Nanna Egedius

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNanna Margrethe•Egedius (-Jacobsen)
Used nameNanna•Egedius
Born14 May 1913 in Oslo (NOR)
Died21 April 1986 in Oslo (NOR)
AffiliationsOslo IL, Oslo (NOR)
NOC Norway


Nanna Egedius was – in the absence of Sonja Henie – Norwegian figure skating champion five years in a row, from 1932 to 1936. She had the following placements at major international championships – 1931 World Championships (7th); 1933 World Championships (7th); 1934 World Championships (8th); 1935 World Championships (7th); 1934 European Championships (6th); 1935 European Championships (10th). Egedius also competed in swimming, and was a capable tennis player. She ended her competitive career after the 1936 Games, married and lived in Oslo for the rest of her life.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) NOR Nanna Egedius
Singles, Women (Olympic) DNF