Name: Leif Nordgren
Sport: Biathlon
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
DOB: 5/18/1989
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Hometown: Marine, Minn.
High School: Forest Lake HS (Forest Lake, Minn.)
Olympic Experience
  • 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games - 58th in sprint / 50th in pursuit / 66th in individual / 6th in relay
  • 2014 Sochi Winter Games - 44th in sprint / 53rd in pursuit / 82nd in individual / 16th in relay
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 (Hochfilzen, AUT) - 23rd in individual / 26th in sprint / 49th in pursuit / 7th in relay
  • 2016 (Oslo, NOR) - 18th in sprint / 27th in individual / 52nd in pursuit / DNF in mass start / 8th in relay
  • 2015 (Kontiolahti, FIN) - 33rd in individual / 45th in sprint / 51st in pursuit / 8th in mixed relay / 14th in relay
  • 2013 (Nove Mesto, CZE) - 22nd in individual / 43rd in pursuit / 52nd in sprint / 8th in mixed relay / 12th in relay
  • 2012 (Ruhpolding, GER) - 81st in individual / 10th in relay
  • 2011 (Khanty-Mansiysk, RUS) - 17th in mass start / 21st in individual / 26th in sprint / 38th in pursuit / 6th in relay / 13th in mixed relay
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 US Biathlon National Championships (Park City, Utah) - 8th in sprint / 9th in pursuit / 4th in mass start
  • 2010 Junior World Championships (Torsby, SWE) - 5th in pursuit / 6th in sprint / 11th in individual
  • 2009 Junior World Championships (Canmore, CAN) - 23rd in sprint / 29th in individual / 29th in pursuit
  • 2008 Junior World Championships (Ruhpolding, GER) - 9th in relay
Personal: Hobbies: Orienteering, canoeing, fishing and anything outdoors
More

Did you know...?

  • I could not live without… Winter
  • My favorite place in the world is… No idea, I must not have found it yet…
  • My dream vacation spot is… Somewhere where you can ski and then sit on the beach in the same day.
  • When traveling, the thing I miss the most is… A good home cooked meal
  • My favorite meal is… Pumpkin Pie
  • My favorite television show is… The Office
  • My favorite quote is... "Pity is the man who is well known to the world, yet unknown to himself." -Unknown Source
  • If I were not an athlete, I would be… Lost and confused

        

SPORT DATA

Biathlon since:  2007
Skis:  Fischer
Boots:  Fischer
Poles:  OneWay
Coach:  Per Nilsson


WORLD CUP TOTAL FINAL RANK

2017/18  -71
2016/17  -57
2015/16  -57
2014/15  -40
2013/14  -72
2012/13  -72
2011/12  -97
2010/11  -63
 

WORLD CUP TOP RESULTS (INCLUDING OWG & WCH)

POS COMP SEASON EVENT
16 SP 2014/15 Nove Mesto (CZE) WC
17 SP 2017/18 Kontiolahti (FIN) WC
17 PU 2014/15 Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS) WC
17 MS 2010/11 Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS) WCH
18 SP 2015/16 Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR) WCH
20 IN 2014/15 Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR) WC
20 PU 2014/15 Nove Mesto (CZE) WC
21 SP 2014/15 Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS) WC
21 IN 2010/11 Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS) WCH
22 IN 2012/13 Nove Mesto (CZE) WCH