Bård Jørgen Elden biography

Bård Jørgen Elden

Nordic combined, Athlete

1968 –


Who is Bård Jørgen Elden?

Bård Jørgen Elden is a former Norwegian nordic combined skier who competed from 1987 to 1997. At the 1989 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, he won a gold medal in the 3 x 10 km team event. He is now the national team coach for Austria and recently won the team competition in the World Championships in Oslo, Holmenkollen 2011.

Elden's only individual career victory occurred in Austria in 1989.

Elden has also been national team coach and chief executive for the American Nordic combined national team. The brother of former Nordic combined and cross country skier Trond Einar Elden, he represented Namdalseid I.L. during his career.


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Jun 17, 1968
  • Norway

on July 23, 2013