Ivar Ballangrud

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Birthday
7, 1904
Birthplace
Norway
DEATH DATE
Jun 1, 1969 (65)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
7, 1904
Birthplace
Norway
DEATH DATE
Jun 1, 1969 (65)

About

Norwegian speed skater and four-time Olympic champion, he was the only Olympian to win three golds in 1936.

Before Fame

He won his first gold medal at the World Allround Championships in 1926.

Trivia

He set an amazing five world records over the course of his career.

Family Life

He was married to Gerd Ballangrud and the couple had a daughter together named Inger.

Associated With

He won a gold medal in the 500 metre in 1936, the same race American skater Apolo Anton Ohno won a gold for in 2006.

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