Eirik Kvalfoss

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Eirik Kvalfoss
Eirik Kvalfoss 1986.jpg
Kvalfoss at the 1986 World Championships
Personal information
Full name Eirik Kvalfoss
Born (1959-12-25) 25 December 1959 (age 54)
Voss, Norway
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
World Cup debut 22 January 1981
Olympic Games
Teams 3 (1984, 1988, 1992)
Medals 3 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams 10 (1981, 1982, 1983,
1985, 1986, 1987,
1989, 1990, 1991,
1993)
Medals 13 (3 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 14 (1980/81–1993/94)
Individual wins 12
Individual podiums 30
Overall titles 1 (1988–89)

Eirik Kvalfoss (born 25 December 1959) is a former biathlete from Voss, Norway. He won three medals during the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo: gold in the 10 km sprint, silver in relay and bronze in the 20 km individual. In total Kvalfoss won 11 individual Olympic and World Championship medals between 1982–1991, as well as several relay medals. He was awarded Morgenbladets Gullmedalje in 1983.

Kvalfosss did his higher education at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bugge, Mette (5 September 2008). "40 år og fortsatt full fart". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 20.