Lisa Nordén

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Lisa Nordén, 2014
Lisa Nordén, 2014
Personal information
Date of birth 24th November 1984 (age 35)
place of birth Kristianstad , Sweden
size 176 cm
Weight 58 kg
2004 Swedish team time trial champion
2007 ITU world champion triathlon U23
2009 Vice world champion triathlon short distance
2010, 2012 2 × ITU world champion triathlon sprint distance
2012 ITU world champion triathlon short distance
2012 2nd place Olympic Games
2013, 2018 2 × winner Ironman 70.3
2015 3rd place European Games
2017, 2018 2 × Swedish champion individual time trial

Elina Elisabeth "Lisa" Nordén (born November 24, 1984 in Kristianstad ) is a Swedish triathlete . She is U23 world champion in 2007, vice world champion in 2009, world champion on the triathlon sprint distance (2010, 2012), world champion on the Olympic distance (2012), third at the European championships in 2010, Swedish state champion in 2008 and Olympic participant in 2008 as well as silver medalist at the Olympic Play 2012. She is also active as a cyclist.



U23 world champion triathlon 2007

Nordén had her international breakthrough in 2007 when she became U23 world champion in Hamburg, after she had already achieved top ten places in her age groups at the world championships in 2003, 2005 and 2006.

In Sweden, Nordén started or started for the club where she was born: Kristianstads Triatlonklubb - her father and half-sister still live in Kristianstad. However, when Lisa Nordén is in Sweden, she lives in Löddeköpinge , where her mother Kerstin lives . Of course, Nordén serves as a triathlon base in Canberra , where she is trained by Darren Smith .

In the eight years from 2003 to 2010, Nordén took part in 49 ITU competitions and achieved 28 top ten placements. In 2009 she achieved five World Championship series medals and was second overall in the World Championship series. In 2010 Nordén achieved two world championship series podium places and she achieved 3rd place in the overall standings. Nordén also takes part in non-ITU competitions, such as the First Bundesliga in Germany. In 2010 she won three gold medals for Stadtwerke Team Witten in her three races ( Gladbeck , Witten , Schliersee ) . In 2011 she fell back to ninth place in the world championship series rankings.

Silver medal Olympic Summer Games 2012

Her greatest successes so far are winning the silver medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, in which, after an exciting final spurt , she lost the photo finish at the same time as the winner, Swiss Nicola Spirig , and the overall victory at the 2012 World Cup series .

In the 2013 season, Nordén also competes in several races over half the Ironman distance and won the Challenge Fuerteventura in April at her first start in Spain . In June 2015 she was third at the European Games in Baku.

2016 Summer Olympics

Lisa Nordén qualified for the third time in 2016 for a starting place at the Summer Olympics and she finished 16th for Sweden on August 20 in Rio de Janeiro .

In October 2018, Nordén was elected to the ITU's athletes' committee for two years .


In 2004, Nordén became Swedish champion in the team time trial , with the times of her and Tove Wiklund and Lina Karlsson added in the individual time trial. At the UEC European Road Championships in 2017 , she finished 17th. From 2017 to 2020 she was the Swedish champion in the individual time trial , and in 2019 in the road race.


Sporting successes

(DNF - Did Not Finish )

Web links

Commons : Lisa Nordén  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ITU announces the new Athletes' Committee (October 30, 2018)
  2. European Road Championships 2017 - Individual Time Trial Women Elite
  3. The disturbance stations på flera år. Svenska Dagbladet, December 4, 2012, archived from the original on December 21, 2012 ; Retrieved December 4, 2012 (Swedish).
  4. 5150 Zurich: Lisk and Bazlen on the winner's podium (July 26, 2014)
  5. Nordén and Gómez shine in the Far East (23 September 2013)
  6. Findlay claims 2011 World Championship Series opener in Sydney
  7. ^ Alpen Triathlon 2010: Steffen Justus and Lisa Norden victorious
  8. Short-distance European Championships Athlone: ​​Spirig defends title
  9. ÖTRV squad athletes in the Bundesliga
  10. 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series Seoul: Elite Women: Results
  11. ^ ETU short distance EM: Title to Gomez and Spirig
  12. Kai Baumgartner: BG ITU Triathlon World Cup New Plymouth, New Zealand: Emma Moffat makes hopes for Olympic ticket ... . In: . April 6, 2008. Archived from the original on April 8, 2008.
  13. Triathlon World Championships Queenstown (NZL) ( Memento of the original from November 4, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (December 5-7, 2003)  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /