Peder Østlund

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Peder Østlund
Personal information
Born (1872-05-07)7 May 1872
Trondheim, Norway
Died 22 January 1939(1939-01-22) (aged 66)
Sport
Country Norway
Sport Men's speed skating
Club Trondhjems Skøiteklub

Peder Østlund (7 May 1872 – 22 January 1939) was a Norwegian speed skater.

Peder Østlund held the first position on the Adelskalender ranking during two periods, for a total of almost 10 years (3,644 days). He became World Allround Champion in 1898 and 1899, and became European Allround Champion in 1899 and 1900. He was Norwegian Allround Champion in 1898.

Østlund held world records ten times throughout his career. In Davos on the weekend of 10–11 February 1900 he set four of them.

Østlund represented the club Trondhjems Skøiteklub.[1]

Records[edit]

Personal bests[edit]

  • 500 m - 45.2
  • 1,000 m - 1;34.0
  • 1,500 m - 2:22.6
  • 3,000 m - 6:56.4
  • 5,000 m - 8:51.8
  • 10,000 m - 17:50.6

World records[edit]

Discipline Time Date Location
1500 m 2.32,6 25 February 1893 Norway Hamar
1500 m 2.31,4 24 February 1894 Norway Hamar
1500 m 2.28,8 25 February 1894 Norway Hamar
500 m 0.46,6 7 February 1897 Norway Trondheim
1500 m 2.23,6 7 February 1898 Switzerland Davos
1000 m 1.38,0 16 January 1899 Switzerland Davos
500 m 0.45,2 10 February 1900 Switzerland Davos
1000 m 1.34,0 10 February 1900 Switzerland Davos
1500 m 2.22,6 11 February 1900 Switzerland Davos
10,000 m 17.50,6 11 February 1900 Switzerland Davos

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bryhn, Rolf (2007). "Trondhjems Skøiteklub". In Henriksen, Petter. Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 5 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Peder Østlund". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 28 August 2012.