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List of notable or famous cross-country skiers from Norway, with bios and photos, including the top cross-country skiers born in Norway and even some popular cross-country skiers who immigrated to Norway. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Norwegian cross-country skiers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These cross-country skiers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known cross-country skier from Norway is included when available.

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This historic cross-country skiers from Norway list can help answer the questions "Who are some Norwegian cross-country skiers of note?" and "Who are the most famous cross-country skiers from Norway?" These prominent cross-country skiers of Norway may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Norwegian cross-country skiers.

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Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Norway
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Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen is a Norwegian cross-country skier. She skis with the IL Heming club in Oslo, near Holmenkollen. Her greatest achievement is winning the gold medal in sprint at the 2007 World Championships. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 32

Birthplace: Trondheim, Norway

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#13 on The Greatest Cross Country Skiers of All Time

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Celine Brun-Lie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Norway
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Celine Marie Knudtzon Brun-Lie is a Norwegian cross-country skier. She won a bronze medal at the 2006 Junior World Ski Championships, recorded a fourth place at the 2007 Junior World Ski Championships and won a gold medal in relay at the 2008 Junior World Ski Championships. She made her World Cup debut in March 2007 in Stockholm, with a twentieth place. She recorded her first top-ten result in December 2007, with a tenth place in Rybinsk, and finished on the podium for the first time in December 2008, when she finished second in the sprint race in Davos. She also competed at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009, recording a twelfth place in the sprint. At the 2010 Winter Olympics in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

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Eldar Rønning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Norway
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Eldar Rønning is a Norwegian cross-country skier. He skis with the Skogn IL club, in Nord-Trøndelag. In 2004/05, he achieved three podium finishes in World Cup Sprint events, including a win at Reit im Winkl. He finished the season in 10th, 235 points behind overall winner Axel Teichmann. He was 62nd in the distance standings, 520 points behind Teichmann, and came second in the sprint discipline, 237 points behind fellow countryman Tor Arne Hetland. He also came second in the sprint discipline at the Norwegian national championships. Rønning shared the 2005/06 season between the World Cup and the Scandinavian Cup, competing almost exclusively in sprints. He only competed in one World Cup ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: Levanger, Norway

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Ella Gjømle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cross-country Skiers from Norway
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Ella Gjømle is a cross country skier from Stathelle, Bamble, Norway. She competes for Lyn ski club, Oslo. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Stathelle, Norway

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