Four-time Olympic champion followed the example of their no less renowned compatriots OLE Einar Bjoerndalen and Marit bjoergen
Norwegian biathlete Emil Hegle, Swingerphoto: Reuters
Norwegian biathlete Emil Hegle Svendsen has announced his retirement, reports NRK.
A statement 32-year-old athlete made during a special press conference. He lamented the fact that with age, he increasingly difficult to find the motivation to speak.
Emil Hegle Svendsen – four-time Olympic champion, three times he won the “silver” and “bronze” Games. Norwegian has become 12 time world champion. In this season, the Norwegian became the 24th in the overall world Cup standings.
Recently about retirement announced two more legendary Norwegian athlete – biathlete OLE Einar Bjoerndalen and cross-country skier Marit bjoergen. Both eight – time Olympic Champions.
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