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Anders Svor

Full name: Anders Rasmussen Svor
Gender: Male
Born: December 14, 1864 in Hornindal, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
Died: May 2, 1929 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Anders Svor showed really early a remarkable talent for woodcarving and at the age of 17 he travelled to Kristiania (Oslo), where he worked as a wood carver at a piano factory. In 1887 he enrolled at the Copenhagen Academy of Art. His breakthrough came at the Berlin International Art Exhibition in 1891 where he won a gold medal. The Anders Svor Museum was opened in 1953 in his hometown of Hornindal and features 450 of his works. His art is characterised by simple, clean lines and deep authenticity.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 59 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing Norway NOR AC

Mixed Sculpturing

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1924 Summer 59 Paris Art Competitions Norway Final Standings AC Discus Thrower
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