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Ivar Iversen

Full name: Ivar Iversen
Gender: Male
Born: August 24, 1914 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: August 19, 2012 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: Oslo KK, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Canoeing

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Born in Oslo, Ivar Iversen was a five-time Norwegian Champion in flatwater canoeing between 1936 and 1946. He competed in the Olympic Games in 1936, placing eighth in K1 1000 m, and at the 1948 World Championships was a member of the silver medal winning Norwegian relay team in K1 4x500 m together with Ivar Mathisen, Hans Martin Gulbrandsen, and Eivind Skabo), but he was not selected for the 1948 Olympic Team. Iversen worked as a salesman agent and office administrator in Oslo until his retirement. When he died in 2012, close to 98 years of age, Iversen was at the time the oldest Norwegian Olympian.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres Norway NOR 8

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Canoeing Norway Final Round 8 4:44.2
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Canoeing Norway Round One Heat One 4 QU 4:44.3
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