Lina Andersson

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Lina Andersson
Lina Andersson 2005.jpg
Lina Andersson after becoming silver medalist during the 2005 FIS World Nordic Skiing Championships in Oberstdorf, Bavaria, Germany in February 2005.
Country Sweden
Full nameLina Marie Andersson
Born (1981-03-18) March 18, 1981 (age 38)
Malmberget, Sweden
Ski clubPiteå Elit
World Cup career
Seasons19992011
Individual wins2
Team wins1
Indiv. podiums7
Team podiums6
Indiv. starts113
Team starts26
Overall titles0 – (15th in 2002, 2005, 2006)
Discipline titles0

Lina Andersson (born March 18, 1981 in Malmberget) is a Swedish cross-country skier who has competed since 1998. She won a gold medal in the Team sprint (with Anna Dahlberg) at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and also finished 11th in the Individual sprint in those same games.

Andersson also won three medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with two silvers (Individual sprint: 2005, team sprint: 2009) and a bronze (4 × 5 km relay: 2009). She also has nineteen individual victories at all levels at various distances since 1999.

Olympic results[edit]

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
mass start
 Pursuit  30 km   Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2002 20 16 39 28 12 N/A
2006 24 33 N/A DNF 11 Gold

World Championship results[edit]

  • 3 medals – (2 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km
 classical 
 Pursuit  30 km  Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2001 19 27 CNX[a] N/A
2003 21 21 27 24 6 N/A
2005 23 N/A DNS Silver 8
2007 25 42 N/A 6 4 4
2009 27 14 N/A Bronze Silver
a. 1 Cancelled due to extremely cold weather.

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Season standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
1999 18 NC N/A NC N/A N/A N/A N/A
2000 19 37 N/A 61 48 21 N/A N/A N/A
2001 20 41 N/A N/A N/A 25 N/A N/A N/A
2002 21 15 N/A N/A N/A 11 N/A N/A N/A
2003 22 53 N/A N/A N/A 35 N/A N/A N/A
2004 23 68 NC N/A N/A 41 N/A N/A N/A
2005 24 15 44 N/A N/A 6 N/A N/A N/A
2006 25 15 42 N/A N/A 4 N/A N/A N/A
2007 26 20 35 N/A N/A 4 N/A N/A
2008 27 45 NC N/A N/A 29 N/A
2009 28 48 51 N/A N/A 10 N/A DNF
2010 29 42 83 N/A N/A 12 N/A 32
2011 30 47 77 N/A N/A 21 DNF DNF

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 2 victories – (2 WC)
  • 7 podiums – (7 WC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  2000–01  7 March 2001 Norway Oslo, Norway 1.0 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
2  2001–02  7 March 2001 Finland Kuopio, Finland 10 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
3 2004–05 5 March 2005 Finland Lahti, Finland 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
4 9 March 2005 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.0 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
5 2005–06 8 January 2006 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 1.0 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
6 22 January 2006 Germany Oberstdorf, Germany 0.9 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
7  2008–09  29 November 2008 Finland Rukatunturi, Finland 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 1 victory – (1 RL)
  • 6 podiums – (4 RL, 2 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 2001–02 27 November 2001 Finland Kuopio, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Ek / Dahlberg / Olsson
2 2006–07 29 October 2006 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 0.8 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Norgren
3 17 December 2006 France La Clusaz, France 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Lindborg / Kalla / Norgren
4 4 February 2007  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Strömstedt / Kalla / Norgren
5 2008–09 7 December 2008 France La Clusaz, France 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Lindborg / Haag / Kalla
6 18 January 2009 Canada Whistler, Canada 6 × 1.3 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rdd Olsson

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ANDERSSON Lina". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 23 January 2018.

External links[edit]

Media related to Lina Andersson at Wikimedia Commons