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Maiken Caspersen Falla

Maiken Caspersen Falla

Norwegian cross-country skier
Maiken Caspersen Falla
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Intro Norwegian cross-country skier
Is Cross-country skier
From Norway
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 13 August 1990, Lørenskog
Age 30 years
Peoplepill ID maiken-caspersen-falla
Maiken Caspersen Falla
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Biography

Maiken Caspersen Falla (born 13 August 1990) is a Norwegian cross-country skier who has competed since 2007. She became Olympic champion in the individual sprint event at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Career

Falla finished 39th in the individual sprint event at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec.

She finished 20th in the individual sprint event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Falla has three individual World Cup victories, taken in skate sprints in Rogla in 2011, Canmore in 2012 and in Drammen in 2014. She also has four first places from team sprint events in Liberec and Düsseldorf in 2011, in Liberec in 2013 and in Nove Mesto in 2014.

At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 at Holmenkollen in Oslo, Falla was selected for the Team Sprint with her teammate Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen. The pair took Bronze behind the Swedish and Finnish teams. Two years later, at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013 at Val di Fiemme in Italy, Falla won the bronze medal in the individual sprint event.

World Cup results

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).

Season titles

  • 1 title – (1 sprint)
Season Discipline
2016 Sprint

World Cup standings

 Season   Age  Season Standings Ski Tour Standings
Overall Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de Ski World Cup
Final
Ski Tour
Canada
2009 18 39 15 N/A N/A
2010 19 55 25 N/A N/A
2011 20 24 6 N/A
2012 21 12 35 2 11 16 N/A
2013 22 19 35 4 14 N/A
2014 23 16 37 5 16 18 N/A
2015 24 6 37 3 7 WD N/A N/A
2016 25 6 20 1 10 WD N/A 10
2017 26 6 26 1 7 WD N/A
Key: WD denotes withdrawal from the tour.

Individual podiums

  • 13 victories – (9 WC, 4 SWC)
  • 35 podiums – (26 WC, 9 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Discipline Level Place
1 2008-09 20 December 2008 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 0.8 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
2 2010-11 23 January 2011 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
3 20 February 2011 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
4 16 March 2011 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 1.0 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 3rd
5 2011-12 11 December 2011  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland 1.5 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
6 18 December 2011 Slovenia Rogla, Slovenia 1.0 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
7 14 January 2012 Italy Milano, Italy 1.4 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
8 17 February 2012 Poland Szklarska Poręba, Poland 1.6 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
9 14 March 2012 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 1.0 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 3rd
10 2012-13 8 December 2012 Canada Quebec, Canada 1.6 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
11 13 December 2012 Canada Canmore, Canada 10 km C Mass Start World Cup 3rd
12 15 December 2012 Canada Canmore, Canada 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
13 12 January 2013 Czech Republic Liberec, Czech Republic 0.85 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
14 2013-14 21 December 2013 Italy Asiago, Italy 1.25 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
15 5 March 2014 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.3 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
16 2014-15 29 November 2014 Finland Ruka, Finland 1.4 km Sprint C World Cup 3rd
17 14 December 2014  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
18 14 February 2015 Sweden Östersund, Sweden 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 2nd
19 11 March 2015 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.3 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
20 2015-16 27 November 2015 Finland Ruka, Finland 1.4 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 1st
21 13 December 2015  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland 1.6 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
22 19 December 2015 Italy Toblach, Italy 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
23 1 January 2016  Switzerland  Lenzerheide, Switzerland 1.5 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 1st
24 3 February 2016 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
25 11 February 2016 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 1.2 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
26 20 February 2016 Finland Lahti, Finland 1.6 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
27 1 March 2016 Canada Gatineau, Canada 1.7 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 1st
28 4 March 2016 Canada Quebec, Canada 1.5 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 2nd
29 8 March 2016 Canada Canmore, Canada 1.5 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 1st
30 2016-17 26 November 2016 Finland Ruka, Finland 1.4 km Sprint C World Cup 1st
31 2 December 2016 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 1.3 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 2nd
32 11 December 2016  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland 1.6 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
33 31 December 2016  Switzerland  Val Müstair, Switzerland 1.5 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 2nd
34 14 January 2017 Italy Toblach, Italy 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
35 28 January 2017 Sweden Falun, Sweden 1.4 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd

Team podiums

  • 5 victories – (4 TS, 1 RL)
  • 12 podiums – (11 TS, 1 RL)
No. Season Date Location Discipline Level Place
1 2008–09 21 December 2008 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6x0.8 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd (with Brun-Lie)
2 2009–10 6 December 2009 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6x0.8 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd (with Brun-Lie)
3 2010–11 5 December 2010 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6x0.9 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd (with Brun-Lie)
4 16 January 2011 Czech Republic Liberec, Czech Republic 6x1.3 km Team Sprint C World Cup 1st (with Bjørgen)
5 2011–12 4 December 2011 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany 6x0.9 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st (with Eide)
6 2012–13 7 December 2012 Canada Quebec, Canada 6x1.6 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd (with Brun-Lie)
7 13 January 2013 Czech Republic Liberec, Czech Republic 6x0.85 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st (with Østberg)
8 2013–14 22 December 2013 Italy Asiago, Italy 6x1.25 km Team Sprint C World Cup 2nd (with Østberg)
9 12 January 2014 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 6x1.3 km Team Sprint C World Cup 1st (with Østberg)
10 2014–15 18 January 2015 Estonia Otepää, Estonia 6x1.2 km Team Sprint F World Cup 2nd (with Østberg)
11 2015–16 6 December 2015 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 4x5 km M Relay World Cup 1st (with Østberg / Johaug / Weng)
12 2016–17 15 January 2017 Italy Toblach, Italy 6x1.3 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd (with Jacobsen)

Olympic results Olympic rings with white rims.svg

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
  Year    Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4x5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2010 19 20
2014 23 1

World Championship results

  • 4 medals – (1 gold, 3 bronze)
  Year    Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4x5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2009 18 39
2011 20 13 3
2013 22 3 4
2015 24 3 1

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