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Gunn Rita Dahle-Flesjå

Full name: Gunn Rita Dahle-Flesjå
Nickname(s): Cat women, Biking viking
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: February 10, 1973 in Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
Affiliations: Sandnes Cykleklubb/Merida Biking Team
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

The most successful woman in cross-country mountain biking, Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå has won all available titles in the sport. She has won the cross-country World Championships (2002, 2004-06) and the marathon event (2004-06, 2008) four times each. In 2004, she also claimed the Olympic title in Athens.Dahle Flesjå is also a five-time European Champion, four times in the cross-country (2002-05) and once in the marathon (2006). From 2003 through 2006, she also claimed the cross-country crown in the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 23 Atlanta Cycling Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Norway NOR 4
2004 Summer 31 Athina Cycling Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Norway NOR 1 Gold
2008 Summer 35 Beijing Cycling Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Norway NOR AC DNF (lap 4)
2012 Summer 39 London Cycling Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Norway NOR AC DNF
2016 Summer 43 Rio de Janeiro Cycling Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Norway NOR 10

Women's Mountainbike, Cross-Country

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R
1996 Summer 23 Atlanta Cycling Norway Final Standings 4 at 2:59
2004 Summer 31 Athina Cycling Norway Final Standings 1 1-56:51
2008 Summer 35 Beijing Cycling Norway Final Standings AC DNF (lap 4)
2012 Summer 39 London Cycling Norway Final Standings AC DNF 0:57 6 16:44 20 32:12 19
2016 Summer 43 Rio de Janeiro Cycling Norway Final Standings 10 1-33:34 1:04 15 15:34 6 30:42 5 45:58 4 1-01:39 7 1-17:46 7
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