Steinar Amundsen


July 6, 2022

Steinar Amundsen (born 4 July 1945, died 16 June 2022) was a Norwegian kayaker who represented Bærum Kayak Club. He took gold in the K4 1,000 meters during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City with Egil Søby, Tore Berger and Jan Johansen, and bronze at the same distance during the 1972 Olympics in Munich.


1968 Olympic gold in four kayak 1972 Olympic bronze in four-person kayak World Cup gold 1970 in four-seater kayak European Championship gold 1969 in four-person kayak. Nordic champion four times 12 NM gold Awarded Fearnley's Olympic honorary prize after the Olympic gold in 1968

Medals in Norwegian championships


External links

Profile on (en) Steinar Amundsen - Olympedia Steinar Amundsen - Sports-Reference (Olympic results - archived) Steinar Amundsen - (archived)