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2 Feb 1968 Oslo, Norway
176 cm / 60 kg 5'9'' / 132 pounds
Male

Ski jumper Espen Bredesen, born and raised in Oslo, had his national breakthrough in 1991, when he was Norwegian champion in both normal and big hill. But his first Olympic Games, Albertville 1992, was a disaster for Bredesen. He had just changed his technique from classical to V-style, and ended up last on the normal hill and next-to-last on the big hill. But Bredesen came back strongly. At the 1993 World Championships in Falun he won on the big hill, in addition to winning another gold in the team event. He ended the season with three victories in the World...

Espen in numbers

3
Olympics
Olympics
2
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal:1 Bronze medal:
  • Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    • 36
      Ski Jumping
      Normal Hill, Individual
  • Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    • 1 Gold medal
      Ski Jumping
      Normal Hill, Individual
    • 2 Silver medal
      Ski Jumping
      Large Hill, Individual
    • 4
      Ski Jumping
      Large Hill, Team
  • Albertville
    Albertville 1992
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Albertville
    Albertville 1992
    • 58
      Ski Jumping
      Normal Hill, Individual
    • 57
      Ski Jumping
      Large Hill, Individual
    • 7
      Ski Jumping
      Large Hill, Team

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