Biathlete who made his Olympic debut this year 2010, winning metallic in the 4×7.5 km relay; in 2014 he received bronze for the reason that event, and metallic in the 10 kilometres sprint. He 1st began contending internationally in the Globe Glass in 2007. He received a platinum medal at this year’s 2009 Globe Championships in the 15 km mass begin. He was created in Braunau am Inn, Austria. He was among Austria’s many medalists in the 2010 Olympics, becoming a member of Gregor Schlierenzauer.