Ragnar Tveiten

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Ragnar Tveiten
Personal information
Full nameRagnar Tveiten
Born (1938-11-27) 27 November 1938 (age 80)
Veggli, Buskerud, Norway
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
Olympic Games
Teams3 (1964, 1968, 1972)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams7 (1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973)
Medals6 (2 gold)

Ragnar Tveiten (born 27 November 1938) is a former Norwegian biathlete. He participated on the Norwegian team that received a gold medal in 4 × 7.5 km relay in the 1966 Biathlon World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.[1] He won a second gold medal in 4 × 7.5 km relay in the 1967 world championships in Altenberg. He received silver medals in 1969, 1970, 1971 and 1973.

Biathlon results[edit]

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

Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Relay
Austria 1964 Innsbruck 4th N/A
France 1968 Grenoble 26th
Japan 1972 Sapporo 29th
*The relay was added as an event in 1968.

World Championships[edit]

6 medals (2 gold, 4 silver)

Event Individual Team (time) Relay
Norway 1965 Elverum 19th N/A
West Germany 1966 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 8th N/A Gold
East Germany 1967 Altenberg 7th N/A Gold
Polish People's Republic 1969 Zakopane N/A Silver
Sweden 1970 Östersund N/A Silver
Finland 1971 Hämeenlinna 12th N/A Silver
United States 1973 Lake Placid 28th N/A Silver
*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. ^ "Biathlon – World Championships – Men: 4 x 7.5 km Relay"sports123.com (Retrieved on April 26, 2008)
  2. ^ "Search results". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 24 July 2015.

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