Rene SOMMERFELDT

Germany GER

Cross-Country

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
    1 B
  • Games participations
    4
  • First Olympic Games
    Nagano 1998
  • Year of Birth
    1974
Olympic Results

Biography

Rene SOMMERFELDT

René Sommerfeldt was the first German cross-country skier to win the Overall World Cup, claiming it in the 2003-04 season. He also was runner-up at the 2008 Tour de Ski. At the Olympic Winter Games Sommerfeldt won one silver with the relay in 2006 at Torino and a bronze in 2002 at Salt Lake City as well as a silver at the 2001 and 2003 World Championships. His best individual performance was runner-up in the 50 km at the 2001 World Championships in Lahti which was the first German cross-country medal at a World Championship since 1974. After the 50 km run at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, where his best finish was sixth in the relay, he declared his retirement after four consecutive Winter Olympics appearances.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Vancouver 2010

#36
15 kilometres, Freestyle
15 kilometres, Freestyle Cross Country Skiing
#21
30 km Skiathlon
30 km Skiathlon Cross Country Skiing
#6
4 × 10 kilometres Relay
4 × 10 kilometres Relay Cross Country Skiing
#21
50 kilometres Mass Start, Classical
50 kilometres Mass Start, Classical Cross Country Skiing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Turin 2006

#11
15 kilometres, Classical
15 kilometres, Classical Cross Country Skiing
#DNF
30 km Skiathlon
30 km Skiathlon Cross Country Skiing
S
4 × 10 kilometres Relay
4 × 10 kilometres Relay Cross Country Skiing
#36
50 kilometres Mass Start, Freestyle
50 kilometres Mass Start, Freestyle Cross Country Skiing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Salt Lake City 2002

#10
10/10 kilometres Pursuit
10/10 kilometres Pursuit Cross Country Skiing
#16
30 kilometres, Mass Start, Freestyle
30 kilometres, Mass Start, Freestyle Cross Country Skiing
B
4 × 10 kilometres Relay
4 × 10 kilometres Relay Cross Country Skiing
#19
Sprint, Freestyle
Sprint, Freestyle Cross Country Skiing
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Nagano 1998

#38
10 kilometres, Classical
10 kilometres, Classical Cross Country Skiing
#29
10/15 kilometres Pursuit
10/15 kilometres Pursuit Cross Country Skiing
#DNS
30 kilometres, Classical
30 kilometres, Classical Cross Country Skiing
#8
4 × 10 kilometres Relay
4 × 10 kilometres Relay Cross Country Skiing
#26
50 kilometres, Freestyle
50 kilometres, Freestyle Cross Country Skiing