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Inger Helene Nybråten

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameInger Helene•Nybråten
Used nameInger Helene•Nybråten
Born8 December 1960 in Fagernes, Nord-Aurdal (NOR)
Measurements175 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsSkrautvål IL, Skrautvål (NOR)
NOC(s) Norway

Biography

Inger Helene Nybråten was a member of the Norwegian cross-country relay at several international championships, winning gold at the 1982 World Championships and the 1984 Winter Olympics. In addition she earned two Olympic relay silver medals and one silver and three bronze relay medals from the World Championships. Her only individual medal came in her last championship start, placing third in the 15 km at Thunder Bay in 1995. She also won six World Cup events, and six national titles from 1988-95.

Nybråten settled in Fagernes, where she owned and ran a sport shop named Inger Helene G-Sport. She also worked as a cross-country ski instructor both for kids and adults, and participated in programs about skiing for Norwegian TV.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1984 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 5 Representing Norway    
  20 kilometres, Women Olympic 11
  4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women Olympic Norway 1 Gold
1988 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 6 Representing Norway    
  10 kilometres, Women Olympic 6
1992 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 5 Representing Norway    
  15 kilometres, Women Olympic 7
  30 kilometres, Women Olympic 13
  5/10 kilometres Pursuit, Women Olympic 7
  4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women Olympic Norway 2 Silver
1994 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) 5 kilometres, Women Olympic 5 Representing Norway    
  30 kilometres, Women Olympic 7
  5/10 kilometres Pursuit, Women Olympic DNS
  4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women Olympic Norway 2 Silver

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