Daniel Eie

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Daniel Eie to the left, together with 16 years old Laila Schou Nilsen, immediately after her surprise victory in downhill at the 1936 Winter Olympics, the very first Olympic alpine contest.

Daniel Eie (24 April 1889 – 28 May 1961) was a Norwegian sports official.

He was a member of the boys' clubs Spring and Løp as a child, but joined SFK Lyn in 1906.[1] He served as vice presodent of the Football Association of Norway at the age of 21, in 1911. He was then the president from 1916 to 1918, and later returned to the post in 1927 and 1928.[2] By then he was also Norway's representative in FIFA. He also refereed the 1914 Norwegian Football Cup final.[1] From 1915 to 1918 he was a board member of Norges Riksforbund for Idræt, then vice president until 1919. He was later president of Norges Landsforbund for Idræt from 1932 to 1936.[2] He died in May 1961 and was buried in Vestre gravlund.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Amundsen, Finn (1936). "Daniel Eie". Lyn gjennem 40 år (in Norwegian). Drammen: J. Steenberg & Co. pp. 94–95. 
  2. ^ a b Amundsen, 1936: pp. 212–213
  3. ^ "Cemeteries in Norway". DIS-Norge. Retrieved 21 November 2011. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
President of the Football Association of Norway
1927–1928
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Jørgen Martinius Jensen
President of the Norges Landsforbund for Idræt
1932–1936
Succeeded by
Carl Christiansen