Kai Arne ENGELSTAD

Norway NOR

Speed Skating

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Lake Placid 1980
  • Year of Birth
    1954
Olympic Results

Biography

Kai Arne ENGELSTAD

Kai Arne Engelstad was a top class sprinter in the period 1975-84. He had his best season in 1984, when he got an Olympic bronze medal (1,000 m) and a bronze medal at the World Sprint Championships. In his first senior season, 1976, he missed the Olympic Games because of a bad cold. During the World Sprint Championships later that year he had two podium finishes, and was the best Norwegian in the overall standings. He was Norwegian sprint champion in 1977, 1983 and 1984. He also took part in 37 country matches, which is a record for Norwegian speed skaters. He later worked as an economic adviser in Oslo.

Personal Bests\: 500 – 38.14 (1984); 1000 – 1:14.69 (1983); 1500 – 1:59.46 (1984); 5000 – 7:40.16 (1984); 10000 – 17:32.3 (1984).

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Sarajevo 1984

#18
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating
B
1,000 metres
1,000 metres Speed Skating
#=12
1,500 metres
1,500 metres Speed Skating
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Lake Placid 1980

#=16
500 metres
500 metres Speed Skating