Anders Aukland

Anders Aukland (born 12 September 1972 in Tønsberg) is a professional Norwegian cross-country skier who has won both Olympic and World Championship gold medals. He lives in Oslo.

Anders Aukland
FIS WC Otepää 2006-1.jpg
Anders Aukland (in red)
Country Norway
Born (1972-09-12) September 12, 1972 (age 47)
Tønsberg, Norway
Ski clubOseberg SL
World Cup career
Seasons19932007, 20092010, 2012
Individual wins6
Team wins4
Indiv. podiums13
Team podiums5
Indiv. starts94
Team starts20
Overall titles0 – (3rd in 2002)
Discipline titles0

Aukland also used to compete in athletics, and is a former national champion in 5000 meters (1995) and 10,000 metres (1996 and 1997) as well as cross-country running. He has represented Tønsberg FIK and IK Tjalve.[1][2] In his only international athletics competition he finished seventh in 5000 m at the 1991 European Junior Championships.[3]

Aukland received the Egebergs Ærespris in 2001.

On 7 March 2004, Aukland won the Vasaloppet in Sweden, becoming the second Norwegian to accomplish this feat after 1971 winner Ole Ellefsæter. Aukland's brother Jørgen finished 3rd in that event. In 2010 Anders won the 54 km Birkebeinerrennet. In 2008 he won Marcialonga.

He has his education from the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.[4]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[5]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 gold)
 Year   Age   15 km  Pursuit   30 km  50 km  Sprint  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2002 29 4 7 7 Gold N/A
2006 33 20 28 N/A

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 3 medals – (1 gold, 2 silver)
 Year   Age   15 km  Pursuit   30 km   50 km   Sprint   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2001 28 7 9 N/A
2003 30 Silver Gold N/A
2005 32 N/A Silver
2007 34 N/A 16

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Season standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
1993 20 77 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1994 21 NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1995 22 66 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1996 23 49 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1997 24 72 N/A 46 N/A 71 N/A N/A N/A
1998 25 33 N/A 22 N/A 42 N/A N/A N/A
1999 26 51 N/A 50 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2000 27 51 N/A 36 42 68 N/A N/A N/A
2001 28 22 N/A N/A N/A 51 N/A N/A N/A
2002 29   N/A N/A N/A 44 N/A N/A N/A
2003 30 10 N/A N/A N/A 76 N/A N/A N/A
2004 31 13 11 N/A N/A NC N/A N/A N/A
2005 32 143 90 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2006 33 50 33 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2007 34 98 58 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2009 36 87 54 N/A N/A N/A
2010 37 138 87 N/A N/A N/A
2012 39 NC NC N/A N/A

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 6 victories (6 WC)
  • 13 podiums (13 WC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  2000–01  10 March 2001   Oslo, Norway 50 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
2 2001–02 24 November 2001   Kuopio, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 1st
3 8 December 2001   Cogne, Italy 10 km Individual C World Cup 1st
4 5 January 2002   Val di Fiemme, Italy 10 km + 10 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
5 8 January 2002   Val di Fiemme, Italy 30 km Mass Start C World Cup 1st
6 23 March 2002   Birkebeinerrennet, Norway 58 km Mass Start C World Cup 2nd
7 2002–03 14 December 2002   Cogne, Italy 30 km Mass Start C World Cup 1st
8 12 January 2003   Otepää, Estonia 30 km Mass Start C World Cup 2nd
9 8 March 2003   Oslo, Norway 50 km Individual C World Cup 2nd
10 2003–04 28 November 2003   Kuusamo, Finland 15 km Individual C World Cup 1st
11 10 January 2003   Otepää, Estonia 30 km Mass Start C World Cup 2nd
12 25 January 2004   Marcialonga, Italy 70 km Mass Start C World Cup 1st
13  2005–06  5 March 2006   Vasaloppet, Sweden 90 km Mass Start C World Cup 3rd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 4 victories – (4 RL)
  • 5 podiums – (5 RL)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1 2001–02 10 March 2002   Falun, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Estil / Skjeldal / Alsgaard
2  2002–03  24 November 2002   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Skjeldal / Hetland / Alsgaard
3 8 December 2002   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Bjonviken / Hetland / Alsgaard
4 19 January 2003   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Bjonviken / Hetland / Alsgaard
5 2010–11 14 December 2003   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Estil / Skjeldal / Hetland

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ www.friidrett.no Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine 5000m stat
  2. ^ www.friidrett.no Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine 10000m stat
  3. ^ www.friidrett.no/ Archived 2007-05-01 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Bugge, Mette (5 September 2008). "40 år og fortsatt full fart". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). p. 20.
  5. ^ "AUKLAND Anders". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

External linksEdit

Awards
Preceded by
Anette Bøe
Egebergs Ærespris
2001
Succeeded by
Ole Einar Bjørndalen