Lukáš Bauer

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Lukáš Bauer
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Personal information
Born (1977-08-18) 18 August 1977 (age 37)
Ostrov nad Ohří, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
Club Dukla Liberec
Skis Fischer
World Cup
Seasons 1997–
Wins 11
Additional podiums 17
Total podiums 28
Overall titles 1 (2007–08)

Lukáš Bauer (Czech pronunciation: [ˈlukaːʃ ˈbau̯ɛr]; born 18 August 1977) is a Czech cross country skier who has competed since 1996.

He is different from Lukas Bauer, a German national volleyball player.

On 17 February 2006 he won the Winter Olympics silver medal for the 15 km cross-country classical.

His best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was second in the 15 km classic in 2009.

Bauer is son-in-law of another Czech skier Helena Balatková-Šikolová.

In season 2007–08 he was overall winner of the men's version of the Tour de Ski and FIS Cross-Country World Cup. In 2010, he again won the Tour de Ski in a dramatic come-from-behind victory over Norwegian skier Petter Northug.

Bauer finished with the bronze medal at the 15 km freestyle event at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Career highlights[edit]

Olympic Winter Games
2006 – Torino, 2nd 2nd, 15km classic
2010 – Vancouver, 3rd, 15 km freestyle
2010 – Vancouver, 3rd 3rd, 4x10km relay (with Jakš / Magál / Koukal)
FIS Nordic World Ski Championships
2009 – Liberec, 2nd 2nd, 15km classic
2015 – Falun, 2nd 2nd, 50km classic
FIS Nordic World Junior Ski Championships
1997 – Canmore, 2nd 2nd, 30km freestyle
Tour de Ski
2007–20081st 1st
2009–20101st 1st
2010–20113rd 3rd
Overall World Cup
2007/20081st 1st
2009/20102nd 2nd
World Cup Podiums
2002 – Lahti, 3rd 3rd, 6x1.5km freestyle (with Martin Koukal)
2002 – Kuusamo, 2nd 2nd, 15km classic
2003 – Nové Město, 1st 1st, 15km freestyle
2003 – Lahti, 2nd 2nd, 15km freestyle
2004 – Oberstdorf, 3rd 3rd, 2x15km pursuit
2004 – Oslo, 3rd 3rd, 50km freestyle
2005 – Pragelato, 1st 1st, 2x15km pursuit
2005 – Lahti, 1st 1st, 15km freestyle
2005 – Nové Město, 2nd 2nd, 15km freestyle
2006 – Otepää, 2nd 2nd, 15km classic
2006 – Gällivare, 3rd 3rd, 4x10km relay (with Koukal / Magál / Sperl)
2007 – Beitostølen, 2nd 2nd, 15km freestyle
2007 – Kuusamo, 1st 1st, 15km classic
2007 – Davos, 1st 1st, 4x10km relay (with Jakš / Šperl / Koukal)
2008 – Tour de Ski, 1st 1st, overall
2008 – Otepää, 1st 1st, 15km classic
2008 – Liberec, 2nd 2nd, 11.4km freestyle
2008 – Falun, 1st 1st, 30km pursuit
2008 – Falun, 3rd 3rd, 4x10km relay (with Jakš / Magál / Koukal)
2008 – Lahti, 1st 1st, 15km classic
2008 – Oslo, 2nd 2nd, 50km freestyle
2008 – Bormio, 2nd 2nd, 15km pursuit
2008 – Kuusamo, 2nd 2nd, 15km classic
2009 – Otepää, 1st 1st, 15km classic
2010 – Tour de Ski, 1st 1st, overall
2010 – Otepää, 1st 1st, 15km classic
2010 – Lahti, 2nd 2nd, 30km pursuit

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