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HELLJESEN Siril
Sport Dressage
NOC Norway   
GenderFemale
Born14 Oct 1979 in Oslo, NOR
Human Interest
Last Update
  30 Jan 2015
Further Personal Information
Occupation Athlete, Business Owner, Coach, Horse Trainer
Languages English, German, Norwegian
Higher education Law, Media and Communications, Political Science - University of Oslo: Norway
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She began riding in 1990 at age 10.
Why this sport? She has a love and fascination for horses and riding.
Club / Team Siril Helljesen Dressage: Norway
Name of coach Paul Fielder, GBR
International Debut
Year 2003
Competing for Norway
General Interest
Most influential person in career Coach Paul Fielder. (Athlete, 04 Jul 2012)
Hero / Idol German rider Isabell Werth and Danish rider Andreas Helgstrand. (old.rytter.no, 23 Dec 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it." (rytter.no, 2012)
Famous relatives Her father Geir Helljesen is a famous journalist in Norway. (oblad.no, 29 May 2012)
Other information STABLES
She owns and operates Siril Helljesen Dressage, located just south of Oslo, Norway. (eurodressage.com, 24 Oct 2014; Facebook profile, 31 Dec 2014)

EARLY DAYS
After finishing high school she went to Germany to work at Stall Waldfrieden under Tanja Traupe. She returned to Norway to go to university, before heading to England to train under Paul Fielder. In 2004 she was offered a job at Stall-K which she says was the beginning of her professional riding career. In 2007 she left Stall-K to open her own stables and training ground in Oslo, Norway. (purehelp.no, 15 Jul 2013; siril.no, 20 Jul 2011)

Major Results
Olympic Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 OG-D London (GBR) DORINA 33  
Continental Championships and Games
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2011 CH-EU Rotterdam (NED) DORINA 23 11
World Cup Final
Year Venue Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
2012 CDI-W Final 's-Hertogenbosch (NED) DORINA 12  

Current Results
Date Venue Competition Horse Ind. Rank Team Rank
17.02.2014 to 19.02.2014 CDI3* Vestfold (NOR) PSG - Prix St-Georges ROSENSTOLZ 2  
17.02.2014 to 19.02.2014 CDI3* Vestfold (NOR) Int I - Intermediate I ROSENSTOLZ 3  
17.02.2014 to 19.02.2014 CDI3* Vestfold (NOR) Int I FS - Intermediate I Freestyle to Music ROSENSTOLZ 3  
01.08.2013 to 04.08.2013 CDI3* Hickstead (GBR) PSG - Prix St-Georges ROSENSTOLZ 27  
01.08.2013 to 04.08.2013 CDI3* Hickstead (GBR) Int I - Intermediate I ROSENSTOLZ WD  
Abbreviation Meaning
DNF Did Not Finish
DNS Did Not Start
DNQ Did Not Qualify
DSQ Disqualified
FNR Finished No Rank
RET Retired
WDW Withdrawal






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