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Ski Jumping at the 1948 Sankt Moritz Winter Games

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Sports:

Host City: Sankt Moritz, Switzerland
Date Started: February 7, 1948
Date Finished: February 7, 1948
Events: 1

Participants: 49 (49 men and 0 women) from 14 countries
Youngest Participant: TCH Zdeněk Remsa (19 years, 40 days)
Oldest Participant: HUN Pál Ványa (43 years, 239 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): NOR Norway (3 medals)

Overview

For the second time the Olympic the ski jumping competition was held at the Olympiaschanze (Olympic Ski Jump) in Sankt Moritz. The K-Point was at 68 m. A change occurred in the judging of the style marks. Before 1948 three judges were used with all scores counting towards the final total but at Sankt Moritz five judges were used with the highest and lowest scores discarded.

The event was dominated by Scandinavia with Norway providing all three medal winners

Medalists