Biathlete who won gold medals at the 2014 Olympic Games in the mass-start and mixed relay events. He also won a silver medal at the 2010 Olympic Games in the 10km sprint.
He was born in Trondheim and first competed in the Youth World Championships in 2002.
He won the Biathlon World Cup for the 2010-11 season.
His brother, Morgen, has been chief of the waxing team for Norway's biathlon team.
He and Michael Greis are both winners of the Biathlon World Cup.