Knut Kvalheim

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Knut Kvalheim (born 14 June 1950) is a retired Norwegian long-distance runner. He is the brother of Arne Kvalheim.

He finished fourteenth at the 1974 European Championships (5000 m), ninth at the 1976 Summer Olympics (5000 m) and ninth at the 1978 European Championships (10,000 m). He also competed without reaching the final at the European Championships in 1971 and 1982.[1]

He was a Norwegian champion in 1500 metres in 1973,[2] 3000 metres steeplechase in 1975,[3] 5000 metres in 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981 and 1982.[4] and 10,000 metres in 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1982.[5] He represented the sports club IK Tjalve.

He held the Norwegian records in 1500, 3000, 5000 and 10,000 m for many years. His personal best times were:

After retiring, he has worked as a coach for Susanne Wigene and others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norwegian international athletes - K Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Norwegian championships, men's 1500 metres Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Norwegian championships, men's 3000 metres steeplechase Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Norwegian championships, men's 5000 metres Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Norwegian championships, men's 10,000 metres Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Norwegian all-time list, men's 1500 metres Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
  7. ^ Norwegian all-time list, men's 3000 metres Archived 2008-10-22 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
  8. ^ Norwegian all-time list, men's 3000 metres Archived 2008-10-22 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
  9. ^ Norwegian all-time list, men's 5000 metres Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
  10. ^ Norwegian all-time list, men's 10,000 metres Archived 2008-06-04 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
  11. ^ Norwegian all-time list, men's half marathon Archived 2007-03-30 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)
  12. ^ Norwegian all-time list, men's marathon Archived 2008-06-04 at the Wayback Machine. (Norwegian)