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Ski Jumping at the 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Games

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Sports:

Host City: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Date Started: February 16, 1936
Date Finished: February 16, 1936
Events: 1

Participants: 48 (48 men and 0 women) from 14 countries
Youngest Participant: AUT Sepp Bradl (18 years, 39 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Caspar Oimoen (29 years, 284 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): NOR Norway (2 medals)

Overview

The ski jumping competition was held on the Groβe Olympia-Schanze (Large Olympic Ski Jump Hill) at the Olympia-Skistadion in Garmisch. The hill had a K-Point of 80 m although this distance was not reached due to the weather conditions on the day. 48 jumpers from 14 countries competed in front of an estimated crowd of 150,000. Birger Ruud of Norway became the first man to successfully defend an Olympic title in this sport.

Medalists