Tone Gravvold

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Personal information
NationalityNorwegian
Born (1977-06-19) June 19, 1977 (age 45)
Norway Surnadal
Sport
CountryNorway
Sport
  • cross-country
  • Skiing
  • Biathlon
  • Cycling
  • Goalball

Tone Gravvold (born 19 June 1977) is a Norwegian cross-country skier and biathlete, and since 1998, also a cyclist, with a dozen medals from the Paralympic Games which she competed at between 1994-2006. In 2019, she was named athlete of the century for Møre og Romsdal.[1] For Oslo Vikings, she has competed in the Norwegian Championships in Goalball for the visually impaired. She has Retinitis pigmentosa and competes in percentage system for disabilities, has been on the board of the RP association since 2009 and works as a psychologist, in 2015 working for the National Centre for Rheumatological Rehabilitation at the Diakonhjemmet.[2]

Cross-country skiing

  • 1994 Winter Paralympics (Lillehammer):
    • Cross-country skiing: Gold in 5 km freestyle (B2), bronze in 10 km classic (B2)
    • Biathlon at the 1994 Winter Paralympics.
  • 1998 Winter Paralympics (Nagano): Gold in 5 km freestyle (B2-3), bronze in 15 km classic (B1-3), gold in relay 3x2.5 km (open) with Frode Nilssen as lead.
  • Norway at the 2002 Winter Paralympics:
    • Cross-country skiing: Bronze in 5 km classic (B2-3), gold in relay 3x2.5 (open)
    • Biathlon at the 2002 Winter Paralympics
  • Cross-country skiing at the 2006 Winter Paralympics (Torino): 11th in 10 km and 10th in 15 km (blind and visually impaired in the same class). Led by Fredrik Thomassen.

Cycling

  • 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney): Nr. 9 in 1000 m track (1.11.806), nr. 10 in duotempo, nr. 6 in sprint (11,861). Per Olve Tobiassen was pilot.
  • 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens): (B1-3):
    • Road: Nr. 2 in tandem tempo, nr. 5 in tandem joint start and nr. 4 combined. With Ingunn Bollerud pilot.
    • Track cycling: Nr. 4 in 3000 m (3.46.581) and nr. 5 in 1000 m (1.13.507). With May Britt Hartwell as pilot.
  • European cycling championships:
    • 2005 (Alkmaar, Netherlands): Gold in tempotandem and bronze in joint start tandem with Ingunn Bollerud as pilot
  • Birken: Record for tandem cycle 3.13 (2000). Pilot Per Olve Tobiassen. 4 career medal with the same pilot.
  • Norwegian Championship

Honours

  • Erling Stordahl ærespris 2004
  • Sportsperson of the Century Møre og Romsdal, 2019.[1]

External Link

  1. 1.0 1.1 "100 årets utøvere i Møre og Romsdal".
  2. Tormod Halleraker, Slik stanser du smertene in Dagbladet 6 October 2015.