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Holger Sinding-Larsen

Full name: Peter Andreas Holger Sinding-Larsen
Gender: Male
Born: July 5, 1869 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: December 12, 1938 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Holger Sinding-Larsen was the only Norwegian medal winner in art competitions at the Olympic Games. Sinding-Larsen was educated in architecture at the technical universities of Oslo and Berlin. In his career he designed a church at Vålerenga (1902), a chapel at Holmenkollen, a museum at Tøyen (1904-17) and a church in Lomen (1914). From 1907-24 he was the construction inspector for the University of Oslo and was responsible for the restoration of the auditorium. He also led the restoration of the famed Fortress Akershus (1905-22). Based on his studies he published the ancient construction history of the Fortress in 1926.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 50 Antwerpen Art Competitions Mixed Architecture Norway NOR 2 Silver

Mixed Architecture

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1920 Summer 50 Antwerpen Art Competitions Norway Final Standings 2 Building Plan of a Physical Culture School