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Kongsberg Idrettforening is a Norwegian sports club from Kongsberg, founded in 1899.It has sections for athletics, gymnastics, alpine skiing, ski jumping, cross country skiing, telemark skiing, snowboarding, speed skating, ice hockey, football and cycling.
It is best known for its ski jumpers, including Sigmund Ruud, Birger Ruud, Asbjørn Ruud, Hans Beck, Hilmar Myhra, Petter Hugstedand Arnholdt Kongsgård. Snowboarder Stine Brun Kjeldaas also represented Kongsberg IF.
Its first national athletics team member was sprinter Erik Brofoss, who later served as Government Minister and as director in the International Monetary Fund system. Javelin thrower Bjørn Grimnes and decathlete Trond Skramstad, both former Olympic competitors, also represented Kongsberg IF.
The men's football team plays in the Third Division, the fourth tier of Norwegian football.
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Birger Ruud was a Norwegian ski jumper and alpine skier.
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Erik Brofoss was a Norwegian economist and politician for the Labour Party.
Petter Hugsted was a Norwegian ski jumper who won the gold medal in the individual large hill event at the 1948 Olympics.
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Hans Beck was a Norwegian ski jumper who won a silver medal in the large hill individual event at the 1932 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. Having been in the lead after the first round, he was overcome by Birger Ruud, who hailed from the same city, in the second round.
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