Anders Bardal

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Anders Bardal
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup 2014 - Engelberg - 20141220 - Anders Bardal 1.jpg
Bardal in Engelberg, 2014
Country Norway Norway
Full name Anders Bardal
Born (1982-08-24) 24 August 1982 (age 32)
Steinkjer, Norway
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Personal best 230 m (755 ft)
Planica, 15 Mar 2008
World Cup career
Seasons 20012015
Individual wins 7
Team wins 10
Indv. podiums 34
Team podiums 27
Overall titles 1 (2012)
Updated on 30 Mar 2015.

Anders Bardal (Norwegian pronunciation: [ɑneʂ bɑːɖɑːl]; born 24 August 1982) is a Norwegian former ski jumper who competed from 2001 to 2015.

Career[edit]

He participated in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, finishing 25th on the individual large hill. He was also part of the Norwegian team that finished ninth on the team large hill at those same games. Bardal won his first individual Ski jumping World Cup event in Zakopane on 27 January 2008.

He won four silver medals in the team large hill event at the Ski Jumping World Championships (2007, 2009, and two medals on both normal and large hills in 2011). At the 2008 Ski Flying World Championships in Oberstdorf, he won a bronze in the team event, and in 2010, in the team event as well, he achieved a silver. Same year, he was part of the Norwegian team that won bronze in the team large hill at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

In 2012 he won the overall World Cup, becoming the first Norwegian to win it since Espen Bredesen in 1993–94. A year later, at the 2013 Ski Jumping World Championships in Val di Fiemme, he won a gold medal on the normal hill.

At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, he won a bronze in the individual normal hill event. He currently lives in Trondheim with his wife, and their daughter and son. He studies at Trondheim Business School. Bardal retired from ski jumping at the end of the 2014–15 season.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF 4H NT
2000–01 53 N/A 22
2001–02 36 N/A 35 15
2002–03 42 N/A 34 44
2003–04 32 N/A 33 16
2004–05 54 N/A 41
2005–06 27 N/A 38 36
2006–07 16 N/A 23 15
2007–08 5 N/A 7 5
2008–09 10 10 29 16
2009–10 36 33 16
2010–11 14 17 16 N/A
2011–12 1st 5 4 N/A
2012–13 2nd 19 5 N/A
2013–14 4 6 N/A
2014–15 18 20 N/A

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 2007–08 27 Jan 2008 Poland Zakopane Wielka Krokiew HS 134 LH
2 2011–12 17 Dec 2011 Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze HS 137 LH
3 15 Jan 2012 Austria Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf Kulm HS 200 FH
4 12 Feb 2012 Germany Willingen Mühlenkopfschanze HS 145 LH
5 2012–13 9 Jan 2013 Poland Wisła Malinka HS 134 (night) LH
6 2013–14 19 Jan 2014 Poland Zakopane Wielka Krokiew HS 134 LH
7 7 Mar 2014 Norway Trondheim Granåsen HS 140 (night) LH

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