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Tiril Eckhoff

Tiril Eckhoff

Norwegian biathlete
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Norwegian biathlete
Countries Norway
Occupations Biathlete
Gender female
Birth 21 May 1990 (Bærum, Akershus, Eastern Norway, Norway)
Star sign Gemini
Family
Siblings: Stian EckhoffKaja Eckhoff
The details
Biography

Tiril Kampenhaug Eckhoff (born 21 May 1990) is a Norwegian biathlete who represents Fossum IF. Her best solo results internationally have been a win in the 7.5 km sprint in the 2014–15 Biathlon World Cup in Östersund in December 2014, and the gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint at the 2016 Biathlon World Championships in Oslo. She is the sister of fellow biathlete Stian Eckhoff.

Career

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

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

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

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.

Results

Olympic Games

4 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

World Championships

4 medals (2 gold, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay Mixed relay
Finland 2015 Kontiolahti 52nd 19th 18th 16th 5th Bronze
Norway 2016 Oslo 43rd Gold 17th 24th Gold Bronze
Austria 2017 Hochfilzen 39th 13th 30th 12th 11th 8th

World Cup

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

World cup Individual Victories

  • 5 victories – (4 Sp, 1 MS)
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
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References
http://services.biathlonresults.com/Results.aspx?RaceId=BT1314SWRLOG__MXRL
http://services.biathlonresults.com/Results.aspx?RaceId=BT1314SWRLOG__SWMS
http://services.biathlonresults.com/Results.aspx?RaceId=BT1314SWRLOG__SWRL
http://services.biathlonresults.com/athletes.aspx?IbuId=BTNOR22105199001
http://www5.biathlonworld.com/en/press_releases.html/do/detail?presse=2295
http://www.aftenposten.no/100Sport/mesterskap/Eckhoff-droppet-studiene-for-a-bli-bedre-410685_1.snd#.UubDbLSUnIU
http://snl.no/Tiril_Eckhoff
https://web.archive.org/web/20140319150917/http://www.aftenposten.no/100Sport/mesterskap/Eckhoff-droppet-studiene-for-a-bli-bedre-410685_1.snd#.UubDbLSUnIU
https://web.archive.org/web/20141216141116/http://www5.biathlonworld.com/en/press_releases.html/do/detail?presse=2295
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