Odd Lundberg

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Odd Lundberg
Odd Lundberg 1948cr.jpg
Lundberg in 1948
Personal information
Birth name Odd Harald Lundberg
Nationality Norwegian
Born 3 October 1917
Brandbu, Norway
Died 7 March 1983(1983-03-07) (aged 65)
Oslo, Norway
Sport
Country Norway
Sport Speed skating
Club Brandbu IF (1931–32)
Jaren IF (1932/33–1937/38)
Brandbu IF (1938/39–1940/41)
Oslo IL (1941-42–1955-56)
Oslo SK (1956/57–1959/60)
Oslo IL (1960/61–1969/70)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 500 m: 43.4 (1949)
1000 m: 1:32.3 (1949)
1500 m: 2:18.2 (1949)
3000 m: 4:50.0 (1958)
5000 m: 8:14.5 (1958)
10 000 m: 17:10.5 (1958)

Odd Harald Lundberg (3 October 1917 – 7 March 1983) was a speed skater from Norway.

Lundberg became World Allround Champion in Helsinki in 1948, finished third in Oslo in 1949, and second in Eskilstuna in 1950. He also won a competition in Bislett, Oslo in 1946, which was announced as unofficial World Championships. At the 1948 Winter Olympics of St. Moritz, he won silver on the 5,000 m, bronze on the 1,500 m, and finished in seventh place on the 10,000 m.[1]

Lundberg was active over a period of 25 years; his last international event was in 1958, and he participated in the Norwegian Championships in 1961, 43 years old.[1]

Medals[edit]

An overview of medals won by Lundberg at important championships he participated in, listing the years in which he won each:

Championships Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
Winter Olympics 1948 (5,000 m) 1948 (1,500 m)
World Allround (1946)
1948
1950 1949
European Allround 1948
Norwegian Allround 1948 1947 1946

Note that the 1946 World Allround Championships were unofficial.

Personal records[edit]

To put these personal records in perspective, the WR column lists the official world records on the dates that Lundberg skated his personal records.

Event Result Date Venue WR
500 m 43.4 5 February 1949 Davos 41.8
1,000 m 1:32.3 2 March 1940 Hamar 1:28.4
1,500 m 2:18.2 6 February 1949 Davos 2:13.8
3,000 m 4:50.0 22 March 1958 Geilo 4:40.2
5,000 m 8:14.5 15 March 1958 Fagernes 7:45.6
10,000 m 17:10.5 16 March 1958 Fagernes 16:32.6

Lundberg has an Adelskalender score of 190.441 points.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Odd Lundberg. sports-reference.com

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