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Odd Mæhlum

Full name: Odd Mæhlum
Gender: Male
Born: October 8, 1921 in Hamar, Hedmark, Norway
Died: July 5, 2011 in Hamar, Hedmark, Norway
Affiliations: Hamar IL, Hamar (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Athletics

Biography

A member of Hamar IL, Odd Mæhlum was Norwegian javelin champion for four consecutive years – 1946-49. He competed in 13 internationals for Norway between 1946-51, including the 1948 Olympics, where he placed fifth, and the 1946 European Championships, where he was fourth. Mæhlum set two Norwegian records, posting 67.87 in 1946 and 69.08 in 1947. He later became a coach and coached Egil Danielsen, the 1956 Olympic javelin champion.

Personal Best: JT – 69.08 (1947).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Norway NOR 5

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Final Round 5 65.32
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Final Round Round One NP 65.32
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Final Round Round Two NP 62.00
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Final Round Round Three NP 61.67
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Final Round Round Four NP 59.23
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Final Round Round Five NP 60.59
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Final Round Round Six NP 59.33
1948 Summer 26 London Athletics Norway Qualifying Round 7 QC 63.00
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