Marit Bjørgen (born 21 March 1980) is a Norwegian cross-country skier and six times Olympic champion from Midtre Gauldal, Norway. She is ranked first in the all-time Cross-Country World Cup rankings with seventy-three individual victories. Bjørgen is also the most successful sprinter in Cross-Country World Cup history, with twenty-nine victories. One of her most notable achievements was becoming the most successful athlete at the 2010 Winter Olympics by winning five medals, including three gold medals. She also won three gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics. With her 2014 medals, she became, alongside Raisa Smetanina and Stefania Belmondo, the most medaled female Winter Olympian. Enjoy Marit Bjorgen’s best quotes below.
“For me, it’s important to relax and concentrate on what I want to do.”
“I want to come back in 2017 if things work well.”
“If the motivation is gone, then I am finished.”
“It’s always good to get a wake-up call and a reminder that you can’t just go there and collect medals.”
“My goal is one individual gold. I know how hard it is: you have to have a good day; there can also be some problems with the weather.”