Asbjørn Ruud, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Asbjørn Ruud

Norwegian ski jumper

Date of Birth: 06-Oct-1919

Place of Birth: Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway

Date of Death: 26-Mar-1989

Profession: ski jumper

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Asbjørn Ruud

  • Asbjørn Ruud (6 October 1919 – 26 March 1989) was a Norwegian ski jumper.
  • Together with his brothers Birger and Sigmund he dominated international ski jumping in the 1930s.
  • Ruud won a gold medal at the 1938 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.
  • Eight years later, he won the ski jumping competition at the Holmenkollen ski festival, the first held since the German occupation of Norway in 1940 during World War II.
  • At the 1948 Winter Olympics in St.
  • Moritz, Ruud finished seventh in the individual large hill competition.
  • For his ski jumping effort, he earned the Holmenkollen medal in 1948, the second of the three Ruud brothers to do so.

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