February 3

Tim Burke, Biathlon

The road to Sochi: Maine's Olympic hopefuls

Born: July 15, 1981

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Tim Burke of the U.S. competes to take third place during the men's 10km sprint race during the Biathlon World Cup in Ostersund November 30, 2013. REUTERS/Pontus Lundahl/TT News Agency (SWEDEN - Tags: SPORT BIATHLON) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS. SWEDEN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SWEDEN. NO COMMERCIAL SALES - RTX15YTC

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Hometown: Paul Smiths, New York

Details: Tim competed in the 2006 and 2010 games, and at the 2013 World Championships he won the silver medal in the 20 km Individual competition, the second American man ever to win a World Championship medal.

Maine connection: Burke trained at the Maine Winter Sports Center.

Website: http://timburke.us/

Photo: Reuters

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