Hans Beck (ski jumper)

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Hans Beck
Medal record
Men's ski jumping
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1932 Lake Placid Large hill

Hans Beck (25 April 1911 – 10 April 1996) was a Norwegian ski jumper who won a silver medal in the large hill individual event at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.[1] Having been in the lead after the first round, he was overcome by Birger Ruud, who hailed from the same city, in the second round.[2]

Born in Kongsberg,[citation needed] he represented Kongsberg IF. He married in 1949, and had two children. After his active career he worked as a seller of sports gear.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ H. Beck at the International Ski Federation
  2. ^ a b Dahl, Eigil (2 May 1996). "Hans Beck (obituary)". Aftenposten.