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Sverre Brodahl

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameSverre•Brodahl
Used nameSverre•Brodahl
Born26 January 1909 in Modum (NOR)
Died2 November 1998 in Hønefoss (NOR)
AffiliationsFossekallen IL, Hønefoss (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Sverre Brodahl had his national breakthrough in 1933, when he placed third in the national championships in Nordic Combined. He was an excellent cross-country skier and was a member of the silver medal winning Norwegian 4 x 10 km relay team at the 1935 World Championships. After his two medals in the 1936 Winter Olympics, he won his only major event in 1937, Nordic Combined at Holmenkollen. In the 1930s he and his friend Ivar Alme started a ski factory in his hometown of Hønefoss, Alme & Brodahl Skifabrikk. His brother Trygve Brodahl was also a member of the Norwegian ski team at the 1936 Olympics.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) NOR Sverre Brodahl
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Norway 2 Silver
Nordic Combined (Skiing) NOR Sverre Brodahl
Individual, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze

Olympic family relations

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