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Hjalmar Andersen

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Norwegian speed skater who received three precious metal medals in the 1952 Olympics, successful the 1500 meter, 5000 meter, and 10000 meter races. He started rate skating when he was a decade old. He received three consecutive Globe Championships from 1950 to 1952. He was created to Bjarne Johan Andersen and Anne Matilde Kristensen. He previously three children along with his wife Gerd. He medaled in the 1952 Olympics when American number skater Dick Switch also took house the gold.

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Full Name Hjalmar Andersen
Date Of Birth March 12, 1923
Died March 27, 2013, Oslo, Norway
Place Of Birth Rodoy, Norway
Profession Speed Skater
Nationality Norwegian
Spouse Gerd Andersen
Awards Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year, King's Medal of Merit
Star Sign Pisces

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1Was a very fameous speed skater back in the 1950's and 60's. He won several olympic gold medals. He's considered to be a legend.


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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Golden Goal2007TV SeriesHimself
Den store klassefesten2001TV SeriesHimself
De VI olympiske vinterleker Oslo 19521952Documentary

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