Gunnar Pétursson

Gunnar Pétursson (born 31 March 1930) is a retired Icelandic cross-country skier who competed in the 1950s. He finished 32nd in the 18 km event at the 1952 Winter Olympics[2][3] in Oslo.[4]

Gunnar Pétursson
Personal information
Born31 March 1930 (1930-03-31) (age 91)
Ísafjörður, Kingdom of Iceland
Sport
SportCross-country skiing
ClubÁrmann, Skutulsfirði[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Gunnar was the brother of cross-country skier Oddur Pétursson who competed at the 1952 and 1956 Winter Olympics.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Skíðamennirnir farnir til Noregs". Þjóðviljinn (in Icelandic). 10 January 1952. p. 8. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Þurfum meiri þjálfun, meiri keppnisreynslu við góða menn. Við erum ekki ánægðir enn". Þjóðviljinn (in Icelandic). 26 March 1952. p. 3. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  3. ^ Einar B. Pálsson (27 April 1952). "Vetrar-Olympíuleikarnir í Oslo". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). pp. 212–219. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  4. ^ Gunnar Pétursson. sports-reference.com
  5. ^ Gísli H. Halldórsson (1 June 2018). "Oddur Pétursson - Minning". Bæjarins Besta (in Icelandic). Retrieved 1 June 2018.

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