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Björn Kircheisen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 3
Bronze 1
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBjörn•Kircheisen
Used nameBjörn•Kircheisen
Nick/petnamesKirche, Fytscher
Born6 August 1983 in Erlabrunn, Breitenbrunn, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsWSV 08 Johanngeorgenstadt, Johanngeorgenstadt (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Björn Kircheisen was one of the most talented Nordic combined athletes from Germany, winning two silver medals at the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics, and the bronze medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in the team relay and six silver medals at the World Championships (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 – team, 2005 – individual, 2009 – sprint), also winning a 2007 bronze in the sprint. In 2003 and 2006 Kircheisen was third in both the overall World Cup and the sprint World Cup. He has also won three German titles, was runner-up once and had two third places. In his career he works with the German Police.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2002 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER Björn Kircheisen
Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver
Individual, Men (Olympic) 5
Sprint, Men (Olympic) 9
2006 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER Björn Kircheisen
Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver
Individual, Men (Olympic) 7
Sprint, Men (Olympic) 7
2010 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER Björn Kircheisen
Normal Hill / 10 km, Individual, Men (Olympic) 22
Large Hill / 10 km, Individual, Men (Olympic) 20
Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze
2014 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER Björn Kircheisen
Large Hill / 10 km, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4
Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver

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