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Nordic Combined at the 1924 Chamonix Winter Games:

Men's Individual

Nordic Combined at the 1924 Winter Games: Next Winter Games

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Host City: Chamonix, France
Venue(s): Ice Stadium, Chamonix; Ice Stadium, Chamonix
Date Started: February 2, 1924
Date Finished: February 4, 1924
Format: Normal hill ski jumping and 18 kilometres skiing; placements determined by points table.

Gold: NOR Thorleif Haug
Silver: NOR Thoralf Strømstad
Bronze: NOR Johan Grøttumsbraaten

Summary

The 18 km cross country part of Nordic Combined was integrated in the “normal“ 18 km race, and put all the four Norwegians in front of their opponents with a decisive margin. Thorleif Haug and Johan Grøttumsbraaten took the gold and silver in the cross country event and was also entered for Nordic Combined, and Thoralf Strømstad and Harald Økern har times in the 18 km race that would have placed them as 5th and 11th among the specialists. The ski jumping part of the event was held on the same day as the main ski jumping event, and Haug astonished the audience again by winning the jumping event as well, aided by his superb style. He was followed by his countrymen Strømstad and Økern, which had longer jumps than Haug in both rounds, Økern’s 47 meter in 2nd round being the longest in the competition. It ended as in the 50 km with a clean sweep for the Norwegian quartet. The best non-Norwegian, the Swede Axel-Herman Nilsson, was a distant 5th, and the great Haug had won 3 gold of 3 possible so far in skiing.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal PTS
1 Thorleif Haug 29 Norway NOR Gold 18.906
2 Thoralf Strømstad 27 Norway NOR Silver 18.219
3 Johan Grøttumsbraaten 24 Norway NOR Bronze 17.854
4 Harald Økern 26 Norway NOR 17.260
5 Axel-Herman Nilsson 29 Sweden SWE 14.063
6 Josef Adolf 25 Czechoslovakia TCH 13.771
7 Walter Buchberger Czechoslovakia TCH 13.625
8 Menotti Jakobsson 31 Sweden SWE 12.823
9 Verner Eklöf 26 Finland FIN 12.583
10 Kléber Balmat 27 France FRA 12.333
11T Sigurd Overby 24 United States USA 12.219
11T Peter Schmid 25 Switzerland SUI 12.219
13 Josef Bím 23 Czechoslovakia TCH 12.083
14 Alexandre Girard-Bille Switzerland SUI 11.604
15 Hans Eidenbenz 23 Switzerland SUI 11.479
16 Sulo Jääskeläinen 33 Finland FIN 11.365
17 Xavier Affentranger 26 Switzerland SUI 11.188
18 Gilbert Ravanel 23 France FRA 11.063
19 Andrzej Krzeptowski I 20 Poland POL 9.531
20 Adrien Vandelle 21 France FRA 8.167
21 Anders Haugen 35 United States USA 5.750
22 John Carleton 24 United States USA 5.104
23 Ragnar Omtvedt 33 United States USA 0.000
AC Franciszek Bujak 27 Poland POL DNF
AC Nils Lindh 34 Sweden SWE DNF
AC István Déván 33 Hungary HUN DNF
AC Aladár Háberl 25 Hungary HUN DNF
AC Béla Szepes 20 Hungary HUN DNF
AC Otakar Německý 21 Czechoslovakia TCH DNF
AC Martial Payot 23 France FRA DNF