Johannes Thingnes Bø

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Johannes Thingnes Bø
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Bø at the 2012 Norwegian Biathlon Championships
Personal information
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1993-05-16) 16 May 1993 (age 25)
Stryn, Norway
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Markane IL
Skis Fischer
World Cup debut2013
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2014, 2018)
Medals3 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams4 (20152019)
Medals14 (7 gold)

Johannes Thingnes Bø (born 16 May 1993) is a Norwegian biathlete. He represents Markane IL  [ no ] and is the younger brother of biathlete Tarjei Bø.

Biathlon winter sport that combines cross-country skiing and rifle sports shooting

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Tarjei Bø Norwegian biathlete

Tarjei Bø is a Norwegian professional biathlete. Bø debuted in the Biathlon World Cup on 26 March 2009 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, and won his first World Cup victory on 10 December 2010. In the 2010 Winter Olympics he earned his first gold medal in the 4 × 7.5 km biathlon relay. On 10 December 2010 he won the sprint race in Hochfilzen, earning his first world cup victory. He also won the following pursuit race and anchored the winning relay team. Bø is the older brother of biathlete Johannes Thingnes Bø.

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Early life

Thingnes Bø is the son of Klemet Bø and Aslaug Hildegunn Thingnes Bø. He was born and raised in Stryn, and is the second-youngest of five siblings.

Stryn Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

Stryn is a municipality in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Nordfjord. The administrative center of the municipality is the village of Stryn. The municipality is located along the innermost part of the Nordfjorden. Some of the main villages in Stryn include Loen, Innvik, Utvik, Randabygda, Olden, and Flo.

Career

2009

At Hovedlandsrennet in Beitostølen he won the silver medal in relay with Jarle Midtfjell Gørven, Runar Netland, and Johan Eirik Meland. In September he won two gold medals in the Norwegian championships in roller-ski biathlon held in Vik, Sogn in the 17-year-old men's class. First he won the sprint, then the pursuit.

Beitostølen Place in Oppland, Norway

Beitostølen is a village at Øystre Slidre in Oppland, Norway. As of 1 January 2009, it had 247 residents, and is located 900 meters (3,000 ft) above mean sea level.

Vik Municipality in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

Vik is a municipality in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is located on the southern shore of the Sognefjorden in the traditional district of Sogn. The administrative center of Vik is the village of Vikøyri. Other villages in the municipality include Feios, Fresvik, Nese, and Vangsnes.

Sogn District in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

Sogn is a traditional district in Western Norway (Vestlandet). It is located in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, surrounding the Sognefjord, the largest/longest fjord in Norway. The district of Sogn consists of the municipalities of Aurland, Balestrand, Hyllestad, Høyanger, Gulen, Leikanger, Luster, Lærdal, Sogndal, Solund, Vik, and Årdal. The district covers 10,675 square kilometres (4,122 sq mi) and contains about 35% of the county's population. The largest urban area in Sogn is the village of Sogndalsfjøra, with 3,455 residents. The second largest urban area is the village Øvre Årdal, with 3,397 people.

2010–2012

Thingnes Bø won several international medals in 2010 and 2011. In 2012 he became a junior world champion for the third time. In April 2012 he was drafted for the Norwegian senior National Team and starting in the 2012/2013 season he will compete alongside his older brother Tarjei Bø, Emil Hegle Svendsen, Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Rune Brattsveen, and others. He is the youngest Norwegian ever to be drafted for the national biathlon team.[ citation needed ]

Emil Hegle Svendsen Norwegian biathlete

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Ole Einar Bjørndalen Norwegian biathlete and cross-country skier

Ole Einar Bjørndalen is a retired Norwegian professional biathlete, often referred to by the nickname, the "King of Biathlon". With 13 Winter Olympic Games medals, he is second on the list of multiple medalists behind Marit Bjørgen who has won 15 medals. He is also the most successful biathlete of all time at the Biathlon World Championships, having won 45 medals, more than double that of any other biathlete except Martin Fourcade. With 95 World Cup wins, Bjørndalen is ranked first all-time for career victories on the Biathlon World Cup tour, more than twice that of anyone else but Fourcade. He has won the Overall World Cup title six times, in 1997–98, in 2002–03, in 2004–05, in 2005–06, in 2007–08 and in 2008–09.

Rune Brattsveen Norwegian biathlete

Rune Brattsveen is a former Norwegian biathlete.

2013

In January/February 2013 during the Junior World Championship in Obertilliach, Austria, Thingnes Bø won the silver medal in sprint, gold in the 12.5 km pursuit, and gold in the 7.5 km relay.

Obertilliach Place in Tyrol, Austria

Obertilliach is a municipality in the district of Lienz, in the Austrian state of Tyrol.

Austria Federal republic in Central Europe

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country in Central Europe comprising 9 federated states. Its capital, largest city and one of nine states is Vienna. Austria has an area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi), a population of nearly 9 million people and a nominal GDP of $477 billion. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other regional languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.

2013–2014

His big breakthrough came during the 2013–14 season where he won his first World Cup race and was third in the overall standings. Thingnes Bø won four more World Cup races for a total of 5.

2013–14 Biathlon World Cup 2013–2014 season of the IBU Biathlon World Cup

The 2013–14 Biathlon World Cup was a multi-race tournament over a season of biathlon, organised by the International Biathlon Union. The season started on 24 November 2013 in Östersund, Sweden, and ended on 23 March 2014 in Holmenkollen, Norway.

Thingnes Bø got his first World Cup win on 14 December 2013 in the sprint and his second the day after with a win in the pursuit. He won three more World Cup races in Kontiolahti, two sprints and one pursuit.

Biathlon results

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union. [1] [2]

Olympic Games

3 medals (1 gold, 2 silver)

EventIndividualSprintPursuitMass startRelayMixed relay
Flag of Russia.svg 2014 Sochi 11th54th32nd8th4th
Flag of South Korea.svg 2018 Pyeongchang Gold31st21st16thSilverSilver
*The mixed relay was added as an event in 2014.

World Championships

14 medals (7 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze)

EventIndividualSprintPursuitMass startRelayMixed relaySingle mixed relay
Flag of Finland.svg 2015 Kontiolahti 7thGold31st6thSilverBronzeN/A
Flag of Norway.svg 2016 Oslo Holmenkollen 4th4th4thGoldGoldBronze
Flag of Austria.svg 2017 Hochfilzen 8thSilverSilverSilver8th8th
Flag of Sweden.svg 2019 Östersund 9thGoldSilver13thGoldGoldGold
*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

Season standings

SeasonAgeOverallIndividualSprintPursuitMass
Start
2012–13 19596149
2013–14 203123510
2014–15 [3] 21555159
2015–16 [4] 2225334
2016–17 [5] 2334546
2017–18 [6] 2421222
2018–19 [7] 2511111
  • Standings through 10 March 2019

Individual victories

38 victories (19 Sp, 10 Pu, 6 MS, 3 In)

SeasonDateLocationDisciplineLevel
2013–14
5 victories
(3 Sp, 2 Pu)
14 December 2013 Flag of France.svg Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
15 December 2013 Flag of France.svg Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
13 March 2014 Flag of Finland.svg Kontiolahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
15 March 2014 Flag of Finland.svg Kontiolahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
16 March 2014 Flag of Finland.svg Kontiolahti 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
2014–15
3 victories
(3 Sp)
12 December 2014 Flag of Austria.svg Hochfilzen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
17 January 2015 Flag of Germany.svg Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
7 March 2015 Flag of Finland.svg Kontiolahti 10 km sprint Biathlon World Championships
2015–16
3 victories
(2 Sp, 1 MS)
8 January 2016 Flag of Germany.svg Ruhpolding 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
12 February 2016 Flag of the United States.svg Presque Isle 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
13 March 2016 Flag of Norway.svg Oslo 15 km mass start Biathlon World Championships
2016–17
2 victories
(1 Sp, 1 MS)
22 January 2017 Flag of Italy.svg Antholz-Anterselva 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
17 March 2017 Flag of Norway.svg Oslo 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2017–18
9 victories
(1 In, 3 Sp, 3 Pu, 1 MS)
30 November 2017 Flag of Sweden.svg Östersund 20 km Individual Biathlon World Cup
8 December 2017 Flag of Austria.svg Hochfilzen 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
9 December 2017 Flag of Austria.svg Hochfilzen 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
15 December 2017 Flag of France.svg Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
16 December 2017 Flag of France.svg Annecy-Le Grand Bornand 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
14 January 2018 Flag of Germany.svg Ruhpolding 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
19 January 2018 Flag of Italy.svg Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
20 January 2018 Flag of Italy.svg Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km pursuit Biathlon World Cup
15 February 2018 Flag of South Korea.svg Pyeongchang 20 km Individual Winter Olympic Games
2018–19
16 victories
(7 Sp, 5 Pu, 3 MS, 1 In)
7 December 2018 Flag of Slovenia.svg Pokljuka 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
9 December 2018 Flag of Slovenia.svg Pokljuka 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
14 December 2018 Flag of Austria.svg Hochfilzen 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
20 December 2018 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Nové Město 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
22 December 2018 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Nové Město 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
23 December 2018 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Nové Město 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
12 January 2019 Flag of Germany.svg Oberhof 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
17 January 2019 Flag of Germany.svg Ruhpolding 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
20 January 2019 Flag of Germany.svg Ruhpolding 15 km mass start Biathlon World Cup
25 January 2019 Flag of Italy.svg Antholz-Anterselva 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
26 January 2019 Flag of Italy.svg Antholz-Anterselva 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
7 February 2019 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Canmore 15 km Short individual Biathlon World Cup
9 March 2019 Flag of Sweden.svg Östersund 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Championships
22 March 2019 Flag of Norway.svg Oslo 10 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
23 March 2019 Flag of Norway.svg Oslo 12.5 km Pursuit Biathlon World Cup
24 March 2019 Flag of Norway.svg Oslo 15 km Mass Start Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

Distinctions

National distinctions

Personal Life

He married Hedda Kløvstad Dæhli on 30 June 2018. [9]

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