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Jan Thorstensen

Full name: Jan Tore Thorstensen
Gender: Male
Born: May 28, 1933 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: August 20, 2014 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: Ready, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Jan Thorstensen had his breakthrough in the 1956 season when he was selected for the Norwegian Alpine team for the Cortina Olympics, where he competed in slalom and giant slalom. His only major victory came later in 1956 when he won the giant slalom in the Holmenkollen Kandahar competition. He was never able to win a national title. Thorstensen was from Oslo and represented the club Ready.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Norway NOR AC DQ
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Norway NOR AC DQ

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings AC DQ [3:23.1]

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Norway Final Standings AC DQ
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Norway Run 1 14 1:33.1 0:00
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Norway Run 2 AC DQ
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