Halvard Hanevold

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Halvard Hanevold
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Personal information
Full name Halvard Hanevold
Born (1969-12-03) 3 December 1969 (age 45)
Asker, Norway
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Asker Skiklubb
World Cup debut 8 March 1992
Retired 27 March 2010
Olympic Games
Teams 5 (1994, 1998, 2002,
2006, 2010)
Medals 6 (3 gold)
World Championships
Teams 16 (1994, 1995,
1996, 1997, 1998,
1999, 2000, 2001,
2002, 2003, 2004,
2005, 2006, 2007,
2008, 2009)
Medals 16 (5 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 19 (1991/92–2009/10)
Individual wins 9
All wins 33
Individual podiums 40
All podiums 97
Discipline titles 2:
2 Individual (1997–98, 2002–03)

Halvard Hanevold (born December 3, 1969 in Asker), is a Norwegian biathlete and Olympic champion. Hanevold won the bronze medal in the men's 20 km individual and the silver medal in the men's 10 km sprint at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

He also medaled in biathlon events at the 1998 Winter Olympics and the 2002 Winter Olympics by winning his first Olympic gold followed by another gold four years later. He won the last medal of his Olympic career in the 4 × 7.5 km relay at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

In his career he recorded 40 podiums at World Cup level, with the last podium being in the final race of the season in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.


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