Vegard Ulvang

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Vegard Ulvang (born 10 October 1963) is a retired Norwegian cross-country skier who won three Olympic gold medals, two silver, and one bronze. At the opening ceremony of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games, he took the ceremonial Olympic Oath on part of all the athletes. In addition to his Olympic achievements, he received the Holmenkollen medal in 1991 (shared with Trond Einar Elden, Ernst Vettori, and Jens Weißflog), and won the World Cup in 1990. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vegard Ulvang has received more than 66,177 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Vegard Ulvang is the 46th most popular skier (up from 53rd in 2019), the 257th most popular biography from Norway (up from 265th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Norwegian Skier.

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Among skiers, Vegard Ulvang ranks 46 out of 817Before him are Émile Allais, Prince Hubertus of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Hedy Schlunegger, Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Bojan Križaj, and Marit Bjørgen. After him are Tormod Knutsen, Inger Aufles, Galina Kulakova, Jean Vuarnet, Bernhard Russi, and Alf Andersen.

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Among people born in 1963, Vegard Ulvang ranks 214Before him are Richard Marx, Miro Cerar, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Jan Heintze, Olha Bryzhina, and Juan Carlos Varela. After him are Marija Pejčinović Burić, Taki Inoue, Jerome Flynn, Alex Proyas, Ludovic Orban, and Yunus-bek Yevkurov.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Vegard Ulvang ranks 257 out of 1,039Before him are Ole Jacob Broch (1818), Olav Bjaaland (1873), Steinar Amundsen (1945), Marit Bjørgen (1980), Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (1961), and Olav Duun (1876). After him are Tormod Knutsen (1932), Roy Jacobsen (1954), Rolf Løvland (1955), Inger Aufles (1941), Halfdan Kjerulf (1815), and Gerhard Munthe (1849).

Among SKIERS In Norway

Among skiers born in Norway, Vegard Ulvang ranks 10Before him are Bjørn Wirkola (1943), Toralf Engan (1936), Laila Schou Nilsen (1919), Torbjørn Falkanger (1927), Kjetil André Aamodt (1971), and Marit Bjørgen (1980). After him are Tormod Knutsen (1932), Inger Aufles (1941), Alf Andersen (1906), Sigmund Ruud (1907), Berit Aunli (1956), and Reidar Andersen (1911).