Magdalena Iljans

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Magdalena Iljans
Personal information
Born (1969-09-26)September 26, 1969
Kungsängen, Sweden
World Cup
Wins 1
Total podiums 9
Updated on July 31, 2013.

Magdalena Iljans (born (1969-09-26)September 26, 1969 in Kungsängen) is a Swedish freestyle skier, specializing in ski cross.[1]

Iljans competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Sweden. She placed 11th in the qualifying round in ski cross, to advance to the knockout stages. She finished second in her first round heat, advancing to the quarterfinals. She did not finish her quarterfinal race, failing to advance.[2]

As of April 2013, Iljans has one medal finish at the World Championships. She won a silver medal, in 2005, the first World Championships at which ski cross was contested. She qualified third overall, then won both her first round and semifinal races, before finishing behind Karin Huttary in the final.[1][3]

Iljans made her World Cup debut in November 2002. As of April 2013, she has seven World Cup victories, the first coming in her debut race at at Tignes in 2002/03. Her best World Cup overall finish in ski cross is 2nd, in 2002/03 and 2006/07.[1]

World Cup Podiums[edit]


Date Location Rank Event
30 November 2002 Tigens 1 Ski cross
18 January 2003 Laax 1 Ski cross
23 November 2003 Saas-Fee 3 Ski cross
18 January 2004 Laax 1 Ski cross
31 January 2004 Spindleruv Mlyn 3 Ski cross
21 February 2004 Naeba 2 Ski cross
15 January 2005 Pozza di Fassa 1 Ski cross
5 March 2005 Grindelwald 3 Ski cross
14 January 2006 Les Contamines 3 Ski cross
20 January 2006 Kirschberg 1 Ski cross
12 March 2006 Sierra Nevada 1 Ski cross
10 January 2007 Flaine 1 Ski cross
16 February 2007 Inawashiro 2 Ski cross


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