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Annar Petersen

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAnnar Engelbreth•Petersen
Used nameAnnar•Petersen
Born23 November 1931 in Oslo (NOR)
Died21 March 2020 in Oslo (NOR)
AffiliationsSK Forward, Oslo (NOR)
NOC(s) Norway


Annar Petersen was a right winger for Gamlebyen IF who played at the 1952 Oslo Winter Olympics. He represented the club from 1949-61, forming a respected line with Per Moe and Willy Walbye. Petersen appeared at the World Championships in 1950, 1951, and 1958, and skated at the B World Championships in 1956.

Petersen earned a degree from Oslo University in 1960. He worked for 13 years with IBM, four of them as an assistant director, but then moved to A/L Kommunedata, where he was in charge of Kommunal Landpensjonkasse.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1952 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) Ice Hockey, Men Olympic Norway 9 Representing Norway    

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