Ivar Martinsen

Norwegian speed skater

Karl Ivar Martinsen (8 December 1920 – 24 September 2018) was a Norwegian speed skater. He competed in the 1500 m event at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics and finished 16th and 8th.[1] He won bronze medals at the 1952 world and 1953 European allround championships.[1] He was born in Løten, Norway.

Ivar Martinsen
Ivar Martinsen 1948.jpg
Martinsen in 1948
Personal information
Born8 December 1920
Løten, Norway
Died24 September 2018(2018-09-24) (aged 97)
OccupationSpeed skating
Sport
ClubHamar IL
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)500 m – 43.9 (1947)
1500 m – 2:19.2 (1952)
5000 m – 8:23.1 (1951)
10000 m – 17:34.1 (1952)

Martinsen died in Oslo, Norway from complications of pneumonia on 24 September 2018, aged 97.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ivar Martinsen Archived 18 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. Tidligere skøyteløper Ivar Martinsen er død (in Norwegian)

Other websitesEdit