Andrine Benjaminsen

Andrine Benjaminsen (born 23 August 1995) is a Norwegian orienteer and ski orienteer.[1]

Andrine Benjaminsen
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Personal information
Born (1995-08-23) 23 August 1995 (age 27)
Sport
SportOrienteering
Ski orienteering
Club
  • Lillomarka OL
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Women's orienteering
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2021 Doksy Sprint relay
Silver medal – second place 2021 Doksy Middle
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2018 Switzerland Mixed sprint relay
Bronze medal – third place 2021 Switzerland Knock-out sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2021 Switzerland Sprint relay
Women's ski-orienteering
Junior World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Madona Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Hamar/Løten Sprint

CareerEdit

Benjaminsen represented Norway at the 2017 World Orienteering Championships in Tartu, Estonia, where her best result was ninth place in the long distance.[2] In ski orienteering, she won a bronze medal at the 2013 and 2015 Junior World Championships.[3] At the 2021 European Orienteering Championships she won a bronze medal in the Knock-out sprint,[4] and a bronze medal in the Sprint relay with the Norwegian team.[5]

At the 2021 World Orienteering Championships in the Czech Republic, she placed 10th in the sprint.[6] She won a silver medal in the mixed sprint relay with the Norwegian team, after a close fight with Swiss Elena Roos on the last leg.[7] She also won a silver medal in the middle distance, behind winner Tove Alexandersson.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Benjaminsen's parents are Finnish orienteer Anne Benjaminsen and Norwegian orienteer Vidar Benjaminsen.[9] Figure skater Juni Marie Benjaminsen is her sister.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Andrine Benjaminsen". IOF Eventor. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Official results for Long". IOF Eventor. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Official results for JWSOC Sprint". IOF Eventor. Retrieved 25 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Official results for Orienteering World Cup Round 1 with European Orienteering Championships 2021 - Knock out Sprint". eventor.orienteering.org. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  5. ^ "Official results for Orienteering World Cup Round 1 with European Orienteering Championships 2021 - Sprint Relay". eventor.orienteering.org. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Official results for Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2021 - Sprint final". eventor.orienteering.org. Retrieved 7 July 2021.
  7. ^ "Sweden dominated sprint relay". woc2021.cz. 4 July 2021. Retrieved 7 July 2021.
  8. ^ "Middle distance gold for Alexandersson and Kyburz". woc2021.cz. 6 July 2021. Retrieved 7 July 2021.
  9. ^ Fossheim, Kenneth (18 March 2012). "Juni Marie tok bronse i Haag". Akers Avis Groruddalen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 23 February 2021.
  10. ^ "Benjaminsen vant kongepokal-drama". Nettavisen (in Norwegian). 12 September 2019. Retrieved 23 February 2021.

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