Petter Hugsted

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Petter Hugsted in 1949, after having won the International Invitational Ski Jumping Tournament at Nels Nelsen Hill
Olympic medal record
Men's ski jumping
Competitor for  Norway
Gold medal – first place 1948 St. Moritz Individual large hill

Petter Hugsted (11 July 1921 – 19 May 2000) was a champion Norwegian ski jumper. Born in Kongsberg, Hugsted was held in the Grini concentration camp during the German occupation of Norway. He won the Olympic gold medal in ski jumping in 1948 Winter Olympics at St. Moritz. He was also an excellent soccer player and was the captain of the Norwegian B-National soccer team.

Other awards[edit]

Gold medal at the ski jumping competition at Lahti, Finland in 1947.

Silver medal in the 1940 and third place finish in 1947 and 1948 ski jump competitions at the Holmenkollen ski jump in Oslo.

Champion of the United States National Ski Jumping Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1949.

Later in life, Petter Hugsted, with his friend Birger Ruud, devoted much energy to the creation and curatorship of the Kongsberg Skiing Museum.

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