Martin Jensen was born on January 3, 1942, and died on February 12, 2016.
He was a Norwegian triple jumper.
Martin Jensen was recognized from Askøy and served the local sports club Ask IL, later TIF Viking in Bergen, IL i BUL and IK Tjalve in Oslo.
Mr.Jensen took part at the 1966 European Indoor Games and the 1966 European Athletics Championships without reaching the final.
In-house, he became Norwegian champion in 1961, 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1969.
His personal best jump was 16.27 metres, accomplished in 1965.
Martin Jensen was a Norwegian record holder, being the first in that country to break the 16-metre barrier.
His main home competitors were Odd Bergh and Kristen Fløgstad, who ultimately broke Jensen’s record.
In 1964, Jensen also scored a 6.82 in the long jump.
Martin Jensen passed away at 74 yrs old.