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Bjørn Dæhlie’s Amazing 12 Olympic Medals – Cross-Country Skiing | Olympic Records

The Olympic Records series follows the incredible career of Norway’s cross-country skiing icon; Bjørn Dæhlie as he competes at the Nagano, Albertville and Lillehammer Winter Games, achieving an incredible 8 golds in his amazing total of 12 Olympic medals. The Olympic Records series looks back each week at some of the most inspiring, record breaking achievements from the history of the Olympic Games.

ccskiCross-country skiing has been contested at the Winter Olympic Games since the first Winter Games in 1924 in ChamonixFrance. The women’s events were first contested at the 1952 Winter Olympics.

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