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Henrik Østervold

Full name: Henrik Olsen Østervold (Austevold-)
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Born: January 13, 1878 in Austevoll, Hordaland, Norway
Died: August 21, 1957 in Fana, Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
Affiliations: Bergens Seilforening, Bergen (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Brother of Jan Østervold; Brother of Kristian Østervold; Brother of Ole Østervold.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Henrik Østervold was the owner of the Neptune shipping company in Bergen. He had a maritime education before he went to sea for about 10 years as a steersman and captain, and for some years lived in England and Germany. Since 1913 Østervold was active as a ship-owner and later as a department manager for shipping companies. In 1932, he moved to the small island of Smedholmen near the small town of Fitjar. He was also the owner and helmsman of the boat Atlanta. Three of his brothers were also members of the crew.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 42 Antwerpen Sailing Mixed 12 metres Atlanta NOR 1 Gold Sailed over each day

Mixed 12 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1920 Summer 42 Antwerpen Sailing Atlanta NOR Final Standings 1920-07-07
1920 Summer 42 Antwerpen Sailing Atlanta NOR Race One 1920-07-07
1920 Summer 42 Antwerpen Sailing Atlanta NOR Race Two 1920-07-08
1920 Summer 42 Antwerpen Sailing Atlanta NOR Race Three 1920-07-09
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