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Giorgia Birkeland

United States

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSUSA21406200201
NOCUnited States
Born14 Jun 2002 in  Scandiano
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.04 06 Mar 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:19.54 22 Oct 2022 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:02.22 22 Oct 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:20.89 05 Jan 2022 Milwaukee, WI  
    5000m 7:46.00 07 Mar 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/birkeland.giorgia/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachRyan Shimabukuro [national], USA; Gabriel Girard [national], CAN  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began speed skating at age eight in White Bear Lake, MN, United States of America.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Your only limit is you." (teamusa.org, 19 Feb 2022)  
HobbiesSkiing, painting. (teamusa.org, 19 Feb 2022)  
InjuriesShe has sustained a severe concussion and broken ankle in different incidents during her career. On both occasions the injury ended her season. (inforum.com, 08 Mar 2022)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (startribune.com, 19 Feb 2022)  
Hero / IdolUS cross-country skier Jessica Diggins. (teamusa.org, 19 Feb 2022)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2026 Olympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina. (inforum.com, 08 Mar 2022)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022 Olympic Games Mass Start12  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup Four Continents Championships Team Pursuit1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit3