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.

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