Synnøve Solemdal

Synnøve Solemdal (born 15 May 1989) is a Norwegian former biathlete.

Synnøve Solemdal
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Personal information
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1989-05-15) 15 May 1989 (age 32)
Tingvoll, Norway
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
World Cup debut2009
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2014, 2018)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams7 (20112016, 20192020)
Medals7 (5 gold)

CareerEdit

Solemdal won two bronze medals at the 2010 Junior World Championships. As of the 2010/2011 season she is part of the Norwegian team. On 11 December 2010, she along with her teammates placed third in 4 × 6 km relay in Hochfilzen.

She took her first world cup victory in the 2012–13 season, moving up from 4th after the Sprint race to take the Pursuit in Hochfilzen. She repeated the feat the following year to claim her second victory, also in the pursuit in Hochfilzen during the 2013–14 season.

At the 2012 World Championships in Ruhpolding she won a gold medal in mix relay and a bronze medal in relay. She won a gold medal in the mixed relay at the 2013 Biathlon World Championships in the Czech republic.

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.

Olympic GamesEdit

0 medals

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
  2014 Sochi 35th 36th
  2018 Pyeongchang 40th 50th 41st 4th
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World ChampionshipsEdit

6 medals (5 gold, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay
  2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 62nd 42nd LAP 5th N/A
  2012 Ruhpolding 39th 32nd 24th 18th Bronze Gold
  2013 Nové Město 53rd 19th 19th 16th Gold Gold
  2015 Kontiolahti 46th 4th
  2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 34th 24th Gold
  2019 Östersund 29th 62nd Gold
*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.

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