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Jens Salvesen

Full name: Jens Johan Salvesen
Gender: Male
Born: September 8, 1883 in Dybvåg, Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
Died: September 21, 1976 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Affiliations: KNS, Oslo (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Before concentrating on yacht racing, Jens Salvesen was active in various sports. As a skier, he was second in class B at the 1905 Holmenkollen. He also played football for Spring and later for the Academic Football Club and Tennis for the Oslo Tennis Club. In 1905 Salvesen started a shipping business, spending 11 years in Germany, England and Russia. In 1916, he became the sole operator of Salvesens Rederi.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Mixed 8 metres Lyn-2 NOR 2 Silver
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Mixed 8 metres Noreg NOR 4T

Mixed 8 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T MO
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Lyn-2 NOR Final Standings 1920-07-07 6
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Lyn-2 NOR Race One 1920-07-07 1-45:39
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Lyn-2 NOR Race Two 1920-07-08 1-35:58
1920 Summer 36 Antwerpen Sailing Lyn-2 NOR Race Three 1920-07-09 1-32:48
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Noreg NOR Final Standings 1928-08-02 1 2nd, 1 3rd, 1 4th, 1 5th, 1 6th, 1 8th
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Noreg NOR Race One 1928-08-02 3-56:36
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Noreg NOR Race Two 1928-08-03 [2-35:11]
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Noreg NOR Race Three 1928-08-04
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Noreg NOR Race Four 1928-08-05
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Noreg NOR Race Five 1928-08-07 3-03:36
1928 Summer 44 Amsterdam Sailing Noreg NOR Race Six 1928-08-08 3-12:39
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