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Holger Sinding-Larsen

Full name: Peter Andreas Holger Sinding-Larsen
Gender: Male
Born: July 5, 1869 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Died: December 12, 1938 in Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Country: NOR Norway
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Holger Sinding-Larsen was the only Norwegian medal winner in art competitions at the Olympic Games. Sinding-Larsen was educated in architecture at the technical universities of Oslo and Berlin. In his career he designed a church at Vålerenga (1902), a chapel at Holmenkollen, a museum at Tøyen (1904-17) and a church in Lomen (1914). From 1907-24, he was construction inspector at the University of Oslo, and was responsible for the restoration of the auditorium. He also led the restoration of the famed Fortress Akershus (1905-22). Based on his studies he published the ancient construction history of the Fortress in 1926.

One of his brothers Kristofer Andreas Lange Sinding-Larsen (1873-1948) was a well-known Norwegian painter. Another brother, Christian Magnus Falsen Sinding-Larsen (1866-1930), was a famous physician and hospital director, while another, Birger Fredrik Sinding-Larsen (1867-1941), became a military officer. Their father, Nils Ulrik Alfred Sinding-Larsen (1839-1911), was a civil servant, teacher at a Military Academy, journalist and writer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 50 Antwerpen Art Competitions Mixed Architecture Norway NOR 2 Silver

Mixed Architecture

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1920 Summer 50 Antwerpen Art Competitions Norway Final Standings 2 Building Plan of a Physical Culture School
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