Alvdal IL

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Alvdal IL
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Full name Alvdal Idrettslag
Founded 1902
Ground Steimoegga,
Alvdal
League Third Division
2011 Third Division / 10, 10th[1]

Alvdal Idrettslag is a Norwegian sports club from Alvdal, founded in 1902. It has sections for association football, Nordic skiing, biathlon, orienteering, team handball and volleyball.[2]

Famous skiers include Embret Mellesmo, Per Samuelshaug, Ottar Gjermundshaug, Oddmund Jensen, Erling Bjørn, Kristian Bjørn, Per Bjørn and Torgeir Bjørn. The club became Norwegian relay champion in 1958 and 1959.[2]

The men's football team currently plays in the Third Division, the fourth tier of Norwegian football, after being promoted in 2010. Former players include Harald Stormoen and Per Gunnar Dalløkken.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tabell 3. divisjon, avdeling 10 2011". nifs.no (in Norwegian). A-pressen. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Alvdal Idrettslag". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 5 March 2009.