Tiril Eckhoff

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Tiril Eckhoff
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Personal information
Full nameTiril Kampenhaug Eckhoff
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1990-05-21) 21 May 1990 (age 29)
Bærum, Norway
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubFossum IF
World Cup debut2011
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2014, 2018)
Medals5 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams4 (20152019)
Medals7 (4 gold)
World Cup
Seasons2011/12–
Individual victories6
Individual podiums13

Tiril Kampenhaug Eckhoff (born 21 May 1990) is a Norwegian biathlete who represents Fossum IF. She is an Olympic champion, winning the Mixed Relay at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, and also won a bronze in the Mass start, a feat she repeated at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Eckhoff is also a two-time gold medallist from the 2016 Biathlon World Championships in Oslo where she won both the relay and an individual gold in the 7.5 sprint.[1] She is the sister of fellow biathlete Stian Eckhoff.[2]

Career[edit]

Eckhoff has been part of the Norwegian biathlon team since 2008.[3]

Eckhoff competed in Biathlon at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi where she won 2 bronze medals and 1 gold.[1] Bronze in the mass start[4] and in the women's relay[5] and a gold in the mixed relay together with Tora Berger, Ole Einar Bjørndalen and Emil Hegle Svendsen.[6]

She is the sister of former biathlete Stian Eckhoff.[3] She studies engineering at the Norwegian Institute of Technology.[7]

In 2016, she became world champion on 7.5 km sprint on her home arena, Holmenkollen, in Norway. She was also part of the Norwegian team who took the bronze medal in the mixed relay, and played an instrumental part in the Norwegian women's relay gold medal, shooting 10/10 as the third skier.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.

Olympic Games[edit]

5 medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Russia 2014 Sochi 18th 18th 24th Bronze Bronze Gold
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 23rd 24th 9th Bronze 4th Silver
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships[edit]

7 medals (4 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay Single mixed relay
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 52nd 19th 18th 16th 5th Bronze N/A
Norway 2016 Oslo 43rd Gold 17th 24th Gold Bronze
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 39th 13th 30th 12th 11th 8th
Sweden 2019 Östersund 37th 9th Silver[8] 5th Gold[9] Gold[10]
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The single mixed relay was added as an event in 2019.

World Cup[edit]

Season Overall Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start
Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position Points Position
2011–12 74 54th 17 63rd 21 56th 36 34th
2012–13 299 29th 127 28th 98 28th 74 25th
2013–14 566 7th 56 10th 187 9th 236 5th 87 8th
2014–15 598 8th 41 24th 307 6th 123 20th 127 14th
2015–16 544 11th 63 14th 158 20th 189 10th 134 10th
2016–17 566 11th 2 72nd 277 6th 168 16th 119 12th
2017–18 297 23rd 19 39th 130 16th 90 29th 58 27th
2018–19 516 13th 64 14th 153 20th 176 10th 123 15th

World cup Individual Victories[edit]

  • 6 victories – (4 Sp, 1 MS, 1 In )
No.  Season  Date Location Discipline Level
1 2014/15 6 December 2014 Sweden Östersund, Sweden  7.5 km Sprint  World Cup
2 2015/16 5 March 2016 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen, Norway 7.5 km Sprint World Championships
3 2016/17 10 March 2017 Finland Kontiolahti, Finland 7.5 km Sprint World Cup
4 19 March 2017 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen, Norway 12.5 km Mass Start World Cup
5 2017/18 18 January 2018 Italy Antholz, Italy 7.5 km Sprint World Cup
6 2018/19 7 February 2019 Canada Canmore, Canada 12.5 km Short Individual World Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tiril Eckhoff IBU. Retrieved 12 December 2014
  2. ^ "Norwegian Women: Eckhoffs Lead the Way". International Biathlon Union. 18 November 2014. Archived from the original on 16 December 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b Tiril Eckhoff Store norske leksikon. Retrieved 27 January 2014
  4. ^ IBU – Women Mass Start Sochi 2014 IBU. Retrieved 6 March 2014
  5. ^ IBU – Women Relay Sochi 2014 IBU. Retrieved 6 March 2014
  6. ^ IBU – Mixed Relay Sochi 2014 IBU. Retrieved 6 March 2014
  7. ^ Eckhoff droppet studiene for å bli bedre Archived 19 March 2014 at the Wayback Machine Aftenposten. Retrieved 27 January 2014 (in Norwegian)
  8. ^ "IBU World Championships Biathlon, Women 10 km Pursuit Competition, 2018/2019". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  9. ^ "IBU World Championships Biathlon, Women 4x6 km Relay Competition, 2018/2019". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 2019-03-16.
  10. ^ "IBU World Championships Biathlon, 2x6+2x7.5 Mixed Relay (W-M), 2018/2019". International Biathlon Union - IBU. Retrieved 2019-03-16.

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