Alv Gjestvang, Norwegian speed skater, Died at 79


Alv Gjestvang was born on September 13, 1937, and died on November 26, 2016.

He was a Norwegian speed skater and Olympic medalist, born in Ă˜stre Toten.

Alv received a bronze medal at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d’Ampezzo, and a silver medal at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.

Alv Gjestvang represented the speed skating clubs Skreia IL, Oslo IL and Hamar IL through his career.

He died from cancer.

Alv Gjestvang passed away at 79 years old.