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Trude Dybendahl-Hartz

Full name: Trude Dybendahl-Hartz
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: January 8, 1966 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: Kjelsås IL, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Wife of Ebbe Hartz.

Medals: 3 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Trude Dybendahl-Hartz has three Olympic silver medals, all as a member of the Norwegian cross-country relay team in 1988, 1992 and 1994. Her best individual Olympic placing was fourth at the 1994 Lillehammer Games at 30 km. She was World Champion in the 5 km at Val di Fiemme in 1991, also winning silver at 15 km in 1991 and bronze at 5 km in Falun in 1993. Her last World Championship medal came in Trondheim 1997 as a member of the silver medal winning Norwegian relay team. She ended her international championships career at the 1998 Nagano Games, where a sixth place in the 15 km was her best finish. Dybendahl-Hartz won six individual national championships\: 5 km in 1989, and 1991-93 and 30 km in 1990-91. She married Danish cross-country skier and geologist Ebbe Hartz after the 1994 Winter Games, although they later divorced. Dybendahl-Hartz ended her career in 1998, and began to work in a bank. She later started her own firm, giving lessons in ski technique for adults, and has also published a book on ski technique.

Results

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 21 15:10.8 6:09.6 25
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 7 14:48.1 6:05.5 11
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 8 18:08.0 6:15.0 5

Women's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 8 44:31.5 6:03.0 20 23:56.8 11
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 6T 48:19.0 5:49.0 4 27:43.4 8

Women's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 9 1-27:29.8 5:30.6 18 20:03.9 15 33:52.2 12 53:10.0 11 1-09:40.5 11
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 4 1-26:52.6 5:21.1 7 25:54.1 6 35:35.4 5 42:49.3 4 1-09:43.7 5
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings AC DNF

Women's 5/10 kilometres Pursuit

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T SB RT RR
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 7 28:42.2 +0:40 28:02.2 7
1998 Winter 32 Nagano Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 11 29:36.0 +0:31 29:05.0 12

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1988 Winter 22 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Norway NOR Final Standings 2 15:37.8 15:37.8 4
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Norway NOR Final Standings 2 15:24.4 45:21.5 2
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Norway NOR Final Standings 2 15:13.4 15:13.4 2