Andrus Veerpalu MP

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

    • Angela
    • Andreas
    • Anette
    • Anders
    • Annlourdes
    • Andorres
    • Aino
    • Anti
    • sister
    • Annika

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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