Dorothea Wierer has solved the mystery of her sporting future. © ANSA / KIMMO BRANDT
Dorothea Wierer (32) has been a little quieter for a few weeks. After a long winter season and subsequent appointments with sponsors, the biathlete went on vacation to Oman. Now Wierer is back and solved the mystery of her sporting future.
04. May 2022
“Preparations for the new season will begin in Tuscany on May 15,” Wierer announced in an interview with Italian sports journalist Alberto Dolfin at a sponsors event, making it clear that she would be returning to biathlon for next season. be represented.
“I decided to continue because I still feel in good shape,” said Wierer. Rasnerin adds: “Due to the Covid pandemic, the last two years have not been good, there has been a lack of public and contacts between them. I hope that this year will change things again.” he doesn’t want to look to the future for a long time: “At my age you have to look year after year to see if it will continue or not. I don’t think about 2026 (editor’s note: then the Olympic biathlon competitions will be held in Anterselva).”
Who will be the new coach?
Wierer has recently stressed over and over that the choice of the new manager (Andreas Zingerle has stepped down) has a significant impact on whether or not he continues. Officially there is still no successor to Zingerle. However, there are growing signs that Klaus Höllrigl could be an internal solution.