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Einar Landvik

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameEinar Aslaksen•Landvik
Used nameEinar•Landvik
Born25 March 1898 in Kviteseid (NOR)
Died27 November 1993 in Tinn (NOR)
AffiliationsRjukan IL, Rjukan, Tinn (NOR)
NOC Norway

Biography

Einar Landvik came from the traditional ski county Telemark, and competed for the first time in Holmenkollen at the age of 18, placing third in the junior class. His best placing as a senior was 3rd in both 1920 and 1925. In 1926, his last competitive season, he won the bronze medal in Nordic Combined at the World Championship in Lahti, Finland. Landvik was known for his peculiar jumping style, his skis pointing down during his jumps.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) NOR Einar Landvik
18 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 5
Ski Jumping (Skiing) NOR Einar Landvik
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5

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