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
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.


  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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