Name: Vasek Cervenka
Sport: Biathlon
Discipline(s): Biathlon
Classification: Junior Team
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
DOB: 2/6/1999
Birthplace: Boulder , Colo.
Hometown: Grand Rapids , Minn.
High School: Grand Rapids High School (Grand Rapids, Minnesota) ‘17
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 Youth World Championships (Osrblie, SVK) - t-32nd in junior individual; 19th in junior relay; t-63rd in junior sprint
  • 2018 Youth World Championships (Otepaa, EST) - 27th in individual / 9th in relay / 24th in sprint / 24th in pursuit
  • 2017 Youth World Championships (Brezno-Osrblie, SVK) - 16th in individual / 30th in pursuit / 49th in sprint / 18th in relay
  • 2016 Youth World Championships (Cheile Gradistei, ROU) - 67th in individual / 72nd in sprint / 15th in relay
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • 2016 Youth Olympic Games (Lillehammer, NOR) - 20th in pursuit / 36th in sprint / 6th in single mixed relay / 7th in mixed relay
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 IBU Junior Cup (Sjusjoen, NOR) - 10th & 67th in sprints
  • 2018 Open Junior European Championships (Pokljuka, SLO) - 9th in single mixed relay / 43rd in sprint / 47th in pursuit
  • 2018 IBU Junior Cup (Nove Mesto, CZE) - 15th in sprint / 36th in sprint
  • 2017 Open Junior European Championships (Nove Mesto, CZE) - 27th in individual / 25th in sprint / 29th in pursuit
  • 2017 IBU Junior Cup (Pokljuka, SLO) - 8th in mixed relay / 31st in sprint / 24th in sprint
Personal: Son of Vladimir Cervenka and Petra Cervenkova...Has two siblings, Honza and Matej...Has dual citizenship for the United States and the Czech Republic, where he has been studying and pursuing biathlon since September 2015...Father, Vladimir, is the U.S. Junior National Team coach and mother, Petra, represented the Czech National Team at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games...Has been a member of his school’s varsity golf team for the last two years and always loves to sneak in nine holes between biathlon practices