Egil Søby

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Egil Søby
Egil Søby, Tore Berger 1968.jpg
Søby (left) in 1968
Personal information
Born 25 November 1945 (1945-11-25) (age 71)
Tønsberg, Norway[1]
Height 195 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 90 kg (198 lb)
Sport Canoe racing
Club Tønsberg KK[1]

Egil Vike Søby (born 25 November 1945) is a retired Norwegian sprint canoeist. He competed in the four-man 1000 m sprint at the 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won a gold and a bronze medal, respectively.[1] Between 1966 and 1971 Søby collected six medals in various events at the world and European championships, including two gold medals in K-4 10,000 m.[2][3][4]