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is a Norwegian
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nordic skier and multiple gold medal winner at the Paralympic Games
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. , she holds the record for the most ever medals won at the Winter Paralympics, having won 27 medals, of which 22 were gold.
Myklebust won five gold medals and one silver at the 1988 Winter Paralympics
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, two gold at the 1992 Games
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, five gold, two silver and two bronze in 1994
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, five gold in Nagano
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and five gold in 2002
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. She has won Paralympic medals in short, middle and long distance cross-country races, relays, the biathlon, and ice sledge racing.
- Athletes with most gold medals in one event at the Paralympic Games