Egil Danielsen

He was born on November 09, 1933 (died on July 29, 2019, he was 85 years old) .


Egil Danielsen is a former Norwegian javelin thrower. He represented Hamar IL. Daielsen won the gold medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics with a throw of 85. 71 metres. This was a new world record as well as a career best for Danielsen. The world record stood until June 1959 when Al Cantello improved it to 86. 04 m. In addition Danielsen finished tenth at the 1954 European Championships and won a silver medal at the 1958 European Championships. read more

Awards (3)

Awarded Fearnley award in 1955 , awarded Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year in 1955 , awarded Aftenposten Gold Medal in 1955 ,

Is Egil Danielsen still alive?

No, he died on 07/29/2019, this year. He was 85 years old when he died. He died in Bergen

What was Egil's zodiac sign?

Egil Danielsen zodiac sign was scorpio.

How tall was Egil Danielsen?

He was 5′12″ ft tall, which is equivalent to 1.82 meters.

Game & Races (2)

Name Age at that time
1960 Summer Olympics 26 years old
1956 Summer Olympics 22 years old

When is Egil Danielsen's next birthday?

Egil Danielsen was born on the , which was a Thursday