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Kjell Søbak

Full name: Kjell Søbak
Gender: Male
Height: 6'4" (192 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: June 21, 1957 in Bodø, Nordland, Norway
Affiliations: Sjølisand Skytterlag
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Kjell Søbak was a Norwegian biathlete who competed at the 1980 and 1984 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal in the relay at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics. Søbak also won two relay medals at the World Championships, with a silver medal at Minsk in 1982 and a bronze medal at Antholz in 1983. He won two World Cup races in his career, a sprint at Karlovy Vary in January 1981, and a full distance race at Lahti in March 1982. In the seasonal World Cup standings Søbak was second in 1980/81 and third in 1981/82. He won three national titles in biathlon, and later working as a marketing director for an insurance company in Hamar.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Biathlon Men's 10 kilometres Sprint Norway NOR 5
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Norway NOR 4
1984 Winter 26 Sarajevo Biathlon Men's 10 kilometres Sprint Norway NOR 4
1984 Winter 26 Sarajevo Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Norway NOR 2 Silver

Men's 10 kilometres Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S1T S1R S2M S2T S2R
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Biathlon Norway Final Standings 5 33:34.64 1 0 9:03.79 3 1 26:36.64 4
1984 Winter 26 Sarajevo Biathlon Norway Final Standings 4 31:19.7 1 0 11:20.5 4 1 23:47.7 4

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES ET ER
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Biathlon Norway NOR Final Standings 4 24:03.15 0 5 0 2 0 3 48:55.25 5
1984 Winter 26 Sarajevo Biathlon Norway NOR Final Standings 2 23:53.6 0 2 0 0 0 2 1-39:03.9 2