Gunn Margit Andreassen

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Gunn Margit Andreassen
Gunn Margit Andreassen 2006.jpg
Medal record
Women's biathlon
Competitor for  Norway
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2002 Salt Lake City 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Nagano 4 × 7.5 km relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Oberhof 4 × 6 km relay
Gold medal – first place 1997 Brezno-Osrblie Team event
Gold medal – first place 1995 Antholz-Anterselva Team event
Silver medal – second place 1997 Brezno-Osrblie 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 15 km individual
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Antholz-Anterselva 4 × 7.5 km relay

Gunn Margit Aas Andreassen (born 23 July 1973 in Kristiansand) is a former Norwegian biathlete.

Biathlon career[edit]

She won two Olympic medals, bronze in Nagano 1998 and silver in Salt Lake City 2002, both in the relay. From the World Championships she has the following results:

  • 1995 - 1.pl (Team)
  • 1995 - 3.pl (Relay)
  • 1997 - 1.pl (Team)
  • 1997 - 2.pl (Relay)
  • 2004 - 1.pl (Relay)

In cross-country skiing she participated in one World Cup race, in which she finished 46th, in Beitostølen in November 2003. She represented Ringkollen SK, the club of her husband, in this sport.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She is a daughter of Ivar Andreassen and niece of Reidar Andreassen. Both were skiers and runners.[2] She was born in Kristiansand, but lived in Birkenes and represented Birkenes IL. She lives with fellow former biathlete, Frode Andresen, and they have three sons together, David, who was born around Christmas 2004, Nicolas, who was born in 2008 and Elias, who was born in August 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gunn Margit Andreassen at the International Ski Federation
  2. ^ Thoresen, Thore-Erik (10 January 1992). "Mester med syv bom". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). 

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