Hallgeir Brenden, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hallgeir Brenden

cross-country skier

Date of Birth: 10-Feb-1929

Place of Birth: Trysil, Hedmark, Norway

Date of Death: 21-Sep-2007

Profession: athletics competitor, cross-country skier

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Hallgeir Brenden

  • Hallgeir Brenden (10 February 1929 – 21 September 2007) was a Norwegian cross-country skier and steeplechase runner.
  • He competed in various skiing events at the 1952, 1956 and 1960 WInter Olympics and won two individual gold medals in 1952 and 1956 and two silver medals in the 4×10 km relay in 1952 and 1960.
  • He also won three events at the Holmenkollen ski festival: 18 km in 1952 and 15 km in 1956 and 1963.
  • He received the Egebergs Ærespris in 1952 and the Holmenkollen medal in 1955.As a steeplechase runner Brenden won the Norwegian championships in 1953 and 1954.

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