Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen

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Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen
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Medal record
Representing  Norway
Women's orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Miskolc Relay
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Tenero Relay
Gold medal – first place 2006 Druskininkai Middle
Silver medal – second place 2006 Druskininkai Long
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Põlva Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Gdańsk Relay
Women's cross country skiing
Junior World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Relay
Gold medal – first place 2006 Relay
Silver medal – second place 2006 Pursuit
Bronze medal – third place 2005 5 km
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Pursuit

Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen (born September 7, 1986) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor and cross country skier. She was a junior World Champion in both sports. At senior level she has won a gold medal in relay at the World Orienteering Championships.

Orienteering[edit]

Bjerkreim Nilsen won a gold medal in the relay at the 2005 Junior World Orienteering Championships. In 2006 she received an individual gold medal in the middle distance, and a silver medal in the short course.[1] She participated in the 2007 World Cup, where her best single result was a 5th in the sprint distance at O-Ringen.[1] At the 2009 World Orienteering Championships in Miskolc she won a gold medal in the relay, together with Anne Margrethe Hausken and Marianne Andersen.[2]

Cross country skiing[edit]

She received a gold medal in the relay at the 2005 Junior World Championships in cross country skiing, and again in 2006. She debuted in the senior world cup in November 2006, and competed in the World Championships in Sapporo in 2007.

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