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Albert Helgerud

Biographical information

Medals OG IG
Gold 2 0
Silver 3 1
Bronze 1 0
Total 6 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameAlbert•Helgerud (Thorvaldsen-)
Used nameAlbert•Helgerud
Born16 September 1876 in Svelvik (NOR)
Died25 May 1954 in Svelvik (NOR)
AffiliationsChristiania Skytterlag, Oslo (NOR)
NOC(s) Norway

Biography

Albert Helgerud’s Olympic career spanned four Olympic Games, 1906-1920, and 21 events, in which he won two gold, four silver, and one bronze medal. In 1922, he was Nordic Champion in precision shooting and was a three-time runner-up at the Norwegian rifle championships. He was born as Albert Thorvaldsen but later adopted his first wife’s name of Helgerud. He was a gunsmith by occupation.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1906 Intercalated Games Shooting Military Revolver, 20 metres, Men Intercalated 31 Representing Norway    
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Intercalated Norway 2 Silver
  Free Rifle, Any Position, 300 metres, Men Intercalated 5
  Military Rifle, 1873-1874 Gras Model, Kneeling Or Standing, 200 metres, Men Intercalated 19
  Military Rifle, Kneeling Or Standing, 300 metres, Men Intercalated 12
1908 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Norway    
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Norway 1 Gold
  Military Rifle, 200/500/600/800/900/1,000 Yards, Team, Men Olympic Norway 6
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 7 Representing Norway    
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Norway 2 Silver
  Military Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic 55
  Military Rifle, Any Position, 600 metres, Men Olympic 47
1920 Summer Olympics Shooting Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men Olympic AC Representing Norway    
  Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Norway 2 Silver
  Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Men Olympic =6
  Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Norway 6
  Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Team, Men Olympic Norway 4
  Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team, Men Olympic Norway 6
  Military Rifle, 300 metres and 600 metres, Prone, Team, Men Olympic Norway 2 Silver
  Small-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Men Olympic AC
  Small Bore-Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Team, Men Olympic Norway 3 Bronze