Athletes Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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List of popular female athletes from Norway, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Norway has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous females that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Norwegian female athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Norway in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented female athletes of Norway in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

Kristin Tøsse Løvseth and Anita Håkenstad are included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Norway?" and "Who are the greatest female Norwegian athletes?"

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Katja Nyberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 39

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Sonja Henie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
Died at 57 (1912-1969)

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Marit Bjørgen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Tora Berger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 37

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Vibeke Skofterud is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Kristin Størmer Steira is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Hedda Berntsen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Kjersti Buaas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 36

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Gro Marit Istad Kristiansen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Ann Kristin Flatland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Grete Waitz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
Died at 58 (1953-2011)

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Madeleine Giske is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Therese Johaug is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Liv-Kjersti Eikeland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Mona Løseth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 27

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Sara Nordenstam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Bente Nordby is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 44

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Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Bente Skari is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 46

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Kathrine Maaseide is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Hilde Gjermundshaug Pedersen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Maren Haugli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 33

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Ella Gjømle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 39

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Desiree Bjerke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Katrine Lunde Haraldsen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Gro Hammerseng is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Solveig Rogstad is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Gunn Margit Andreassen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Marianne Pettersen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Maiken Caspersen Falla is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Marianne Rørvik is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Trine Hattestad is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Ragnhild Aamodt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Kristine Lunde is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Ann-Kristin Aarønes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Marit Mikkelsplass is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Kari Aalvik Grimsbø is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Berit Aunli is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 62

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Linn-Kristin Riegelhuth Koren is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Marthe Kristoffersen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Britt Pettersen is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Laila Schou Nilsen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
Died at 79 (1919-1998)

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Anne Jahren is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 55

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Linda Medalen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 53

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Tonje Nøstvold is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Solfrid Andersen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Marit Malm Frafjord is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway

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Linn Haug is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway
age 28

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Ingvild Stensland is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Norway