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Kristoffer Olsen

Full name: Kristoffer Olsen
Gender: Male
Born: August 8, 1883 in Stokke, Vestfold, Norway
Died: August 4, 1948 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: KNS, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Kristoffer Olsen came from an old family of sailors. He was initially an office manager at the firm Ejnar Stensrud & Skien. In 1915, Olsen established the shipping company Olsen & Ugelstad together with his friend Rudolf Ugelstad. The company grew rapidly due to the loss of tonnage during World War I and the demand for transport capacity for the growing oil trade. In Oslo, Olsen was a member of the city council 1927-31 and a number of occupational associations. In 1942, he was detained for four months by the former fascist Quisling government in Norway. After his death, there were decades of litigation concerning his large estate.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Mixed 8 metres Irene NOR 1 Gold Sailed over each day

Mixed 8 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Irene NOR Final Standings 1920-07-07
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Irene NOR Race One 1920-07-07
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Irene NOR Race Two 1920-07-08
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Irene NOR Race Three 1920-07-09
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