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Kristin Midthun

Full name: Kristin Midthun (-Ihle)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 4, 1961 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: IL Vestar, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Having placed seventh with the Norwegian team at the 1982 World Championship in Hungary, Kristin Midthun was part of the Norwegian team that surprisingly won a bronze medal at the 1986 Championship in the Netherlands. This was the start of Norwegian handball success and they followed it with a silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, of which Midthun was part of the team. Midthun was a left wing, and played in 143 international matches and scored 306 goals. She won the league title in 1989 with IL Vestar. In her private life she worked in the pharmaceutical industry with various analytical products.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Handball Women's Handball Norway NOR 2 Silver

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Handball Norway NOR Final Round Match #2 2 1988-09-27 KOR 23, NOR 20 4
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Handball Norway NOR Final Round Match #3 1 1988-09-29 NOR 20, YUG 15 4
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Handball Norway NOR Group B Match #2 1 1988-09-21 NOR 34, CIV 14 7
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Handball Norway NOR Group B Match #4 1 1988-09-23 NOR 22, CHN 20 3
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Handball Norway NOR Group B Match #6 1T 1988-09-25 URS 19, NOR 19 3
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