Gjermund Eggen, Norwegian cross-country skier, Died at 77

Gjermund Eggen was born on June 5, 1941, and died on May 6, 2019.

He was a Norwegian cross-country skier.

Gjermund Eggen was the winner of three gold medals at the 1966 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

The games were kept in Oslo in conjunction with the Holmenkollen ski festival, and so Eggen’s medals also counted as Holmenkollen victories.

He was a Norwegian cross-country skier.

Gjermund Eggen was the winner of three gold medals at the 1966 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

The games were kept in Oslo in conjunction with the Holmenkollen ski festival, and so Eggen’s medals also counted as Holmenkollen victories.

Eggen earned the Holmenkollen medal in 1968, he shared with King Olav V, Assar Rönnlund, and Bjørn Wirkola.

At the 1968 Winter Olympics, he took part in the 30 km event, however, he completed at only 34th.

Eggen passed away in Elverum at 77 years old.

Eggen earned the Holmenkollen medal in 1968, he shared with King Olav V, Assar Rönnlund, and Bjørn Wirkola.

At the 1968 Winter Olympics, he took part in the 30 km event, however, he completed at only 34th.

Eggen passed away in Elverum at 77 years old.