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 × 10 km relay at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.

Olav Økern
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1948 St. Moritz 4 × 10 km relay
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1938 Lahti 4 × 10 km relay

In addition, he won a silver in the 4 × 10 km relay 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.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   18 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1948 36 13 Bronze
1952 40 4

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 silver)
 Year   Age   18 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1938 26 61 Silver

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OEKERN Olav". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 9 January 2020.

External linksEdit