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Weldy Olson

Full name: Weldon Howard "Weldy" Olson
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: November 12, 1932 in Marquette, Michigan, United States
Affiliations: Michigan State Spartans, East Lansing (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Weldy Olson came from a family of nine well-known hockey playing brothers, who as a group are members of 12 Halls of Fame. They were from Marquette, Michigan, but Weldy Olson was the youngest, and the best of them. He played college hockey at Michigan State, where he set the school scoring record with 125 points, being named co-captain and MVP in his senior year of 1954-55.. He represented the United States internationally for five straight years, sandwiching three world championship appearances in between his two Olympic medals. Olson went on to be a long time referee, amateur coach, official, board member and league administrator. He has been inducted into the Michigan Amateur Sports Hall of Fame, the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame, the Michigan State University Athletic Hall of Fame, and the Hancock County Ohio Sports Hall of Fame in Findlay, Ohio.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 2 Silver
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM TG IG
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 2 1956-01-26 5 0 12
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #10 2 1956-02-03 URS 4, USA 0 0 0 0
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #5 1 1956-01-31 USA 4, CAN 1 1 0 0
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #8 1 1956-02-02 USA 6, SWE 1 2 0 2
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #14 1 1956-02-04 USA 9, TCH 4 1 0 2
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #2 1 1956-01-30 USA 7, GER 2 1 0 2
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #1 2 1956-01-27 TCH 4, USA 3 0 0 2
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #2 1 1956-01-28 USA 4, POL 0 0 0 4
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 1 1960-02-19 2 0 4
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #2 1 1960-02-22 USA 6, SWE 3 0 0 0
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #4 1 1960-02-24 USA 9, GER 1 0 0 2
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #8 1 1960-02-25 USA 2, CAN 1 0 0 0
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #11 1 1960-02-27 USA 3, URS 2 0 0 0
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #13 1 1960-02-28 USA 9, TCH 4 1 0 0
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Group C Match #1 1 1960-02-19 USA 7, TCH 5 0 0 2
1960 Winter 27 Squaw Valley Ice Hockey United States USA Group C Match #3 1 1960-02-21 USA 12, AUS 1 1 0 0
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