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Gunn Rita Dahle-Flesjå

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameGunn Rita•Dahle-Flesjå
Used nameGunn Rita•Dahle-Flesjå
Nick/petnamesCat women, Biking viking
Born10 February 1973 in Stavanger (NOR)
Measurements173 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsSandnes Cykleklubb/Merida Biking Team
NOC Norway

Biography

The most successful woman in cross-country mountain biking, Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå has won all available titles in the sport. She has won the cross-country World Championships (2002, 2004-06) and the marathon event (2004-06, 2008) four times each. In 2004, she also claimed the Olympic title in Athens.Dahle Flesjå is also a five-time European Champion, four times in the cross-country (2002-05) and once in the marathon (2006). From 2003 through 2006, she also claimed the cross-country crown in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Cycling Mountain Bike (Cycling) NOR Gunn Rita Dahle
Cross-Country, Women (Olympic) 4
2004 Summer Olympics Cycling Mountain Bike (Cycling) NOR Gunn Rita Dahle
Cross-Country, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
2008 Summer Olympics Cycling Mountain Bike (Cycling) NOR Gunn Rita Dahle-Flesjå
Cross-Country, Women (Olympic) AC
2012 Summer Olympics Cycling Mountain Bike (Cycling) NOR Gunn Rita Dahle-Flesjå
Cross-Country, Women (Olympic) AC
2016 Summer Olympics Cycling Mountain Bike (Cycling) NOR Gunn Rita Dahle-Flesjå
Cross-Country, Women (Olympic) 10