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Walter Pichler

Full name: Walter Georg Pichler
Gender: Male
Height: 14-9 (177 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: October 23, 1959 in Bad Reichenhall, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Ruhpolding, Ruhpolding (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Walter Pichler had his best years in the mid-80s, winning an Olympic bronze medal in the relay in 1984 and a bronze at the 1985 World Championships in Ruhpolding. In 1986 he was German Champion in the 10 km sprint event. After his competitive career he became a very successful coach, starting as the US national coach, followed by a stretch as youth coach at the Bayerischer Landesverband, becoming coach of the British biathlon team in 2009. His cousin Wolfgang Pichler was also a successful biathlon coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Biathlon Men's 10 kilometres Sprint West Germany FRG 16
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay West Germany FRG 3 Bronze

Men's 10 kilometres Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S1T S1R S2M S2T S2R
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Biathlon West Germany Final Standings 16 32:30.2 1 1 12:37.5 30 0 24:41.5 14

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 24 Sarajevo Biathlon West Germany FRG Final Standings 3 25:13.5 1 5 0 2 1 3 51:15.4 5
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