Alf Andersen

1906 - 1975

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Alf Steen Andersen (15 May 1906 – 12 April 1975) was a Norwegian ski jumper. He was born in Drammen, but represented the Oslo clubs Sandaker, Skeid and Lyn. He won the gold medal in the individual large hill at the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alf Andersen has received more than 14,176 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Alf Andersen is the 52nd most popular skier (down from 48th in 2019), the 272nd most popular biography from Norway (down from 256th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Norwegian Skier.

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Among skiers, Alf Andersen ranks 52 out of 817Before him are Vegard Ulvang, Tormod Knutsen, Inger Aufles, Galina Kulakova, Jean Vuarnet, and Bernhard Russi. After him are Madeleine Berthod, Tina Maze, Janne Ahonen, Marielle Goitschel, Henri Oreiller, and Toini Gustafsson.

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Among people born in 1906, Alf Andersen ranks 256Before him are V. J. Sukselainen, Maurice Sachs, Georges Ronsse, Wolfgang Staudte, Jacqueline Cochran, and Jaroslav Burgr. After him are Emília Rotter, Milutin Ivković, Joseph Höffner, Abdylas Maldybaev, Martí Ventolrà, and Charley Borah. Among people deceased in 1975, Alf Andersen ranks 169Before him are Arvo Askola, Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, William Phillips, James Robertson Justice, Krešimir Baranović, and Pete Ham. After him are Jacob Bjerknes, Maurice Feltin, Paul Verhoeven, Heinz Müller, Nicolas Rossolimo, and Antonín Vodička.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Alf Andersen ranks 272 out of 1,039Before him are Skule Bårdsson (1189), Kristen Nygaard (1926), Adolph Tidemand (1814), Vicky Vette (1965), Magne Furuholmen (1962), and Grete Waitz (1953). After him are Bernt Michael Holmboe (1795), Sigurd Haakonsson (895), Ståle Solbakken (1968), Erlend Loe (1969), Arne Bendiksen (1926), and Håkon Brusveen (1927).

Among SKIERS In Norway

Among skiers born in Norway, Alf Andersen ranks 13Before him are Torbjørn Falkanger (1927), Kjetil André Aamodt (1971), Marit Bjørgen (1980), Vegard Ulvang (1963), Tormod Knutsen (1932), and Inger Aufles (1941). After him are Sigmund Ruud (1907), Berit Aunli (1956), Reidar Andersen (1911), Ivar Formo (1951), Stein Eriksen (1927), and Anders Haugen (1888).