Sigurd Dæhli

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Sigurd Dæhli
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Men's orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1981 Thun Relay
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Zalaegerszeg Individual
Men's ski-orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Batak Relay
Silver medal – second place 1982 Aigen Relay
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Aigen Individual
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Lavarone Relay

Sigurd Dæhli (born 6 May 1953) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor. He became Relay World Champion in 1981, by participating on the Norwegian winning team in Thun, Switzerland.[1] He obtained bronze in the 1983 Individual World Orienteering Championships in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary.

Orienteering career[edit]

Dæhlie made his debut in senior Norwegian Championships in 1973, and since then had more than 100 starts in the national championships.[2] He was winner of the first official Norwegian Night Orienteering Championship in 1979, and has participated on the winning relay team seven times in the national championships. He won gold medal in the Nordic Championships in Finland in 1977, and has two relay gold medals in the Nordic Championships (from 1980 and 1982).[2]

He has won WMOC (World Master Orienteering Championships) several times.[3]

Ski orienteering[edit]

Dæhlie also competed in ski orienteering, obtaining an individual bronze medal in the 1982 World Championships in Austria, a silver medal in the relay in 1982 (together with Finn Kinneberg, Tore Sagvolden and Morten Berglia), and a relay gold medal in the 1986 World Championships in Bulgaria.[4]


  1. ^ World Orienteering Championship, senior statistics 1966-2006 (Retrieved on December 31, 2007)
  2. ^ a b "Det begynte i 1973" Orientering på nett – 30.09.2005 (Norwegian) (Retrieved on December 31, 2007)
  3. ^ "Sigurd Dæhli. Who is Who". WMOC 2008 Portugal. Retrieved 14 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Schanke, Tom A (2007). Norsk Idrettsleksikon (in Norwegian). Aller Forlag. p. 375. ISBN 978-82-8156-044-4.