Sigurd Akre-Aas


Sigurd Akre-Aas (12 June 1897 18 June 1968) was a Norwegian Olympic fencer. He competed at the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympics.[1]

Sigurd Akre-Aas
Personal information
Born(1897-06-12)12 June 1897
Ytre Rendal, Hedmark, Norway
Died18 June 1968(1968-06-18) (aged 71)
Asker, Norway
Sport
SportFencing

He also won the national championships in the 1920s most of them with the sabre (1922, 1923, 1925, 1926 and 1928). In his private life, he was an engineer specialising in refrigerator systems. He survived the war years as an inventor of small household appliances. The company he started in 1946 still exists.

References

  1. "Sigurd Akre-Aas Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 27 March 2010.