Leif Nordgren

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Leif Nordgren
Leif Nordgren at Biathlon WC 2015 Nové Město.jpg
Nordgren in 2015
Personal information
Born (1989-05-18) May 18, 1989 (age 29)
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight174 lb (79 kg)
Sport
CountryUnited States
SportBiathlon

Leif Nordgren (born May 18, 1989) is an American biathlete.

Living in Minnesota and introduced to biathlon by his elder sister Sonne at age 14, he started competing seriously in the sport at age 17. He placed top ten in all events in the 2008 Junior World Championships, obtaining a bronze medal in 10 km pursuit. He has competed in the World Championships 2011–2013, with best results in relays (6 in 2011). His best individual result in the World Championship is 17 in mass start in 2011.[1]

Nordgren competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.[1] and the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County.

He is a 2007 graduate of Forest Lake Area High School.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.

Olympic Games[edit]

0 medals

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2014 Sochi 82nd 44th 53rd 16th
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 66th 58th 50th 6th
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships[edit]

0 medals

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2011 Khanty-Mansiysk 21st 26th 38th 17th 6th 13th
Germany 2012 Ruhpolding 81st 10th
Czech Republic 2013 Nové Město 22nd 52nd 43rd 12th 8th
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 33rd 45th 51st 14th 8th
Norway 2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 27th 18th 52nd dnf 8th
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 23rd 26th 49th 7th
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The mixed relay was added as an event in 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leif Nordgren NBCOlympics. Retrieved February 7, 2014