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Harry Lien

Full name: Halvard "Harry" Lien (Olsen-)
Gender: Male
Born: May 15, 1896 in Holt, Tvedestrand, Aust-Agder, Norway
Died: September 19, 1978 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

Harry Lien was born in Norway but emigrated to the United States in 1914 and then served in the US Army during World War I. He began ski jumping in the US with the Norge Ski Club in Chicago and won numerous ski jump championships in the United States, with a best jump of 197 feet (60.05) at a meet in British Columbia in 1927. In 1969 he was elected to the US Ski Association’s Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 27 Chamonix Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual United States USA 16

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D J1S J2S J3S
1924 Winter 27 Chamonix Ski Jumping United States Final Standings 16 14.918
1924 Winter 27 Chamonix Ski Jumping United States Jump 1 16 15.333 40.0 15.250 15.500 15.250
1924 Winter 27 Chamonix Ski Jumping United States Jump 2 17 14.502 41.5 14.250 13.875 15.380