|Name:||Emil Hegle Svendsen|
|Birth Day:||July 12, 1985|
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He was born in Trondheim and first competed in the Youth World Championships in 2002.
Svendsen was selected for the Olympics, to compete in the mass start, in which he came sixth, after hitting 18/20 targets and finished 53.8 seconds behind winner Michael Greis of Germany. As a junior Svendsen won four gold medals in junior World Championships, his first and second gold was in the pursuit, and the relay in Haute Maurienne in 2004, and the third and fourth gold in the individual and the sprint in Kontiolahti in 2005. He also has two bronze medals from the individual and the pursuit in Kościelisko in 2003. During his three seasons in the European Cup, Svendsen won two races (individual and pursuit), one second place (sprint), and came third three times (all in the sprint).
On 13 December 2007, Svendsen took his first world cup victory, at the 20 km in Pokljuka. However, his big breakthrough came when he won two individual gold medals at the 2008 World Championships, winning both the individual and the mass start ahead of Ole Einar Bjørndalen. He went on winning more victories and podiums for the rest of the season, and eventually finished third overall.
He won 2 gold medals in 2014 Winter Olympics: in mass-start and mixed relay (together with Ole Einar Bjørndalen, Tiril Eckhoff and Tora Berger).
On 9 April 2018, he announced his retirement from biathlon following the 2017–2018 season.
He is in a relationship with Samantha Skogrand, and in 2019 the couple became parents to a boy.
Emil's brother, Morgen, has been chief of the waxing team for Norway's biathlon team.
Currently, Emil Hegle Svendsen is 37 years, 8 months and 15 days old. Emil Hegle Svendsen will celebrate 38th birthday on a Wednesday 12th of July 2023. Below we countdown to Emil Hegle Svendsen upcoming birthday.