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Roar Woldum

Full name: Roar Woldum
Gender: Male
Born: January 2, 1933 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: January 21, 2014 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: SK Speed, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Roar Woldum, representing the Oslo club Speed, started his career as a freestyle swimmer, winning the national championship title in the 400 free in 1951 and the 1,500 metres in 1952. He later specialized in backstroke, winning the national title at 100 metres in 1957-59. Woldum also won a national title in water polo. He ended his swimming career after the 1960 season. His Norwegian record in the 100 backstroke, 1:10.0 from 1957, stood for six years.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Norway NOR 4 h6 r1/3
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Norway NOR 7 h6 r1/2

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Norway Round One Heat Six 4 5:14.4

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Swimming Norway Round One Heat Six 7 21:19.5
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