Reidar Andersen

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Reidar Andersen
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Olympic Games
Bronze 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Individual large hill
World Championships
Silver 1930 Oslo Individual large hill
Silver 1935 Vysoké Tatry Individual large hill
Silver 1937 Chamonix Individual large hill
Reidar Andersen in 1936

Reidar Andersen (20 April 1911 – 15 December 1991) was a Norwegian ski jumper who competed in the 1930s. He won a ski jumping bronze at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

In addition, he won ski jumping silver medals at the 1930, 1935, and 1937 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

Andersen won the Holmenkollen ski festival's men's ski jumping competition in 1936, 1937, and 1938, the only person to ever win this event three straight years. In 1938, Andersen shared the Holmenkollen medal with fellow Norwegian Johan R. Henriksen.

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