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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Helena Jonsson

Helena Jonsson

  • Sport: Olympic Biathlon
  • Nation: Sweden
  • DOB: September 6, 1984
  • Career Highlights: Will make Olympic debut at Vancouver games. … Currently ranked No. 1 in the world along with Germany's Kati Wilhelm. … Never won a solo medal at any level until a dazzling performance at 2009 world championships at Pyeongchang, South Korea, with a gold in the pursuit and bronze in the mass start. … Also finished in 5th place in the sprint and 8th in the individual events in Pyeongchang. … Improved vastly on performances in hometown of Oestersund, Sweden, in 2008 world championships, which included 5th place in mass start, 11th in individual, 15th in pursuit and 24th in sprint. … Showed steady improvement at junior level with 10th-place finish in individual, 9th-place finish in sprint and 10th-place finish in pursuit at 2005 junior world championships. … Earned 2008-09 biathlon World Cup title, edging Wilhelm.
  • Olympic History: None
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