Halvard Hanevold

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Halvard Hanevold
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Personal information
Full name Halvard Hanevold
Born (1969-12-03) 3 December 1969 (age 46)
Asker, Norway
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Asker Skiklubb
World Cup debut 8 March 1992
Retired 27 March 2010
Olympic Games
Teams 5 (1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010)
Medals 6 (3 gold)
World Championships
Teams 16 (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
Medals 16 (5 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 19 (1991/92–2009/10)
Individual victories 9
All victories 33
Individual podiums 40
All podiums 97
Discipline titles 2:
2 Individual (1997–98, 2002–03)

Halvard Hanevold (born 3 December 1969) is a former Norwegian biathlete.

Career[edit]

Hanevold won the bronze medal in the men's 20 km individual and the silver medal in the men's 10 km sprint at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

He also medaled in biathlon events at the 1998 Winter Olympics and the 2002 Winter Olympics by winning his first Olympic gold followed by another gold four years later. He won the last medal of his Olympic career in the 4 × 7.5 km relay at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

Hanevold participated in 16 World Championships from 1994 to 2009. He was a part of the team in 1993 in Borovets as a reserve, but did not participate in any races.[1]

In his career he recorded 40 podiums at World Cup level, with the last podium being in the final race of his final season.

Hanevold retired after the 2009–10 season.[2]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[3]

Olympic Games[edit]

8 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 46th N/A N/A 7th
Japan 1998 Nagano Gold 8th N/A N/A Silver
United States 2002 Salt Lake City 5th 13th 8th N/A Gold
Italy 2006 Turin Bronze Silver 5th 7th 5th
Canada 2010 Vancouver 24th 17th 19th Gold
*Pursuit was added as an event in 2002, with mass start being added in 2006.

World Championships[edit]

16 medals (5 gold, 7 silver, 4 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay Mixed relay
Canada 1994 Canmore N/A N/A N/A N/A 4th N/A N/A
Italy 1995 Antholz-Anterselva N/A N/A Gold N/A
Germany 1996 Ruhpolding 34th N/A N/A 4th N/A
Slovakia 1997 Brezno-Osrblie N/A 4th N/A
Slovenia 1998 Pokljuka N/A N/A 13th N/A Gold N/A N/A
Finland 1999 Kontiolahti 37th 13th 13th 17th N/A Bronze N/A
Norway 2000 Oslo Holmenkollen 10th 12th 5th 10th N/A Silver N/A
Slovenia 2001 Pokljuka 44th Bronze 9th 9th N/A Bronze N/A
Norway 2002 Oslo Holmenkollen N/A N/A N/A 12th N/A N/A N/A
Russia 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk Gold 4th Silver 8th N/A 4th N/A
Germany 2004 Oberhof 38th 18th 5th 5th N/A Silver N/A
Austria 2005 Hochfilzen 30th 11th N/A Gold 10th
Slovenia 2006 Pokljuka N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Silver
Italy 2007 Antholz-Anterselva 10th 23rd 20th 18th N/A Silver
Sweden 2008 Östersund 17th Silver 9th 5th N/A Silver
South Korea 2009 Pyeongchang 71st Bronze 6th 13th N/A Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was removed as an event in 1998, and pursuit was added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999 and the mixed relay in 2005.

Individual victories[edit]

9 victories (4 In, 2 Sp, 1 Pu, 2 MS)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1997–98
2 victories
(2 In)
15 January 1998 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
11 February 1998 Japan Nagano 20 km individual Winter Olympic Games
1998–99
1 victory
(1 Sp)
12 March 1999 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
1999–2000
2 victories
(1 In, 1 Pu)
16 January 2000 Germany Ruhpolding 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
9 March 2000 Finland Lahti 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
2002–03
1 victory
(1 In)
19 March 2003 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk 20 km individual Biathlon World Championships
2003–04
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 MS)
11 January 2004 Slovenia Pokljuka 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
17 January 2004 Germany Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2005–06
1 victory
(1 MS)
8 January 2006 Germany Oberhof 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sport i navn og tall – Skiskyting" [Sport in name and numbers – Biathlon]. Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 26 January 1993. Retrieved 3 June 2015.  (Norwegian) (subscription required)
  2. ^ Kokesh, Jerry (10 November 2010). "Norwegian Men Focus on World Cups". Biathlonworld. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 25 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Halvard Hanevold". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 

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