Italian biathlete Dorothea Wierer, now 32, told the transalpine press that she would continue her career for another year.
Dorothea Wierer will make the pleasure last. Now 32 years old,he Italian biathlete, professional since 2007, will not hang up yet when he retires and thus intends to continue the course of his career. It was she herself who entrusted it, no later than this Wednesday, when she had just returned from her vacation spent on the side of Oman.
An announcement similar to that of the Norwegian Marte Olsbu Roeiseland, who spoke about it on Tuesday. As regards the declarations of Transalpine, they took place near Verona, in the premises of one of its sponsors, for The Corriere dello Sport but also The print.
“I see that I can still do good results”
In remarks taken from Italy Fund and reported by Nordic Magazinethe Italian star thus notably declared, on this subject: “ I decided to continue for another year. I see that I can still do good results, I still feel quite fit. The past two years, without an audience due to the coronavirus and isolation measures, have been sad. ” While the next edition of the Winter Games, in 2026, will take place at home, with even biathlon events planned in its stronghold of Antholz in Italythe Transalpine will certainly not forbid any option concerning its future.
For the moment, Dorothea Wierer has taken part in the last three editions of the Winter Games, in 2014 in Sochi in Russia, in 2018 in Pyeongchang in South Korea, then, just this year, in Beijing in China. With a record of three bronze medals. At the world championships, the Italian had much more success, notably with three titles on the clock. But his greatest feats of arms obviously remain his two large crystal globes gleaned at the end of the 2018-19 season and then at the end of the next one.