Manuela Henkel

Manuela Henkel (born December 4, 1974 in Neuhaus am Rennweg, Bezirk Suhl) is a German cross-country skier who has competed since 1994. She won a gold medal in the 4 × 5 km relay at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. Her best individual finish was 12th in the Individual sprint at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. She is the older sister of Andrea Henkel, a biathlete.

Manuela Henkel
Manuela Henkel at Tour de Ski.jpg
Henkel in the 2007–08 Tour de Ski
Country Germany
Born (1974-12-04) 4 December 1974 (age 45)
Neuhaus am Rennweg, Bezirk Suhl, East Germany
Ski clubWSV Oberhof 05
World Cup career
Seasons19952010
Individual wins0
Team wins2
Indiv. podiums8
Team podiums16
Indiv. starts199
Team starts47
Overall titles0 – (12th in 2003)
Discipline titles0

Henkel also won a gold in the 4 × 5 km relay at the 2003 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and earned her best individual finish of 9th in the 15 km event at those same games. She has won three individual races in her career, all under 5 km in 1995, 2000, and 2005.

Henkel's local ski club is the WSV Oberhof.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  15 km  Pursuit  30 km   Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
1998 23 N/A 36 DNF N/A 5 N/A
2002 27 N/A 18 20 DNF 15 Gold N/A
2006 31 N/A N/A 52 12

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   5 km 
individual
 10 km 
individual
 15 km  Pursuit  30 km  Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
1995 20 N/A 20 N/A 5 N/A
1997 22 30 N/A 44 40 N/A 6 N/A
1999 24 N/A 29 22 N/A N/A
2001 26 N/A 14 CNX[a] 10 4 N/A
2003 28 N/A 18 9 11 Gold N/A
2005 30 N/A N/A DNS 11
2007 32 N/A N/A 9
2009 34 N/A N/A 24
a. 1 Cancelled due to extremely cold weather.

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Discipline standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
1995 21 39 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1996 22 37 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1997 23 35 N/A 43 N/A 23 N/A N/A
1998 24 58 N/A NC N/A 51 N/A N/A
1999 25 28 N/A 37 N/A 17 N/A N/A
2000 26 26 N/A 31 11 N/A N/A
2001 27 19 N/A N/A N/A   N/A N/A
2002 28 18 N/A N/A N/A 6 N/A N/A
2003 29 12 N/A N/A N/A 4 N/A N/A
2004 30 18 26 N/A N/A 9 N/A N/A
2005 31 40 61 N/A N/A 21 N/A N/A
2006 32 21 62 N/A N/A 5 N/A N/A
2007 33 33 NC N/A N/A 16 44 N/A
2008 34 35 43 N/A N/A 27 DNF
2009 35 51 84 N/A N/A 34 DNF 50
2010 36 NC NC N/A N/A NC DNF

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 8 podiums – (8 WC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  2000–01  21 January 2001   Soldier Hollow, United States 1.5 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
2  2001–02  13 March 2002   Oslo, Norway 1.5 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
3 23 March 2002   Lillehammer, Norway 58 km Mass Start C World Cup 3rd
4  2002–03  6 March 2003   Oslo, Norway 1.5 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
5 11 March 2003   Drammen, Norway 1.5 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
6  2003–04  16 December 2003   Val di Fiemme, Italy 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
7 25 January 2004   Val di Fiemme, Italy 70 km Mass Start C World Cup 3rd
8  2005–06  8 January 2006   Otepää, Estonia 1.0 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 2 victories – (2 RL)
  • 16 podiums – (13 RL, 3 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1  2001–02  10 March 2002   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Bauer / Künzel / Sachenbacher
2  2002–03  24 November 2002   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Bauer / Künzel / Sachenbacher
3 8 December 2002   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Bauer / Sachenbacher / Künzel
4 19 January 2003   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Bauer / Künzel / Sachenbacher
5 26 January 2003   Oberhof, Germany 6 × 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Künzel
6 23 March 2003   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Bauer / Künzel / Sachenbacher
7  2003–04  23 November 2003   Beitostølen, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Böhler / Sachenbacher / Künzel
8 14 December 2003   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Böhler / Sachenbacher / Künzel
9 11 January 2004   Otepää, Estonia 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Bauer / Sachenbacher / Künzel
10 7 February 2004   La Clusaz, France 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Bauer / Reschwam Schulze / Künzel
11 15 February 2004   Oberstdorf, Germany 6 × 0.8 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Klaus
12  2004–05  24 October 2004   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 0.8 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Sachenbacher
13 12 December 2004   Lago di Tesero, Italy 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Künzel / Böhler / Sachenbacher
14  2005–06  20 November 2005   Beitostølen, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Böhler / Künzel-Nystad / Sachenbacher-Stehle
15  2006–07  19 November 2006   Gällivare, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Zeller / Sachenbacher-Stehle / Künzel-Nystad
16  2007–08  9 December 2007   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Zeller / Sachenbacher-Stehle / Böhler

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athlete : HENKEL Manuela". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 3 February 2018.

External linksEdit