Roar Ljøkelsøy

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Roar Ljøkelsøy
Roar Ljøkelsøy 2005.jpg
Ljøkelsøy in Oslo, 2005
Country Norway Norway
Full name Roar Ljøkelsøy
Born (1976-05-31) 31 May 1976 (age 39)
Orkdal, Norway
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Personal best 230.5 m (756 ft)
Planica, 20 Mar 2005
World Cup career
Seasons 19932010
Individual wins 11
Team wins 6
Indv. podiums 32
Team podiums 16
Updated on 30 Mar 2015.

Roar Ljøkelsøy (born 31 May 1976) is a Norwegian former ski jumper who competed from 1993 to 2010.

Career[edit]

He won his first individual World Cup event on 25 January 2003 and was a very consistent competitor in the 2003–04 and 2004–05 seasons, finishing runner-up in both. In 2003–04 he won seven out of the last eleven competitions, finishing ten points short of eventual winner Janne Ahonen. In addition to winning eleven individual and three team World Cup events, Ljøkelsøy won the ski jumping event at the Holmenkollen Ski Festival in 2004. He then won the individual gold medal at the 2004 Ski Flying World Championships in Planica. On the same weekend, he won the team event together with Tommy Ingebrigtsen, Bjørn Einar Romøren and Sigurd Pettersen.

At the 2005 Ski Jumping World Championships, Ljøkelsøy won a silver medal on the individual large hill and a bronze on the team large hill. In 2006, he retained his Ski Flying World Championship in Kulm, winning with over twenty points to the next competitor, despite feeling ill. The next day, he led the Norwegian team to victory in the team event, together with Ingebrigtsen, Romøren and Lars Bystøl. At the 2007 Ski Jumping World Championships in Sapporo, Ljøkelsøy won silver on the team large hill and bronze on the individual large hill.

Ljøkelsøy retired from the sport after competing in the 2010 Ski Flying World Championships in Planica, with his last official jump being 193.5 metres.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall SF JP 4H NT
1992–93 53 N/A N/A
1993–94 17 N/A 10 N/A
1994–95 33 26 N/A 65 N/A
1995–96 15 5 15 27 N/A
1996–97 13 9 14 13 24
1997–98 32 23 32 38 39
1998–99 29 44 27 67 24
1999–00 29 23 27 19 28
2000–01 28 24 N/A 20 68
2001–02 35 N/A N/A 44 43
2002–03 9 N/A N/A 6 16
2003–04 2nd N/A N/A 9 1st
2004–05 2nd N/A N/A 6 2nd
2005–06 4 N/A N/A 3rd 16
2006–07 14 N/A N/A 17 12
2007–08 37 N/A N/A 31 63
2008–09 25 19 N/A 56 28
2009–10 30 N/A 23 21

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 2002-03 25 Jan 2003 Japan Sapporo Ōkurayama K-120 (night) LH
2 2003-04 6 Dec 2003 Norway Trondheim Granåsen K-120 (night) LH
3 20 Dec 2003 Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze HS 137 LH
4 24 Jan 2004 Japan Sapporo Ōkurayama K-120 (night) LH
5 25 Jan 2004 Japan Sapporo Ōkurayama K-120 LH
6 7 Feb 2004 Germany Oberstdorf Heini-Klopfer-Skiflugschanze K-185 FH
7 12 Mar 2004 Norway Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken K-120 (night) LH
8 14 Mar 2004 Norway Oslo Holmenkollbakken K-115 LH
9 2004-05 29 Jan 2005 Poland Zakopane Wielka Krokiew HS 134 (night) LH
10 6 Feb 2005 Japan Sapporo Ōkurayama HS 134 LH
11 2005-06 22 Jan 2006 Japan Sapporo Ōkurayama HS 134 LH

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