Laurien van der Graaff

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Laurien van der Graaff
FIS Skilanglauf-Weltcup in Dresden PR CROSSCOUNTRY StP 6878 LR10 by Stepro.jpg
Country  Switzerland
Born (1987-10-14) 14 October 1987 (age 32)
Nieuwkoop, Netherlands
Ski clubTG Hütten
World Cup career
Seasons2008
Individual wins2
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums5
Team podiums2
Indiv. starts143
Team starts17
Overall titles0 – (21st in 2018)
Discipline titles0
Updated on 30 March, 2020.

Laurien van der Graaff (born 14 October 1987 in Nieuwkoop) is a Swiss cross-country skier.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in the Netherlands to Dutch parents, she has dual citizenship. Her family moved to Switzerland when she was four.[2]. Van der Graaff competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics for Switzerland. She placed 20th in the qualifying round in the sprint, advancing to the quarterfinals. She then finished 5th in that quarterfinal, failing to advance.[3][4]

As of April 2014, her best showing at the World Championships is 11th, in the freestyle team sprint in 2013. Her best individual finish is 30th, in the 2013 classical sprint.[1]

Van der Graaff made her World Cup debut in March 2008. As of April 2014, she has two podium finishes, with the best a silver medal, in a freestyle sprint race at Nove Mesto in 2013–14. Her best World Cup overall finish is 24th, in 2013–14. Her best World Cup finish in a discipline is 7th, in the sprint in 2013-14.[1]

Cross-country skiing results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[5]

Olympic Games[edit]

 Year   Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2014 26 21
2018 30 10 7 4

World Championships[edit]

 Year   Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2011 23 40
2013 25 30 11
2015 27 27 7
2017 29 30 7 7
2019 31 16 10 8

World Cup[edit]

Season standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Discipline standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
Ski Tour
2020
World Cup
Final
Ski Tour
Canada
2008 20 NC NC N/A N/A N/A
2009 21 NC NC N/A N/A N/A
2010 22 121 86 N/A N/A N/A
2011 23 82 56 N/A N/A
2012 24 36 NC 14 N/A 42 N/A
2013 25 47 NC 19 DNF N/A 44 N/A
2014 26 24 NC 7 DNF DNF N/A DNF N/A
2015 27 38 NC 10 DNF DNF N/A N/A N/A
2016 28 40 NC 21 DNF DNF N/A N/A DNF
2017 29 34 60 14 DNF DNF N/A 39 N/A
2018 30 21 71 5 DNF DNF N/A 40 N/A
2019 31 51 73 25 DNF DNF N/A DNF N/A
2020 32 31 62 13 36 25 DNF N/A N/A

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 2 victories – (1 WC, 1 SWC)
  • 5 podiums – (4 WC, 1 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  2011–12  3 December 2011 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 0.9 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
2  2013–14  11 January 2014 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
3  2014–15  24 January 2015 Russia Rybinsk, Russia 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
4 2017–18 30 December 2017 Switzerland Lenzerheide, Switzerland 1.5 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 1st
5 27 January 2018 Austria Seefeld, Austria 1.1 km Sprint F World Cup 1st

Team podiums[edit]

  • 2 podiums – (2 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate
1 2019–20 22 December 2019 Slovenia Planica, Slovenia 6 × 1.2 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Fähndrich
2 12 January 2020 Germany Dresden, Germany 12 × 0.65 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Fähndrich

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FIS Profile
  2. ^ Zwitserse Van der Graaff dacht weleens aan uitkomen voor Nederland NOS, 18 februari 2018
  3. ^ "Sports Reference Profile". Archived from the original on 2018-12-11.
  4. ^ "Sochi2014.com profile". March 19, 2014. Archived from the original on March 19, 2014.
  5. ^ "VAN DER GRAAFF Laurien". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 22 December 2019.

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