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29 Sep 1894 Lier, Norway
Hauer'n
Male

Thorleif Haug was the winner of all three Nordic skiing events (18 km, 50 km and Nordic combination) at the 1st Olympic Winter Games in 1924, and the 29-year-old Norwegian was considered the star of the Games. Although his feat has been equaled on many occasions, no Nordic skier has yet succeeded in winning more than three gold medals at one Games. In 1924, he was also awarded the bronze-medal in the ski jump but 50 years later it was discovered that the scores had been incorrectly calculated and that Anders Haugen (USA) had finished third, with Haug in fourth...

Thorleif in numbers

1
Olympics
Olympics
3
medals
Gold medal:3 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Chamonix
    Chamonix 1924
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Chamonix
    Chamonix 1924
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cross Country Skiing
      18 kilometres
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cross Country Skiing
      50 kilometres
    • 1 Gold medal
      Nordic Combined
      Individual
    • 4
      Ski Jumping
      Normal Hill, Individual

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