Armand Carlsen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Armand Carlsen

Norwegian speed skater, racing cyclist and sports administrator

Date of Birth: 20-Oct-1905

Place of Birth: Oslo, Eastern Norway, Norway

Date of Death: 08-May-1969

Profession: sport cyclist, speed skater

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Armand Carlsen

  • Armand Henning Carlsen (20 October 1905 – 8 May 1969) was a Norwegian speed skater who competed in the 1928 Winter Olympics. In 1928 he finished fifth in the 5000 metres event.
  • He also started in the abandoned 10000 metres competition.
  • He held the world record in the 10,000 metres distance between 1928 and 1939, clocking in 17:17.4 minutes at the 1928 World Championships.
  • His other personal best times were 46.5 seconds in the 500 metres (1931); 2.23.6 minutes in the 1500 metres (1928); and 8.34.0 minutes in the 5000 metres (1928).He represented the club Oslo SK, and chaired the Norwegian Skating Association from 1956 to 1961.
  • For his achievements in both speed skating and cycling, he was awarded the Egebergs Ærespris in 1929.

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