Baiba Bendika

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Baiba Bendika
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Personal information
Full nameBaiba Bendika
Born (1991-06-27) 27 June 1991 (age 27)
Cēsis, Latvia
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Professional information
World Cup debut2011
Olympic Games
World Championships
World Cup
Seasons7 (2011/12–)
All podiums0
Updated on 8 December 2018.

Baiba Bendika (born 27 June 1991) is a Latvian biathlete.[1]

She made her Biathlon World Cup debut in 2011. During the 2015–16 World Cup season she reached her career first Top 10, finishing fifth at the 7.5km spring in Canmore. It was the first time she gained World Cup points. Already next week in Presque Isle she finished 15th at the 7.5km sprint and 13th at the 10km pursuit.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.

Olympic Games[edit]

0 medals

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 39th 39th 33rd

World Championships[edit]

0 medals

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay Single mixed relay
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 99th 95th 26th 23rd N/A
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 98th 91th 23rd
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 92nd 82nd
Norway 2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 65th 78th 25th
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 65th 50th 27th 25th
Sweden 2019 Östersund 17th 23rd
*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.

World Cup[edit]

Season Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Overall
Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position
2015–16 70 38th 34 53rd 18 44th 122 49th
2016–17 5 66th 39 49th 44 70th
2017–18 43 16th 25 63rd 10 69th 4 49th 82 55th
*Key:Points—won World Cup points; Position—World Cup season ranking.

World Cup Record[edit]

Finish in the Top 30[edit]

Season Position Event Competition
2015–16 5th Canada Canmore 7.5 km sprint
2018–19 5th Slovenia Pokljuka 15 km individual
2017–18 10th Germany Ruhpolding 15 km individual
2015–16 13th United States Presque Isle 10 km pursuit
2015–16 15th United States Presque Isle 7.5 km sprint
2017–18 16th Italy Antholz 7.5 km sprint
2015–16 22nd Canada Canmore 10 km mass start
2016–17 25th Germany Ruhpolding 10 km pursuit
2018–19 25th Czech Republic Nové Město 7.5 km sprint
2018–19 28th Slovenia Pokljuka 7.5 km sprint


  1. ^ "Baiba Bendika". International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 24 March 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2015.