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Tom Sandberg

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameTom•Sandberg
Used nameTom•Sandberg
Born6 August 1955 in Mo, Rana (NOR)
Measurements175 cm / 66 kg
AffiliationsMo Skilag, Mo, Rana (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

A three-time Nordic combined Olympian, Tom Sandberg improved at each Games, finishing eighth in 1976, fourth in 1980, and winning the gold medal in 1984 at Sarajevo. Sandberg was also World Champion in 1982 in the individual event, and helped Norway win gold in the team event at the 1984 World Championships, also winning a World team silver in 1982. Sandberg was Holmenkollen Champion in 1974, and during his career won nine Norwegian titles. In 1983 he received the Holmenkollen medal, shared with Berit Aunli. Sandberg was educated at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) NOR Tom Sandberg
Individual, Men (Olympic) 8
1980 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) NOR Tom Sandberg
Individual, Men (Olympic) 4
1984 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) NOR Tom Sandberg
Individual, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold

Special Notes