Eldar Rønning

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Eldar Rønning
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Eldar Rønning in September 2013
Country Norway
Born (1982-06-11) 11 June 1982 (age 36)
Levanger, Norway
Ski clubSkogn IL
World Cup career
Seasons20022015
Individual wins11
Team wins8
Indiv. podiums24
Team podiums19
Indiv. starts192
Team starts28
Overall titles0 – (3rd in 2007)
Discipline titles0
Updated on 2 April 2019.

Eldar Rønning (born 11 June 1982 in Levanger) is a Norwegian cross-country skier. He skis with the Skogn IL club, in Nord-Trøndelag.

Career[edit]

In 2004/05, he achieved three podium finishes in World Cup Sprint events, including a win at Reit im Winkl. He finished the season in 10th, 235 points behind overall winner Axel Teichmann. He was 62nd in the distance standings, 520 points behind Teichmann, and came second in the sprint discipline, 237 points behind fellow countryman Tor Arne Hetland. He also came second in the sprint discipline at the Norwegian national championships.

Rønning shared the 2005/06 season between the World Cup and the Scandinavian Cup, competing almost exclusively in sprints. He only competed in one World Cup race that was not either a sprint or a pursuit, it was a 15 km classic style race in Davos, Rønning finished 30th, 1:25.9 behind winner Jens Arne Svartedal. His best World Cup result was a third place achieved in a classic sprint in Drammen, a race in which the top four were Norwegian, and was won again by Svartedal. Rønning also came fifth twice, both in sprints, his only other race in the World Cup when he finished inside the top 20, was a 16th place in a sprint, in Oberstdorf. Rønning finished the season in 11th place in the FIS World Cup overall standings, 474 points behind German Tobias Angerer. Rønning was 28th in the distance standings, 671 points behind Angerer, and 7th in the sprint standings, 349 points behind sprint winner Björn Lind.

Rønning has won 6 world cup races (15 km classical – 3 times, classical sprint – twice, and freestyle sprint) and 3 world cup stages (all in Tour de Ski, 30 km classical mass start, 20 km classical mass start, classical sprint). In addition he has 8 individual world cup podiums.

Rønning has earned 6 medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with four golds (4 x 10 km relay 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013), one silver (15 km classical 2011) and a bronze (classical sprint 2007).

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Season standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
2002 20 NC N/A NC N/A N/A N/A
2003 21 62 N/A 36 N/A N/A N/A
2004 22 53 104 20 N/A N/A N/A
2005 23 10 62 2 N/A N/A N/A
2006 24 11 28 7 N/A N/A N/A
2007 25 3 4 5 N/A 17 N/A
2008 26 13 21 7 N/A 26 DNF
2009 27 12 15 12 N/A 13 16
2010 28 15 25 17 N/A DNF 13
2011 29 19 11 41 21 DNP 18
2012 30 10 12 46 3 22 13
2013 31 36 29 36 34 DNP 16
2014 32 24 21 28 DNF DNP 10
2015 33 31 30 NC 25 17 N/A

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 11 victories (7 WC, 4 SWC)
  • 24 podiums (15 WC, 9 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 2004–05 13 February 2005 Germany Reit im Winkl, Germany 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
2 5 March 2005 Finland Lahti, Finland 1.4 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
3 9 March 2005 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
4  2005–06  9 March 2006 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
5 2006–07 28 October 2006 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 1.5 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
6 26 November 2006 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 1st
7 13 December 2006 Italy Cogne, Italy 15 km Individual C World Cup 1st
8 6 January 2007 Italy Cavalese, Italy 30 km Mass Start C Stage World Cup 1st
9 10 March 2007 Finland Lahti, Finland 1.4 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
10 11 March 2007 Finland Lahti, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
11  2007–08  2 December 2007 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
12 23 January 2008 Canada Canmore, Canada 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
13 10 February 2008 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 1.4 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
14  2008–09  18 March 2009 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 1.0 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 3rd
15 2009–10 1 March 2010 Germany Oberhof, Germany 1.6 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 1st
16 2010–11 22 January 2011 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 15 km Individual C World Cup 1st
17  2011–12  27 November 2011 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 15 km Pursuit C Stage World Cup 2nd
18 27 November 2011 Finland Nordic Opening Overall Standings World Cup 3rd
19 3 January 2012 Italy Toblach, Italy 5 km Individual C Stage World Cup 2nd
20 7 January 2012 Italy Val di Fiemme, Italy 20 km Mass Start C Stage World Cup 1st
21 10 March 2012 Norway Oslo, Norway 50 km Mass Start C World Cup 1st
22 17 March 2012 Sweden Falun, Sweden 15 km Mass Start C Stage World Cup 2nd
23 2012–13 23 March 2013 Sweden Falun, Sweden 15 km Mass Start C Stage World Cup 1st
24  2013–14  30 November 2013 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 10 km Individual C Stage World Cup 2nd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 8 victories – (6 RL, 2 TS)
  • 19 podiums – (13 RL, 6 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1  2005–06  23 October 2005 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6 x 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Hetland
2 20 November 2005 Norway Beitostølen, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Svartedal / Hetland / Hofstad
3 18 December 2005 Canada Canmore, Canada 6 x 1.2 km Team Sprint C World Cup 1st Svartedal
4 18 March 2006 Japan Sapporo, Japan 6 x 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Kjølstad
5  2006–07  17 December 2006 France La Clusaz, France 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Bjørndalen / Hetland / Northug
6  2007–08  25 November 2007 Norway Beitostølen, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Hjelmeset / Eilifsen / Gjerdalen
7 17 February 2008 Czech Republic Liberec, Czech Republic 6 x 1.4 km Team Sprint C World Cup 3rd Dahl
8 2008–09 23 November 2008 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Sundby / Hofstad / Northug
9 2009–10 22 November 2009 Norway Beitostølen, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Sundby / Hafsås / Northug
10 7 March 2010 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Sundby / Eliassen / Gjerdalen
11  2010–11  21 November 2010 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Sundby / Jespersen / Røthe
12 19 December 2010 France La Clusaz, France 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Sundby / Gjerdalen / Northug
13 2011–12 22 November 2011 Norway Sjusjøen, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Krogh / Berger / Northug
14 12 January 2012 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 x 10 km Relay M World Cup 1st Dyrhaug / Sundby / Northug
15 2012–13 25 November 2012 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden 4 x 7.5 km Relay M World Cup 1st Sundby / Røthe / Northug
16 20 January 2013 France La Clusaz, France 4 x 7.5 km Relay M World Cup 1st Tønseth / Sundby / Røthe
17  2013–14  8 December 2013 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 4 x 7.5 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Jespersen / Røthe / Krogh
18 22 December 2013 Italy Asiago, Italy 6 x 1.65 km Team Sprint C World Cup 1st Hattestad
19 14 January 2014 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 6 x 1.6 km Team Sprint C World Cup 2nd Brandsdal

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete : ROENNING Eldar". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 3 March 2018.

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