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Lisa Norden
Sweden
World Rank
36
Weight
60kg
Height
1.75m
Age
36
DOB
11/24/84
Bike: ScottRun: Hoka One One
82%Swim91%Bike77%Run83%Overall
Athletes are measured as a percentage (for each discipline and overall) based on a relative comparison to the #1 ranked athlete who's rated at 100%.
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Lisa Norden

2012 ITU World Triathlon Championship winner and Olympic silver medalist Lisa Norden will forever be remembered in Sweden as being at the centre of the country’s triathlon boom that year.

She came within a whisker of a golden double, recording the same time as gold medalist Nicola Spirig in the London Games, but was beaten in a photo finish. The Swedish Olympic Committee appealed the result to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but the appeal was rejected.

“2012 was the year triathlon hit home in Sweden,” Lisa recalled. “The federation was the quickest-growing out of all the federations and triathlon boomed everywhere. To have put triathlon on the map in Sweden was amazing.

“The second half of 2012 was a phase where my body continued to deliver above expectations; it was incredible to be a part of. It was like years of training suddenly hit home.”

She followed the advice of Canadian Simon Whitfield, the 2000 Olympic champion, who gave Lisa an invaluable tip before the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

“Simon told me the secret is to do a good job, not an excellent or brilliant job, just a good job,” she revealed. “But do it every day, day after day, month after month - to be ready for the big events.”

However, it is her mother to whom Lisa owes the most. “She showed and taught me you can do and achieve anything you want, as long as you're willing do the work required,” said the 2010 World Sprint Distance Champion.

It was her mother who got Lisa involved in cycling and then triathlon, after her initial sporting passion had been horse riding, particularly eventing.

“I grew up with a single mum and we never quite had the funds to be competitive in equestrian,” she said. “I fell in love with triathlon because it only came down to me and how much and hard I was willing to work, not how much money we had.”

Cycling is her strongest and favourite discipline. Indeed, she is so proficient at it that she won the Swedish National Time Trial Championships in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 and has also represented Sweden on multiple occasions in the UCI Time Trial World Championships.

Current PTO World Ranking Points
36
2021 IM Lake Placid
97.76
2021 Challenge Gran Canaria
74.23
2021 Challenge Samorin
39.02
Average
70.34
Ranking History
#2#118#234#35020142015201720182019202020212014Overall42.86 pts#235Swim76.04 pts#172Bike77.65 pts#238Run1.56 pts#3322015Overall42.86 pts#275Swim76.04 pts#229Bike77.65 pts#285Run1.56 pts#4052017Overall21.74 pts#368Swim83.87 pts#241Bike18.81 pts#461Run41.34 pts#3452018Overall208.84 pts#77Swim181.79 pts#16Bike180.16 pts#44Run89.85 pts#2052019Overall232.10 pts#67Swim181.79 pts#15Bike180.16 pts#49Run89.76 pts#1782020Overall240.63 pts#41Swim153.14 pts#47Bike180.86 pts#35Run66.28 pts#1952021Overall70.34 pts#36Swim75.62 pts#60Bike96.91 pts#7Run61.85 pts#74
Results
28 Races4
1
2
2
4
3
2021
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
29 Aug
8
Challenge Samorin
29:20
2:24:51
1:24:10
4:24:31
39.023
04:02:2139.02
25 Jul
1
IM Lake Placid
51:38
4:55:25
3:16:13
9:11:25
97.7558
09:09:3497.76
30 May
DNF
Challenge St Pölten
29:09
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:13:10-
24 Apr
3
Challenge Gran Canaria
24:20
2:19:26
1:23:23
4:11:43
74.2338
04:02:2174.23
2020
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
6 Dec
DNF
Challenge Daytona
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
03:28:07-
20 Sep
1
Ratingen
13:36
1:00:06
38:00
1:51:42
82.6495
01:48:5282.65
6 Sep
1
IM 70.3 Gdynia
26:23
2:15:51
1:31:43
4:19:15
69.9922
04:08:0569.99
2019
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
14 Dec
3
Challenge Daytona
22:50
1:25:01
53:45
2:43:50
78.4359
02:38:4278.44
7 Dec
7
IM 70.3 Bahrain
25:49
2:01:30
1:32:51
4:05:00
58.0109
03:50:2958.01
7 Sep
DNF
IM 70.3 World Championship
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
04:28:55-
27 Jul
2
Challenge Prague
--:--
--:--
--:--
4:24:11
79.5392
04:16:1979.54
7 Jul
3
IM 70.3 Sweden
26:52
2:21:49
1:32:36
4:26:43
53.9017
04:09:2853.90
2018
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
9 Sep
4
IM 70.3 Santa Cruz
24:09
2:18:09
1:32:11
4:19:29
67.7687
04:07:3167.77
25 Aug
3
IM 70.3 Vichy
25:25
2:20:46
1:26:33
4:17:33
66.9451
04:05:2366.95
8 Jul
1
IM 70.3 Sweden
25:34
2:18:30
1:29:17
4:18:17
74.1252
04:08:3874.13
2017
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
13 May
7
IM 70.3 Mallorca
24:38
2:46:47
1:30:11
4:45:53
21.7423
04:15:5121.74
2016
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
17 Sep
24
WTS Cozumel
19:34
1:03:47
37:37
2:02:29
0
--
4 Sep
31
WTS Edmonton (Sprint)
9:40
28:54
18:17
59:18
0
--
20 Aug
16
Olympic Games
19:17
1:01:18
37:55
2:00:03
0
--
16 Jul
29
WTS Hamburg
9:56
30:32
17:05
58:43
0
--
14 May
22
WTS Yokohama
20:29
1:01:44
35:42
1:59:24
0
--
24 Apr
12
WTS Cape Town
9:27
32:30
17:04
1:00:37
0
--
9 Apr
DNF
WTS Gold Coast
--:--
--:--
--:--
--:--
0
--
5 Mar
10
WTS Abu Dhabi
19:18
1:00:37
36:14
1:57:27
0
--
2014
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
6 Dec
13
Challenge Bahrain
23:29
2:16:42
1:36:58
4:20:56
42.8571
04:00:2042.86
2013
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
8 Sep
8
IM 70.3 World Championship
27:15
2:31:10
1:29:06
4:31:44
0
--
2012
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
4 Aug
2
Olympic Games
19:17
1:05:33
33:42
1:59:48
0
--
2008
Points: NaN
DatePlaceRace
Swim
Bike
Run
OverallAITPoints
18 Aug
18
Olympic Games
20:55
1:05:26
35:05
2:02:26
0
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Ranking per Season
Overall
Year
Points
Position
2021
70
36
2020
240
41
2019
232
67
2018
208
77
2017
21
368
2015
42
275
2014
42
235
Swim
Year
Points
Position
2021
75
60
2020
153
47
2019
181
15
2018
181
16
2017
83
241
2015
76
229
2014
76
172
Bike
Year
Points
Position
2021
96
7
2020
180
35
2019
180
49
2018
180
44
2017
18
461
2015
77
285
2014
77
238
Run
Year
Points
Position
2021
61
74
2020
66
195
2019
89
178
2018
89
205
2017
41
345
2015
1
405
2014
1
332
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