Emil Hegle Svendsen Facts
Norwegian Biathlon Athlete
- Emil Hegle Svendsen is a Norwegian Biathlon Athlete.
- He was born on July 12, 1985.
- Super Svendsen is his nickname.
- Espen Nordby Andersen is his coach.
- He has competed in cross-country skiing at World Cup level.
- In February 2012 he received the Holmenkollen Medal, Norway's highest award for winter sports athletes.
- He was nominated for the Athlete of the Year award at the Idrettsgallaen [Norwegian Sports Gala Awards] in 2009 and 2011.
- He won two Gold-medals (Men's 15km Mass Start and 2x6km Women + 2x7.5 km Men Mixed Relay) at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi, Russia.