Oslo Athletic Club

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo A.C. 1922
Photo: Oslo A. C. members (circa 1922), including its three most-famous graduates sitting in the bottom row: Haakon Hansen (second from left), future World Champion Pete Sanstol (in middle, wearing the black shirt), and Otto von Porat (far right). Georg Brustad is 7th from the left, second row.

  • Formerly the Kristiana Atleklub (K.A.K.), it was later re-christened the "Oslo Atleklub" (O.A.K.) Established in 1916, the club closed down in 1967.
  • Haakon Hansen, Pete Sanstol, and Otto von Porat all came from this club. Los Angeles Times, March 20, 1933, p. 10.
  • Click here for a sample O.A.K. boxing medal won by Sanstol. And for a sample K.A.K. medal.