Sadie Bjornsen

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Sadie Bjornsen
Sadie Bjornsen FIS Cross-Country World Cup 2012-2012 Quebec.jpg
Sadie Bjornsen (2012)
Born (1989-11-21) November 21, 1989 (age 29)
Omak, Washington,[1] USA
Ski clubAlaska Pacific University Ski Team
World Cup career
Seasons2011
Individual wins0
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums6
Team podiums4
Indiv. starts145
Discipline titles0 – (6th in 2018)

Sadie Bjornsen (born November 21, 1989) is an American cross-country skier and a member of the United States Ski Team nordic programs "Cross Country A Team" roster.[2]

Her brother Erik Bjornsen is also a cross-country skier.[3]

Athletic career[edit]

Bjornsen competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.[4] In 2015, she graduated from Alaska Pacific University.[5]

Bjornsen has one individual world cup podium and four team world cup podiums: Third in the 5 km in Toblach in 2017, third in the 4 x 5 km relay in Lillehammer in 2013 and 2015, 2nd in the 4 x 5 km relay in Nove Mesto in 2016, and 2nd in the team sprint at Dusseldorf in 2011.[6]

Bjornsen finished ninth overall in the 2017–18 Tour de Ski, behind team-mate Jessica Diggins in third: this was the first time that two Americans finished in the top ten in the race's overall classification.[7]

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[8]

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Season Standings Ski Tour Standings
Overall Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
Ski Tour
Canada
2011 22 N/A
2012 23 98 69 59 N/A
2013 24 54 56 37 N/A
2014 25 32 26 43 17 22 N/A
2015 26 23 19 24 18 N/A N/A
2016 27 14 14 14 14 14 N/A 11
2017 28 16 17 23 11 10 N/A
2018 29 6 10 8 10 9 3 N/A

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 0 victories – (0 WC, 0 SWC)
  • 6 podiums – (2 WC, 4 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 2016–17 6 January 2017 Italy Toblach, Italy 5 km Individual F Stage World Cup 3rd
2 2017–18 24 November 2017 Finland Rukatunturi, Finland 1.4 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 2nd
3 2 December 2017 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 1.3 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
4 31 December 2017 Switzerland Lenzerheide, Switzerland 10 km Individual C Stage World Cup 3rd
5 16–18 March 2018 Sweden World Cup Final Overall Standings World Cup 3rd
6 2018–19 30 November 2018 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 1.3 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 3rd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 0 victories – (0 TS, 0 RL)
  • 4 podiums – (1 TS, 3 RL)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 2011–12 4 December 2011 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 0.9 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd Randall
2 2013–14 8 December 2013 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Randall / Stephen / Diggins
3 2015-16 6 December 2015 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Brennan / Stephen / Diggins
4 24 January 2016 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 5 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Caldwell / Stephen / Diggins

Olympic results[edit]

  • 0 medals
 Year   Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2014 24 16 30 9
2018 28 15 17 14 5

World Championship results[edit]

  • 1 medals – (0 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze)
 Year   Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2011 21 29 28 9
2013 23 37 32 4
2015 25 20 20 26 4
2017 27 23 4 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sadie Bjornsen bio". Nordic US Ski Team. Retrieved 2014-02-16.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-27. Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  3. ^ "Skiing Siblings Hope To Make It To Sochi, Together". npr.org. 7 January 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Sadie BJORNSEN | Cross-Country | United States – Sochi 2014 Olympics". m.sochi2014.com. Retrieved 2014-02-10.
  5. ^ Bjornsen, Sadie (12 May 2015). "15 Favorites of this Spring". Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  6. ^ "Cross-Country - Athlete: Sadie BJORNSEN". FIS-SKI. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  7. ^ "Jessie Diggins takes third in Tour de Ski, makes history for U.S. team". USAToday.com. 7 January 2018. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Athlete : BJORNSEN Sadie". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 10 April 2018.

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