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Trygve Schjøtt

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameTrygve•Schjøtt
Used nameTrygve•Schjøtt
Born5 August 1882 in Bergen (NOR)
Died18 December 1960 in Kvinnherad (NOR)
AffiliationsBergens Seilforening, Bergen (NOR)
NOC Norway


Trygve Schjøtt attended a navigation school and received a shipmaster’s license. During the German occupation in World War II he was an officer of the Norwegian merchant fleet outside of the German-controlled area. After the war Schjøtt married an English woman and moved to Wallasey, Cheshire.


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

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