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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "10 km Terrengløp/Cross Country". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 21 July 2010.