Torstein Seiersten

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Torstein Seiersten
Torsten Seiersten 1950s 2.jpg
Personal information
Born 22 February 1931 (1931-02-22) (age 86)
Brandbu, Norway
Sport
Sport Speed skating
Club Brandbu IF

Olav Torstein Seiersten (born 22 February 1931) is a retired Norwegian speed skater who won the 10,000 metres event at the 1956 World Allround Championships.[1] He placed 10th in the 5,000 metres at the 1956 Winter Olympics. At the 1960 Winter Olympics, he finished 4th in the 5,000 metres and 6th in the 10,000 metres.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schanke, Tom A. (2007). Norsk idrettsleksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Aller Forlag. p. 151. ISBN 978-82-8156-044-4. 
  2. ^ "Torstein Seiersten". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 26 June 2010.