Gjermund Eggen

1941 - 2019

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Gjermund Eggen (5 June 1941 – 6 May 2019) was a Norwegian cross-country skier who won three gold medals at the 1966 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. The championships were held in Oslo in conjunction with the Holmenkollen ski festival, and so Eggen's medals also counted as Holmenkollen victories. He was awarded the Holmenkollen medal in 1968 (shared with King Olav V, Assar Rönnlund, and Bjørn Wirkola). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gjermund Eggen has received more than 26,155 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Gjermund Eggen is the 684th most popular athlete (down from 490th in 2019), the 321st most popular biography from Norway (down from 286th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Norwegian Athlete.

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Over the past year Gjermund Eggen has had the most page views in the with 1,791 views, followed by Norwegian (Nynorsk) (1,189), and Finnish (829). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (51.55%), Hungarian (25.20%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (17.96%)


Among athletes, Gjermund Eggen ranks 684 out of 6,025Before him are Ingrid Becker, Gheorghe Berceanu, Don Quarrie, Viljo Heino, Mykola Avilov, and Bengt Eriksson. After him are Hugh Anderson, Bevil Rudd, Tom Sandberg, Lillian Copeland, Fritz Schwab, and Pauli Nevala.

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Among people born in 1941, Gjermund Eggen ranks 427Before him are Gianfranco Terenzi, Václav Mašek, Alf Clausen, Gilbert Kaplan, Zlatko Škorić, and Wasim Sajjad. After him are Aminata Sow Fall, Mario Trevi, Stokely Carmichael, Doug Rogers, Paul Theroux, and Nikolai Gubenko. Among people deceased in 2019, Gjermund Eggen ranks 345Before him are Yekaterina Mikhailova-Demina, Verna Bloom, Günter Kunert, Vyacheslav Ovchinnikov, Ilaria Occhini, and Raymond Leppard. After him are Ora Namir, Jessica Jaymes, Jorma Kinnunen, Jed Allan, José Manuel Estepa Llaurens, and François Weyergans.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Gjermund Eggen ranks 321 out of 1,039Before him are Ellen Gleditsch (1879), Anita Thallaug (1938), Isak Abrahamsen (1891), Berit Aunli (1956), Reidar Andersen (1911), and Þjóðólfr of Hvinir (900). After him are Tom Sandberg (1955), Odd Børre (1939), Sverre Hansen (1913), Martin Ødegaard (1998), Þorbjörn Hornklofi (900), and Otto Sinding (1842).

Among ATHLETES In Norway

Among athletes born in Norway, Gjermund Eggen ranks 17Before him are Hallgeir Brenden (1929), Grete Waitz (1953), Håkon Brusveen (1927), Simon Slåttvik (1917), Trine Hattestad (1966), and Asbjørn Ruud (1919). After him are Tom Sandberg (1955), Oskar Olsen (1897), Grete Ingeborg Nykkelmo (1961), Sverre Stenersen (1926), Charles Mathiesen (1911), and Olaf Hoffsbakken (1908).