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Kai Arne Engelstad

Full name: Kai Arne Engelstad
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: December 21, 1954 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: ASK, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Kai Arne Engelstad was a top class sprinter in the period 1975-84. He had his best season in 1984, when he got an Olympic bronze medal (1,000 m) and a bronze medal at the World Sprint Championships. In his first senior season, 1976, he missed the Olympic Games because of a bad cold. During the World Sprint Championships later that year he had two podium finishes, and was the best Norwegian in the overall standings. He was Norwegian sprint champion in 1977, 1983 and 1984. He also took part in 37 country matches, which is a record for Norwegian speed skaters. He later worked as an economic adviser in Oslo.

Personal Bests\\: 500 – 38.14 (1984); 1000 – 1:14.69 (1983); 1500 – 1:59.46 (1984); 5000 – 7:40.16 (1984); 10000 – 17:32.3 (1984).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Norway NOR 16T
1984 Winter 29 Sarajevo Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Norway NOR 18
1984 Winter 29 Sarajevo Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres Norway NOR 3 Bronze
1984 Winter 29 Sarajevo Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Norway NOR 12T

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Speed Skating Norway Final Standings 16T 39.30 10.48
1984 Winter 29 Sarajevo Speed Skating Norway Final Standings 18 39.28 10.42

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
1984 Winter 29 Sarajevo Speed Skating Norway Final Standings 3 1:16.75 17.50 45.95

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
1984 Winter 29 Sarajevo Speed Skating Norway Final Standings 12T 2:00.59 25.13 55.11 1:26.77