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Telenor Norway uses gold from skiing medal in every SIM

Friday 7 July 2017 | 12:29 CET | News
Telenor Norway said that it reached an agreement last year to melt down World Cup alpine ski racer Aksel Lund Svindal's 2007 gold medal and use a little of it in every Telenor SIM. The operator said Svindal has now donated NOK 200,000 from his Aksel Fund to the ParaAlpint skiing facilities for people with disabilities at Oslo Winter Park.

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Companies: Telenor Norway
Countries: Norway
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