Rune Velta (Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈrʉ̂ːnə ˈvɛ̀ltɑ]; born 19 July 1989) is a Norwegian former ski jumper.

Rune Velta
FIS Ski Jumping World Cup 2014 - Engelberg - 20141221 - Rune Velta.jpg
Velta in Engelberg, 2014
CountryNorway Norwegian
Full nameRune Velta
Born (1989-07-19) 19 July 1989 (age 33)
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Personal best243 m (797 ft)
Vikersund, 26 February 2012
World Cup career
Seasons2010–2016
Indiv. podiums6

CareerEdit

On 25 February 2012, Velta finished second in the Ski Flying World Championships in Vikersund, behind winner Robert Kranjec. He made his World Cup debut in March 2010 in Oslo, where he finished 43rd. The week before he had recorded his best placements in the Continental Cup, with a sixth and a fifth place in the same city. He first finished among the top 30 in the World Cup with a 17th place from December 2010 in Lillehammer. This was followed by 10th place the next day.[1]

He hails from Bærums Verk, and represents Lommedalens IL.[1]

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