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Berger Torrissen

Full name: Berger (Birger) Torrissen (Tørrissen)
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: September 16, 1901 in Sørreisa, Troms, Norway
Died: February 28, 1991 in Salisbury, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: Norfolk Winter Sports Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Combined

Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Karl Magnus Satre; Brother-in-law of Paul Ottar Satre.

Biography

Berger Torrissen coached the US cross-country team at the 1950 World Championships in Lake Placid. In 1960 at Squaw Valley, he was director of the biathlon competitions and also served as caretaker of the ski jumping hill. Torrissen was a brother-in-law to Magnus and Ottar Satre.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres United States USA 45
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Nordic Combined Men's Individual United States USA 28
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres United States USA 27
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay United States USA 11

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 45 1-29:08

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T D DP SP J1S J2S J3S
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Nordic Combined United States Final Standings 28 355.5
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Nordic Combined United States Cross Country Skiing, 18 kilometres 29 165.3 1-29:08
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Nordic Combined United States Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 19 190.2
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Nordic Combined United States Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 14 96.2 45.0 50.7 45.5 16.5 13.0 16.0
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Nordic Combined United States Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 23 94.0 44.0 49.5 44.5 16.0 13.0 15.5

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
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing United States Final Standings 27 4-07:44 42:37 31 1-01:42 29 1-38:35 29 2-12:35 28 2-29:45 27 3-10:00 =27 3-41:53 28

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1936 Winter 34 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing United States USA Final Standings 11 49:25 49:25 11
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