|Olympic medal record|
|Silver||2000 Sydney||20 km walk|
|Silver||2008 Beijing||20 km walk|
Kjersti Tysse Plätzer (born Tysse on January 18, 1972) is a Norwegian race walker, who won the silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, in the 20 kilometres race. She finished 12th in the same race in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and 4th in the 2007 World Championships in Osaka. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, she again won a silver medal in the 20 kilometres race.
Born in Os, Hordaland, she is the older sister of Erik Tysse and is married to former German middle distance runner Stephan Plätzer, who is also her coach. They have two children, Kiara Lea and Sebastian.
|1986||European Championships||Stuttgart, West Germany||11th||10 km|
|1987||World Race Walking Cup||New York City, United States||17th||10 km|
|1994||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||16th||10 km|
|1998||European Championships||Budapest, Hungary||9th||10 km|
|1999||World Championships||Seville, Spain||9th||20 km|
|2000||European Race Walking Cup||Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany||3rd||20 km|
|Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||2nd||20 km|
|2001||European Race Walking Cup||Dudince, Slovakia||—||20 km||DNF|
|World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||—||20 km||DSQ|
|2002||European Championships||Munich, Germany||—||20 km||DSQ|
|2003||World Championships||Paris, France||—||20 km||DSQ|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||12th||20 km|
|2006||European Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||4th||20 km|
|2007||World Championships||Osaka, Japan||4th||20 km|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, China||2nd||20 km|
|2009||World Championships||Berlin, Germany||—||20 km||DSQ|
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2007 World Championships in Osaka,Japan 20km 4th place 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China 20km 2nd place
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