Name: Giorgia Birkeland
Sport: Speedskating
Discipline(s): Long Track Speedskating
Height: 5'6"
DOB: 6/14/2002
Birthplace: Scandiano, Italy
Hometown: White Bear Lake, Minn.
College: Salt Lake Community College
Team/Club: Long Track National Training Program
Olympic Experience
  • 2022 Olympic Team Member - Mass Start 12th
World Championship Experience
  • 2020 World Junior Long Track Championships - Mass Start 8th; 11th overall; 1500m 15th; 1000m 19th; 3000m 21st; 500m 40th
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 Olympic Team Trials - Mass Start Gold; 3000m 4th; 1500m 7th
  • Four Continents Championships 2022 - Team Pursuit Gold; 1500m 5th; 3000m 6th; 1000m 10th
  • 2021-22 World Cup 3 - Team Pursuit 7th
  • AmCup 1 - Mass Start (2) 4th; 3000m 4th; 1500m 8th; 1000m 11th
  • 2020-22 National Long Track National Training Program
  • 2020 Junior World Cup #3 - Mass Start 7th; 1500m 9th
Personal: Giorgia began her speed skating career at 8 years old in her hometown of White Bear Lake, MN. Outside of speed skating, you can find Giorgia skiing, painting, eating and sun-bathing. She lives by her favorite quote which is "your only limit is you." Giorgia's sports idol is Jessie Diggins.