Johannes Thingnes Bø

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Johannes Thingnes Bø
Johannes Thingnes Bø 01 (cropped).jpg
Bø at the 2012 Norwegian Biathlon Championships
Personal information
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1993-05-16) 16 May 1993 (age 26)
Stryn, Norway
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubMarkane IL
SkisFischer
World Cup debut2013
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2014, 2018)
Medals3 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams4 (20152019)
Medals14 (7 gold)

Johannes Thingnes Bø (born 16 May 1993) is a Norwegian biathlete. He represents Markane IL [no] and is the younger brother of biathlete Tarjei Bø.

Early life[edit]

Thingnes Bø is the son of Klemet Bø and Aslaug Hildegunn Thingnes Bø. He was born and raised in Stryn, and is the second-youngest of five siblings.

Career[edit]

2009[edit]

At Hovedlandsrennet in Beitostølen he won the silver medal in relay with Jarle Midtfjell Gørven, Runar Netland, and Johan Eirik Meland. In September he won two gold medals in the Norwegian championships in roller-ski biathlon held in Vik, Sogn in the 17-year-old men's class. First he won the sprint, then the pursuit.

2010–2012[edit]

Thingnes Bø won several international medals in 2010 and 2011. In 2012 he became a junior world champion for the third time. In April 2012 he was drafted for the Norwegian senior National Team and starting in the 2012/2013 season he will compete alongside his older brother Tarjei Bø, Emil Hegle Svendsen, Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Rune Brattsveen, and others. He is the youngest Norwegian ever to be drafted for the national biathlon team.[citation needed]

2013[edit]

In January/February 2013 during the Junior World Championship in Obertilliach, Austria, Thingnes Bø won the silver medal in sprint, gold in the 12.5 km pursuit, and gold in the 7.5 km relay.

2013–2014[edit]

His big breakthrough came during the 2013–14 season where he won his first World Cup race and was third in the overall standings. Thingnes Bø won four more World Cup races for a total of 5.

Thingnes Bø got his first World Cup win on 14 December 2013 in the sprint and his second the day after with a win in the pursuit. He won three more World Cup races in Kontiolahti, two sprints and one pursuit.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1][2]

Olympic Games[edit]

3 medals (1 gold, 2 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2014 Sochi 11th 54th 32nd 8th 4th
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang Gold 31st 21st 16th Silver Silver
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships[edit]

14 medals (7 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 7th Gold 31st 6th Silver Bronze N/A
Norway 2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 4th 4th 4th Gold Gold Bronze
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 8th Silver Silver Silver 8th 8th
Sweden 2019 Östersund 9th Gold Silver 13th Gold Gold Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The single mixed relay was added as an event in 2019.

World Cup[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass
Start
2012–13 19 59 61 49
2013–14 20 3 12 3 5 10
2014–15[3] 21 5 5 5 15 9
2015–16[4] 22 2 5 3 3 4
2016–17[5] 23 3 4 5 4 6
2017–18[6] 24 2 1 2 2 2
2018–19[7] 25 1 1 1 1 1
  • Standings through 10 March 2019

Individual victories[edit]

38 victories (19 Sp, 10 Pu, 6 MS, 3 In)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
2013–14
5 victories
(3 Sp, 2 Pu)
14 December 2013 France Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
15 December 2013 France Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
13 March 2014 Finland Kontiolahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
15 March 2014 Finland Kontiolahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
16 March 2014 Finland Kontiolahti 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2014–15
3 victories
(3 Sp)
12 December 2014 Austria Hochfilzen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
17 January 2015 Germany Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
7 March 2015 Finland Kontiolahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Championships
2015–16
3 victories
(2 Sp, 1 MS)
8 January 2016 Germany Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
12 February 2016 United States Presque Isle 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
13 March 2016 Norway Oslo 15 km mass start Biathlon World Championships
2016–17
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 MS)
22 January 2017 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
17 March 2017 Norway Oslo 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2017–18
9 victories
(1 In, 3 Sp, 3 Pu, 1 MS)
30 November 2017 Sweden Östersund 20 km Individual Biathlon World Cup
8 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
9 December 2017 Austria Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
15 December 2017 France Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
16 December 2017 France Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
14 January 2018 Germany Ruhpolding 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
19 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
20 January 2018 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
15 February 2018 South Korea Pyeongchang 20 km Individual Winter Olympic Games
2018–19
16 victories
(7 Sp, 5 Pu, 3 MS, 1 In)
7 December 2018 Slovenia Pokljuka 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
9 December 2018 Slovenia Pokljuka 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
14 December 2018 Austria Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
20 December 2018 Czech Republic Nové Město 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
22 December 2018 Czech Republic Nové Město 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
23 December 2018 Czech Republic Nové Město 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
12 January 2019 Germany Oberhof 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
17 January 2019 Germany Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
20 January 2019 Germany Ruhpolding 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
25 January 2019 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
26 January 2019 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
7 February 2019 Canada Canmore 15 km Short individual Biathlon World Cup
9 March 2019 Sweden Östersund 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Championships
22 March 2019 Norway Oslo 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
23 March 2019 Norway Oslo 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
24 March 2019 Norway Oslo 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.

Distinctions[edit]

National distinctions[edit]

  • 2012 – Karolineprisen – awarded national talents within culture and sports. [8]

Personal Life[edit]

He married Hedda Kløvstad Dæhli on 30 June 2018.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DATACENTER". biathlonresults.com. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Johannes Thingnes Boe". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "menu-competitions-world-cup". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ "menu-competitions-world-cup". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  5. ^ "menu-competitions-world-cup". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  6. ^ "menu-competitions-world-cup". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  7. ^ "menu-competitions-world-cup". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Karolineprisen til Johannes Thingnes Bø - Norges Skiskytterforbund". www.skiskyting.no. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Biathlon : Johannes Thingnes Bœ s'est marié". Nordic Magazine. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 27 March 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Johannes Thingnes Bø at Wikimedia Commons