Ellen Sofie Olsvik

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Ellen Sofie Olsvik
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Women's orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Gérardmer Relay
Silver medal – second place 1985 Bendigo Relay
World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1986 WC Overall
Women's ski-orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Batak, Bulgaria Relay

Ellen Sofie Olsvik (born 7 July 1962) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor, world champion in the relay event, and winner of the first overall Orienteering World Cup. She is also world champion in ski-orienteering.

Career[edit]

She won a gold medal in the relay event at the 1987 World Orienteering Championships, together with Ragnhild Bratberg, Ragnhild Bente Andersen and Brit Volden.[1] She received a silver medal in 1985.

Olsvik won the first overall Orienteering World Cup in 1986, with a total score of 112 points, before Jorunn Teigen (108 points) and Karin Rabe (101 points).[2]

She received a gold medal in relay at the 1986 World Ski Orienteering Championships in Batak, Bulgaria, together with Toril Hallan and Ragnhild Bratberg.[3] She also competed in cross-country skiing, with a silver medal in the 20 km race at the national championships.[4]

She represented the clubs Nydalens SK, Bækkelagets SK, NTHI, Orkanger IF and Byåsen IL.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Orienteering Championship, senior statistics 1966-2006 Archived 2011-02-22 at WebCite (Retrieved on June 18, 2008)
  2. ^ World Cup 1986International Orienteering Federation (Retrieved on June 18, 2008)
  3. ^ "World Ski Orienteering Championships 1986". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 4 March 2017. 
  4. ^ a b "Ellen Sofie Olsvik". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 10 October 2011.