Athlete profile

Vanessa Voigt -

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Successes:

IBU Cup overall champion

Vice European champion

Vice junior world champion

Birthday: 10/7/1997

Profession: Zoll Ski Team

Club: WSV Rotterode e.V.

Hobbies: Being creative

Role model: Matthias Steiner

What's important to me:

Family and order

After the wonderful support I already received when I was on the Viessmann Junior Team, I’m glad to be partnering with Viessmann again. I look forward to our years together.

Vanessa Voigt // Biathlete

Career

At eight years old, Vanessa and her twin brother, Kevin, start cross-country skiing. In 2010, she transfers to the skiing high school in Oberhof to take advantage of the better training conditions. Because it has been her childhood dream to become a biathlete, she soon takes her first shots with a biathlon rifle and feels immediately comfortable. She soon becomes successful, winning the German Cup in her age group during the 2015/16 season. The following year, she has her first race in the IBU Junior Cup and also climbs the podium for the first time. At the 2017 Junior World Championships in Brezno-Osrblie, she wins the silver medal with the relay team. Her biggest success so far is her Total Score win at the IBU Cup in 2020/21, the same season in which she makes her World Cup debut. 

Biathlon relay with Viessmann sponsoring

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