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Jo Inge Bjørnebye

Full name: Jo Inge Bjørnebye
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: October 31, 1946 in Våler, Hedmark, Norway
Died: March 24, 2013 in Elverum, Hedmark, Norway
Affiliations: Våler IL, Våler (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

Jo Inge Bjørnebye was born on the farm of Sjurderud in Våler municipality, one of the biggest farms in the area. In the late 1960s he emerged as one of Norway’s leading ski jumpers, participating in the 1968 and 1972 Winter Olympics. His best international placing was a fourth place in the 1970-71 Four-Hills Tournament at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Bjørnebye married and was the father of two sons and one daughter. One of his sons, Stig Inge Bjørnebye, was a well-known footballer, with a professional career in Liverpool and Blackburn and with 75 caps for Norway. Jo Inge Bjørnebye worked in the insurance business in Oslo for several years, but later moved to Elverum and worked in a property company. In the autumn of 2011 he was diagnosed with cancer, and died 1½ years later.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Norway NOR 31
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Norway NOR 51
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual Norway NOR 34

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping Norway Final Standings 31 190.4
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping Norway Jump 1 26T 101.4 73.5 54.4 47.0 17.0 15.5 16.0 15.5 15.5
1968 Winter 21 Grenoble Ski Jumping Norway Jump 2 39 89.0 67.0 44.0 45.0 15.5 15.0 15.0 14.5 15.0
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Norway Final Standings 51 174.2
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Norway Jump 1 50 90.3 68.5 44.8 45.5 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.5 15.5
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Norway Jump 2 52 83.9 67.0 42.4 41.5 13.5 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.0

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Norway Final Standings 34 167.8
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Norway Jump 1 31 86.7 85.5 39.7 47.0 16.0 16.0 15.5 15.5 15.5
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Ski Jumping Norway Jump 2 36 81.1 81.5 34.1 47.0 16.0 16.0 15.5 15.5 15.5