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Giorgia Birkeland

United States

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSUSA21406200201
NOCUnited States
Born14 Jun 2002 in  Scandiano
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
ResidencePark City, UT, USA
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.04 06 Mar 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:19.32 02 Mar 2024 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:01.53 27 Jan 2024 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:14.58 26 Jan 2024 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:46.00 07 Mar 2021 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps     1  
General Interest
General Interest
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)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
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)  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100092093023144  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2021/2022 Four Continents Championships Team Pursuit1  
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships Mass Start2  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit3  
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships Team Pursuit3  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit4  
    2022 Olympic Games Mass Start12  
    2023/2024 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start17  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2023/2024 Salt Lake City, UT Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 Tomaszˇw Mazowiecki Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 Calgary, AB Team Pursuit3  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Mass Start15  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Mass Start15  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 3000/5000m46  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m54