77 Mormons Who Have Competed in the Olympics

Antje Misersky Harvey

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Olympics: 1992 Albertville (France); 1994 Lillehammer (Norway)

Event: Biathlon

Medals: Gold (1992), three Silver (two in 1992, one in 1994)

A German native, Antje Misersky Harvey won gold in the 1992 Olympics in the 15 km race and silver medals in the 7.5 km sprint and in the 3 x 7.5 km relay. In 1994, she took silver in the 4 x 7.5 km relay.

As a teenager, she refused to take steroids and was kicked off the national cross-country ski team, dashing her dreams until she discovered the biathlon.

Harvey and her husband joined the LDS Church about 10 years ago.

In 2012, the Heber City, Utah, resident was inducted into the German Sports Hall of Fame.

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