Torodd Hauer

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameTorodd Hilding•Hauer
Used nameTorodd•Hauer
Born8 July 1922 in Tingelstad, Gran, Innlandet (NOR)
Died4 December 2010 in Lillehammer, Innlandet (NOR)
AffiliationsBrandbu IF, Brandbu, Gran (NOR)
NOC Norway


Torodd Hauer started his competitive career as a speed skater at the end of World War II, aged 23. He was a sprint specialist, competing three times in the national all-round Championships, but was unplaced on all occasions. In 1948, however, he placed third at the 500 m and was selected for the St. Moritz Olympics, where he finished sixth. In the 1952 Oslo games he was a substitute in the 500. Hauer continued to skate at the national level until the age of 40, and bettered his personal best for 500 m at age 36, and two years later he set personal bests for the longer distances. Later in life he settled in Lillehammer, where he owned and ran a successful construction firm.

Personal Bests: 500 – 42.0 (1959); 1500 – 2:23.0 (1959); 5000 – 8:54.4 (1961).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) NOR Torodd Hauer
500 metres, Men (Olympic) =6