Stina Nilsson in January 2018
|Full name||Täpp Karin Stina Nilsson|
|Born||24 June 1993|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Ski club||IFK Mora SK|
|World Cup career|
|Overall titles||0 – (4th in 2017)|
|Discipline titles||2 – (2 U23)|
Stina Nilsson (born 24 June 1993) is a Swedish cross country skier. She is a five-time Olympic medalist and the 2018 Olympic champion in the individual sprint.
She finished 23rd in her World Cup debut in Drammen on 7 March 2012. Nilsson won the gold medal in the sprint event at the 2012 Junior World Championship in Erzurum, Turkey. The year after, she defended the gold medal in Liberec.
On 19 February 2014, Nilsson and Ida Ingemarsdotter, won bronze medals together in the team sprint at the Olympic Games in Sochi. Nilsson also finished 10th in the individual sprint. She made her first individual World Cup podium on 5 March, having finished third in the classical sprint in Drammen.
Nilsson won three silver medals at the 2015 World Championships in Falun. On 19 February in the individual sprint, on 22 february in the team sprint (with Ida Ingemarsdotter), and on 26 February in the 4×5 km relay (with Sofia Bleckur, Charlotte Kalla, and Maria Rydqvist). Nilsson won the Under-23 World Cup title for the 2014–2015 season and finished fourth in the Sprint World Cup.
She defended the U23 World Cup title in the 2015–2016 season and finished third in the Sprint World Cup, having won three individual sprint events over the season.
On 2 March 2017, she won the silver medal in the 4x5 km relay (with Anna Haag, Charlotte Kalla, and Ebba Andersson) at the World Championships in Lahti. Nilsson won nine individual World Cup races over the 2016–2017 season, finishing fourth in the Overall World Cup and second in the Sprint World Cup. She also finished overall-third in the Tour de Ski.
Nilsson won four medals at the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. On 13 February she became an Olympic champion, having won the gold medal in the individual sprint. On 17 and 21 February respectively, she won silver medals in the 4×5 km relay (with Anna Haag, Charlotte Kalla, and Ebba Andersson) and in the team sprint (with Charlotte Kalla). On 25 February Nilsson won the bronze medal in the 30 km classical mass start. She also finished 10th in the 15 km skiathlon. She finished second in the 2017–2018 sprint World Cup, having won three individual sprint events over the season.
World Cup results
- 2 titles – (2 U23)
World Cup standings
|Season||Age||Season Standings||Ski Tour Standings|
- 15 victories – (8 WC, 7 SWC)
- 32 podiums – (19 WC, 13 SWC)
|1||2013–14||5 March 2014||Drammen, Norway||1.3 km Sprint C||World Cup||3rd|
|2||14 March 2014||Falun, Sweden||1.2 km Sprint C||Stage World Cup||3rd|
|3||2014–15||21 December 2014||Davos, Switzerland||1.3 km Sprint F||World Cup||2nd|
|4||17 January 2015||Otepää, Estonia||1.2 km Sprint C||World Cup||2nd|
|5||14 February 2015||Östersund, Sweden||1.2 km Sprint C||World Cup||3rd|
|6||2015–16||27 November 2015||Rukatunturi, Finland||1.4 km Sprint C||Stage World Cup||2nd|
|7||29 November 2015||Rukatunturi, Finland||10 km C Pursuit||Stage World Cup||2nd|
|8||27–29 November 2015||Nordic Opening||Overall Standings||World Cup||2nd|
|9||13 December 2015||Davos, Switzerland||1.6 km Sprint F||World Cup||1st|
|10||19 December 2015||Toblach, Italy||1.3 km Sprint F||World Cup||3rd|
|11||16 January 2016||Planica, Slovenia||1.2 km Sprint F||World Cup||1st|
|12||11 February 2016||Stockholm, Sweden||1.2 km Sprint C||World Cup||3rd|
|13||1 March 2016||Gatineau, Canada||1.7 km Sprint F||Stage World Cup||2nd|
|14||4 March 2016||Quebec City, Canada||1.5 km Sprint F||Stage World Cup||1st|
|15||2016–17||26 November 2016||Rukatunturi, Finland||1.4 km Sprint C||World Cup||1st|
|16||31 December 2016||Val Müstair, Switzerland||1.5 km Sprint F||Stage World Cup||1st|
|17||3 January 2017||Oberstdorf, Germany||5 km + 5 km C/F Skiathlon||Stage World Cup||1st|
|18||4 January 2017||Oberstdorf, Germany||10 km F Pursuit||Stage World Cup||1st|
|19||7 January 2017||Val di Fiemme, Italy||10 km C Mass Start||Stage World Cup||1st|
|20||31 December 2016
– 8 January 2017
|Tour de Ski||Overall Standings||World Cup||3rd|
|21||28 January 2017||Falun, Sweden||1.4 km Sprint F||World Cup||1st|
|22||18 February 2017||Otepää, Estonia||1.3 km Sprint F||World Cup||1st|
|23||8 March 2017||Drammen, Norway||1.2 km Sprint C||World Cup||1st|
|24||17 March 2017||Quebec City, Canada||1.5 km Sprint F||Stage World Cup||1st|
|25||19 March 2017||Quebec City, Canada||10 km F Pursuit||Stage World Cup||3rd|
|26||17–19 March 2017||World Cup Final||Overall Standings||World Cup||3rd|
|27||2017–18||24 November 2017||Rukatunturi, Finland||1.4 km Sprint C||Stage World Cup||1st|
|28||9 December 2017||Davos, Switzerland||1.5 km Sprint F||World Cup||1st|
|29||20 January 2018||Planica, Slovenia||1.4 km Sprint C||World Cup||1st|
|30||3 March 2018||Lahti, Finland||1.4 km Sprint F||World Cup||2nd|
|31||7 March 2018||Drammen, Norway||1.2 km Sprint C||World Cup||2nd|
|32||2018–19||30 November 2018||Lillehammer, Norway||1.3 km Sprint F||Stage World Cup||2nd|
- 2 victories – (2 TS)
- 5 podiums – (1 RL, 4 TS)
|1||2012–13||13 January 2013||Liberec, Czech Republic||6 × 0.85 km Team Sprint F||World Cup||2nd||Ingemarsdotter|
|2||2014–15||18 January 2015||Otepää, Estonia||6 × 1.2 km Team Sprint F||World Cup||1st||Ingemarsdotter|
|3||2015–16||17 January 2016||Planica, Slovenia||6 × 1.2 km Team Sprint F||World Cup||1st||Ingemarsdotter|
|4||2016–17||18 December 2016||La Clusaz, France||4 × 4.0 km M Relay||World Cup||3rd||Wikén / Rydqvist / Dyvik|
|5||2017–18||14 January 2018||Dresden, Germany||6 × 1.3 km Team Sprint F||World Cup||2nd||Falk|
- 5 medals – (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
|Year||Age|| 10 km
| 15 km
| 30 km
|Sprint|| 4 × 5 km
| Team |
World Championship results
- 4 medals – (4 silver)
|Year||Age|| 10 km
| 15 km
| 30 km
|Sprint|| 4 × 5 km
| Team |
- "FIRST GOLD FOR SWEDEN AND GERMANY". FIS NORDIC JUNIOR & U23 WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS LIBEREC 2013. 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
- Lars Grimlund (8 January 2017). "Stina Nilsson trea i Tour de Ski" (in Swedish). Dagens nyheter. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
- Daniel Sörensen (1 June 2018). "Stina Nilsson får Victoriastipendiet" (in Swedish). Sportbladet. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
- "Stina Nilsson". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 4 January 2016.
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