Brit Pettersen

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Brit Pettersen
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1984 Sarajevo 4 x 5 km
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Lake Placid 4 x 5 km
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Sarajevo 10 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1982 Oslo 4 x 5 km
Silver medal – second place 1985 Seefeld 20 km
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Oberstdorf 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Oslo 5 km

Brit Pettersen Tofte (born 24 November 1961 at Lillehammer) is a former Norwegian cross-country skier who competed during the 1980s.

Pettersen earned one gold and two bronzes at two Winter Olympic Games. At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, she won one gold (4 x 5 km - 1982), one silver (20 km - 1985), and two bronzes (5 km - 1982, 10 km - 1987). She also won the 20 km competition at the Holmenkollen ski festival twice (1983 and 1987). In the FIS Cross-Country World Cup, she finished second twice (1981/82, 1982/83) and third twice (1984/85, 1985/86).

She won the Holmenkollen medal in 1986.

In 1986 she won the silver medal at the Norwegian championships in 10 kilometres cross-country running, representing Lillehammer IF.[1]

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 10 victories
  • 23 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1981–82  9 January 1982 East Germany Klingenthal, East Germany 10 km Individual World Cup 2nd
2 22 February 1982 Norway Oslo, Norway 5 km Individual World Championships[1] 3rd
3 12 March 1982 Sweden Falun, Sweden 20 km Individual World Cup 1st
4 13 March 1982 Sweden Falun, Sweden 5 km Individual World Cup 1st
5 1982–83 8 January 1983 East Germany Klingenthal, East Germany 10 km Individual World Cup 1st
6 14 January 1983 Czechoslovakia Stachy, Czechoslovakia 10 km Individual World Cup 1st
7 19 February 1983 Soviet Union Kavgolovo, Soviet Union 20 km Individual World Cup 2nd
8 25 February 1983 Sweden Falun, Sweden 10 km Individual World Cup 3rd
9 5 March 1983 Finland Lahti, Finland 5 km Individual World Cup 3rd
10 12 March 1983 Norway Oslo, Norway 20 km Individual World Cup 1st
11 20 March 1983 United States Anchorage, United States 10 km Individual World Cup 2nd
12 27 March 1983 Canada Labrador City, Canada 10 km Individual World Cup 3rd
13  1983–84  9 February 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 10 km Individual Olympic Games[1] 3rd
14 1984–85 13 December 1984 Italy Val di Sole, Italy 5 km Individual World Cup 1st
15 19 January 1985 Austria Seefeld, Austria 20 km Individual World Championships[1] 2nd
16 2 March 1985 Finland Lahti, Finland 5 km Individual World Cup 2nd
17 16 March 1985 Norway Oslo, Norway 20 km Individual World Cup 3rd
18 1985–86 13 December 1985 United States Biwabik, United States 10 km Individual C World Cup 1st
19 15 February 1986 West Germany Oberstdorf, West Germany 20 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
20 8 March 1986 Sweden Falun, Sweden 30 km Individual C World Cup 1st
21 1986–87 13 December 1986 Italy Val di Sole, Italy 5 km Individual C World Cup 1st
22 13 February 1987 West Germany Oberstdorf, West Germany 10 km Individual C World Championships[1] 3rd
23 21 March 1987 Norway Oslo, Norway 20 km Individual C World Cup 1st

Team podiums[edit]

  • 5 victories
  • 6 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 1981–82 24 February 1982 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 5 km Relay World Championships[1] 1st Bøe / Nybråten / Aunli
2 1983–84 15 February 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 4 x 5 km Relay Olympic Games[1] 1st Nybråten / Jahren / Aunli
3 26 February 1984 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 5 km Relay World Cup 1st Bøe / Nybråten / Jahren
4 1985–86 1 March 1986 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 5 km Relay C World Cup 1st Aunli / Pedersen / Jahren
5  1986–87  1 March 1987 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Jahren / Skeime / Dahlmo
6 19 March 1987 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 5 km Relay C World Cup 1st Dybendahl-Hartz / Nybråten / Nykkelmo

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships and the 1994 Olympics, World Championship and Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "10 km Terrengløp/Cross Country". Norwegian Athletics. Archived from the original on 15 December 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2010. 
  2. ^ "Athlete :PETTERSEN Britt". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 19 March 2018. 

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