Lundberg in 1948
|Birth name||Odd Harald Lundberg|
|Born||3 October 1917|
|Died||7 March 1983 (aged 65)|
|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)
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.
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.
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)|
Note that the 1946 World Allround Championships were unofficial.
To put these personal records in perspective, the WR column lists the official world records on the dates that Lundberg skated his personal records.
|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.
- Odd Lundberg. sports-reference.com
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- Odd Lundberg at SkateResults.com
- Odd Lundberg. Deutsche Eisschnelllauf Gemeinschaft e.V. (German Skating Association).
- Evert Stenlund's Adelskalender pages
- Historical World Records. International Skating Union.
- National Championships results. Norges Skøyteforbund (Norwegian Skating Association).
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