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Emil Hegle Svendsen
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Emil Hegle Svendsen in 2009
Personal information
Nickname(s) Super-Svendsen
Born 12 July 1985 (1985-07-12) (age 36)
Trondheim, Norway
Height 1.85 m
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Club Trondhjems Skiskyttere
World Cup debut 15 December 2005
Olympic Games
Teams 4 (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018)
Medals 8 (4 gold)
World Championships
Teams 9 (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)
Medals 21 (12 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 11 (2005/06–2017/18)
Individual victories 37
All victories 58
Individual podiums 79
All podiums 115
Overall titles 1 (2009–10)
Discipline titles 4:
2 Individual (2010–11, 2013–14);
1 Sprint (2009–10);
1 Mass start (2010–11)
Updated on 23 February 2018.

Emil Hegle Svendsen (born 12 July 1985) is a retired Norwegian biathlete. He has won eight medals at Winter Olympics (four gold) and five individual gold medals and seven relay gold medals at World Championships.

He skis with Trondhjems Skiskyttere, based in Trondheim.

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