Odnes

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Location
60°48'11"N
010°10'13"E
Country
 Norway
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Odnes is a place in the municipality of Søndre Land in Innlandet county, Norway. It lies on the north side of the Randfjord along County Road 33 and it is named after the nearby Odnes farm. Odnes was a station on the discontinued Valdres Line.Odnes is known for the large Odnes ski jump (Norwegian: Odnesbakken or Flubergbakken), which was dismantled in 2008 after much discussion. Birger Ruud set the world record in ski jumping here in 1931 at 76.5 meters, and Johanna Kolstad set the women's world record at 46.5 meters the same year. Merete Kristiansen set the world record at 111 meters in 1989.
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