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Jan Einar Thorsen

Full name: Jan Einar Thorsen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: August 31, 1966 in Bærum, Akershus, Norway
Affiliations: Voss IL, Voss (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Jan Einar Thorsen skiied the World Cup circuit from 1987-94, winning the Super G seasonal World Cup title in 1993-94. He won three World Cup races, two in Super G and one in giant slalom, winning in Super G at Val d’Isère in December 1992 and at Vail in March 1994, and winning his GS at Crans-Montana in January 1994. Thorsen was also the 1985 Norwegian Champion in the downhill.

Thorsen competed at three Olympic Winter Games. In 1992 at Albertville he won bronze in the Super G, placing fifth that year in the downhill. He just missed another medal at Lillehammer in 1994, finishing fourth in the giant slalom.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Norway NOR 24
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Super G Norway NOR AC DNF
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Combined Norway NOR AC DNF
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Norway NOR 5
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Men's Super G Norway NOR 3 Bronze
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Men's Combined Norway NOR 11
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Norway NOR 10
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Men's Super G Norway NOR 7
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Norway NOR 4

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings 24 2:04.77
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings 5 1:50.79
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings 10 1:46.34

Men's Super G

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings AC DNF
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings 3 1:13.83
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings 7 1:33.37

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings 4 2:52.71
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Norway Run 1 4 1:28.78
1994 Winter 27 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Norway Run 2 6 1:23.93

Men's Combined

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PTS
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings AC DNF
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Norway Downhill 27 1:51.89 55.08
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings 11 52.75
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Norway Downhill 1 1:44.97 0.00
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Norway Slalom 18 1:50.39 52.75
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Norway Slalom Run 1 20 54.59
1992 Winter 25 Albertville Alpine Skiing Norway Slalom Run 2 19 55.80
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