Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen

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Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen
Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen.jpg
CountryFlag of Norway.svg  Norway
Born (1986-09-07) 7 September 1986 (age 33)
Kristiansand, Norway
Ski clubBækkelagets SK
World Cup career
Seasons 20072009
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums0
Team podiums1
Indiv. starts12
Team starts2
Overall titles0 – (54th in 2007)
Discipline titles0

Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen (born September 7, 1986) is a Norwegian orienteering competitor and cross-country skier. She was a junior World Champion in both sports. At senior level she has won a gold medal in relay at the World Orienteering Championships.



Bjerkreim Nilsen won a gold medal in the relay at the 2005 Junior World Orienteering Championships. In 2006, she received an individual gold medal in the middle distance, and a silver medal in the short course. [1] She participated in the 2007 World Cup, where her best single result was a fifth in the sprint distance at O-Ringen. [1] At the 2009 World Orienteering Championships in Miskolc she won a gold medal in the relay, together with Anne Margrethe Hausken and Marianne Andersen. [2]

Cross-country skiing

She received a gold medal in the relay at the 2005 Junior World Championships in cross-country skiing, and again in 2006. She debuted in the senior world cup in November 2006, and competed in the World Championships in Sapporo in 2007.

Cross-country skiing results

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS). [3]

World Championships

 Year  Age  10 km 
 15 km 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint  4 × 5 km 
2007 20 20 DNF

World Cup

Season standings

 Season  Age Discipline standingsSki Tour standings
OverallDistanceSprintTour de
World Cup
2007 205443NC24N/A
2008 21NCNC
2009 228354NCDNF

Team podiums

  • 1 podium
1  2008–09  7 December 2008 Flag of France.svg La Clusaz, France4 × 5 km Relay C/FWorld Cup3rd Stemland / Johaug / Steira

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  1. 1 2 "World of O Runners - Betty Ann Bjerkreim Nilsen" . Retrieved 29 June 2008.
  2. "World Orienteering Championships 2009". International Orienteering Federation . Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  3. "NILSEN Betty Ann Bjerkreim". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 15 December 2019.