Athlete Profile - Sverre Lunde PEDERSEN

Sverre Lunde PEDERSEN
Birth Date:  17 Jul 1992
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  180
Weight (Kg):  73

Sverre Lunde PEDERSEN - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Sun, 11 Feb 16:00
Men's 5,000m
Tue, 13 Feb 20:00
Men's 1,500m
Sun, 18 Feb 20:00
Men's Team Pursuit Quarterfinals
Wed, 21 Feb 20:28
Men's Team Pursuit Semifinal 2
Wed, 21 Feb 22:17
Men's Team Pursuit Final A
Republic of Korea
Sat, 24 Feb 21:00
Men's Mass Start Semifinal 2

Biographical Information

Highlights Olympic Winter Games
YearLocation1,500m5,000mTeam Pursuit
2014Sochi, RUS8th (1:45.66)5th (6:18.84)5th (3:44.91)

World Single Distances Championships
YearLocation1,500m5,000m10,000mMS 16 lapsTeam Pursuit
2017Gangneung, KOR14th (1:46.99)6th (6:15.77)--3rd (3:41.60)
2016Kolomna, RUS-3rd (6:15.08)-14th (0)2nd (3:41.26)
2015Heerenveen, NED11th (1:46.53)11th (6:24.76)4th (13:12.40)--
2013Sochi, RUS5th (1:47.44)7th (6:24.38)--5th (3:48.68)
2012Heerenveen, NED15th (1:47.86)17th (6:35.10)--5th (3:46.33)
2011Inzell, GER----5th (3:45.73)

World Allround Championships
YearLocationBig Combination
2017Hamar, NOR4th (150.539)
2016Berlin, GER2nd (149.483)
2015Calgary, AB, CAN3rd (147.182)
2014Heerenveen, NED4th (151.217)

World Cup Rankings overview - All rankings from 2014/2015, top three for earlier seasons
YearOverall1,000m1,500m5,000/10,000mMS 16 laps

World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
Year1,500m5,000m10,000mMS 16 lapsTeam Pursuit
2017/20181 x 1st1 x 1st1 x 6th-1 x 2nd
2016/20171 x 3rd2 x 7th--1 x 1st
2015/20161 x 2nd1 x 2nd1 x 10th1 x 9th3 x 2nd
2014/20151 x 1st2 x 2nd1 x 4th1 x 3rd1 x 3rd

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
12017/20181,500mStavanger, NOR1:45.07
12017/20185,000mErfurt, GER6:14.66
22017/20181,500mErfurt, GER1:45.76
22017/2018Team PursuitHeerenveen, NED3:41.48
32017/20185,000mHeerenveen, NED6:15.81
32017/2018Team PursuitCalgary, AB, CAN3:38.94
52017/20185,000mSalt Lake City, UT, USA6:07.61
62017/201810,000mStavanger, NOR13:02.42
62017/2018Team PursuitSalt Lake City, UT, USA3:39.30
92017/20181,500mSalt Lake City, UT, USA1:43.54
92017/20185,000mCalgary, AB, CAN6:14.84

European Allround Championships
YearLocationBig Combination
2017Heerenveen, NED4th (151.933)
2015Chelyabinsk, RUS4th (150.764)

MS - Mass Start, TSP - Team Sprint, MC - Mini Combination, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
Hobbies Training, playing video games. (NOC Media Guide, 2018)
Occupation Athlete
Family Partner Ingunn Traedal
Languages spoken English, Norwegian
Coach Sondre Skarli [national], NOR (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017;, 04 Aug 2017)
Sporting/Famous relatives His father Jarle Pedersen represented Norway in speed skating. He has also coached the national team. (, 21 Nov 2014; Athlete, 19 Dec 2013;, 25 Nov 2009)
Injuries A respiratory illness meant he was unable to compete at the 2016 European Championships in Minsk, Belarus. (, 09 Jan 2016)

He suffered knee problems during the 2015/16 season. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)
Start He began skating at age one in Bergen, Norway. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)
Reason His father and older brother were skating so he took it up as well. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017, 10 Dec 2013)
Ambition To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 12 Mar 2017)
Memorable Achievement Winning bronze at the 2015 World Allround Championships in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)
Hero Norwegian speed skater Havard Lorentzen. (NOC Media Guide, 2018)
Influence His father Jarle Pedersen. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)
Philosophy "Train hard." (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)
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