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Jørn Didriksen

Full name: Jørn Didriksen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: August 27, 1953 in Jevnaker, Oppland, Norway
Affiliations: Oslo IL, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jørn Didriksen was a Norwegian speed skater who specialized in the shorter distances. Didriksen competed in three World Sprint Championships with a best placement of fourth in 1975 behind three Soviet skaters. The same year he won the Norwegian Sprint Championship. His greatest success came at Innsbruck in 1976 when he won the silver medal in the 1,000 m behind Peter Mueller. Didriksen later became a writer, mainly of fictional crime thrillers, and has authored several books.

Personal Bests: 500 – 38.7 (1977); 1000 – 1:17.34 (1977); 1500 – 2:05.8 (1977); 5000 – 8:11.0 (1973).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 22 Innsbruck Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres Norway NOR 2 Silver

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
1976 Winter 22 Innsbruck Speed Skating Norway Final Standings 2 1:20.45 17.68 47.94
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