Roald Larsen

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Birthday
1, 1898
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Jul 28, 1959 (61)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
1, 1898
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Jul 28, 1959 (61)

About

Norwegian speed skater who won six Olympic medals, including two silvers and four bronzes.

Before Fame

He won his first medal in International Competition in 1922 when he took silver at the World Championships.

Trivia

He won two silvers and three bronzes at the 1924 Olympics.

Family Life

He was the son of Kristiana and Hans Jacob Larsen.

Associated With

He medaled in Olympic speed skating about 75 years before American Apolo Anton Ohno did the same.