Brit Volden

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Brit Volden
Medal record
Competitor for  Norway
Women's Orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Gérardmer Relay
Silver medal – second place 1979 Tampere Relay
Silver medal – second place 1981 Thun Individual
Silver medal – second place 1985 Bendigo Individual

Brit Volden (born 4 April 1960) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor. She won the 1987 Relay World Championship,[1] as well as a silver medal in 1979. She also obtained silver medals in the Individual World Championships in 1981 and 1985. She won the overall World Cup in 1983 (unofficial cup), and finished second in 1984 and 1988.

Volden is married to orienteer Øyvin Thon. In 2005 they both climbed Cho Oyu (8201 meters).[2]

She represented the sports club Kongsberg IF.

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Orienteering Championship, senior statistics 1966-2006 (Retrieved on December 9, 2007)
  2. ^ The Norwegian Cato Zahl Pedersen reached the top on Cho Oyu - Unarmed expedition 2005 (Retrieved on December 9, 2007)