Sean is a two time Olympian and is also the most decorated Junior Biathlete in the history of the sport.
He and his family grew up skiing in the Mount Washington Valley at places like Great Glen Trails. At the age of 12 a friend introduced him to the sport of Biathlon and he quickly excelled. In 2013 just five years after his first race/training at the Pemi Valley Fish & Game Club in Holderness, NH he became the first athlete in U.S. biathlon history to win three individual medals in world championships competition, doing so at the 2013 Junior World Championships in Obertilliach, Austria. He then competed in his first world cup at the end of that season, before joining the world cup circuit for 2013-14. He is also the youngest U.S. athlete ever to compete in the Olympic Winter Games for biathlon in Sochi, Russia 2014. He continues to race on the World Cup circuit as a very young and accomplished Biathlete and earned a spot on his second Olympic Team for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
2014 Olympic Winter Games, 16th in men’s relay
Became the all-time leader in individual medals at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in 2016, winning three medals to bring his career total to 10. The youngest member of the 2014 US Olympic biathlon team, Sean Doherty, 18, is in his first season on the senior national team. The Center Conway, NH native had a breakout season in 2013 winning a gold and two silver medals in the IBU Junior World Championships, the first US Biathlon athlete to triple podium at any World Championship event. Sean was also a member of the 2012 U.S. Youth Olympic Games squad competing in Innsbruck, Austria, where he won a bronze as a member of the mixed relay team.
LEVEL YEAR EVENT IN SP PU MS RL
Olympic Games 2014 Sochi (RUS) 16
World Champ. 2016 Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR) 34 43 45 8
2015 Kontiolahti (FIN) 47 55 45 14
WORLD CUP TOTAL FINAL RANK
WORLD CUP TOP RESULTS (INCLUDING OWG & WCH)
POS COMP SEASON EVENT
13 SP 2015/16 Presque Isle, ME (USA)
17 IN 2015/16 Oestersund (SWE)
20 PU 2015/16 Presque Isle, ME (USA)
21 SP 2015/16 Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS)
25 SP 2015/16 Hochfilzen (AUT)
25 SP 2015/16 Oestersund (SWE)
32 PU 2015/16 Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS)
34 IN 2015/16 Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)
35 PU 2015/16 Hochfilzen (AUT)
43 SP 2015/16 Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)
45 PU 2015/16 Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)
45 PU 2014/15 Kontiolahti (FIN)