At the 1928 Summer Olympics he finished fourth in the discus final with a throw of 45.80 metres (150.3 ft) and sixteenth in the hammer final with a throw of 41.06 metres (134.7 ft). He became Norwegian champion in discus throw in 1928 and 1931, and in hammer throw in the years 1928–1931 and 1933–1935.
His personal best discus throw was 47.20 metres (154.9 ft), achieved in August 1929 at Bislett stadion. A year earlier, on the same field, he had set a career best in hammer throw with 50.39 metres (165.3 ft).
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