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Ski Jumping at the 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Games

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Host City: Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Date Started: February 16, 1936
Date Finished: February 16, 1936
Events: 1

Participants: 48 (48 men and 0 women) from 14 countries
Youngest Participant: AUT Sepp Bradl (18 years, 39 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Caspar Oimoen (29 years, 284 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): NOR Norway (2 medals)


The ski jumping competition was held on the Groβe Olympia-Schanze (Large Olympic Ski Jump Hill) at the Olympia-Skistadion in Garmisch. The hill had a K-Point of 80 m although this distance was not reached due to the weather conditions on the day. 48 jumpers from 14 countries competed in front of an estimated crowd of 150,000. [Birger Ruud] of Norway became the first man to successfully defend an Olympic title in this sport.