Tomasz Sikora : biography
Tomasz Sikora (born December 21, 1973), is a Polish biathlete.
In 1993 he finished second in 10 km sprint at world youth championships in Ruhpolding.
Sikora was born in Wodzisław Śląski. He was world champion in 1995 (20 km), runner-up in the world championships in 2004 (also 20 km) and bronze medalist in 1997 (team competition). On February 25, 2006 he was placed second in the 15 km mass start at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, winning the second and final medal for Poland in those Olympics.
On March 23, 2006, Sikora won the IBU World Cup sprint title, beating Ole Einar Bjørndalen by 5 points. On January 10, 2009, he took the lead in the overall world cup classification, which he lost 42 days later. At last he was 2nd in overall IBU World Cup 2009 and 2nd in IBU World Cup 2009 sprint. He was chosen the best biathlete 2009, in voting of national team coaches. In 2010 he won the fans' award.
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