Oddrun Hokland

Oddrun Helene Hokland (née Lange; 29 November 1942 – 18 March 2022) was a Norwegian athlete.[2] She competed in long jump and pentathlon at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and finished 16th in both events.[3]

Oddrun Hokland
Oddrun Hokland 1964.jpg
Hokland at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born29 November 1942 (1942-11-29)
Nesset, Norway
Died18 March 2022 (2022-03-19) (aged 79)
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Event(s)Long jump, pentathlon
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)6.26 m (1964, LJ)
4540 (1966, pentathlon)

Hailing from Vistdal, she represented the clubs Vistdal IL, SK Olymp, and BUL, Oslo. Between 1961 and 1966 she won a total of 22 individual national titles, in the disciplines pentathlon, javelin throw, long jump, high jump, 400 m, and 80 m hurdles. She set Norwegian records in long jump and high jump.[1]

Hokland was a board member of the Norwegian Athletics Association and of the Norwegian Agrarian Association.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Bryhn, Rolf; Sundby, Jørn. "Oddrun Hokland". In Bolstad, Erik (ed.). Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 24 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Oddrun Helene Hokland er død". Norwegian Athletics Association. Retrieved 20 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Oddrun Hokland". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 8 August 2012.

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