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Athlete profile: Bjørnar Valstad
Athlete background info last updated July 2008
Four times World Champion, winning long and relay 1999 and 2004. Now working as secretary general of the Norwegian orienteering federation.
CountryNorway
ClubBækkelagets SK
Born date1967-04-27
LivesNittedal (NOR)

World Orienteering Championships (WOC)
4 gold medals

2004, Relay, Västerås, Sweden
2004, Long, Västerås, Sweden
1999, Relay, Inverness, Great Britain
1999, Long, Inverness, Great Britain

3 silver medals

2003, Middle, Rapperswil/Jona, Switzerland
2001, Relay, Tampere, Finland
1991, Relay, Marianske Lazne, Czechoslovakia

3 bronze medals

1997, Relay, Grimstad, Norway
1997, Middle, Grimstad, Norway
1995, Middle, Detmold, Germany

Best for each discipline:

Long: Gold last time 2004, Västerås, Sweden
Middle: Silver 2003, Rapperswil/Jona, Switzerland
Relay: Gold last time 2004, Västerås, Sweden

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Overall World Cup (WC Overall)
1. place: Once

WC Overall 2002

3. place: Once

WC Overall 1998

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European Orienteering Championships (EOC)
1 silver medal

2002, Long, Sümeg, Hungary

1 bronze medal

2000, Long, Truskavets, Ukraine

Best for each discipline:

Long: Silver 2002, Sümeg, Hungary
Middle: 43. place 2000, Truskavets, Ukraine
Sprint: 44. place 2002, Sümeg, Hungary
Relay: 4. place last time 2004, Roskilde, Denmark

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Open Nordic Orienteering Championships (NOC)
1 silver medal

2001, Long, Mikkeli, Finland

Best for each discipline:

Long: Silver 2001, Mikkeli, Finland
Middle: 17. place 1995, Skellefteå, Sweden

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World Cup (WC)
1. place: 4 times

2004, WC no. 6, Västerås, SWE, Long, WOC
2002, WC no. 6, Røros, NOR, Sprint
2002, WC no. 5, Fribourg, SUI, Long
1998, WC no. 1, Killarney, IRL, Classic

2. place: 4 times

2002, WC no. 14, Sümeg, HUN, Long, EOC
2002, WC no. 9, Idre, SWE, Middle
1998, WC no. 8, Lomnice, SVK, Classic
WC 1998, WC no. 2

3. place: 6 times

2002, WC no. 16, Brno, CZE, Long
2000, WC no. 6, Truskavets, UKR, Long, EOC
1998, WC no. 9, Lomnice, SVK, Short
1998, WC no. 5, Gävle, SWE, 5-days
1998, WC no. 3, Lake District, GBR, Classic
WC 1996, WC no. 1

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Other international results

Individual results:
2001: Worldgames, 34. place
Relays:
2011: Jukola 2011, 155. place (4. leg, Out: 104. place, In: 113. place, Bekkelagets Cowboys)
2007: Jukola 2007, 24. place (3. leg, Out: 62. place, In: 43. place, Bäkkelagets SK)
2006: Jukola 2006, 23. place (3. leg, Out: 82. place, In: 51. place, Baekkelagets SK)
2005: Jukola 2005, 21. place (7. leg, Out: 21. place, In: 21. place, Baekkelagets SK)
2004: Jukola 2004, 12. place (7. leg, Out: 10. place, In: 12. place, Baekkelagets SK)
2003: Jukola 2003, 5. place (6. leg, Out: 5. place, In: 4. place, Baekkelagets Sk)
2001: Jukola 2001, 8. place (7. leg, Out: 10. place, In: 8. place, Baekkelagets SK)
2000: Jukola 2000, 3. place (7. leg, Out: 3. place, In: 3. place, Bäkkelagets SK)
1999: Jukola 1999, 1. place (7. leg, Out: 6. place, In: 1. place, Bäkkelagets SPK)
1998: Jukola 1998, 2. place (7. leg, Out: 5. place, In: 2. place, Bäkkelagets SPK)
1997: Jukola 1997, 10. place (7. leg, Out: 11. place, In: 10. place, Bäkkelagets SPK)
1996: Jukola 1996, 36. place (6. leg, Out: 39. place, In: 26. place, Nydalens SK)

Bjørnar Valstad is found under the following names:
Björnar Valstad (6 times) Bjørnar Valstad (91 times) .