Keith Christiansen

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKeith Raymond•Christiansen
Used nameKeith•Christiansen
Born14 July 1944 in International Falls, Minnesota (USA)
Died5 November 2018 in Duluth, Minnesota (USA)
Measurements165 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsMinnesota-Duluth Bulldogs, Duluth (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Keith Christiansen played college hockey for the University of Minnesota at Duluth (UMD). While there he set school records for career points, career assists, and points in a season. After his senior year at UMD, he played for four consecutive years on the U.S. National team, representing the U.S. in three World Championships and one Olympics. He played two seasons of professional hockey in the WHA for the Minnesota Fighting Saints. Christiansen later worked at an auto dealership in Duluth. He was elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2005.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) USA Keith Christiansen
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) United States 2 Silver