Pieralberto Carrara

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Pieralberto Carrara
Personal information
Full name Pieralberto Carrara
Born (1966-02-14) 14 February 1966 (age 53)
Bergamo, Italy
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club CS Forestale
World Cup debut 17 January 1985
Olympic Games
Teams 4 (1988, 1992, 1994, 1998)
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 10 (1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
Medals 5 (3 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 16 (1984/85–1999/2000)
Individual victories 2
Individual podiums 8

Pieralberto Carrara (born 14 February 1966) is a former Italian biathlete. He grew up in Serina. At the 1998 Olympics he won a silver in the 20 km individual. In the 1992–93 season he ended in third in the overall World Cup standings behind Mikael Löfgren and Mark Kirchner.

Biathlon results

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic Games

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Canada 1988 Calgary 13th
France 1992 Albertville 41st 4th
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 15th 23rd 6th
Japan 1998 Nagano Silver 10th 9th

World Championships

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay
United States 1987 Lake Placid 42nd N/A N/A N/A
Soviet Union 1990 Minsk 14th N/A N/A Gold
Finland 1991 Lahti 59th 14th N/A N/A 4th
Bulgaria 1993 Borovets 6th N/A N/A 8th Gold
Canada 1994 Canmore N/A N/A N/A N/A Gold N/A
Italy 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 43rd 9th N/A N/A 4th
Germany 1996 Ruhpolding 18th 4th N/A N/A Bronze 10th
Slovakia 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 38th N/A 10th Bronze
Slovenia 1998 Pokljuka N/A N/A 19th N/A 6th N/A
Finland 1999 Kontiolahti 34th 44th N/A 8th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The team event was added in 1989 and subsequently removed in 1998, pursuit having been added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999.

Individual victories

2 victories (1 In, 1 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1 victory
(1 In)
17 January 1991 Germany Ruhpolding 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1 victory
(1 Sp)
23 January 1993 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.
Further notable results
  • 1990: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon
  • 1991: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1992: 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1994:
    • 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon
    • 3rd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1995: 1st, Italian championships of biathlon
  • 1996:
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon
    • 1st, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1997: 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, sprint
  • 1999: 2nd, Italian championships of biathlon, pursuit


  1. "Pieralberto Carrara". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 19 July 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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