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Solveig Pedersen

Full name: Solveig Pedersen (Pettersen-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: September 6, 1965 in Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
Affiliations: Oddersjaa, Kristiansand (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Solveig Pedersen was from the area outside Kristiansand in southern Norway, an area not known for its ski facilities. She broke through at the 1986 national championship, but never managed to win a Norwegian title, winning four silver and three bronze medals at the Norwegian Championships between 1986-1992. Internationally Pedersen first came to notice at the 1991 World Championship in Val di Fiemme, Italy, placing eighth in the 5 km classical race, fourth in the 15 km classical race, and she skied the third leg of the silver medal winning relay team that was second to Russia. She competed in three individual races at the Albertville Olympics, and was again on the Norwegian relay team that won a silver medal. Her only podium finish in the World Cup came at Klingenthal in 1991 when she was third in a 15 km classical race. Pedersen later became a consultant for young athletes in southern Norway.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Women's 5 kilometres Norway NOR 8
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Women's 15 kilometres Norway NOR 20
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Women's 5/10 kilometres Pursuit Norway NOR 15
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay Norway NOR 2 Silver

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 8 14:42.1 6:04.8 19

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 20 45:51.3 6:04.2 =23 24:26.9 20

Women's 5/10 kilometres Pursuit

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T SB RT RR
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 15 28:26.6 +0:28 27:58.6 25

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Norway NOR Final Standings 2 15:14.0 15:14.0 2