Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
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 VÃ¥lerenga (1902), a chapel at Holmenkollen, a museum at TÃ¸yen (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.
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