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Medal record
Men's cross country skiing
World Championships
Gold 1937 Chamonix 4 x 10 km

Annar Ryen (1909 – 1985) was a Norwegian cross country skier who competed in the 1930s.

He won a gold medal in the 4 x 10 km at the 1937 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.[1][2] Because of his successes, Ryen was awarded the Holmenkollen medal in 1940 (shared with Oscar Gjøslien). This was the last medal before World War II.[3]

He represented the clubs Tynset IF and IL Nansen.[1] After retiring he was a farmer in Dalsbygda. He died in 1985.[4]


  1. ^ a b Henriksen, Petter, ed (2007). "Annar Ryen" (in Norwegian). Store norske leksikon. Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 21 July 2009.  
  2. ^ FIS-Ski: Annar Ryen – statistics
  3. ^ "Holmenkollmedaljen" (in Norwegian). Association for the Promotion of Skiing. pp. PDF. Retrieved 21 July 2009.  
  4. ^ E. W. (14 March 1985). "Annar Ryen (obituary)" (in Norwegian). Aftenposten: p. 15.  


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