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Sindre Henriksen

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR12407199201
NOCNorway
Born24 Jul 1992 in  Bergen
GenderMen
ResidenceBergen, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Higher educationSport Studies - University of Stavanger: Norway
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.03 25 Feb 2017 Inzell  
    1000m 1:17.48 19 Nov 2011 Bjugn  
    1000m 1:09.10 14 Nov 2015 Calgary  
    1500m 1:59.52 18 Nov 2011 Bjugn  
    1500m 1:43.68 03 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 6:15.74 01 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    10000m 13:21.28 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps 1      
World Single Distances Championships
Event  
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/SindreHenriksen92/  
twitter.com/shenriksen92  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamFana IL: Bergen, NOR  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was impressed by the older athletes he saw skating on the track. "My father knew one of the trainers and got me involved."  
Name of coachBjarne Rykkje [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight in Bergen, Norway.  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (NOC Media Guide, 01 Feb 2018)  
HobbiesSailing, watching movies and TV. (NOC Media Guide, 01 Feb 2018)  
InjuriesHe injured his left foot in late 2015 but was still able to compete at the 2016 World Single Distances Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (bt.no, 16 Feb 2016; ba.no, 16 Feb 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in team pursuit at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, and placing third in the 1500m at the 2017/18 World Cup event in Stavanger, Norway. (aftenposten.no, 21 Feb 2018; NOC Media Guide, 01 Feb 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHis younger brother. (Athlete, 06 Feb 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure." (explendo.no, 01 Aug 2017)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe puts on his left skate before the right. (olympiatoppen.no, 02 Feb 2018)  
Other informationPREVIOUS OCCUPATION
He formerly worked as a curling instructor at Sormarka Arena in Stavanger, Norway. (Facebook profile, 27 Mar 2018)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships 500m3  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1500m7  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m7  
    2015/2016 European Championships Allround8  
    2016/2017 European Allround Championships Allround8  
    2016/2017 World Allround Championships Allround10  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m20  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1000m20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Inzell Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Stavanger Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger 1500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m7  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m17  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m20  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m26  
    2017/2018 World Cup Overall31  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m37  
    2015/2016 World Cup 5000/10000m41  
    2016/2017 World Cup 5000/10000m46  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m55  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m57