Audun Heimdal

Audun Heimdal (8 February 1997 – 20 August 2022)[1] was a Norwegian orienteering and ski orienteering competitor.[2]

Audun Heimdal
Personal information
Born(1997-02-08)8 February 1997
Died20 August 2022(2022-08-20) (aged 25)
Sport
Sport
Club
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Men's ski orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2021 Kääriku Pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2019 Piteå Middle
Silver medal – second place 2021 Kääriku Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Piteå Relay
Winter Universiade
Silver medal – second place 2019 Krasnoyarsk Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Krasnoyarsk Sprint relay
Junior World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2016 Obertilliach Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Hamar Middle
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Obertilliach Sprint
Men's orienteering
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2021 Doksy Mixed sprint relay
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Tampere Relay
Silver medal – second place 2017 Tampere Middle
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Engadin Middle

Heimdal won a silver medal in the middle distance at the 2019 World Ski Orienteering Championships. He also won a gold medal in pursuit and a silver medal in sprint at the 2021 World Ski Orienteering Championships.[3][4] Competing at the 2021 World Orienteering Championships, he won a silver medal in the mixed sprint relay, along with Victoria Hæstad Bjørnstad, Kasper Fosser and Andrine Benjaminsen.[5]

Heimdal was diagnosed with cancer in 2022 and died on 20 August, at the age of 25.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Audun Heimdal (25) er død (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ "Audun Heimdal". IOF Eventor. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Official results for World Ski Orienteering Championships 2021 - Pursuit". eventor.orienteering.org. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  4. ^ "Official results for World Ski Orienteering Championships 2021 - Sprint". eventor.orienteering.org. Retrieved 23 August 2022.
  5. ^ "Official results for Nokian Tyres World Orienteering Championships 2021 - Sprint relay". eventor.orienteering.org. Retrieved 23 August 2022.