Magdalena Neuner
Sport: Biathlon
Birthdate: February 9, 1987
Birthplace: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, West Germany
Hometown: Wallgau, Germany
Residence: Wallgau, Germany
Ht: / Wt: 5'5" / 123 lbs
Teammates: Evi Sachenbacher -Stehle, Stefanie Boehler, Nicole Fessel, Hanna Kolb

Getting to know: Magdalena Neuner

Became the first dual-medalist of the Vancouver Olympics ... Turned 23 right before the Games ... In her young career, she is a five-time world champion, seven-time junior world champion and one-time overall World Cup winner ... Is extremely swift on her skis, but there is room for improvement in her shooting accuracy ... A huge knitting fan, she has her own craft-dedicated Web site, where she shares her favorite knitting patterns.


DateEvent RankResults
Sat, Feb 13 - 1:00p7.5km SprintMedal Silver219:57.1
Thu, Feb 18 - 10:20a15km Individual 1042:42.1
Tue, Feb 16 - 10:30a10km PursuitMedal Gold130:16.0
Sun, Feb 21 - 1:00p12.5km Mass StartMedal Gold135:19.6

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    As the pilot for the USA-1 bobsled, I broke a 62-year gold medal drought when my sled, the 'Night Train" won the Olympic title at the 2010 Vancouver Games. A degenerative eye condition nearly caused me to quit my sport in 2008, but corrective surgery restored my vision to 20-20.

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