Gisle Fenne

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Gisle Fenne
Gisle Fenne 1986.jpg
Fenne at the 1986 World Championships.
Personal information
Full name Gisle Oddvar Fenne
Born (1963-06-09) 9 June 1963 (age 55)
Voss, Hordaland, Norway
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Voss Skiskyttarlag
World Cup debut 21 January 1984
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (1988, 1992)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 7 (1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992)
Medals 4 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 11 (1983/84–1993/94)
Individual victories 1
Individual podiums 2

Gisle Oddvar Fenne (born 9 June 1963) is a former Norwegian biathlete. His best-known international achievement was the silver medal in the 20 km individual in the World Championships 1989 in Feistritz an der Drau. He succeeded in many duels with teammate Eirik Kvalfoss. He was among the top Norwegian biathletes from the mid-1980s until the mid-1990s, and became twice the Norwegian champion in the 20 km individual. He is the father of biathlete Hilde Fenne.[2]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[3]

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Canada 1988 Calgary 30th 6th
France 1992 Albertville 9th 5th

World Championships[edit]

4 medals (2 silver, 2 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Team Relay
West Germany 1985 Ruhpolding 18th N/A 4th
Norway 1986 Oslo Holmenkollen 10th 27th N/A 5th
United States 1987 Lake Placid 45th 21st N/A 4th
Austria 1989 Feistritz Silver Bronze
Soviet Union 1990 Minsk 7th 30th 6th 4th
Finland 1991 Lahti 17th 11th Bronze
Russia 1992 Novosibirsk N/A N/A Silver N/A
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was added as an event in 1989.

Individual victories[edit]

1 victory (1 In)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1 victory
(1 In)
10 March 1988 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Gisle Fenne". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Bartolmaes and Begue win Youth Individual Titles" (Press release). Kontiolahti: International Biathlon Union. 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  3. ^ "Gisle Fenne". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 10 December 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2015.

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