Hans Vinjarengen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Hans Vinjarengen

Norwegian nordic combined skier

Date of Birth: 20-Aug-1905

Place of Birth: Nordre Land, Oppland, Norway

Date of Death: 01-Feb-1984

Profession: ski jumper, Nordic combined skier, cross-country skier

Nationality: Norway

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About Hans Vinjarengen

  • Hans Vinjarengen (20 August 1905 – 1 February 1984) was a Nordic combined skier from Norway.
  • He won a silver medal at the 1928 Winter Olympics in St.
  • Moritz and a bronze at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.
  • In addition, he won gold medals at the 1929 and 1930 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships and bronzes in 1934 and 1938.Vinjarengen won the Holmenkollen ski festival's Nordic combined event twice (1930 and 1932).
  • In 1931, he shared the Holmenkollen medal with fellow Norwegian Ole Stensen, a cross-country skier.
  • Vinjarengen lived most of his life in Oslo, where he worked as a lorry driver, but he represented his childhood club from Nordre Land.

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