Full name: Jon Olsson MÃ¥rdalen
Born: August 18, 1895 in Tinn, Telemark, Norway
Died: December 5, 1977 in Tinn, Telemark, Norway
Affiliations: Tinn Skilag, Tinn (NOR)
Sport: Cross Country Skiing
Related Olympians: Father of Kjetil MÃ¥rdalen.
Jon MÃ¥rdalen came from the traditional ski county Telemark, and was primarily a cross-country specialist, although he placed fourth in the 1923 Holmenkollen Nordic combined event. After returning home from the 1924 Winter Olympics, he placed third in the Holmenkollen 50 km, his best ever placing in the famous ski festival in Oslo. MÃ¥rdalen ended his competitive career after the 1926 season. His son [Kjetil MÃ¥rdalen] competed in Nordic Combined in the 1956 games.
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