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2 Sep 1971 Oslo, Norway
Babyshark
176 cm / 85 kg 5'9'' / 187 pounds
Male
Kjetil André Aamodt is the most decorated alpine skier in Olympic history, and among the most successful and versatile skiers in history. He excelled at the Olympics and World Championships, winning four Olympic titles and 5 World Championships, and 20 medals overall. During his extraordinarily long career (1989 to 2006), he won 20 World Cups, at least one in each of the five alpine events. In 1994, he won the overall World Cup, and he added eight more World Cup titles, including five in the Combined. His career seemed over when he sustained a serious ankle injury in 2003, forcing...

Kjetil André Aamodt is the most decorated alpine skier in Olympic history, and among the most successful and versatile skiers in history. He excelled at the Olympics and World Championships, winning four Olympic titles and 5 World Championships, and 20 medals overall. During his extraordinarily long career (1989 to 2006), he won 20 World Cups, at least one in each of the five alpine events. In 1994, he won the overall World Cup, and he added eight more World Cup titles, including five in the Combined. His career seemed over when he sustained a serious ankle injury in 2003, forcing him to miss the 2003/2004 season. Coming back the following year, he only won one more major race: the 2006 Olympic Super G.

Kjetil Andre in numbers

5
Olympics
Olympics
8
medals
Gold medal:4 Silver medal:2 Bronze medal:2
  • Turin
    Turin 2006
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Turin
    Turin 2006
    • 4
      Alpine Skiing
      Downhill
    • 1 Gold medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Super G
    • DNS
      Alpine Skiing
      Combined
  • Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City 2002
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City 2002
    • 4
      Alpine Skiing
      Downhill
    • 1 Gold medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Super G
    • 7
      Alpine Skiing
      Giant Slalom
    • 6
      Alpine Skiing
      Slalom
    • 1 Gold medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Combined
  • Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Nagano
    Nagano 1998
    • 13
      Alpine Skiing
      Downhill
    • 5
      Alpine Skiing
      Super G
    • AC
      Alpine Skiing
      Giant Slalom
    • AC
      Alpine Skiing
      Combined
  • Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Lillehammer
    Lillehammer 1994
    • 2 Silver medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Downhill
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Super G
    • 12
      Alpine Skiing
      Giant Slalom
    • AC
      Alpine Skiing
      Slalom
    • 2 Silver medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Combined
  • Albertville
    Albertville 1992
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Albertville
    Albertville 1992
    • 26
      Alpine Skiing
      Downhill
    • 1 Gold medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Super G
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Alpine Skiing
      Giant Slalom
    • AC
      Alpine Skiing
      Slalom

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