Reidar Andersen

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

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.