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Jacob Gundersen was born in Fjære (later incorporated into Grimstad), in Aust-Agder county, Norway. He received a silver medal in the heavyweight class at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. The heavyweight class had eleven competitors, nine wrestlers from the UK, one from the US, and Gundersen from Norway. Gundersen defeated Walter West, Frederick Humphreys and Edward Nixson, but lost to Con O'Kelly in the final. Jacob Gundersen died in Westchester, New York.
- "1908 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Wrestling" Archived 2010-01-05 at the Wayback Machine. databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 7, 2008)
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