Andreas Orheim

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Andreas Orheim
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1975 Belgrade K-4 10000 m

Andreas Orheim (born June 19, 1951 in Berum, Norway) is a Norwegian sprint canoer who competed in the mid-1970s. He won a gold medal in the K-4 10000 m at the 1975 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Belgrade.

Orheim was eliminated in the semifinals of the K-2 1000 m event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Orheim has won 10 Norwegian championships in paddling and he has between 20-30 top 3 results in the Norwegian championship. Most of his podium places was in teamboats, but in 1975 he won the classic 10 000 m races in the Norwegian championship all by himself. Andreas Orheim retired at the age of 25 and he lives in Berum with his two sons Petter and Herman Orheim.

He took his education at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bugge, Mette (5 September 2008). "40 og fortsatt full fart". Aftenposten (in Norwegian).