Hroar ELVENES

Norway NOR

Speed Skating

  • Games participations
    4
  • First Olympic Games
    Oslo 1952
  • Year of Birth
    1932
Olympic Results

Biography

Hroar ELVENES

Hroar Elvenes took part in four Olympic Games, with a sixth place in the 1952 500 m his best result. His best international achievement was winning the 1,500 m at the European Championships in 1955, placing fifth overall. In the Norwegian Allround Championships, his best result was a fourth place, which he reached in both 1955 and 1957. Elvenes served as President of the Norwegian Skating Foundation from 1975-77, board member of the Norwegian Olympic Committee from 1979-84, and vice-president of the Norwegian Confederation of Sports from 1980-81. He worked as a manager in the construction business. In 2010, his granddaughter Miranda was elected Miss Universe Norway.

Personal Bests\: 500 – 40.9 (1960); 1500 – 2:10.3 (1960); 5000 – 8:16.7 (1964); 10000 – 17:41.2 (1957).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Innsbruck 1964

#=10
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Squaw Valley 1960

#39
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
#14
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956

#24
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
#=17
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Oslo 1952

#=6
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating