Simon Schempp Wiki: Everything To Know About 2018 Olympics Silver Medalist Biathlete

Simon Schempp is a silver medalist biathlete who recently participated at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Read about his net worth and other facts.

By Amanda Palmer
Simon Schempp Wiki: Everything To Know About 2018 Olympics Silver Medalist Biathlete

Who is Simon Schempp?

Simon Schempp was born in 1988. He is a German biathlete who made his World Cup debut in 2009. He became a world champion by winning a gold medal in the 15 km mass start race at the Biathlon World Championships 2017 in Hochfilzen. Schempp also won three more gold medals out of which two were for being part of the German Biathlon World Championships 2010 mixed relay team in Khanty-Mansiysk and for the German Biathlon World Championships 2017 mixed relay team in Hochfilzen, and the other gold medal was as part of the German Biathlon World Championships 2015 men's relay team in Kontiolahti. He won a bronze medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in the 4 x 7.5 km event. He also won a bronze medal in the similar event at the 2012 Ruhpolding World Championship and at the 2013 Nove Mesto World Championship. He plays for the German team Skis Rossignol. He also competed for Germany at the 2010 Winter Olympics and managed to finish in fifth place as part of the German team in the men's relay. Simon Schempp loves riding motorcycles, cycling, going to the cinema, and spending time with friends. His partner is Franziska Preuss. He can speak both English and German languages. He trained in the club SZ Uhingen of Germany under Coach Mark Kirchner who is on a National level and coach Thomas Baschab for his mental growth. His partner is German biathlete Franziska Preuss, who was also selected to compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. They won a silver medal together as part of Germany's mixed relay team at the 2016 World Championships in Oslo, Norway. He made his World Cup Debut - 2009 in Whistler, Canada. He was suffering from back problems during practice sessions for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Schempp had also broken some ribs in a motorcycle accident in September 2016. He had to end his 2010/11 season early as he was suffering from fatigue. In September 2007, he injured his knee and was out for two weeks. He was roller-skiing along a summer biathlon course when he crashed into a fence. He regards the Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen as his hero. In 2016 and 2017 he was presented with a Golden Ski award by the German Ski Association [DSV]. The award is presented by the DSV to recognize outstanding performances over the year.

Always a pleasure to share your satisfaction with your teammates! 📷Nordic Focus

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Net worth of the biathlete

The net worth of the biathlete is currently under review.

Unforgettable moment 😊! 📷picture alliance

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Simon Schempp is quite active on his Instagram and Facebook accounts. One can see his photos on his Instagram page @simonschempp. Fans can follow him on his Facebook page @SimonSchempp1. He has a huge fan following on his social media accounts.

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