Johan Kjølstad

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Johan Kjølstad
Born (1983-03-09) 9 March 1983 (age 35)
Levanger, Norway
Ski clubSkogn IL
World Cup career
Seasons2003–2012
Individual wins3
Indiv. podiums7

Johan Kjølstad (born March 9, 1983) is a Norwegian cross country skier who has competed since 2002.

Born in Levanger, he represents the sports club Skogn IL.[1]

Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of seventh in the individual sprint event at Turin in 2006.[1] He finished sixth overall in the Sprint Cup at the 2007-08 Cross-country Skiing World Cup, and won one of the races.

At the 2009 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, Kjølstad won the sprint prologue before American Andrew Newell and Russian Alexei Petukhov. In the quarter finals, Kjølstad progressed alongside Swiss World Cup leader Dario Cologna. Then, Kjølstad defeated Nikolay Morilov in the semi final and went to the final heat, being a medal favourite. Here, he fought with Ola Vigen Hattestad for the gold, having broken free from the other four competitors. At the sprint final, Vigen Hattestad defeated Kjølstad who grabbed the silver medal. The following day, Kjølstad teamed up with Vigen Hattestad to win gold in the team sprint event.

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 3 victories – (2 WC, 1 SWC)
  • 7 podiums – (6 WC, 1 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  2004–05  4 December 2004 Switzerland Bern, Switzerland 1.35 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
2 16 January 2005 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
3  2005–06  30 December 2005 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
4 22 January 2006 Germany Oberstdorf, Germany 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
5 2007–08 1 December 2007 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
6  2008–09  14 December 2008 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland 1.7 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
7 18 March 2009 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 1.0 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 1st

Team podiums[edit]

  • 3 victories
  • 11 podiums
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 1st Iversen
2 18 March 2006 Japan Sapporo, Japan 6 x 1.2 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Rønning
3  2007–08  28 October 2007 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6 x 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Hetland
4 2010–11 16 January 2011 Czech Republic Liberec, Czech Republic 6 x 1.6 km Team Sprint C World Cup 1st Hattestad

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile: Johan Kjølstad". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 19 October 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2009.
  2. ^ "Athlete : KJOELSTAD Johan". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 9 March 2018.

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