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Johan Støa

Full name: Johan Hostvet Støa
Gender: Male
Born: June 13, 1900 in Hønefoss, Buskerud, Norway
Died: October 29, 1991 in Drammen, Buskerud, Norway
Affiliations: Idrettsforeningen Drafn, Drammen/Idrettsforening Hellas, Drammen
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Cross Country Skiing, Athletics

Biography

Johan Støa participated both in the Winter and Summer Games in 1928. He was Norwegian Champion in athletics twice, winning the 10,000 metres on the track in 1924 and cross-country running in 1925. In skiing he was national champion in the 30 km cross-country in 1927. He was a man of endurance challenges. In 1935 he set a cycling record, covering the distance from Trondheim to Oslo in 21-56:50. He also twice set a walking record for the same distance – his best was 4 days 7 hours and 47 minutes in 1936 – and was also an excellent marathon swimmer. Støa ran a sport store in Drammen and was awarded the Egebergs Ærespris in 1926.

Personal Best: Mar – 2-54:15 (1928).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Norway NOR 8
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Marathon Norway NOR 36

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R I7T I7R
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 8 5-25:30 25:40 =10 50:24 8 1-24:30 8 1-50:35 9 2-20:03 =8 4-05:17 8 4-54:04 8

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 27 Amsterdam Athletics Norway Final Standings 36 2-54:15
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