Johs Harviken

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Johs Harviken
Johs Harviken 1969.jpg
Harviken in 1969
Personal information
Born 6 April 1943 (1943-04-06) (age 74)
Elverum, Norway
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
Sport Cross-country skiing
Club Hernes IL

Johannes "Johs" Harviken (born 6 April 1943) is a retired Norwegian cross-country skier. He won two medals at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo with a silver in the 4×10 km relay and a bronze in the 30 km.[1]

Harviken had his first skiing success when he placed third over 15 km at the 1967 national championships. Later he won the national 30 km title in 1970 and finished second in the 50 km race at the 1969 Holmenkollen ski festival. He retired after failing to qualify for the 1976 Winter Olympics and later worked as a carpenter.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Johs Harviken. sports-reference.com

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