Garmisch Partenkirchen 1936 Winter Olympics

Four years after the Lake Placid Winter Olympics returned back in Europe. in 1936, the third time that the winter and summer games were held in the same country. Although the Winter Games took place in Nazi Germany, the turnout was better than ever. Twenty-eight countries participated, there were only some individual athletes who refused to come to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. As far as the audience was the tournament with more than half a million visitors a great success.

Summary

New to the program was the Alpine skiing for both men and women. Ski instructor who earned their living with skiing, did not get access to the races, because this was not amateurs. With the result that two strong countries, France and Switzerland pulled. When a cross-country skiing team event was added, the four times ten kilometers. No sport disappeared in 17 disciplines were winning gold medals in 1936. Norway was the strongest country with seven gold medals, far ahead of Germany and Sweden.
Ivar Ballangrud

in 1936 the Norwegian skater Ivar Ballangrud in the month in 32 years. In his career, he had already been world champion all-round 1926 and 1932, and he won gold and bronze at the Olympics in 1928. Four years later, he added another silver in the 10 thousand meters in Lake Placid to it. But Ballangrud had saved his best form for the Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Fair to say that at that time there was not a lot of skating talent. Ballangrud won both 500, 5000 and 10000 metres, won the silver medal in the 1500 meters behind his compatriot Charles Mathiesen. Finn Birger Wasenius was with two silver and a bronze medal is his biggest competitor at Riessersee. In 1938, was the third and final time Ballangrud world champion all-round in Davos.
Sonja Henie

Double Olympic champion Sonja Henie successfully for the third time to win the League. But it was for her to make particularly difficult. For the first time, she had tough competition, the British Cecilia Coolidge. After the compulsory figures, Coolidge was just a fraction behind. Henie was there myself quite hurt because they considered themselves to be superior. With a dubious draw for Free Skating Norwegian still won the gold medal.
United Kingdom

After four titles in a row from the United Kingdom to Canada Canadians managed to stay. It was not without a fight. First, the British acted with two Canadian players who still had not been released to get out of the United Kingdom. Eventually, Canada withdrew its protest against this. Another problem was the game plan and regulations. It was up to the tournament not clear if the results would be counted from the medium for the final round of the four countries. Canada lost in the United Kingdom between round?? the first loss for Canada in the Olympics ever? and then just came out that this result is counted. United Kingdom performed a draw against United States and became champion by one percentage point more than Canada. Best player of the tournament was the goalie Jimmy Foster, one of the two officially does not have the right to play the Canadians.
Finland

For the first time, the relay on the program. Favorite was Norway and Sweden, but it ended Finland-Kalle Jalkanen, Klaes Karppinen, Matti Landi and Sulo Nurmela-that the two Scandinavian neighbors remained just ahead. It was the first of three cross-country competitions in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, later it was 18 km and 50 km individual ready yet. It fell against Finland with only a bronze medal, just behind Norway and Sweden long after.
Karl Schäfer

Since 1929 Austrian Karl Schaefer was almost unbeatable in the men’s figure skating. A year earlier, he had already participated in the Olympics in St. Moritz, but he ended up as an 18-year-old, fourth. But then Schäfer won everything there is to win; He was world champion seven times in a row and eight times European champion. No wonder that he also took up in between the Olympic titles in 1932 and 1936.Schäfer introduced many moves in the sport and can improvise incomparable. Later in his life successively coach Schaefer, founder of?? Karl Schaefer Eisrevue??, actor and coach again.
Birger Ruud

In the thirties, Birger Ruud was a class of its own in ski jumping. As a 20-year-old, he became the first champion in 1931 ski jumping world. A year later, Ruud won the gold medal at the Olympics in Lake Placid. As the first ski jumper ever extended his Olympic title four years later. A reasonable period of time, the Swede Sven Eriksson was second, while Reidar Andersen captured the bronze. Ruud also made the 1936 with the combined Alpine skiing. He also won the women’s downhill, but a moderate time in slalom, he finished off the prices the fourth. During World War II were Ruud was imprisoned by the Nazis in a concentration camp after its liberation in 1944, he became a member of the Norwegian resistance movement. In 1948, Ruud did last time participated in the ski jumping in the Olympics.Surprisingly, he was also second behind his compatriot Petter He.

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