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Viggo Jensen

Full name: Alexander Viggo Jensen
Gender: Male
Born: June 22, 1874 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Died: November 2, 1930 in Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Affiliations: Handelsstandens AK, København (DEN) / Kjøbenhavns Skytteforening, København (DEN)
Country: DEN Denmark
Sport: Shooting, Athletics, Weightlifting, Gymnastics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

A versatile athlete, Viggo Jensen competed in four different sports, with his best performances coming in the weightlifting. He beat Elliot of Britain on style in the two-handed event, becoming Denmark's first Olympic champion. He injured himself while doing so, and placed second in the single-handed competition. Jensen added a third place in the free rifle shooting, and two fourth places in the shot put and the rope climb. After becoming a two-time Olympian in Paris, Jensen became an architect, working in Moscow during the 1920s.

Results

Men's Unlimited, One Hand

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K
1896 Summer 21 Athina Weightlifting Denmark DEN Final Standings 2 57.0

Men's Unlimited, Two Hands

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K
1896 Summer 21 Athina Weightlifting Denmark DEN Final Standings 1 111.5

Men's Rope Climbing

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 21 Athina Gymnastics Denmark Final Standings 4

Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit TH PTS TP RP SP KP PP
1896 Summer 21 Athina Shooting Denmark DEN Final Standings 31 1,305
1896 Summer 21 Athina Shooting Denmark DEN First String 7 392 56
1896 Summer 21 Athina Shooting Denmark DEN Second String 9 423 47
1896 Summer 21 Athina Shooting Denmark DEN Third String 8 280 35
1896 Summer 21 Athina Shooting Denmark DEN Fourth String 7 210 30
1900 Summer 25 Paris Shooting Denmark DEN Final Standings 875 277 290 308

Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1900 Summer 25 Paris Shooting Denmark DEN Final Standings 4 4,265 875

Men's Free Rifle, Kneeling, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1900 Summer 25 Paris Shooting Denmark DEN Final Standings 290

Men's Free Rifle, Prone, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1900 Summer 25 Paris Shooting Denmark DEN Final Standings 308

Men's Free Rifle, Standing, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1900 Summer 25 Paris Shooting Denmark DEN Final Standings 277

Men's Military Rifle, 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit TH PTS
1896 Summer 21 Athina Shooting Denmark DEN Final Standings 30 1,640

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Denmark Final Standings 4

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 21 Athina Athletics Denmark Final Standings AC