Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal

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Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal
Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal.JPG
Grøvdal in 2015
Personal information
Born (1990-06-14) 14 June 1990 (age 26)
Ålesund, Norway
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 5000 m, 10,000 m, 3000 m steeplechase
Club SK Vidar

Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal (born 14 June 1990) is a Norwegian athlete competing in long-distance events.[2] She represented her country at the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics and at four world championships.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Norway
2006 World Junior Championships Beijing, China 5th 3000 m s'chase 10:00.44
2007 World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 3rd 2000 m s'chase 6:25.30
European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 1st 3000 m s'chase 9:44.34
World Championships Osaka, Japan 27th (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:56.41
2009 European Junior Championships Novi Sad, Serbia 1st 5000 m 15:45.45
1st 3000 m s'chase 9:43.69
World Championships Berlin, Germany 32nd (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:48.47
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 10th 5000 m 15:41.42
10,000 m DNF
2011 European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 2nd (h) 3000 m s'chase 9:56.231
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 27th (h) 5000 m 15:24.86
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 13th 5000 m 15:48.87
2014 World Half Marathon Championships Copenhagen, Denmark 20th Half marathon 1:10:53
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 13th 5000 m 15:52.78
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 20th (h) 5000 m 16:02.20
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd 10,000 m 31:23.45
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7th 5000 m 14:57.53
9th 10,000 m 31:14.07

1Did not start in the final

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

References[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
United Kingdom Stephanie Twell
Women's European Athletics Rising Star of the Year
2009
Succeeded by
Croatia Sandra Perković