Linn Persson

Linn Persson (born 27 June 1994) is a Swedish female biathlete. Born in Torsby, she has competed in the World Cup, and represented Sweden at the 2016 World Championships.[1]

Linn Persson
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Persson during the 2019 World cup in Östersund
Personal information
NationalitySwedish
Born (1994-06-27) 27 June 1994 (age 26)
Torsby, Sweden
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
World Cup debut2015
Olympic Games
Teams1 (2018)
Medals1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams2 (2016, 2019)
Medals1 (0 gold)

Summer biathlonEdit

In August 2019, she became Swedish champion at 15 kilometres distance during the Swedish national summer biathlon championships in Sollefteå.[2]

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.

Olympic GamesEdit

1 medal (1 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2018 Pyeongchang 11th 37th 21st 22nd Silver

World ChampionshipsEdit

1 medal (1 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay
  2016 Oslo 36th 34th 40th 10th 12th N/A
  2019 Östersund 15th 42nd 21st 9th Silver 5th
  2020 Antholz-Anterselva 47th 44th 32nd 5th 11th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The single mixed relay was added as an event in 2019.

World CupEdit

Season Age Overall Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start
Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position
2015–16 21 81 59th 17 48th 36 54th 28 55th
2017–18 23 97 51st 43 17th 39 55th 15 64th
2018–19 24 340 28th 48 22nd 87 33rd 116 24th 89 22nd
2019–20 25 346 19th 24 40th 106 29th 114 11th 102 18th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Linn Persson". International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 19 March 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  2. ^ Erik Liljekvist (25 August 2019). "Ännu ett SM-guld för Sebastian Samuelsson" (in Swedish). SVT Sport. Retrieved 26 August 2019.

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