Roald Aas

1928 - 2012

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Roald Edgar Aas (25 March 1928 – 18 February 2012) was a speed skater and cyclist from Norway. He was born in Oslo. Aas was the number two speed skater in Norway through the entire 1950s—initially after Hjalmar Andersen, later after Knut Johannesen. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roald Aas has received more than 14,385 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Roald Aas is the 39th most popular skater (down from 29th in 2019), the 284th most popular biography from Norway (down from 221st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Norwegian Skater.

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Among skaters, Roald Aas ranks 39 out of 313Before him are Willy Böckl, Alfred Berger, Åke Seyffarth, Fred Anton Maier, Barbara Ann Scott, and Boris Shilkov. After him are Ernst Baier, Heinrich Burger, Gabriele Seyfert, Walter Jakobsson, Eva Pawlik, and Maxi Herber.

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Among people born in 1928, Roald Aas ranks 344Before him are Kenny Drew, Takako Doi, Paul Dooley, Veijo Meri, Serge Bourguignon, and Kate Wilhelm. After him are Ann Blyth, Dick Van Patten, Hidetaka Nishiyama, Johnny Griffin, Anita Brookner, and Othmar Schneider. Among people deceased in 2012, Roald Aas ranks 248Before him are Mahmoud El-Gohary, Barbara Ann Scott, Otto Stich, R. G. Armstrong, Victor Mees, and Alketas Panagoulias. After him are Eugene Polley, Ċensu Tabone, Phyllis Diller, Takeshi Urata, Vadim Glowna, and Malcolm Browne.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Roald Aas ranks 284 out of 735Before him are John Carew (1979), Bodil Katharine Biørn (1871), Olav Duun (1876), Otto Bahr Halvorsen (1872), Erlend Loe (1969), and Nils Eriksen (1911). After him are Christopher Hornsrud (1859), Peder Kolstad (1878), Finn Ronne (1899), Toralf Engan (1936), Asbjørn Ruud (1919), and Rolf Løvland (1955).

Among SKATERS In Norway

Among skaters born in Norway, Roald Aas ranks 7Before him are Sonja Henie (1912), Axel Paulsen (1855), Ivar Ballangrud (1904), Hjalmar Andersen (1923), Bernt Evensen (1905), and Fred Anton Maier (1938). After him are Finn Helgesen (1919), Sverre Farstad (1920), Knut Johannesen (1933), Sten Stensen (1947), Johann Olav Koss (1968), and Lisbeth Korsmo (1948).