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Ole Berntsen


Ole Berntsen

Ole Berntsen
Medal record
Men's sailing
Competitor for  Denmark
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place Tokyo 1964 Dragon
Silver medal – second place Melbourne 1956 Dragon
Bronze medal – third place London 1948 Dragon

Ole Valdemar Berntsen (January 22, 1915 – May 26, 1996) was a Danish sailor and Olympic champion. He was born in Hellerup and died in Gentofte.

He competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where he received a gold medal in the dragon class with the boat White Lady, together with crew members Christian von Bülow and Ole Poulsen.[1] He received a silver medal in the dragon class at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne,[2] and a bronze medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "1964 Summer Olympics – Tokyo, Japan – Sailing" (Retrieved on April 18, 2008)
  2. ^ "1956 Summer Olympics – Melbourne, Australia – Sailing" (Retrieved on April 18, 2008)
  3. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Sailing" (Retrieved on April 18, 2008)
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