Kari Øyre Slind

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Kari Øyre Slind
Full nameKari Øyre Slind
Born (1991-10-22) 22 October 1991 (age 27)
Ski clubOppdal IL
Personal best5
World Cup career
Seasons2010-
Individual wins0
Indiv. podiums0
Updated on 11 March 2016.

Kari Øyre Slind (born 22 October 1991) is a Norwegian cross-country skier who represents Oppdal IL. She is the younger sister of the twin sisters Astrid Øyre Slind and Silje Øyre Slind, who are also cross-country skiers.

Career[edit]

In 2008, she won gold in the 5 km in the Norwegian junior national championships, in the time 12.18.8.[1] That same year she won bronze at the Spar Cup in cross-country, in the K17 class.[2]

In March 2010 she participated in the 2010 Norwegian junior ski championships, and was 5th in the 15 km classic and 2nd in the 5 km freestyle. In addition she received gold in the 4 x 3,75 km Relay together with Anne Kjersti Kalvå, Silje Dahl Benum and Valentine Aagaard on the South Trøndelag first team.[3] That same year she made her debut as well in the World Cup, the sprint in Drammen.[4]

At 2010 Junior World Championships, she won bronze in the sprint and gold in the relay together with Heidi Weng, Tuva Toft Dahl and Ingvild Flugstad Østberg.[5] in January 2011, she participated in the Junior World Championships in Estonia, and this time won silver in the 5 km free technique and in the classic sprint.[6] Norway also won gold in the 4 x 3.3 km relay where she went along with Ragnhild Haga, Martine Ek Hagen and Heidi Weng. In addition, she came in 6th place in the pursuit.

She was part of Oppdal's relay team at the 2012 Norwegian nationals, where they came in 4th place in the 3 x 5 km. The following year, at Norway Cup skiing in 2013 in January, she got bronze in the 3 x 5 km relay. She was also selected for the U23 World Ski Championships in 2013, where she won the bronze in the 15 km Skiathlon behind Ragnhild Haga and Debora Agreiter.

In the 2015 Norwegian nationals she won the 3 x 5 km Relay with the Oppdal team of all three Øyre Slinde sisters. In addition, she was 5th place in the free technique team sprint and 6th place in the 30 km classic.

The 2015-2016 season was Slind's first full season with the Norwegian national season on the world cup. She achieved her world cup personal bests by placing 5th in the Davos 15 km freestyle race on December 12, 2015 and also 5th in the 10 km freestyle stage of the Tour of Canada on March 11, 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Av Kristen Treekrem (2008-02-25). "Østlandets Blad - Sølv og bronse i junior-NM". Oblad.no. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080624235006/http://www.vindil.no/norgescup/. Archived from the original on June 24, 2008. Retrieved March 11, 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20080624235006/http://www.vindil.no/norgescup/. Archived from the original on June 24, 2008. Retrieved March 13, 2016. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ [2][dead link]
  6. ^ "Firedobbelt norsk i junior-VM - NRK Sport - Sportsnyheter, resultater og sendeplan". Nrk.no. 2011-01-26. Retrieved 2016-03-13.

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