Asbjørn Berg-Hansen

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Asbjørn Berg-Hansen (September 14, 1912 – January 28, 1998) was a Norwegian boxer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

Personal[edit]

Berg-Hansen was born and worked in Oslo as an electrician.

Amateur career[edit]

Norway's most successful flyweight boxer, winning eight national championships between 1936 and 1950 (no championships were held during the war) - seven in the flyweigh class, and one in bantam.

He was a member of the first official boxing contest between England and Norway on December 8, 1935 in the Oslo Colosseum; his opponent was Alfred Russell, which he would meet again a year later in the Olympics.

Olympic results[edit]

In 1936 he competed in the flyweight class and lost in the round of 16.

Honors[edit]

Norwegian Boxing Federation's gold watch, NBF's merit medal, NBF's honour badge, The King's Trophy for flyweight boxing and The King's Trophy for bantam boxing.

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