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John Røen

Full name: John Ingebrigtsen Røen
Gender: Male
Born: April 22, 1903 in Rindal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Died: March 18, 1979 in Rindal, Møre og Romsdal, Norway
Affiliations: Idrettslaget Troll, Rindal (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

John Røen was ninth in the 50 km cross-country race at Holmenkollen in 1926 and 10th in 1927. After some good results in the selection races for the 1928 Winter Olympic team he earned a ticket for St. Mortiz, where he competed in the 50 km race, failing to finish. John Røen ended his competitive skiing career after the 1928 season. Sigurd Røen, his younger brother by six years, was 1937 World Champion in Nordic combined and earned another gold medal as a member of Norway’s winning cross-country relay team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Norway NOR AC DNF

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R
1928 Winter 24 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings AC DNF 26:45 15 52:36 15 1-29:30 21 2-00:05 23 2-34:05 24