Martin Stixrud (9 February 1876 – 8 January 1964) was a Norwegian figure skater. He was the 1920 Summer Olympics bronze medalist, 1923 European silver medalist, and 1912 European bronze medalist.[1]

Martin Stixrud
Full nameMartin Stixrud
Born(1876-02-09)9 February 1876
Died8 January 1964(1964-01-08) (aged 87)
Figure skating career
Country Norway
Skating clubOslo SK
Medal record
Men's figure skating
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1920 Antwerp Men's singles
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1923 Oslo Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1912 Stockholm Men's singles

He was 44 years old when he won the Olympic bronze medal. He is the second oldest person ever to win an Olympic medal in an individual winter sport.[2]

He later coached Sonja Henie. He was born and died in Oslo.

He studied in Oslo together with Sonja Henie and Erna Andersen.[3]


Event 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924
Summer Olympic Games 3rd
World Championships 6th 11th 4th 7th
European Championships 5th 3rd 6th 5th 2nd
Nordic Championships 1st 2nd 1st
Norwegian Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ "Martin Stixrud". Olympedia. Retrieved 13 August 2021.
  2. ^ IOC Factsheet: Records and Medals of the Olympic Winter Games (May 2012)
  3. ^ "LIFE". 23 December 1940.