Andrea Henkel
Sport: Biathlon
Birthdate: December 10, 1977
Birthplace: Ilmenau, East Germany
Hometown: Grossbreitenbach, Germany
Residence: Grossbreitenbach, Germany
Ht: / Wt: 5'2" / 108 lbs
Olympics: 2006, 2002
Teammates: Kati Wilhelm, Simone Hauswald, Martina Beck

Getting to know: Andrea Henkel

There-time Olympic medalist and seven-time world champion in biathlon ... At the 2002 Salt Lake Games, Andrea and her older sister (and cross-country skier) Manuela became the first siblings to win relay gold medals at the same Winter Games in different sports ... Boyfriend, Tim Burke, is a 2006 and 2010 U.S. Olympian in biathlon.


DateEvent RankResults
Sat, Feb 13 - 1:00p7.5km Sprint 2721:15.7
Thu, Feb 18 - 10:20a15km Individual 642:32.4
Tue, Feb 23 - 11:30a4 x 6km RelayMedal Bronze31:10:13.4
Tue, Feb 16 - 10:30a10km Pursuit 10+1:24.5
Sun, Feb 21 - 1:00p12.5km Mass Start 9+53.9

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    Who am I?

    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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