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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 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 NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Shooting NOR Albert Helgerud
Military Revolver, 20 metres, Men (Intercalated) 31
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 NOR Albert Helgerud
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
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 NOR Albert Helgerud
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 7
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 NOR Albert Helgerud
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
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, Prone, 300 and 600 metres, 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