Helena Erbenová

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Helena Erbenova
Helena Erbenova at Tour de Ski.jpg
Erbenová at Tour de Ski, Prague 2007
Personal information
Nationality Czech
Born (1979-02-06) 6 February 1979 (age 39)
Jablonec nad Nisou
Country Czech Republic

Helena Erbenová (née Balatková, born February 6, 1979) is a Czech cross country skier and triathlete. She is the winner of the 2012 ITU Winter Triathlon World Championships.


Cross country skiing[edit]

Erbenová has been competing cross country skiing since 1997. She finished fifth in the 4 x 5 km relay at the 2007 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Sapporo and earned her best individual finish of 20th in the sprint at the 2001 championships in Lahti. Erbenová's best Winter Olympic finish was 29th in the 7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit at Turin in 2006. She has a total of nine individual victories, all in FIS races, at distances up to the 7.5 km + 7.5 km double pursuit since 2000. Erbenová's best individual World Cup finish was 13th in a 15 km event in Russia in 2007.


Erbenová 2011 XTERRA Triathlon World Championships where she took 3rd place.[1]

The next year, in 2012, Erbenová became the ITU Winter Triathlon World Championship.[2] She also won the European Winter Triathlon champion and the 2012 and European Cross Triathlon champion.

In 2014 Erbenová placed third at the 2014 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Erbenová is the daughter of Czech skier Helena Balatková-Šikolová. She has two sisters Kateřina and Petra who also were skier. Kateřina's husband is Czech skier Lukáš Bauer.


  1. ^ "2011 XTERRA World Championship". JTL Timing Systems. 23 October 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Moore, Paul (25 March 2012). "Andreev And Erbenova Are Winter Triathlon World Champions". Triathlete-Europe. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 
  3. ^ Carlson, Timothy (17 August 2014). "Ruben Ruzafa and Kathrin Müller win XTERRA Germany/ITU Cross Worlds". Slowtwitch.com. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 

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