Olav Økern, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Olav Økern

cross-country skier

Date of Birth: 03-Jun-1911

Place of Birth: Hole, Buskerud, Norway

Date of Death: 11-Apr-2000

Profession: cross-country skier

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Olav Økern

  • Olav Økern (June 3, 1911 – April 11, 2000) was a Norwegian cross-country skier who competed in the 1930s and 1940s.
  • He won a bronze in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St.
  • Moritz. In addition, he won a silver in the 4 x 10 km event at the 1938 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and the 18 km event at the 1940 Holmenkollen ski festival.
  • Because of those wins, Økern earned the Holmenkollen medal in 1950.
  • His uncle, Harald Økern, had earned the same medal in 1924.

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