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Full name  Andrea Henkel
Retired  23 March 2014
Height  1.58 m
Teams  4, 14
World Cup debut  16 March 1995
Role  Biathlete
Siblings  Manuela Henkel
Club  WSV Oberhof 05
Name  Andrea Henkel
Spouse  Tim Burke (m. 2014)
Sport  Biathlon
Medals  4 (2 gold)
Weight  49 kg

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Born  10 December 1977 (age 38) (1977-12-10) Ilmenau, East Germany
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Andrea Burke, née Henkel (born December 10, 1977, in Ilmenau, Thuringia) is a retired German professional biathlete and the younger sister of Manuela Henkel, a successful cross-country skier. She trained at SV Großbreitenbach. Andrea Henkel started out as a cross-country skier but later specialised in biathlon when women's biathlon became an Olympic sport.

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Since the 1998/99 season, she was a regular member of the German team in the Biathlon World Cup. After several top-ten results, she could win her first World Cup event in 1999, her second year. She was most successful in the 2006/07 season, which she finished first in the overall standings.

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Henkel has won four Olympic medals: one gold medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in the 15 km individual, and a gold (2002), silver (2006) and bronze (2010) medal in relay competitions. She is also the first biathlete to become world champion in each individual event: 2005 in the 15 km individual, 2007 in the 12.5 km mass start, and 2008 in the 7.5 km sprint and subsequent 10 km pursuit. She has won a total of eight gold, six silver and two bronze medals at world championships. She retired from the sport at the end of the 2013/14 season.

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  • Biathlon Overall World Cup
  • 1 × overall winner (2006–07)
  • 5 × best German athlete in the Overall World Cup (5th in 1999-2000 and 2000–01; 1st in 2006–07; 2nd in 2010–11, 3rd in 2012–13)
  • Biathlon discipline World Cup
  • 1 × Individual discipline World Cup winner (2006–07)
  • race victories in Biathlon World Cup¹
  • 4 × Individual victories
  • 5 × Sprint victories
  • 8 × Pursuit victories
  • 5 × Mass Start victories
  • 14 × Relay victories

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    (¹ race victories in Olympic Games and World Championships are included)

    Individual victories

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    22 victories (5 Sp, 8 Pu, 4 In, 5 MS)

    Andrea Henkel Andrea Henkel Wikipedia*Results are from IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

    Personal life

    On October 25, 2014 Henkel married the American biathlete Tim Burke.

    References

    Andrea Henkel Wikipedia


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