 7.5 km in 1991 and over 15 km in 1992.

After the end of her career in 2000 Misersky-Harvey and her husband settled in the United States, where they run a sports shop, and she gained American citizenship. In 1995 she was awarded the Heidi Krieger Medal for recognized doping victims. In 2012, she was inducted, together with her father, into the Hall of Fame of German Sports.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Biathlon Women's 7.5 kilometres Sprint Germany GER 2 Silver
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Biathlon Women's 15 kilometres Germany GER 1 Gold
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Biathlon Women's 3 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Germany GER 2 Silver
1994 Winter 26 Lillehammer Biathlon Women's 7.5 kilometres Sprint Germany GER 26
1994 Winter 26 Lillehammer Biathlon Women's 15 kilometres Germany GER 9
1994 Winter 26 Lillehammer Biathlon Women's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's 7.5 kilometres Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Biathlon Germany Final Standings 2 24:45.1 2 0 2
1994 Winter 26 Lillehammer Biathlon Germany Final Standings 26 27:46.5 3 0 3

Women's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT M ST SR S1M S2M S3M S4M S1T S1R S2T S2R S3T S3R S4T S4R
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Biathlon Germany Final Standings 1 51:47.2 1 50:47.2 8 0 0 0 1
1994 Winter 26 Lillehammer Biathlon Germany Final Standings 9 54:12.4 3 51:12.4 16 0 1 0 2 8:48.6 9 21:25.0 5 31:27.2 2 45:25.8 11

Women's 3 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M ET ER
1992 Winter 24 Albertville Biathlon Germany GER Final Standings 2 24:28.9 0 0 0 51:02.6 2

Women's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M ET ER
1994 Winter 26 Lillehammer Biathlon Germany GER Final Standings 2 26:38.5 0 0 0 53:35.3 1