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Robert Giertsen

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRobert Roach•Giertsen
Used nameRobert•Giertsen
Born24 August 1894 in Bergen (NOR)
Died27 October 1978 in Bergen (NOR)
AffiliationsBergens Seilforening, Bergen (NOR)
NOC Norway


Robert Giertsen had a commercial education and studied in Denmark, Germany and England. Back home in Bergen, he started working for the Giertsen family company and eventually became manager of the bookkeeping department. Giertsen was on the board of several professional federations.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Sailing NOR Robert Giertsen
10 metres, Open (Olympic) Mosk II 1 Gold