At a glance

3 Dec 1969
181 cm / 75 kg 5'11'' / 165 pounds
Male

Halvard Hanevold won 22 international medals in biathlon, only Ole Einar Bjørndalen having won more among Norwegian biathletes. Hanevold, born in Asker west of Oslo, started with cross-country skiing and orienteering, but was attracted to biathlon at the age of 15. He was a member of the Norwegian national team from 1992-2010, and crowned his excellent career at the age of 40 with an Olympic gold medal in the Vancouver Games. He had another Olympic relay gold from Salt Lake City in 2002, but his greatest individual Olympic moment came at Nagano in 1998 when he won the 20 km...

Halvard in numbers

5
Olympics
Olympics
6
medals
Gold medal:3 Silver medal:2 Bronze medal:1
  • Vancouver
    Vancouver 2010
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Vancouver
    Vancouver 2010
    • 24
      Biathlon
      10 kilometres Sprint
    • 17
      Biathlon
      12.5 kilometres Pursuit
    • 19
      Biathlon
      15 kilometres Mass Start
    • 1 Gold medal
      Biathlon
      4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay
  • Turin
    Turin 2006
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Turin
    Turin 2006
    • 2 Silver medal
      Biathlon
      10 kilometres Sprint
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Biathlon
      20 kilometres
    • 7
      Biathlon
      15 kilometres Mass Start
    • 5
      Biathlon
      12.5 kilometres Pursuit
    • 5
      Biathlon
      4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay
  • Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City 2002
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City 2002
    • 13
      Biathlon
      10 kilometres Sprint
    • 5
      Biathlon
      20 kilometres
    • 8
      Biathlon
      12.5 kilometres Pursuit
    • 1 Gold medal
      Biathlon
      4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay
  • Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    • 8
      Biathlon
      10 kilometres Sprint
    • 1 Gold medal
      Biathlon
      20 kilometres
    • 2 Silver medal
      Biathlon
      4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay
  • Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    • 46
      Biathlon
      20 kilometres
    • 7
      Biathlon
      4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

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