Valj Semerenko

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Valj Semerenko
Валентина Семеренко (cropped).JPG
Full name Valentyna Oleksandrivna Semerenko
Born (1986-01-18) 18 January 1986 (age 29)
Sumy, Ukraine
Height 160
Ski club Dynamo
Personal best 2
World Cup career
Seasons 2005–
Individual wins 2
Indv. podiums 9

Valentyna Oleksandrivna Semerenko (Ukrainian: Валентина Олександрівна Семеренко), known also as Valya Semerenko (About this sound listen ) and featuring in statistics as Valj Semerenko (born 18 January 1986) is a Ukrainian biathlete.

Career[edit]

She represented Ukraine at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.[1] She won the silver medal in 4×6 km relay event at the Biathlon World Championships 2008.

Together with Juliya Dzhyma, Vita Semerenko and Olena Pidhrushna she won the gold medal in the Women's relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia.[2]

Biathlete Vita is her twin sister.[2]

Performances[edit]

Level Year Event IN SP PU MS RL MRL
JBWCH 2004 France Maurienne, France 40 31 33 8
EBCH 2005 Russia Novosibirsk, Russia 10 7 7 3
JBWCH 2005 Finland Kontiolahti, Finland 45 15 15 2
OLY 2006 Italy Torino, Italy 46
EBCH 2006 Germany Langdorf, Germany 11 1 2 4
BWCH 2007 Italy Rasen-Antholz, Italy 36 9
EBCH 2007 Bulgaria Bansko, Bulgaria 14 DNS 2
BWCH 2008 Sweden Östersund, Sweden 32 16 20 18 2
EBCH 2008 Czech Republic Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic 1
BWCH 2009 South Korea Pyeongchang, South Korea 26 15 38 16 DNF 11
EBCH 2009 Russia Ufa, Russia 5 1
OLY 2010 Canada Vancouver, Canada 13 23 23 19 6
EBCH 2010 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 1 DNS 2
EBCH 2011 Italy Ridanna, Italy 1
BWCH 2011 Russia Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia 11 10 24 16 DSQ
EBCH 2012 Slovakia Osrblie, Slovakia DNS 2 2 1
BWCH 2012 Germany Ruhpolding, Germany 49 57 DNF 6
BWCH 2013 Czech Republic Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic 3 22 43 DNF 2
OLY 2014 Russia Sochi, Russia 19 12 5 12 1
EBCH 2015 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 1
BWCH 2015 Finland Kontiolahti, Finland 15 3 19 1 6

World Cup[edit]

Podiums[edit]

Season Place Competition Placement
2008–09 Germany Oberhof, Germany Relay 1
2010–11 Austria Hochfilzen, Austria Relay 2
2010–11 United States Presque Isle, United States Sprint 3
2012–13 Austria Hochfilzen, Austria Relay 2
2012–13 Germany Oberhof, Germany Relay 1
2012–13 Germany Oberhof, Germany Pursuit 3
2012–13 Russia Sochi, Russia Relay 2
2013–14 Sweden Östersund, Sweden Mixed relay 3
2013–14 Austria Hochfilzen, Austria Relay 1
2013–14 Germany Ruhpolding, Germany Relay 3
2013–14 France Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand, France Relay 2
2013–14 France Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand, France Sprint 3
2013–14 France Annecy-Le Grand-Bornand, France Pursuit 1
2014–15 Sweden Östersund, Sweden Individual 3
2014–15 Sweden Östersund, Sweden Pursuit 2
2014–15 Slovenia Pokljuka, Slovenia Sprint 3
2014–15 Slovenia Pokljuka, Slovenia Pursuit 3
2014–15 Italy Antholz, Italy Relay 3
2014–15 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic Mixed relay 3

Positions[edit]

Season Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass starts TOTAL
Position (scores) Position (scores) Position (scores) Position (scores) Position (scores)
2006–07 26 (32) 53 (20) 55 (8) 47 (60)
2007–08 37 (14) 28 (83) 28 (58) 30 (35) 28 (190)
2008–09 25 (56) 30 (105) 33 (61) 14 (115) 24 (349)
2009–10 8 (102) 19 (195) 14 (125) 20 (97) 14 (538)
2010–11 2 (159) 14 (240) 12 (161) 14 (127) 11 (678)
2011–12 29 (32) 25 (129) 21 (122) 23 (73) 22 (356)
2012–13 9 (86) 21 (160) 25 (107) 23 (85) 20 (438)
2013–14 8 (59) 10 (186) 6 (233) 13 (75) 8 (553)
2014–15 11 (74) 5 (328) 3 (255) 2 (210) 3 (865)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Valj Semerenko, Biathlon". Vancouver 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Valj Semerenko". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 11 December 2014. 

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