Otto Berg (athlete)

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Otto Berg (24 August 1906 – 10 April 1991) was a Norwegian long jumper.

At the 1936 Summer Olympics he finished tenth in the long jump final with a jump of 7.30 metres.[1] He won the silver medal at the 1934 European Championships in Athletics. He became Norwegian champion in long jump in 1931 and 1934-1936.[2]

His personal best jump was 7.53 metres, achieved in August 1934 on Bislett stadion.[3]

In 1934 he won the Egebergs Ærespris.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norwegian Olympic athletes Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
  2. ^ Norwegian championships in long jump Archived 2008-02-05 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
  3. ^ Norwegian all-time list long jump Archived 2008-02-05 at the Wayback Machine (in Norwegian)
Preceded by
Fritjof Bergheim
Egebergs Ærespris
1934
Succeeded by
Bjarne Bryntesen