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Denise Herrmann -

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Olympic champion and bronze at the Olympic Games in Biathlon

World champion in Biathlon

4x silver, 1x bronze at World Championships in Biathlon

Bronze at the Olympic Games in Cross-Country

Birthday: 12/20/1988

Profession: Armed forces athlete

Club: WSC Erzgebirge Oberwiesenthal

Hobbies: Sports in general, music, knitting

What's important to me:

I really enjoy sports and exercising in nature. I would like to convey this in public as well as in private. I am particularly motivated to achieve my goals in sports. This is also extremely important for other areas of life. I also try to protect natural resources as best I can and to think about sustainability. After all, this is an important issue that affects us all. I enjoy spending time with my family and I try to take maximum advantage of the little time I have.  

Six years and two sports: Viessmann has stood behind me professionally for many years and also supported me when I switched to biathlon. I am glad that I can continue to be part of the Viessmann family.

Denise Herrmann // Biathlete


Denise completes her first cross-country skiing competitions at the age of eight. Eight years later she takes part in international junior races for the DSV. In 2014, she wins bronze at her first Olympic Games in Sochi with the women’s relay in cross-country skiing. Two years later she switches to biathlon and celebrates her first World Cup victory with the relay team in Pyeongchang in the same season. In 2019, Denise becomes world champion in pursuit at the World Cup in Östersund. She ends the 2019/20 season as third in the overall World Cup. After a total of three silver medals at the World Championships in Antholz (2020) and in Pokljuka (2021), the biggest sporting highlight so far will follow in 2022: the Olympic victory in the individual and bronze with the relay team at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

Biathlon relay with Viessmann sponsoring

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