With eight Olympic victories, four Olympic silver medals and one bronze medal, 45 World Championship medals and 94 World Cup victories in biathlon and cross-country skiing, Ole Einar Björndalen wrote sports history. At ISPO Munich, the most successful winter sportsman of all times received the ISPO Cup.
Even before the award ceremony, Björndalen expressed his joy about the trophy. "With this invitation a wish comes true. I'm looking forward to having a nice evening - everything is perfect for me." The Noweger received the ISPO Cup from Klaus Dittrich, Chairman of the Board of Management of Messe München GmbH, during the VIP dinner with thunderous applause.