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Arnholdt Kongsgård

Full name: Arnholdt Johannes Kongsgård
Nickname(s): Nolten
Gender: Male
Born: November 23, 1914 in Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Died: January 22, 1991 in Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Affiliations: Kongsberg IF, Kongsberg (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Ski Jumping

Related Olympians: Grandfather of Anne Molin Kongsgård.

Biography

Kongsård was a member of the excellent ski jumping milieu of Kongsberg, which was started by the famous Ruud brothers. He came to national attention in 1934, when he placed fourth at Holmenkollen, at age 19. His third place in the 1936 National Championships secured him a place on the Olympic team. He also competed in the 1938 World Championships (sixth place), earning a bronze medal in 1939. Three times he was a silver medalist in the Norwegian Championships – 1938-39 and 1946. Kongsgård was a tinsmith by profession, working in his home town Kongsberg. His son Knut Kongsgård was 1968 European Junior Champion in ski jumping, and his granddaughter Anne Molin Kongsgård competed in snowboard (halfpipe) at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Norway NOR 8

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping Norway Final Standings 8 217.7
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping Norway Jump 1 6 OB 111.6 74.5 59.1 52.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
1936 Winter 21 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Jumping Norway Jump 2 12 106.1 66.0 53.1 53.0 17.5 18.0 17.5
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