Andrew Young (skier)

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Andrew Young
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Born(1992-02-12)12 February 1992
World Cup career
Indiv. podiums1
Updated on 19 December 2015.

Andrew Young (born 12 February 1992) is a Scottish cross-country skier. He competed for Great Britain in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, finishing in 74th place in the 15km freestyle.[1] In 2008 he became the youngest skier to compete in a World Cup event.[2]

At the 2010 Games, Young finished 14th in the team sprint event and 60th in the individual sprint event. For the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009, he finished 14th in the 4 x 10km relay and 98th in the individual sprint event.

Young also competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics, where he finished 37th in the 15km classical competition.[3]

Young took his first top 10 finish in the Cross-Country Skiing World Cup in December 2015, when he finished in ninth place at a freestyle sprint competition in Davos, Switzerland.[4] On 19 December 2015 he took Great Britain's first World Cup podium when he finished third in a sprint event in a 2015–16 FIS Cross-Country World Cup competition in Toblach, Italy.[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete Biography". FIS. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
  2. ^ Ryan Bangs. "Musgrave, Young and Hughes making promising Olympic debuts". morethanthegames.com. Archived from the original on 17 February 2010. Retrieved 17 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Athletes - Andrew Young". Sochi2014. Archived from the original on 25 February 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Ryding on a high after career-best World Cup finish". Eurosport. 14 December 2015. Retrieved 20 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Andrew Young wins Britain's first cross-country sprint medal". BBC Sport. 19 December 2015. Retrieved 19 December 2015.

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