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Sverre Lunde Pedersen

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR11707199201
NOCNorway
Born17 Jul 1992 in  Bergen
GenderMen
FamilyPartner Ingunn Traedal
ResidenceBergen, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.87 07 Mar 2015 Calgary  
    1000m 1:09.31 14 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    1500m 1:43.08 20 Nov 2015 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:10.47 17 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:08.82 02 Dec 2012 Astana  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Allround Championships
Event  
World Allround Championships
    Allround   1 1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    1500m 2      
    5000m 2      
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 2 1    
    Allround 2      
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    5000m     1  
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1 1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/sverrelundepedersen/  
twitter.com/sverrelpedersen  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHis father and older brother were skating so he took it up as well.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age one in Bergen, Norway.  
Club / TeamFana IL: Bergen, NOR  
Name of coachSondre Skarli [national], NOR  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe struggled with a cold during the 2017 World Single Distance Championships in Gangneung, Republic of Korea. Health problems also influenced on his perform at the 2017 European Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (vg.no, 04 Mar 2017; 08 Jan 2017)

A respiratory illness meant he was unable to compete at the 2016 European Championships in Minsk, Belarus. (schaatsen.nl, 09 Jan 2016)

He suffered knee problems during the 2015/16 season. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)

A cold affected his performance at the 2012 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary. (sport.bt.no, 08 Feb 2012)
 
Famous relativesHis father Jarle Pedersen represented Norway in speed skating. He has also coached the national team. (vg.no, 21 Nov 2014; Athlete, 19 Dec 2013; nettavisen.no, 25 Nov 2009)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Train hard." (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze at the 2015 World Allround Championships in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (smp.no, 12 Mar 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis father Jarle Pedersen. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships Allround2  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships 5000m2  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships 1500m2  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships 5000m2  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Allround Championships 10000m3  
    2014/2015 World Allround Championships Allround3  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 5000m3  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround4  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 10000m4  
    2012/2013 World Allround Championships Allround4  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround4  
    2012/2013 European Championships Allround4  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround4  
    2014/2015 European Championships Allround4  
    2014 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2010/2011 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps5  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround5  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 1500m5  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m5  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 5000m6  
    2010/2011 European Championships Allround6  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 5000m7  
    2011/2012 European Championships Allround7  
    2011/2012 World Allround Championships Allround8  
    2014 Olympic Games 1500m8  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 5000m11  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m11  
    2010/2011 World Allround Championships Allround14  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps14  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m14  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 1500m15  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 5000m17  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger 1500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup Seoul 1500m1  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Berlin Qualification Combination Allround2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell 5000m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Berlin 5000m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Erfurt 1500m2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Erfurt 5000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Berlin Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Inzell 5000m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2014/2015 World Cup Berlin 1500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Overall3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Astana Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger 1500m3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Erfurt Mass Start 16 Laps3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2014/2015 World Cup Hamar 5000m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup 5000/10000m4  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m4  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m5  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m6  
    2015/2016 World Cup Overall6  
    2012/2013 World Cup 5000/10000m6  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps7  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m8  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m14  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m15  
    2011/2012 World Cup 5000/10000m17  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall18  
    2013/2014 World Cup Overall17  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall18  
    2010/2011 World Cup 5000/10000m24  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps26  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m34  
    2011/2012 World Cup Overall35  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m38  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m50