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Oddvar Barlie

Full name: Oddvar Barlie
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: June 24, 1929 in Klemetsrud, Oslo, Norway
Died: January 10, 2017 in Ski, Akershus, Norway
Affiliations: Oslo Bryteklubb, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Brother of Harald Barlie.

Biography

The oldest of four wrestling brothers, Oddvar Barlie won his first national title in 1952, and finished with five titles, also winning in 1956, 1959-60 and 1964. Barlie was selected for the 1960 Roma Olympics along with his younger brother [Harald], competing as a middleweight in Greco-Roman. Other members of the Barlie wrestling dynasty were Kåre (né 1933) with three national titles, and Åge (1945-67), also with three national titles. The female part of the dynasty included Åge’s daughter Ine Barlie (né 1965), the 1987 and 1992 World Champion; Oddvar’s granddaughter Lene Barlie (né 1973), 1993 World Championship bronze medalist; and his grandniece Mette Barlie (né 1965), the 1995 World Championship silver medalist. Oddvar Barlie worked for the municipality in Oslo, responsible for maintenance of the streets in the Nordstrand area of the Norwegian capital.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 31 Roma Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Norway NOR 10T

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1960 Summer 31 Roma Wrestling Norway NOR Round Three 10T 1960-08-29 6
1960 Summer 31 Roma Wrestling Norway NOR Round Three Match #1 2 1960-08-29 Țăranu (ROU) fall (0:52), Barlie (NOR) 4
1960 Summer 31 Roma Wrestling Norway NOR Round Two 7T 1960-08-27 2
1960 Summer 31 Roma Wrestling Norway NOR Round Two Match #1 1 1960-08-27 Barlie (NOR) fall (6:17), Hunt (AUS) 0
1960 Summer 31 Roma Wrestling Norway NOR Round One 10T 1960-08-26 2
1960 Summer 31 Roma Wrestling Norway NOR Round One Match #1 1T 1960-08-26 Dubicki (POL) , Barlie (NOR) draw 2
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