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Hans Beck

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHans Arnold•Beck
Used nameHans•Beck
Born25 April 1911 in Kongsberg (NOR)
Died11 April 1996 in Oslo (NOR)
Measurements183 cm
AffiliationsKongsberg IF, Kongsberg (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Hans Beck came from the famous ski jumping town of Kongsberg. In 1931 he won the junior class in Nordic combined at Holmenkollen, and the next season qualified for the Norwegian team at the 1932 Winter Olympics. In Lake Placid, he was in the lead after the first round, but was surpassed in the second round by his clubmate Birger Ruud. In 1935 he won Holmenkollen in ski jumping, and the next year he was second in the Norwegian Championships. Beck worked as a salesman of sport equipment.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) NOR Hans Beck
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

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