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Anna Zidek is a Swedish former biathlete who won a silver medal in the 7.5 km sprint and a gold medal in the 12.5 km mass start event at the 2006 Winter Olympics.


The first success came in 2000 when she won the European Cup. In the 2001-2002 season, she won two more races and gets into the weakened with the departure of veterans of the Swedish national team in skiing . At the Winter Olympics in 2002 Olofsson does not possess the results : the best of its position - the thirtieth place in the mass start at 15 km . In 2002, she transferred from skiing to biathlon . Anna's debut proved to be quite successful - the sixth place in the Cup of Europe. From next start , she was transferred to the World Cup. However, in early biathlon career Olofsson misled shooting . Therefore the 2003-2004 season was not a very good one for her. Working hard over the shooting, the following season , Anna climbs on his first podium and wins biathlon world championship medal , and by the end of the season is the tenth in the overall World Cup standings . At the Winter Olympics in 2006 Olofsson won the gold medal in the mass start at 12.5 km and silver in the sprint , and in 2007 he became world champion in biathlon mixed relay . In the overall World Cup in the season , Anna - Karin took second place , losing only Kati Wilhelm. Had not enough to gain Anna Karin Grand Crystal Globe in the next season - a bad performance in the final race , and only 3 in total. At home the World Cup 2008 in Ostersund

In the course of the World Cup 2007-2008 became pregnant and the home World Cup in Ostersund being performed in the third month of pregnancy. Anna Karin won silver medal in the mixed relay at the World Championships in Pyeongchang in the national team of Sweden. At home event in Ostersund in her first start of the season ( individual race ) she took the second place. However, at the 2010 Olympics , she has not taken a single place in any race.n 2011, Anna has decided to end her career.


  • She won a gold medal at the Olympic Games in Turin in 2006

    she won different races in the Cup World Biathlon


  • world Cups

    • world



Quotations: Life is short, and do not waste it on the horrible.


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She's married Tom Zidek.

Tom Zidek - Canada - athlete

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