Berit Mørdre

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Berit Mørdre
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Personal information
Born 16 April 1940
Nes, Akershus, Norway
Died 23 August 2016 (aged 76)[1]
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport Cross-country skiing
Club Romerikslagets IL, Oslo

Berit Mørdre-Lammedal (née Mørdre, 16 April 1940 – 23 August 2016) was a Norwegian cross-country skier. She competed at the 1968 and 1972 Olympics in the 5 km, 10 km and 3×5 km events and won a complete set of medals: a gold, a silver and a bronze. She also won a silver medal in the relay at the 1966 World Championships.[2]

Mørdre was born and raised on a farm in Nes, but since 1965 lived in Oslo, where she worked as a police officer. In 1969 she married, and changed her last name to Mørdre-Lammedal. She took part in several Holmenkollen ski festivals, winning the 5 km race in 1974. In 1971 she became the first Norwegian woman to win the Holmenkollen medal (shared with Marjatta Kajosmaa and Reidar Hjermstad). Domestically she won 13 Norwegian titles, six over 5 km and seven over 10 km.[2]


  1. ^ Skidronningen og pioneren Berit Mørdre er død, Raumnes (29 August 2016). Retrieved 29 August 2016. (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ a b "Berit Mørdre". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 3 December 2016. 

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