Martin Fourcade Facts
French Olympic Gold-medal winning Biathlon Athlete
- Martin Fourcade is a French Biathlon Athlete.
- He took up biathlon at age 10.
- Stephane Bouthiaux is his coach.
- He works for the Armed Forces.
- His older brother Simon Fourcade also represents France in biathlon.
- He won the 2011/12 overall World Cup title.
- He, along with his brother, became the first brothers to make the podium of a World Cup biathlon event in January 2012.
- He won three medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi - a Gold-medal in Men 12.5km Pursuit and another Gold-medal in Men 20 km Individual and in Men Mass Start 15km and a Silver medal in Men Mass Start 15km.