Bjarte Engen Vik

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Bjarte Engen Vik
Medal record
Men's nordic combined
Competitor for  Norway
Olympic Games
Gold 1998 Nagano 15 km individual
Gold 1998 Nagano 4 x 5 km team
Silver 1994 Lillehammer 3 x 10 km team
Bronze 1994 Lillehammer 15 km individual
World Championships
Gold 1997 Trondheim 4 x 5 km team
Gold 1999 Ramsau 7.5 km sprint
Gold 1999 Ramsau 15 km individual
Gold 2001 Lahti 15 km individual
Gold 2001 Lahti 4 x 5 km team
Silver 1995 Thunder Bay 4 x 5 km team
Silver 1997 Trondheim 15 km individual
Silver 1999 Ramsau 4 x 5 km team

Bjarte Engen Vik (born March 3, 1971 in Tromsø) is a former Norwegian nordic combined athlete. He won the FIS World Cup overall twice, in 1997/98 and 1998/99 with a total of 24 wins. He also has eight medals from the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with five golds (1997: 4 x 5 km team, 1999: 15 km individual, 7.5 km sprint, 2001: 15 km individual, 4 x 5 km team), and three silvers (1995: 4 x 5 km team, 1997: 15 km individual, 1999: 4 x 5 km team). He also managed to win a bronze medal in the Norwegian championship in ski jumping. His consecutive wins in the Individual Gundersen at the Nordic skiing World Championships in 1999 and 2001 were the first since Oddbjørn Hagen did it in 1934 and 1935.

Vik also found great success at the Holmenkollen ski festival, winning the Nordic combined individual event five times (1996–2000), becoming one of only four athletes to do so (Lauritz Bergendahl, Johan Grøttumsbråten, and Rauno Miettinen are the others.). He also won the Nordic combined 7.5 km sprint event at the festival twice (1997, 2000). Vik's seven career wins at the Holmenkollen are the most among any competitor in Nordic combined.

Vik received the Holmenkollen medal in 1997 (shared with Stefania Belmondo and Bjørn Dæhlie).

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