Fred Anton Maier

1938 - 2015

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Fred Anton Maier (15 December 1938 – 9 June 2015) was a speed skater from Norway. He was among the dominating skaters throughout the 1960s, specialising in the longer distances. Maier won four Olympic medals: silver on the 10,000 m and bronze on the 5,000 m at the 1964 Olympics, and gold on the 5,000 m and silver on the 10,000 m at the 1968 Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Anton Maier has received more than 15,850 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Fred Anton Maier is the 36th most popular skater (down from 31st in 2019), the 270th most popular biography from Norway and the 6th most popular Norwegian Skater.

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Among skaters, Fred Anton Maier ranks 36 out of 313Before him are Andrée Brunet, Fritzi Burger, Sigvard Ericsson, Willy Böckl, Alfred Berger, and Åke Seyffarth. After him are Barbara Ann Scott, Boris Shilkov, Roald Aas, Ernst Baier, Heinrich Burger, and Gabriele Seyfert.

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Among people born in 1938, Fred Anton Maier ranks 303Before him are Gordon Lightfoot, Marina Ratner, Huang Ju, Tura Satana, Eppie Wietzes, and Jô Soares. After him are Gary Gygax, Mahmoud El-Gohary, Janet Reno, Aristide Guarneri, Severino Reija, and Urs Widmer. Among people deceased in 2015, Fred Anton Maier ranks 238Before him are Bernard Maris, Peter Gay, Charb, Roberto Tucci, Pino Daniele, and Eduardo Guerrero. After him are James Best, Julio Terrazas Sandoval, Ludvík Vaculík, Claude Criquielion, Lynn Anderson, and Klaus Rifbjerg.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Fred Anton Maier ranks 270 out of 735Before him are Jørgen Løvland (1848), Torbjørn Falkanger (1927), Terje Rypdal (1947), Ketil Bjørnstad (1952), Petter Solberg (1974), and Alf Andersen (1906). After him are Arnfinn Bergmann (1928), Anders Haugen (1888), Kjetil André Aamodt (1971), Sissel Kyrkjebø (1969), Oddbjørn Hagen (1908), and Bjørn Wirkola (1943).

Among SKATERS In Norway

Among skaters born in Norway, Fred Anton Maier ranks 6Before him are Sonja Henie (1912), Axel Paulsen (1855), Ivar Ballangrud (1904), Hjalmar Andersen (1923), and Bernt Evensen (1905). After him are Roald Aas (1928), Finn Helgesen (1919), Sverre Farstad (1920), Knut Johannesen (1933), Sten Stensen (1947), and Johann Olav Koss (1968).