Sylvia Honegger

Sylvia Honegger (born 25 April 1968) is a Swiss cross-country skier who competed from 1990 to 1999. Competing in three Winter Olympics, she had her best career finish of fourth in the 4 × 5 km relay at Nagano in 1998 and her best individual finish of 11th in the 5 km + 10 km combined pursuit event at Lillehammer in 1994.

Sylvia Honegger
Country  Switzerland
Born (1968-04-25) 25 April 1968 (age 52)
Wald, Switzerland
Ski clubSkiclub am Bachtel
World Cup career
Seasons19891990, 19921999
Team wins1
Indiv. podiums0
Team podiums2
Overall titles0 – (15th in 1995)
Discipline titles0

Honegger's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was 11th in the 15 km event at Falun in 1993. Her best World Cup finish was fifth in a 5 km event in Sweden in 1994.

Honegger earned ten individual victories at lesser events at various distances up to 30 km from 1994 to 1999.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   5 km   15 km  Pursuit   30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1992 23 15 16 13 19 9
1994 25 20 21 11 19 5
1998 29 14 22 22 4

World ChampionshipsEdit

 Year   Age   5 km  10 km
 classical 
 10 km
 freestyle 
 15 km  Pursuit  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1989 20 N/A 46 32 N/A 7
1993 24 25 N/A N/A 11 17 30 7
1995 26 N/A N/A 21 19 7
1997 28 29 N/A N/A 13 17 8
1999 30 30 N/A N/A 23 DNF 5

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age 
Overall Long Distance Sprint
1989 20 NC N/A N/A
1990 21 33 N/A N/A
1992 23 32 N/A N/A
1993 24 21 N/A N/A
1994 25 23 N/A N/A
1995 26 15 N/A N/A
1996 27 19 N/A N/A
1997 28 26 25
1998 29 31 22
1999 30 30 56 33

Team podiumsEdit

  • 1 victory – (1 TS)
  • 2 podiums – (2 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate
1 1997–98 10 March 1998   Falun, Sweden 6 × 1.6 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st Albrecht-Loretan
2  1998–99  8 March 1999   Vantaa, Finland Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Albrecht-Loretan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "HONEGGER Sylvia". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 23 December 2019.

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