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Kendall Gretsch - Nordic

Kendall's Profile

Classification: LW11-5


Kendall was born with spina bifida. She is also a summer athlete and competes in paratriathlons. A three-time world champion triathlete, she shifted her focus to the slopes in 2017. She was nominated for an EPSY in 2015 and named Female Para Triathlete of the Year by USA Triathlon. Kendall was the first American female and first American to claim a medal in the biathlon event in the Olympics and Paralympics. She competed in the 2018 Paralympics resulting in two gold medals.



BirthplaceDowners Grove, IL
HometownDowners Grove, IL
Year Made Team2017

About Kendall

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Kendall's Statistics

  • World Cup
  • Paralympic Awards & Results
  • Paralympic Experience
  • Other
  • World Cup Statistics

    Years of Participation: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2019

    Medals: 9 (4 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze)

    Most Recent: 2019 – Nordic skiing – gold (individual biathlon), silver (middle-distance biathlon, middle-distance cross-country, biathlon sprint, long-distance cross-country), bronze (cross-country sprint)


  • Paralympic Awards & Results

    One-time Paralympian; Two-time Paralympic Medalist

    PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games:

    • Gold - 6km Biathlon, 12km Cross-country
    • 4th - 10km Biathlon
    • 6th - 5km Cross-country 
    • 7th - Mixed 4x2.5km Cross-country 
    • 8th - 12.5km Biathlon
  • Paralympic Experience

    • One-time Paralympian (2018); Two-time Paralympic medalist (2 gold)
    • PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, gold (6km biathlon, 12km cross-country), 4th (10 km biathlon), 6th (5km cross-country), 7th (mixed 4x2.5km cross-country), 8th (12.5km biathlon)


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