Egil Danielsen

1933 - 2019

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Egil Danielsen (9 November 1933 – 29 July 2019) was a Norwegian javelin thrower. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics and won the gold medal in 1956. Danielsen, who used an old-type wooden javelin, did poorly in the 1956 final, which was led by his Polish friend Janusz Sidło. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Egil Danielsen has received more than 23,557 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Egil Danielsen is the 183rd most popular athlete (down from 85th in 2019), the 191st most popular biography from Norway (down from 146th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Athlete.

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Among athletes, Egil Danielsen ranks 183 out of 3,059Before him are Janusz Kusociński, Friedrich Traun, August Nilsson, Natalya Lisovskaya, Nadezhda Chizhova, and Evangelos Damaskos. After him are Reggie Walker, William Porter, Lauri Virtanen, Elias Katz, Kipchoge Keino, and Birgit Fischer.

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Among people born in 1933, Egil Danielsen ranks 225Before him are Chelo Alonso, Petra Schürmann, Ivan Passer, Raffaele Farina, John Aniston, and Nichita Stănescu. After him are Shigeo Yaegashi, Lee Radziwill, Dom DeLuise, Laura Mancinelli, Frits Bolkestein, and Frank Gorshin. Among people deceased in 2019, Egil Danielsen ranks 213Before him are Andrew G. Vajna, Luciano De Crescenzo, Chelo Alonso, Dick Miller, Julie Adams, and Pal Benko. After him are Lee Radziwill, Lydia Wideman, Achille Silvestrini, Roland Matthes, Vladimir Etush, and Michael Gielen.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Egil Danielsen ranks 191 out of 927Before him are Einar Gerhardsen (1897), Gunnar Staalesen (1947), Oda Krohg (1860), Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847), Haakon the Young (1232), and Per Petterson (1952). After him are Jacob Aall (1773), Kjetil André Aamodt (1971), Knut Haugland (1917), Paul Waaktaar-Savoy (1961), Thekla Resvoll (1871), and Fred Anton Maier (1938).

Among ATHLETES In Norway

Among athletes born in Norway, Egil Danielsen ranks 3Before him are Ole Einar Bjørndalen (1974) and Johan Grøttumsbråten (1899). After him are Harald Grønningen (1934), Helge Løvland (1890), Ole Ellefsæter (1939), Pål Tyldum (1942), Håkon Brusveen (1927), Magnar Solberg (1937), Hallgeir Brenden (1929), Berit Mørdre (1940), and Gjermund Eggen (1941).