Kristin Bekkevold

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Kristin Bekkevold
Personal information
Full name Kristin Bekkevold Sørum
Date of birth (1977-04-19) 19 April 1977 (age 40)
Place of birth Hamar, Norway
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Youth career
FL Fart
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1996 Brumunddal
1997–2002 Asker
2003–2008 FL Fart
2009–2011 Brumunddal
National team
2000–2001 Norway 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:16, 14 September 2014 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:16, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

Kristin Bekkevold Sørum (born April 19, 1977 in Hamar) is a former Norwegian footballer and Olympic champion.

She received a gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[1]

In January 2001 Bekkevold underwent surgery for a knee injury.[2] She left Asker in 2002 and returned to playing for FL Fart. When Fart won the 1. divisjon in 2007, they were promoted and Bekkevold made a Toppserien comeback in 2008.[3] She signed for Brumunddal, who she had previously represented between 1994 and 1996, in February 2009.[4] Bekkevold left Brumunddal and retired from football at the age of 34 after suffering another knee injury.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2000 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Soccer" (Retrieved on May 16, 2008)
  2. ^ Brenden, Jan Magne (28 February 2001). "Vellykket operasjon for Bekkevold" (in Norwegian). Østlendingen. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Holmlund, John Arne (14 April 2008). "Høyere nivå" (in Norwegian). Hamar Arbeiderblad. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  4. ^ Hagen, Sverre (26 February 2009). "Kristin Bekkevold Sørum til Dala!" (in Norwegian). Brumunddal Fotball. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 
  5. ^ Fjellstad, Tore (3 May 2011). "Kristin legger opp!" (in Norwegian). Brumunddal Fotball. Retrieved 14 September 2014. 

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