Alfred Eriksen (fencer)

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Alfred Eriksen
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Born(1918-08-01)1 August 1918
Skien, Telemark, Norway
Died27 April 1991(1991-04-27) (aged 72)
Oslo, Norway

Alfred "Effen" Eriksen (1 August 1918 – 27 April 1991) was a Norwegian fencer. He competed at the 1948 and 1952 Summer Olympics at ages 29 and 33 respectively. He qualified to the quarter finals for the Men's Team Épée in both competitions alongside Egill Knutzen, Johan von Koss, and Sverre Gillebo with Claus Mørch, Sr. in the 1948 games and Leif Klette in the 1952 games.[1] He additionally reached the Men's Individual Épée quarter final in the 1948 Olympic Games but was eliminated in the first round of the 1952 Olympic Games in both the same event and the Men's Sabre Individual.[2][3] His interment was at Oslo Western Civil Cemetery.[4]


  1. ^ "Alfred Eriksen Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 20 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Men's Olympic Fencing Results 1952" (PDF). Retrieved 23 March 2007.
  3. ^ "Olympic Fencing Participation-Norway" (PDF). Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Alfred Eriksen memorial page". Retrieved 9 June 2011.

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