|Women's cross-country skiing|
|1984 Sarajevo||4 x 5 km|
|1980 Lake Placid||4 x 5 km|
|1984 Sarajevo||10 km|
|1982 Oslo||4 x 5 km|
|1985 Seefeld||20 km|
|1987 Oberstdorf||10 km|
|1982 Oslo||5 km|
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.
- "10 km Terrengløp/Cross Country". Norwegian Athletics. Retrieved 21 July 2010.
- Brit Pettersen at the International Ski Federation
- Holmenkollen medalists at the Wayback Machine (archived February 24, 2007) - click Holmenkollmedaljen for downloadable pdf file (Norwegian)
- Holmenkollen winners since 1892 at the Wayback Machine (archived February 24, 2007) - click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file (Norwegian)
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