Anders Bardal

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Anders Bardal
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup 2014 - Engelberg - 20141220 - Anders Bardal 1.jpg
Bardal in Engelberg, 2014
Country  Norway
Born (1982-08-24) 24 August 1982 (age 36)
Steinkjer, Norway
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Personal best 230 m (750 ft)
Planica, 15 March 2008
World Cup career
Seasons 20012015
Individual wins 7
Team wins 10
Indiv. podiums 34
Team podiums 27
Indiv. starts 287
Team starts 39
Overall titles 1 (2012)
Updated on 10 February 2016.

Anders Bardal (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈɑnːəʂ ˈbɑːɖɑːl]; born 24 August 1982) is a Norwegian former ski jumper.

Career

He participated in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, finishing 25th on the individual large hill. He was also part of the Norwegian team that finished ninth on the team large hill at those same games. Bardal won his first individual Ski jumping World Cup event in Zakopane on 27 January 2008.

He won four silver medals in the team large hill event at the Ski Jumping World Championships (2007, 2009, and two medals on both normal and large hills in 2011). At the 2008 Ski Flying World Championships in Oberstdorf, he won a bronze in the team event, and in 2010, in the team event as well, he achieved a silver. Same year, he was part of the Norwegian team that won bronze in the team large hill at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

In 2012 he won the overall World Cup, becoming the first Norwegian to win it since Espen Bredesen in 1993/94. A year later, at the 2013 Ski Jumping World Championships in Val di Fiemme, he won a gold medal on the normal hill.

At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, he won a bronze in the individual normal hill event. He currently lives in Trondheim with his wife, and their daughter and son. He studies at Trondheim Business School. Bardal retired from ski jumping at the end of the 2014/15 season.

World Cup

Standings

Season Overall 4H SF NT
2000/01 53 N/A 22
2001/02 36 35 N/A 15
2002/03 42 34 N/A 44
2003/04 32 33 N/A 16
2004/05 54 N/A 41
2005/06 27 38 N/A 36
2006/07 16 23 N/A 15
2007/08 5 7 N/A 5
2008/09 10 29 10 16
2009/10 36 33 16
2010/11 14 16 17 N/A
2011/12 1st, gold medalist(s) 4 5 N/A
2012/13 2nd, silver medalist(s) 5 19 N/A
2013/14 4 6 N/A
2014/15 18 20 N/A

Wins

No. Season Date Location Hill Size
1 2007/08 27 January 2008   Poland Zakopane Wielka Krokiew HS134 LH
2 2011/12 17 December 2011   Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze HS137 LH
3 15 January 2012   Austria Tauplitz/Bad Mitterndorf Kulm HS200 FH
4 12 February 2012   Germany Willingen Mühlenkopfschanze HS145 LH
5 2012/13 9 January 2013   Poland Wisła Malinka HS134 (night) LH
6 2013/14 19 January 2014   Poland Zakopane Wielka Krokiew HS134 LH
7 7 March 2014   Norway Trondheim Granåsen HS140 (night) LH

References

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