Johan Grottumsbraten

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Birthday
12, 1899
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Jan 24, 1983 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1899
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Jan 24, 1983 (83)

About

Norwegian skier who won three Olympic gold medals, winning in the cross-country 18 km and the Nordic combined events.

Before Fame

He first entered the Olympics in 1924 where he took two bronzes and a silver.

Trivia

He won three gold medals in World Championship events to make for a total of six gold medals in International Competition.

Family Life

He was the son of Einar and Bjarte Grottumsbraten.

Associated With

He competed in the 1924 Olympics where skater Sonja Henie made her debut at just 11 years of age.