Kjell Ove Hauge
Kjell Ove Hauge
February 20, 1969 |
|Alma mater||BI Norwegian Business School|
|Height||194 cm (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||120 kg (265 lb) (1998)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|Event(s)||Shot put, discus|
|University team||UTEP Miners and Lady Miners|
|Achievements and titles|
|National finals||Norway athletics championships, Shot put – gold: 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997|
|Personal best(s)||Shot put: 20.07 meters (65.8 ft)
Discus: 63.10 metres (207.0 ft)
|Updated on 12 November 2014.|
Kjell Ove Hauge (born 20 February 1969) is a retired Norwegian shot putter and discus thrower. He represented Gloppen Athletics club. He is since July 2013 Principal at Kuben Upper Secondary School in Oslo.
Hauge was born in Sandane at the west coast of Norway. He was offered a scholarship from University of Texas at El Paso and entered the track and field program there. He got his Bachelor of Science in kinesiology at UTEP.
After his athletic career he worked as a sports teacher at Bjerke Upper Secondary School in Oslo. He got his Master for management fra BI Norwegian Business School in 2009 and moved up to director of school development at the same school. In July 2013 he became Principal for Oslos largest secondary school, Kuben Upper Secondary School.
He finished eleventh at the 1997 IAAF World Indoor Championships. In addition he competed at the 1994 European Championships and the 1997 World Championships without reaching the final round. He became Norwegian shot put champion in 1993, 1994, 1996 and 1997 
In 1994 hauge finished runner up at the NCAA championships at Boise, Idaho, passing the 20 metres (66 ft) limit for the first time with 20.07 meters (65.8 ft). He lost only to Brent Noon, beating the upcoming World champion John Godina with more than 50 centimetres (20 in).
His personal best in shot put was 20.39 metres (66.9 ft), achieved in May 1998 in Eugene. This ranks him fifth among Norwegian shot putters, behind Lars Arvid Nilsen, Georg Andersen, Jan Sagedal and Knut Hjeltnes. His personal best in discus throw was 63.10 metres (207.0 ft), achieved in June 1997 in Tønsberg. 
|1994||NCAA Championships||Boise, Idaho, United States||Silver||Shot put||20,07 m|
|European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||23rd||Shot put||18.23 m|
|European Cup||Istanbul, Turkey||Gold||Discus||59.14 m|
|1996||IAAF Grand Prix Final||Milano, Italy||8th||Shot put||19,34 m|
|1997||World Indoor Championships||Paris, France||11th||Shot put||19,42 m|
|World Championships||Athens, Greece||25th||Shot put||18,37 m|
|European Cup||Munich, Germany||4th||Shot put||19,04 m|
|1998||European Cup||Malmö, Sweden||Gold||Shot put||20,07 m|
- Akers Avis Groruddalen.no (10 July 2013): Han blir rektor på Kuben (He becomes Principal at Kuben), (Norwegian)
- Norwegian international athletes - H Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
- Norwegian championships in shot put Archived 2007-05-01 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
- "Årets beste liste 1994". Stagionalistatistics
- Norwegian all-time list shot put Archived 2005-04-19 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
- Norwegian all-time list discus throw Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
- NTB (30 July 1998). "Historikk: Store norske dopingsaker". Dagbladet (in Norwegian). Retrieved 2007-01-08.
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