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Thomas Alsgaard

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 5
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 6
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameThomas•Alsgaard (Alsgård-)
Used nameThomas•Alsgaard
Born10 January 1972 in Lørenskog (NOR)
Measurements190 cm / 82 kg
AffiliationsEidsvold Værk SK, Eidsvoll (NOR)
NOC(s) Norway

Biography

Though slightly overshadowed by compatriot Bjørn Dæhlie, Thomas Alsgaard’s sports career is highly impressive. In three Olympics, he has won six medals, including five gold. He has also won six World Championships, including four relay titles. He lost the opportunity for a seventh title when, as Norway’s anchor, he lost the relay gold to Austria’s Christian Hoffmann in Ramsau (Austria). In 1998, Alsgaard grabbed the overall cross country World Cup, and the prestigious Holmenkollen medal in 2001.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1994 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) 10 kilometres, Men Olympic 24 Representing Norway    
  30 kilometres, Men Olympic 1 Gold
  10/15 kilometres Pursuit, Men Olympic DNS
  4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men Olympic Norway 2 Silver
1998 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) 10 kilometres, Men Olympic 5 Representing Norway    
  30 kilometres, Men Olympic AC
  50 kilometres, Men Olympic 6
  10/15 kilometres Pursuit, Men Olympic 1 Gold
  4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men Olympic Norway 1 Gold
2002 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) 30 kilometres, Men Olympic 12 Representing Norway    
  10/10 kilometres Pursuit, Men Olympic =1 Gold
  4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men Olympic Norway 1 Gold

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