Yngvar Bryn

Yngvar Bryn ( born December 17, 1881 in Kristiansand, † April 30, 1947 in Oslo) was a Norwegian figure skater, who started pair skating.

Bryn started his footballing career as a track and field athlete. He participated in the competition over 200 meters and 400 meters in part at the Olympic Games in 1900, but retired from there in the flow.

As a figure skater Yngvar Bryn came with his wife Alexia Bryn pair skating. Together they were from 1908 to 1913 and from 1919 to 1922 Norwegian champion. 1909, from 1912 to 1914 and from 1922 to 1923 she participated in the World Championships. They have won two medals. 1912 in Manchester, they won the bronze medal behind Phyllis Johnson and James H. Johnson from the UK and Ludowika Jakobsson -Eilers and Walter Jakobsson of Finland. Eleven years later, they were at home in Kristiania Vice World Champion behind the Jakobssons from Finland. At the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Bryn had also won the silver medal behind the Finns.

Yngvar Bryn participated as judge at the skating competitions of the 1932 Olympic Games in Lake Placid. He was also chairman of the Norwegian ice lattice of 1926 until 1927.


Pair of running

( with Alexia Bryn )