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Finn Christian Jagge

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFinn Christian•Jagge
Used nameFinn Christian•Jagge
Nick/petnamesFinken
Born4 April 1966 in Oslo (NOR)
Died8 July 2020 in Oslo (NOR)
Measurements178 cm / 89 kg
AffiliationsBærum Skiklubb, Bærum (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Finn Christian Jagge was brought up in a highly competitive sports family. His father Finn Dag Jagge has 42 Norwegian Championships wins in tennis in the period 1955-68, a record for a Norwegian tennis player. His mother Liv Jagge-Christiansen was an Olympian in alpine skiing in 1960 and 1964. Together they won the Norwegian championships in mixed doubles tennis in 1968.

Finn Christian Jagge won his first of eight national titles in Alpine skiing when he won the slalom event in 1985, aged 18. He qualified for the 1988 Winter Olympics where he competed in every Alpine skiing events with little success. After that he specialized in slalom, which resulted in Olympic gold in 1992, sixth place in 1994 and seventh place in 1998. He won seven World Cup competitions in slalom in the period 1992-2000, and ended his skiing career after the 1999/2000 season. He later settled in Oslo, working as a Director of Business Development for a Norwegian mobile telephone company.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) NOR Finn Christian Jagge
Downhill, Men (Olympic) 35
Super G, Men (Olympic) AC
Giant Slalom, Men (Olympic) AC
Slalom, Men (Olympic) AC
Combined, Men (Olympic) 9
1992 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) NOR Finn Christian Jagge
Slalom, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1994 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) NOR Finn Christian Jagge
Slalom, Men (Olympic) 6
1998 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) NOR Finn Christian Jagge
Slalom, Men (Olympic) 7
Combined, Men (Olympic) AC

Olympic family relations