Jessica Diggins

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Jessica Diggins
Jessica Diggins at FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011.jpg
Born (1991-08-26) August 26, 1991 (age 26)
Afton, Minnesota, USA
Ski club Stratton Mountain Elites
World Cup career
Seasons 2011–
Individual wins 3
Indiv. podiums 8
Overall titles 0 – (6th in 2017)

Jessica "Jessie" Diggins (born August 26, 1991) is an American cross country skier.[1]

Athletic career[edit]

Diggins won a gold medal with Kikkan Randall in the team sprint in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013 in Val di Fiemme.[1] Two years later she won the silver medal in the 10 kilometer free style race in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 in Falun.[1]

Diggins was named to the U.S. team for the 2014 Winter Olympics. In her first event, the 15 kilometer skiathlon, she placed 8th (out of 61 competitors) with a time of 40:05.5.[2]

In the 2015/2016 World Cup, she placed 8th in the overall and sprint rankings and 9th in the distance ranking.[3]

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Season Standings Ski Tour Standings
Overall Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de Ski World Cup
Final
Ski Tour
Canada
2011 19 N/A
2012 20 34 26 35 15 N/A
2013 21 36 34 44 24 21 26 N/A
2014 22 20 21 23 24 13 36 N/A
2015 23 22 17 23 44 N/A N/A
2016 24 8 9 8 38 10 N/A 5
2017 25 6 7 10 8 5 16 N/A

Career highlights[edit]

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Medals
2017 – Finland Lahti 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, team sprint (with Bjornsen)
2017 – Finland Lahti 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, sprint freestyle
2015 – Sweden Falun 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, 10 km freestyle
2013 – Italy Val di Fiemme 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, team sprint (with Randall)
FIS Nordic U23 World Ski Championships Medals
2014 - Italy Val di Fiemme 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, Sprint freestyle
World Cup podiums (Individual)
2016/17 – Italy Toblach 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, 5 km freestyle
2016/17 – Germany Oberstdorf 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, 10 km skiathlon
2016/17 – Norway Lillehammer 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, 5 km freestyle
2015/16 – Canada Canmore 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, 10 km classic pursuit
2015/16 – Canada Gatineau 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, Sprint freestyle
2015/16 – Finland Lahti 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, Sprint freestyle
2015/16 – Czech Republic Nove Mesto na Morave 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, 10 km freestyle
2015/16 – Italy Toblach 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, 5 km freestyle
World Cup podiums (Team)
2015/16 – Czech Republic Nove Mesto na Morave 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, 4x5 km relay (with Caldwell / Bjornsen / Stephen)
2015/16 – Norway Lillehammer 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, 4x5 km relay (with Brennan / Bjornsen / Stephen)
2013/14 – Norway Lillehammer 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, 4x5 km relay (with Randall / Bjornsen / Stephen)
2012/13 – Canada Quebec 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, team sprint (with Randall)
2012/13 – Sweden Gällivare 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, 4x5 km relay (with Brooks / Randall / Stephen)
2011/12 – Italy Milano 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, team sprint (with Randall)
US National Championships Medals
2012 - United States Craftsbury, VT 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, 30 km freestyle Mass Start
2012 - United States Rumford, ME 2nd, silver medalist(s) 2nd, Sprint classic
2012 - United States Rumford, ME 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, 20 km classic Mass Start
2012 - United States Rumford, ME 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, 10 km freestyle
2012 - United States Rumford, ME 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Sprint freestyle
2011 - United States Sun Valley, ID 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 3rd, 30 km classic Mass Start
2011 - United States Rumford, ME 1st, gold medalist(s) 1st, Sprint freestyle

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