Ove Aunli

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Ove Aunli
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1980 Lake Placid 4 x 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Lake Placid 15 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1982 Oslo 4 x 10 km
Gold medal – first place 1985 Seefeld 4 x 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1985 Seefeld 30 km
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Lahti 4 x 10 km
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Seefeld 50 km
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Oberstdorf 4 x 10 km

Ove Robert Aunli (born 12 March 1956 in Hemne) is a Norwegian former cross-country skier. He took the Olympic bronze medal in 1980 Lake Placid when Thomas Wassberg beat Juha Mieto by one-hundredth of a second for the gold medal, and won a silver medal as part of Norway's 4 x 10 km relay team.

Aunli found his biggest success at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, winning six medals. This included two golds (4 x 10 km: 1982, 1985), one silver (30 km: 1985), and three bronzes (4 x 10 km: 1978, 1987; 50 km: 1985).

Aunli represented the clubs Kyrksæterøra IL and Strindheim IL.

He is married to Berit Aunli.

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 1 victory
  • 5 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1983–84  16 December 1983 Austria Ramsau, Austria 30 km Individual World Cup 2nd
2 1984–85 15 December 1984 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland 30 km Individual World Cup 1st
3 18 January 1985 Austria Seefeld, Austria 30 km Individual World Championships[1] 2nd
4 27 January 1985 Austria Seefeld, Austria 50 km Individual World Championships[1] 3rd
5  1985–86  14 December 1985 United States Biwabik, United States 30 km Individual F World Cup 3rd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 2 victories
  • 5 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 1981–82 25 February 1982 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay World Championships[1] 1st Eriksen / Mikkelsplass / Brå
2 1984–85 24 February 1985 Austria Seefeld, Austria 4 x 10 km Relay World Championships[1] 1st Monsen / Mikkelsplass / Holte
3 17 March 1985 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay World Cup 3rd Hole / Mikkelsplass / Ulvang
4  1986–87  17 February 1987 West Germany Oberstdorf, West Germany 4 x 10 Relay F World Championships[1] 3rd Ulvang / Mikkelsplass / Langli
5 8 March 1987 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Mikkelsplass / Ulvang / Langli

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships, World Championship races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete : AUNLI Ove". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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