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Kjell Søbak

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKjell•Søbak
Used nameKjell•Søbak
Born21 June 1957 in Bodø (NOR)
Measurements192 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsSjølisand Skytterlag
NOC Norway

Biography

Kjell Søbak was a Norwegian biathlete who competed at the 1980 and 1984 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal in the relay at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics. Søbak also won two relay medals at the World Championships, with a silver medal at Minsk in 1982 and a bronze medal at Antholz in 1983. He won two World Cup races in his career, a sprint at Karlovy Vary in January 1981, and a full distance race at Lahti in March 1982. In the seasonal World Cup standings Søbak was second in 1980/81 and third in 1981/82. He won three national titles in biathlon, and later working as a marketing director for an insurance company in Hamar.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Biathlon NOR Kjell Søbak
10 kilometres Sprint, Men (Olympic) 5
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Norway 4
1984 Winter Olympics Biathlon NOR Kjell Søbak
10 kilometres Sprint, Men (Olympic) 4
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Norway 2 Silver

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