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Tom Erik Oxholm

Full name: Tom Erik Oxholm
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: February 22, 1959 in Larvik, Vestfold, Norway
Affiliations: IF Fram, Larvik (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Tom Erik Oxholm, born in Larvik, started his international career by winning a bronze medal in the 1978 World Junior Championships, and this was only the first of a series of bronze medals for Oxholm. In 1980, his first senior year, he won two Olympic bronze medals (5,000 m and 10,000 m) in addition to bronze medals at both the European and World Championships. He was considered to be a man of the future, but he never again reached the level of his 1980 season. Oxholm had more success as a coach, leading the Norwegian sprint team for many years, and was the personal coach of Olympic Champion Ådne Søndrål. Presently, he owns and runs a health studio in his hometown of Larvik.

Personal Bests\\\: 500 – 38.58 (1983); 1000 – 1:16.8 (1985); 1500 – 1:57.19 (1983); 5000 – 7:05.58 (1983); 10000 – 14:36.60 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Norway NOR 3 Bronze OR
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Speed Skating Men's 10,000 metres Norway NOR 3 Bronze OR

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c 1k 1.4k 1.8k 2.2k 2.6k 3k 3.4k 3.8k 4.2k 4.6k
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Speed Skating Norway Final Standings 3 OR 7:05.59 19.21 49.65 1:21.62 1:54.35 2:28.12 3:01.92 3:35.96 4:10.13 4:44.60 5:19.19 5:54.21 6:29.72

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 4c 8c 1.2k 1.6k 2k 2.4k 2.8k 3.2k 3.6k 4k 4.4k 4.8k 5.2k 5.6k 6k 6.4k 6.8k 7.2k 7.6k 8k 8.4k 8.8k 9.2k 9.6k
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Speed Skating Norway Final Standings 3 OR 14:36.60 37.85 1:11.67 1:46.02 2:20.61 2:55.14 3:29.13 4:04.11 4:38.53 5:13.15 5:47.51 6:21.88 6:56.55 7:31.42 8:06.64 8:42.15 9:17.78 9:53.37 10:29.00 11:04.49 11:39.99 12:15.20 12:50.36 13:25.67 14:01.45