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Grethe Werner

Full name: Grethe Irene Werner (-Evjenth)
Gender: Female
Born: May 28, 1928 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: October 30, 2014 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: Oslo Turnforening, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

Grethe Werner, one of the pioneers for women’s sports in Norway, was a very versatile athlete. With her club Grefsen IF she won six national titles in handball, and played 35 country matches for Norway. In athletics, she was Norwegian champion in shot put twice (1948, 1953) and discus once (1949) as a member of Torshaug IF. Her national record in the shot put, 11.65 from 1948, stood for four years. In gymnastics, she was national champion in 1953, representing Oslo Turnforening. She worked for the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, and was also a national coach in rhythmic gymnastics. Her husband Olaf Evjenth was a decent shot putter and discus thrower, competing in several national championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around Norway NOR 114
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Floor Exercise Norway NOR 82
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Horse Vault Norway NOR 74T
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Uneven Bars Norway NOR 116
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Women's Balance Beam Norway NOR 129

Women's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Norway Final Standings 114 64.38 32.49 31.89

Women's Floor Exercise

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Norway Final Standings 82 17.20 8.40 8.80

Women's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Norway Final Standings 74T 17.63 8.93 8.70

Women's Uneven Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Norway Final Standings 116 15.36 7.53 7.83

Women's Balance Beam

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS CEP OEP
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Gymnastics Norway Final Standings 129 14.19 7.63 6.56
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