Berit Aunli

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Berit Aunli
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1984 Sarajevo 4 x 5 km
Silver medal – second place 1984 Sarajevo 5 km
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Lake Placid 4 x 5 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1982 Oslo 5 km
Gold medal – first place 1982 Oslo 10 km
Gold medal – first place 1982 Oslo 4 x 5 km
Silver medal – second place 1982 Oslo 20 km

Berit Kristine Aunli, née Kvello, (born 9 June 1956 in Stjørdal, Norway) is a Norwegian former cross country skier married to Ove Aunli. She won her first international championship medal as a member of the Norwegian team that won the bronze medal at the 4 x 5 km at the 1980 Winter Olympics.

Her real international breakthrough came at the 1982 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships when she won gold medals at the 5 km, 10 km and 4 x 5 km races, and a silver medal at the 20 km classical. At the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, she won two medals with a gold in the 4 x 5 km and a silver in 5 km. Aunli also won a silver in the 4 x 5 km at the 1985 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. At the 1981 Holmenkollen ski festival, she won the 20 km event.

In 1983, she was awarded the Holmenkollen medal (Shared with Tom Sandberg.).

She has 15 Norwegian Championships in total, representing Strindheim I.L.. In 1985 she won Morgenbladet's gold medal. She is the daughter of Kristen Kvello.


Preceded by
Tom Lund
Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year
Succeeded by
Grete Waitz