Hippolyt Kempf

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Hippolyt Kempf
Medal record
Men's nordic combined
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary 15 km individual
Silver medal – second place 1988 Calgary 3 x 10 km team
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Lillehammer 3 x 10 km team
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1989 Lahti 3 x 10 km team

Hippolyt Kempf (born 10 December 1965 in Lucerne) is a Swiss Nordic combined skier who competed during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

He won a complete set of Olympic medals, earning two of them at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary (gold: 15 km individual, silver: 3 x 10 km team) and the third at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer (bronze: 3 x 10 km team).

Kempf also earned a 3 x 10 km team silver medal at the 1989 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti.

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Preceded by
Switzerland Werner Günthör
Swiss Sportsman of the Year
Succeeded by
Switzerland Tony Rominger