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Sture Sivertsen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSture•Sivertsen
Used nameSture•Sivertsen
Born16 April 1966 in Levanger (NOR)
Measurements190 cm / 83 kg
AffiliationsLeirådal IL, Verdal (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Sture Sivertsen was an expert in classical style skiing and was a mainstay of the Norwegian ski team in the 1990s. His début on the World Cup circuit came in 1990, placing eighth in Örnsköldsvik. His first podium finish was in 1991, a third-place in the 50 km classical race at Holmenkollen. He became a double World Champion in Falun in 1993, when he won both the 10 km classical race and was part of the winning Norwegian relay team. Stivertsen competed in a total of four World Championships and in addition to his two gold medals in 1993, won another two relay golds in 1995 at Thunder Bay and in 1997 at Trondheim.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1994 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) NOR Sture Sivertsen
10 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 5
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
10/15 kilometres Pursuit, Men (Olympic) 7
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Norway 2 Silver
1998 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) NOR Sture Sivertsen
10 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 9
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 15
10/15 kilometres Pursuit, Men (Olympic) 27
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Norway 1 Gold

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