Jan Einar Thorsen

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Olympic medal record
Men's Alpine skiing
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Albertville Super-G

Jan Einar Thorsen (born August 31, 1966) is a former Norwegian Alpine skier, active between 1987 and 1994.[1] He won three World Cup victories, two in Super-G and one in Giant Slalom. In addition he won the World Cup title for Super G in 1994. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville, Thorsen won a bronze medal in the Super-G, and in addition came fifth in the Downhill. At the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer, Thorsen just missed out on another Olympic medal - he came fourth in the Giant Slalom.

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
December 5, 1992 France Val-d'Isère Super G
January 18, 1994 Switzerland Crans-Montana Giant slalom
March 17, 1994 United States Vail Super G [2]


  1. ^ Jan Einar Thorsen in Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ "FIS-Ski - biographie". www.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09.