Helge Løvland

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Helge Løvland
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Løvland at the 1920 Olympic Games
Personal information
Full name Helge Andreas Løvland
Born May 11, 1890 (1890-05-11)
Froland, Norway
Died April 26, 1984 (1984-04-27) (aged 93)
Oslo, Norway

Helge Andreas Løvland (May 11, 1890 in Froland– April 26, 1984 in Oslo) was a Norwegian track and field athlete.

Biography[edit]

He won the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1920 Olympics. Løvland was awarded the Egebergs Ærespris in 1919. He died in Oslo in 1984.

References[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Gunnar Andersen
Egebergs Ærespris
1919
Succeeded by
Harald Strøm
Preceded by
United States Jim Thorpe
Sweden Hugo Wieslander
World's Greatest Athlete
1920
Succeeded by
United States Harold Osborn