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Jon Mårdalen

Full name: Jon O. Mårdalen
Gender: Male
Born: August 18, 1895 in Tinn, Telemark, Norway
Died: December 5, 1977 in Tinn, Telemark, Norway
Affiliations: Tinn Skilag, Tinn (NOR)
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Father of Kjetil Mårdalen.

Biography

Jon Mårdalen came from the traditional ski county Telemark, and was primarily a cross-country specialist, although he placed fourth in the 1923 Holmenkollen Nordic combined event. After returning home from the 1924 Winter Olympics, he placed third in the Holmenkollen 50 km, his best ever placing in the famous ski festival in Oslo. Mårdalen ended his competitive career after the 1926 season. His son Kjetil Mårdalen competed in Nordic Combined in the 1956 games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Winter 28 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Norway NOR 4
1924 Winter 28 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Norway NOR 4

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Winter 28 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 4 1-16:56.8

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Winter 28 Chamonix Cross Country Skiing Norway Final Standings 4 3-49:48