Full name: Arnholdt Johannes KongsgÃ¥rd
Born: November 23, 1914 in Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Died: January 22, 1991 in Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway
Affiliations: Kongsberg IF, Kongsberg (NOR)
Sport: Ski Jumping
Related Olympians: Grandfather of Anne Molin KongsgÃ¥rd.
KongsÃ¥rd was a member of the excellent ski jumping milieu of Kongsberg, which was started by the famous Ruud brothers. He came to national attention in 1934, when he placed fourth at Holmenkollen, at age 19. His third place in the 1936 National Championships secured him a place on the Olympic team. He also competed in the 1938 World Championships (sixth place), earning a bronze medal in 1939. Three times he was a silver medalist in the Norwegian Championships â 1938-39 and 1946. KongsgÃ¥rd was a tinsmith by profession, working in his home town Kongsberg. His son Knut KongsgÃ¥rd was 1968 European Junior Champion in ski jumping, and his granddaughter [Anne Molin KongsgÃ¥rd] competed in snowboard (halfpipe) at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games.
|1936 Winter||21||Garmisch-Partenkirchen||Ski Jumping||Men's Normal Hill, Individual||Norway||NOR||8|
|1936 Winter||21||Garmisch-Partenkirchen||Ski Jumping||Norway||Final Standings||8||217.7|
|1936 Winter||21||Garmisch-Partenkirchen||Ski Jumping||Norway||Jump 1||6||OB||111.6||74.5||59.1||52.5||17.5||17.5||17.5|
|1936 Winter||21||Garmisch-Partenkirchen||Ski Jumping||Norway||Jump 2||12||106.1||66.0||53.1||53.0||17.5||18.0||17.5|