Sports Quiz / 20 Norwegian famous athletes

Random Sports Quiz

QUIZ: Can you name the 20 Norwegian famous athletes?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Score 0/20 Timer 10:00
A former ski jumper. He dominated international jumping in the 1930s, winning three world championships in 1931, 1935 and 1937. He also won Olympic gold medal in 1932 and 1936.M
A former footballer, who spent most of his career playing for Manchester United, mainly as a striker. In 1999 he scored the winning goal for United in Champions League final.M
A swimmer. In 2008 Olympics he won silver medal in 100m breaststroke. He was also world champion in 2011. Died in April 2012 because of heart attack.M
An alpine skier. He is a two-time overal World Cup champion (2007 and 2009), an Olympic gold medalist in Super G at 2010 Winter Olympics and a four-time World Champion.M
An alpine ski racer. He is only alpine skier to win 8 Olympic medals and has won 5 World Championship gold medals as well as 21 individual World Cup events.M
An alpine ski racer who has won the overall World Cup twice (1996, 1999). His combined career total of 16 Olympic and World Championship medals ranks second all-time.M
A javelin thrower. He is the first male javelin thrower in history to be European champion, World champion and Olympic champion. He was Olympic champion in 2004 and 2008.M
A former speed skater. In 1992 in Albertville he won his first Olympic gold medal. In 1994 in Lillehammer he won three golds.M
A cross-country skier who won three Olympic gold medals, all in 1992 in Albertville. In 1990 he won World Cup overall.M
A former biathlete, wife of French biathlete. Seven-time world champion. She also won two Olympic silver medals at Olympics in Salt Lake City.F
A biathlete. In Vancouver he won two gold medals and one silver. In his career he also won seven gold medals in world championships.M
A javelin thrower. In 1993 and 1997 she won a gold medal at world championships. In 2000 at Olympics in Sydney she grabbed Olympic championship title.F
A biathlete. He is often regarded as one of the greatest athletes of all time. He won six Olympic gold medals and 18 World Championship gold medals.M
A biathlete. He is Olympic Champion from Nagano 1998 in 20km individual. He also won bronze medal in 20 km individual and silver medal in 10 km sprint at the 2006 Winter Olympics.M
A cross country skier and double Olympic champion from Vancouver. He has 9 World Championship and Winter Olympic gold medals with 13 medals overall.M
A cross-country skier. With 8 Olympic gold medals, he is the most successful winter olympic champion of all time. He also won nine gold medals in the Nord World Ski Championships.M
A ski jumper. He won gold and silver medals at the 1994 Winter Olympics at Lillehammer. In 1994 he won World Cup overall and Four Hills Tournament.M
A professional rally driver, currently driving for the Ford World Rally Team. In 2003 he won World Rally Championship as Subaru Impreza driver.M
A cross-country skier. She is ranked first in the all-time Cross-Country World Cup rankings with fifty-five individual victories. In 2010 at Olympics she won three gold medals.F
A female cross-country skier. At the 2010 Winter Olympics she won gold in the 4 x 5km relay. In 2011 in Oslo she won world championship in 30km freestyle.F

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.