Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass

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Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass
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Full name Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass
Born (1961-04-29) April 29, 1961 (age 57)
Bromma, Norway
Ski club Bromma IL
World Cup career
Seasons 1981–1996
Individual wins 4
Indiv. podiums 19

Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass (born April 29, 1961) is a former Norwegian cross-country skier who competed from 1981 to 1997. He won the 15 km silver at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

Mikkelsplass also won the 15 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1981.

His best-known successes were at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships where he won two golds (4 x 10 km: 1982, 1985), one silver (15 km: 1989), and one bronze (4 x 10 km: 1987).

He married fellow skier Marit Wold in 1994.

World Cup results[edit]

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

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 4 victories
  • 19 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 1981–82 9 January 1981 West Germany Reit im Winkl, West Germany 15 km Individual World Cup 1st
2 1982–83 18 December 1982 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland 15 km Individual World Cup 1st
3 4 March 1983 Finland Lahti, Finland 15 km Individual World Cup 2nd
4 1984–85 9 December 1984 Italy Cogne, Italy 15 km Individual World Cup 1st
5 15 December 1984 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland 30 km Individual World Cup 2nd
6 16 February 1985 Bulgaria Aleko, Bulgaria 15 km Individual World Cup 3rd
7 14 March 1985 Norway Oslo, Norway 15 km Individual World Cup 3rd
8  1985–86  8 December 1985 Canada Labrador City, Canada 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
9  1986–87  8 December 1985 Soviet Union Kavgolovo, Soviet Union 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
10  1987–88  12 December 1987 France La Clusaz, France 15 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
11 19 December 1987 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland 15 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
12 19 February 1988 Canada Calgary, Canada 15 km Individual C Olympic Games[1] 2nd
13 27 March 1988 Finland Rovaniemi, Finland 50 km Individual C World Cup 1st
14  1988–89  14 December 1988 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bohinj, Yugoslavia 30 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
15 17 December 1988 Italy Val di Sole, Italy 15 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
16 7 January 1989 Soviet Union Kavgolovo, Soviet Union 15 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
17 13 January 1989 Czechoslovakia Nové Město, Czechoslovakia 15 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
18 15 January 1989 Czechoslovakia Nové Město, Czechoslovakia 30 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
18 22 February 1989 Finland Lahti, Finland 15 km Individual C World Championships[1] 2nd
19  1991–92  29 February 1992 Finland Lahti, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 3 victories
  • 11 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 1981–82 25 January 1982 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay World Championships[1] 1st Eriksen / Aunli / Brå
2 1984–85 24 January 1985 Austria Seefeld, Austria 4 x 10 km Relay World Championships[1] 1st Monsen / T.H. Holte / Aunli
3 10 March 1985 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay World Cup 3rd Monsen / T.H. Holte / G. Holte
4 17 March 1985 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay World Cup 3rd Hole / Ulvang / Aunli
5  1985–86  9 March 1986 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay F World Cup 2nd Monsen / Ulvang / Hole
6  1986–87  17 February 1987 West Germany Oberstdorf, West Germany 4 x 10 km Relay F World Championships[1] 3rd Aunli / Ulvang / Langli
7 8 March 1987 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Ulvang / Aunli / Langli
8  1987–88  13 March 1988 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay F World Cup 2nd Dæhlie / Bjørn / Ulvang
9 17 March 1988 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay C World Cup 1st Monsen / Bjørn / Ulvang
10  1988–89  5 March 1989 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay F World Cup 3rd Dæhlie / Ulvang / Langli
11 12 March 1989 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 10 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Langli / Ulvang / Dæhlie

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships and the 1994 Olympics, World Championship and Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete : MIKKELSPLASS Paal Gunnar". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 4 March 2018. 

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