Ola Wærhaug

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Ola Wærhaug
Personal information
Full nameOla Wærhaug
Born (1937-12-24) 24 December 1937 (age 81)
Skedsmo, Akershus, Norway
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubHeimevernsdistrikt 04
Olympic Games
Teams3 (1960, 1964, 1968)
Medals1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams4 (1962, 1965, 1966, 1967)
Medals2 (2 gold)

Ola Wærhaug (born 24 December 1937) is a former Norwegian biathlete. He received a silver medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble.[1] He participated on the winning teams at the 1965 and at the 1967 Biathlon World Championships.

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[2]

Olympic Games[edit]

1 medal (1 silver)

Event Individual Relay
United States 1960 Squaw Valley 7th N/A
Austria 1964 Innsbruck 22nd N/A
France 1968 Grenoble 13th Silver
*The relay was added as an event in 1968.

World Championships[edit]

2 medals (2 gold)

Event Individual Team (time) Relay
Finland 1962 Hämeenlinna 23rd N/A
Norway 1965 Elverum 4th Gold N/A
West Germany 1966 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 23rd N/A
East Germany 1967 Altenberg 5th N/A Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**The team (time) event was removed in 1965, whilst the relay was added in 1966.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ola Wærhaug". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Search results". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Archived from the original on 27 June 2015. Retrieved 1 August 2015.

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