Per Jorsett

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Per Jorsett
Per Jorsett, reporting from an international Skating Championship
Born(1920-05-11)11 May 1920
Kristiania, Norway
Died30 January 2019(2019-01-30) (aged 98)
Oslo, Norway
Cause of deathCardiopulmonary arrest
NationalityNorwegian
OccupationFreelance sports reporter, sport historian and sports shooter
AwardsKing's Medal of Merit

Per Jorsett (11 May 1920 – 30 January 2019) was a Norwegian freelance sports reporter, sport historian and sports shooter. He reported for Sportsmanden from 1945 to 1961, and for the newspapers Dagbladet and Nationen. He had commissions for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation from 1947 to 1991. He wrote books on the Olympic Games.[1][2]

Jorsett died on 30 January 2019 in Oslo from cardiopulmonary arrest, aged 98.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Schanche, Tom A. "Per Jorsett". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 February 2011.
  2. "Per Jorsett". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 14 February 2011.
  3. Per Jorsett er død: – En legende og en fantastisk person (Norwegian)