Kenneth Gangnes

Kenneth Gangnes (born 15 May 1989) is a Norwegian former ski jumper. He debuted at the World Cup in March 2008 in Lillehammer, and won his first World Cup event in Lysgårdsbakken on 6 December 2015.[1] After his best season, which he ended with the 3rd place overall in the World Cup, he tore his ACL in his left knee, and missed the 2016–17 season.[2] He returned for the 2017 Summer Grand Prix, where he placed second in Hakuba on 26 August 2017. In early November 2017, two weeks before the start of the season, he suffered another ACL torn and missed another season.[3]

Kenneth Gangnes
FIS Ski Weltcup Titisee-Neustadt 2016 - Kenneth Gangnes3.jpg
Kenneth Gangnes during March 2016 World Cup competitions in Titisee-Neustadt, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Country Norway
Born (1989-05-15) 15 May 1989 (age 32)
Gjøvik, Norway
Ski clubKolbukameratene IL
Personal best248.5 m (815 ft)
Vikersund, 14 February 2016
World Cup career
Seasons20082012
20152016
Individual wins1
Team wins3
Indiv. podiums9
Team podiums5
Indiv. starts62
Team starts8
Updated on 26 December 2018.

World CupEdit

StandingsEdit

Season Overall 4H SF RA NT
2007/08 N/A 50
2008/09 N/A
2009/10 90 61 N/A
2010/11 78 N/A N/A
2011/12 43 45 32 N/A N/A
2014/15 41 19 N/A N/A
2015/16 3 4 4 N/A N/A

WinsEdit

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2015/16 6 December 2015     Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS100 NH

Individual starts (62)Edit

did not compete (–); failed to qualify (q); disqualified (DQ)
Season 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Points
2007/08                                                       0
37 48
2008/09                                                       0
40 44 q q
2009/10                                               1
32 30 q q 33 43 q q q q
2010/11                                                     2
29 42 q q
2011/12                                                     68
38 q 26 11 23 21 35 13 40 45 30 31
2012/13                                                       0
2013/14                                                         0
2014/15                                                               113
24 19 26 37 33 14 35 7 31 20 23 15
2015/16                                                           1348
11 2 1 8 9 5 3 6 2 3 5 2 4 29 20 2 8 4 6 4 22 18 8 9 2 3 5 5 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "First win in the World Cup for Kenneth Gangnes". FIS. 6 December 2015. Archived from the original on 11 January 2016. Retrieved 7 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Yet another serious injury for Kenneth Gangnes". FIS. 9 June 2016. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Kenneth Gangnes seriously injured again". FIS. 10 November 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

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