Johannes Thingnes Bø is a younger brother of Tarjei Bø.
The young Norwegian biathlon talent was born May 16, 1993 in Stryn, a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.
Season 2010/2011 was successful for the younger Bø: he won four gold and two silver medals at various championships. One gold medal was won in the Youth Olympics in the sprint, two were at the Youth Championships and one was in the Junior Championships. Silver medals were at the Youth Olympic Games and at the Youth Championships.
Johannes took part in the Blink festival in 2011.
At the European Championship 2012 in Brezno-Osrblie (SVK) he won a bronze medal in the pursuit, gold in the mixed relay and silver in the individual race.
Johannes is the most talented young athlete in Norway this year.
Johannes Thingnes Bø's fan page (vk/vkontakte)
Photo from personal facebook.com page.
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