Brit Volden (born 4 April 1960) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor. She won the 1987 Relay World Championship,[1][2] as well as a silver medal in 1979.[3] She also obtained silver medals in the Individual World Championships in 1981[4] and 1985.[5] She won the overall World Cup in 1983 (unofficial cup), and finished second in 1984 and 1988.

Brit Volden
Personal information
Born (1960-04-04) 4 April 1960 (age 62)
Spouse(s)Øyvin Thon
RelativesHarald Thon (brother-in-law)
Sport
Sport
ClubKongsberg IF
Medal record
Women's orienteering
Representing  Norway
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Gérardmer Relay
Silver medal – second place 1979 Tampere Relay
Silver medal – second place 1981 Thun Individual
Silver medal – second place 1985 Bendigo Individual

Volden is married to orienteer Øyvin Thon. In 2005 they both climbed Cho Oyu (8201 meters).[6]

She represented the sports club Kongsberg IF.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Orienteering Championship, senior statistics 1966-2006 Archived 2011-08-23 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on December 9, 2007)
  2. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1987". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  3. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1979". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  4. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1981". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  5. ^ "World Orienteering Championships 1985". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  6. ^ The Norwegian Cato Zahl Pedersen reached the top on Cho Oyu - Unarmed expedition 2005 (Retrieved on December 9, 2007)