Andrus Veerpalu MP

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Birthdate: (42)
Managed by: Anne Veerpalu
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Immediate Family

    • Angela
      wife
    • Andreas
      son
    • Anette
      daughter
    • Anders
      son
    • Annlourdes
      daughter
    • Andorres
      son
    • Aino
      mother
    • Anti
      father
    • sister
    • Annika
      sister

About Andrus Veerpalu

Andrus Veerpalu (sündis 8. veebruaril 1971 Pärnumaal) on Eesti endine murdmaasuusataja, kahekordne maailmameister ja kahekordne olümpiavõitja. Veerpalu on Eesti kõigi aegade edukaim meessportlane olümpiamängudel, olles võitnud 3 medalit.

Andrus Veerpalu (born 8 February 1971 in Pärnu) is a former and so far the most successful Estonian male cross country skier. On 17 February 2006 he won his second Winter Olympics gold medal (in 15 km cross country skiing; his previous gold medal is from the Salt Lake City games), becoming the fourth Estonian to have won two Olympic gold medals (Kristjan Palusalu, Erika Salumäe and Kristina Šmigun-Vähi are the first three). He is the most successful Olympic athlete from Estonia with three medals. (Kristina Šmigun-Vähi tied that record at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics)

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