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Summer WC, Minsk-Raubichi
2019-08-23 09:00 (CET)
Junior men Super sprint Qualification

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2019-08-23 09:00 (CET)
Junior men Super sprint Qualification



GROSS Ricco

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GROSS Ricco

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Name  GROSS Ricco
Country
Germany
Birthdate  1970-08-22
Height  179
Weight  75
Birthplace  Bad Schlema, GER
Residence  Ruhpolding, GER
Homeplace  Ruhpolding, GER
Education  Abitur High School
Languages  German, English
Profession  Soldier
Marital Status  Married
Hobbies  golf, oldtimer, motorsport
First Year in Biathlon  1983
National team  1990
Coaches  Fischer
Team сoach  Ullrich
Club  Ski Club Ruhpolding
Website  www.ricco-gross.de
Rifle  Anschütz
Skis  Atomic
Gloves  Röckl
Goggles  Rudy Project
Ski poles  Leki
Sponsors  
Race suit  Adidas
  Biography
Germany’s Rico Gross is the only biathlete in history to win four Olympic relay titles, and during a 17 year career he added to his medal haul with series of impressive individual triumphs in international competition.

Born in Bad Schlema, a mining town in the German region of Saxony, Gross took up the biathlon at the age of 13. “Like a lot of biathletes, I started out as a cross-country skier,” he explains. “But I got bored, so I decided to try my hand at shooting too,” explains Ricco Gross. “I found it fascinating, especially when combining the mental aspect with the physical nature of the biathlon.” He went on to become a sergeant major in the German army, and made his World Cup debut in 1990 when he was still just 20.

Gross attributes his swift rise to the top to a simple philosophy: “Never try to imitate anyone else. Follow your own path, find something new, something that is yours, and stick with it.” His incredible shooting skills, paired with an ability to maintain his nerve while on the range, set him apart from his rivals and earned him a reputation for fault-free displays as a marksman. “It’s a definite advantage,” he said of his prowess as a marksman, “but over the years I’ve also improved my skiing too!”

Gross won four Olympic biathlon titles with the German 4x7.5 relay team, a tally no other competitor in the event has matched. At Albertville 1992, he was the first to go, and had a brush with disaster when he collided with France’s Xavier Blond on the track. By the time he was back on his skis he handed over to team-mate Jens Steiningen in 12th position. However Mark Kirchner and then Fritz Fischer put in extremely solid performances to enable the Germans to recover and finish ahead of the Unified Team (comprising athletes from the former USSR) and Sweden. In Lillehammer in 1994, Gross was again the first to compete for Germany, and this time he gave them a winning start, handing over to Franck Luck in first place. Kirchner and Fischer completed the job to secure a memorable victory, which included four fault-free displays in the shooting, ahead of Russia and France.

At Nagano 1998, Gross was again the lead biathlete for the German team, and again he put them into a commanding position thanks to a faultless display of marksmanship. His team-mates Peter Sendel, Sven Fischer, and Franck Luck maintained their lead in the face of a strong challenge from Norway.
The same German quartet were back in action two years later in Salt Lake City, but this time they found themselves outdone by the Norwegians, and had to settle for the silver. However, there was a golden finale for Gross at Turin 2006. Now 35, he lined up alongside Michael Rösch, Sven Fischer and Michael Greis to spearhead the Germans victory ahead of Russia and France.

Gross’ career unfolded at the same time that two of biathlon’s biggest international stars, Ole Einar Björndalen of Norway and France’s Raphaël Poirée were at their dominant best. Competing against these two giants of the sport – both of whom he held in high regard and considered good friends – presented the German with a tough challenge, but he still managed to accumulate an impressive tally of individual honours right up until 2007. Along with his 24 relay titles, he won three individual Olympic medals, four world titles in the pursuit and 20km and five in the 4x7.5km, five silver medals, six bronze medals and nine individual victories in IBU World Cup events.

After he stopped competing, Gross based himself at Ruhpolding, the centre of German biathlon sport, and having completed a degree at Cologne’s Institute of Sport he went on to become the voice of biathlon for German TV. He also ventured into coaching, taking charge of the German national women’s team in 2010.

Source: http://www.olympic.org/ricco-gross
  Results
  Shooting
Season ALL IN SP PU MS RL
06/07 90.8 (287/316) 97.5 (39/40) 91.3 (73/80) 94.0 (94/100) 86.7 (52/60) 80.6 (29/36)
05/06 90.9 (339/373) 86.7 (52/60) 90.0 (72/80) 95.0 (114/120) 88.8 (71/80) 90.9 (30/33)
04/05 89.2 (430/482) 91.3 (73/80) 88.0 (88/100) 91.9 (147/160) 91.3 (73/80) 79.0 (49/62)
03/04 91.0 (423/465) 95.0 (57/60) 93.0 (93/100) 90.6 (163/180) 87.5 (70/80) 88.9 (40/45)
02/03 89.0 (387/435) 88.3 (53/60) 90.0 (81/90) 89.3 (125/140) 86.3 (69/80) 90.8 (59/65)
01/02 88.8 (358/403) 86.7 (52/60) 85.0 (68/80) 88.8 (142/160) 93.3 (56/60) 93.0 (40/43)
00/01 88.8 (406/457) 91.3 (73/80) 83.0 (83/100) 90.0 (126/140) 92.5 (74/80) 87.7 (50/57)
99/00 88.1 (392/445) 90.0 (72/80) 88.6 (62/70) 86.1 (155/180) 88.3 (53/60) 90.9 (50/55)
98/99 88.0 (388/441) 86.7 (52/60) 88.9 (80/90) 88.9 (160/180) 92.5 (37/40) 83.1 (59/71)
  Speed statistics by seasons
Average time gap per kilometer from average time of five best results in SPRINT races (in seconds)
  Top results
  Olympic games
1992   Albertville-Les Saisies   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1994   Lillehammer   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1998   Nagano   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2006   Torino   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1992   Albertville-Les Saisies   Men 10 km Sprint 2
1994   Lillehammer   Men 10 km Sprint 2
2002   Salt Lake City   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2002   Salt Lake City   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
  World Championship
1995   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1997   Osrblie   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1997   Osrblie   Men 20 km Individual 1
1999   Kontiolahti   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 1
2003   Khanty Mansiysk   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 1
2003   Khanty Mansiysk   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2004   Oberhof   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2004   Oberhof   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 1
1996   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1998   Hochfilzen   Men Team 2
1999   Holmenkollen   Men 20 km Individual 2
2003   Khanty Mansiysk   Men 10 km Sprint 2
2004   Oberhof   Men 10 km Sprint 2
1995   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 10 km Sprint 3
2000   Lahti   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
2003   Khanty Mansiysk   Men 20 km Individual 3
2005   Khanty Mansiysk   Mixed Relay 3
2005   Hochfilzen   Men 20 km Individual 3
2007   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
  World cup
1993   Oestersund   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1995   Oberhof   Men Team 1
1995   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1996   Oestersund   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1996   Holmenkollen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1997   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1997   Ruhpolding   Men 20 km Individual 1
1998   Pokljuka   Men 20 km Individual 1
1998   Osrblie   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1998   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1999   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1999   Oberhof   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
1999   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2000   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2000   Ruhpolding   Men 15 km Mass 1
2000   Ruhpolding   Men 10 km Sprint 1
2001   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2001   Hochfilzen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2002   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2002   Lahti   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2003   Kontiolahti   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2005   Hochfilzen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2006   Oberhof   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 1
2006   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 1
1992   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 10 km Sprint 2
1993   Lillehammer   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1993   Kontiolahti   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1993   Lillehammer   Men 20 km Individual 2
1993   Bad Gastein   Men 20 km Individual 2
1994   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1994   Hinton   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1995   Oestersund   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1995   Holmenkollen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1995   Oberhof   Men 10 km Sprint 2
1997   Novosibirsk   Men 10 km Sprint 2
1997   Kontiolahti   Men 10 km Sprint 2
1997   Novosibirsk   Men 20 km Individual 2
1997   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 20 km Individual 2
1998   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 20 km Individual 2
1998   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1999   Lake Placid   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
1999   Ruhpolding   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 2
1999   Oberhof   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 2
2000   Oberhof   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2000   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2001   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2002   Osrblie   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 2
2002   Pokljuka   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 2
2003   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2003   Osrblie   Men 20 km Individual 2
2004   Beitostolen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2005   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2005   Oberhof   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 2
2006   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 10 km Sprint 2
1993   Oberhof   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
1993   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
1993   Bad Gastein   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
1993   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 10 km Sprint 3
1994   Pokljuka   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
1995   Holmenkollen   Men 10 km Sprint 3
1995   Ruhpolding   Men 20 km Individual 3
1998   Ruhpolding   Men 10 km Sprint 3
1999   Holmenkollen   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
1999   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 10 km Sprint 3
1999   Hochfilzen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
1999   Oberhof   Men 10 km Sprint 3
2000   Osrblie   Men 20 km Individual 3
2000   Hochfilzen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
2000   Oestersund   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
2001   Ruhpolding   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
2001   Hochfilzen   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
2002   Oestersund   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
2003   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 15 km Mass 3
2004   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 20 km Individual 3
2004   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 15 km Mass 3
2004   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 10 km Sprint 3
2004   Lake Placid   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
2005   Ruhpolding   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
2006   Holmenkollen   Men 12.5 km Pursuit 3
2006   Hochfilzen   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
2007   Ruhpolding   Men 4x7.5 km Relay 3
  Top-10 individual results
2004   Oberhof   Men 12.5 km Pursuit WCH 1
2003   Khanty Mansiysk   Men 12.5 km Pursuit WCH 1
1999   Kontiolahti   Men 12.5 km Pursuit WCH 1
1997   Osrblie   Men 20 km Individual WCH 1
2006   Antholz-Anterselva   Men 12.5 km Pursuit WC 1
2000   Ruhpolding   Men 10 km Sprint WC 1
2000   Ruhpolding   Men 15 km Mass WC 1
1998   Pokljuka   Men 20 km Individual WC 1
1997   Ruhpolding   Men 20 km Individual WC 1
2004   Oberhof   Men 10 km Sprint WCH 2
  World cup total
Season ALL IN SP PU MS
06/07 26 24 29 24 29
05/06 8 18 6 7 17
04/05 6 7 10 5 9
03/04 3 2 5 3 5
02/03 3 3 7 2 4
01/02 7 7 7 7 5
00/01 9 3 15 13 5
99/00 8 14 8 7 6
98/99 4 10 4 5 5
97/98 2 2 8 2
World Cup
# Name Score
1 WIERER Dorothea 904
2 VITTOZZI Lisa 882
3 KUZMINA Anastasia 870
4 OLSBU ROEISELAND Marte 855
5 OEBERG Hanna 741
6 FIALKOVA Paulina 687
7 MAKARAINEN Kaisa 673
8 HERRMANN Denise 611
9 PREUSS Franziska 570
10 HOJNISZ Monika 567
Overall ranking
popular profile

Russia  LOGINOV Alexandr
Finland  MAKARAINEN Kaisa
Norway  BOE Johannes Thingnes
Italy  WIERER Dorothea
Norway  BJOERNDALEN Ole Einar
France  FOURCADE Martin
Ukraine  DZHIMA Yuliia
Ukraine  SEMERENKO Valj
Italy  VITTOZZI Lisa
Ukraine  PIDRUCHNUY Dmytro
Ukraine  BEKH Ekaterina
Slovakia  KUZMINA Anastasia
Norway  SVENDSEN Emil Hegle
Slovakia  FIALKOVA Paulina
Ukraine  MERKUSHYNA Anastasiya