Toralf Engan

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Toralf Engan
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Competitor for  Norway
Olympic Games
Gold 1964 Innsbruck Individual large hill
Silver 1964 Innsbruck Individual normal hill
World Championships
Gold 1962 Zakopane Individual normal hill

Toralf Engan (born 1 October 1936 in Hølonda) is a retired ski jumper from Hølonda, Melhus, Norway. One of the leading ski jumpers in the early 1960s, at the 1964 Winter Olympics he became the Olympic champion in the large hill event, and also won a silver medal in the new normal hill event. Other victories include the Four Hills Tournament, which he had won the preceding season, as well as the 1962 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in the individual normal hill (the first ever in that event). Engan won the ski jumping normal hill event at the 1962 Holmenkollen ski festival, the same year he won the Holmenkollen medal.