Kaare Bache

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Kaare Bache (28 April 1888 – 13 March 1978) was a Norwegian triple jumper. He represented Kristiania IF and Oslo IL.

At the 1920 Summer Olympics he finished ninth in the triple jump final with a jump of 13.64 metres.[1] He became Norwegian champion in triple jump in 1920 and 1925 [2] and in decathlon in 1921.[3]

His personal best jump was 14.63 metres, achieved in July 1920 in Kristiania.[4]

Bache was a reserve officer in the Norwegian Army.[5]


  1. ^ Norwegian international athletes - B (Norwegian)
  2. ^ Norwegian championships in triple jump (Norwegian)
  3. ^ Norwegian championships in decathlon (Norwegian)
  4. ^ Norwegian all-time list triple jump (Norwegian)
  5. ^ Petersen, Alf (1936). "Bache, Kaare Erling". Den norske hærs vernepliktige officerer: 1864-1933 (in Norwegian). Oslo: A. M. Hanche. pp. 64–65.