Cross-country skiing, Olympic athlete
1929 – 2007
Who was Hallgeir Brenden?
He won Olympic gold medals in the 18 km event at the 1952 Winter Olympics and in the 15 km event at the 1956 Winter Olympics, and an Olympic silver medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1952 Winter Olympics. Brenden also won at the Holmenkollen ski festival three times. He is the only person to win the Olympic, FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and Holmenkollen events at both 18 km and 15 km. In 1955, Brenden was awarded the Holmenkollen medal.
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- Feb 10, 1929
- Sep 21, 2007
on July 23, 2013
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