This biography of a living person includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (February 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Jon Rønningen (born November 28, 1962 in Oslo) is a former Norwegian wrestler and a member of Kolbotn IL (one of the largest sports clubs in Norway). He won a total of 9 medals in international championships and was the third Norwegian to win two individual Summer Olympic gold medals (1988 Olympics in Seoul, Korea and 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain). His brother Lars Rønningen was also a highly accomplished wrestler.
|Men's Greco-Roman wrestling|
|1985 Kolbotn, Norway||Flyweight|
|1986 Budapest, Hungary||Flyweight|
|1991 Varna, Bulgaria||Flyweight|
|1990 Poznań, Poland||Flyweight|
|1986 Piraeus, Greece||Flyweight|
|1988 Kolbotn, Norway||Flyweight|
|World Espoir Championships|
|1983 Kristiansund, Norway||Light flyweight|
In his 2017 book Hode i klemme (lit. In a headlock), Rønningen revealed that he has struggled with depression all through his life, and has attempted suicide.
- Profile at FILA Wrestling Database
- "Jon Rønningen". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
|Norwegian Sportsperson of the Year
Ole Kristian Furuseth
|This article about a Norwegian Olympic medalist is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|This biographical article relating to a Norwegian sport wrestler or wrestling coach is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|