Full name: Peter Andreas Holger Sinding-Larsen
Born: July 5, 1869 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: December 12, 1938 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Sport: Art Competitions
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
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.