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Johann Passler

Full name: Johann Passler
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: August 18, 1961 in Rasun Anterselva, Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
Affiliations: C. S. Carabinieri, (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

One of thirteen siblings, Johann Passler worked as a policeman in his native Antholz, and joined the Italian Carabinieri Sports Centre in the early 1980s. Passler competed in four Winter Olympics between 1984-94, with his best Games coming at Calgary in 1988, with bronze medals in the 20 km and relay. He débuted at the World Championships in 1983 and won his only individual World medal with a bronze in the 1985 sprint, adding another bronze in the 1986 relay. In 1990 and in 1993, the Italian relay team of Passler, Pieralberto Carrara, Wilfried Pallhuber, and Andreas Zingerle, won World gold. Between 1985 and 1995 he raced regularly in the World Cup, with seven podiums and three wins (one each in 1988, 1989, 1993), and placing third in the 1988 overall standings. At Italian Championships he won 15 medals – six gold, six silver, and three bronze between 1982-95, with two titles each in his preferred sprint and the 20 km. Passler competed through 1996, when he won the European Biathlon Cup.

Results

Men's 10 kilometres Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S1T S1R S2M S2T S2R
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Biathlon Italy Final Standings 35 34:31.4 4 4 14:15.0 54 0 26:53.3 38
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Biathlon Italy Final Standings 8 26:07.7 2 1 1
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Biathlon Italy Final Standings 15 27:20.4 3 1 2
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Biathlon Italy Final Standings 13 29:53.1 2 0 2

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT M ST SR S1M S2M S3M S4M
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Biathlon Italy Final Standings 3 57:10.1 2 55:10.1 4 1 0 0 1
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Biathlon Italy Final Standings 7 58:25.9 4 54:25.9 1

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES ET ER
1984 Winter 22 Sarajevo Biathlon Italy ITA Final Standings 5 25:50.4 0 4 0 1 0 3 1-17:48.2 6
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Biathlon Italy ITA Final Standings 3 20:38.6 0 0 0 1-03:07.6 3
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Biathlon Italy ITA Final Standings 4 21:37.8 2 0 2 43:39.4 6
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Biathlon Italy ITA Final Standings 6 23:02.3 2 0 2 46:21.3 3