Olaf Søyland

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOlaf•Søyland
Used nameOlaf•Søyland
Born28 July 1952 in Flekkefjord, Agder (NOR)
Measurements187 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsFlekkefjord KK, Flekkefjord (NOR)
NOC Norway


Olaf Søyland had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1970 K4 10000 m (with Steinar Amundsen, Andreas Orheim, and Einar Rasmussen), 1st 1979 K2 1000 m (with Einar Rasmussen), 2nd 1978 K2 1000 m (with Einar Rasmussen).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) NOR Olaf Søyland
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Norway 6

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