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Narve Bonna

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameNarve Nilsen•Bonna
Used nameNarve•Bonna
Born16 January 1901 in Lommedalen, Bærum (NOR)
Died2 March 1976 in Lommedalen, Bærum (NOR)
AffiliationsLommedalen IL, Lommedalen, Bærum (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Narve Bonna was a ski jumping specialist, known for his aerodynamic style. In his prime only Nordic Combined was contested at the Norwegian Championship and Holmenkollen, and as a rather poor cross-country skier he could never place high. In 1922 Bonna won the jumping section of the combined event, winning the so-called Ladies’ Cup, but was not able to place among the 20 best in the final results. After his skiing career he started a ski factory in his home place Lommedalen outside Oslo, producing the famous Bonna skies.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) NOR Narve Bonna
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

Special Notes