Norway at the 1924 Summer Olympics

Norway competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. 62 competitors, 60 men and 2 women, took part in 43 events in 10 sports.[1]

Norway at the
1924 Summer Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Paris
Competitors62 (60 men, 2 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
5
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
10
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Otto von Porat Boxing Men's heavyweight July 20
  Gold Christopher Dahl, Eugen Lunde, Anders Lundgren Sailing 6 m Class July 26
  Gold Rick Bockelie, Harald Hagen,
Ingar Nielsen, Carl Ringvold, Carl Ringvold, Jr.
Sailing 8 m Class July 26
  Gold Einar Liberg, Ole Lilloe-Olsen,
Harald Natvig, Otto Olsen
Shooting Men's 100 m team running deer, single shots July 2
  Gold Ole Lilloe-Olsen Shooting Men's 100 m running deer, double shots July 1
  Silver Henrik Robert Sailing Monotype Class July 13
  Silver Einar Liberg, Ole Lilloe-Olsen,
Harald Natvig, Otto Olsen
Shooting Men's 100 m team running deer, double shots July 3
  Bronze Sverre Hansen Athletics Men's long jump July 8
  Bronze Sverre Sørsdal Boxing Men's light heavyweight July 20
  Bronze Otto Olsen Shooting Men's 100 m running deer, single shots July 10

AthleticsEdit

Ten athletes represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's fifth appearance in the sport as well as the Games. Hansen took the nation's only athletics medal of the Games, with a bronze in the long jump.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Erling Aastad Long jump N/A 6.72 4 Did not advance
Ketil Askildt Shot put N/A 13.09 6 Did not advance
Discus throw N/A 43.405 3 Q 43.405 5
Sverre Hansen Long jump N/A 7.26 1 Q 7.26  
Sverre Helgesen High jump N/A 1.83 1 Q 1.83 8
Charles Hoff 400 m 53.0 2 Q 49.2 2 Q Unknown 4 Did not advance
800 m N/A 2:02.1 3 Q 1:58.4 3 Q 1:56.7 8
Martin Mølster Pentathlon N/A Elim-4
Nils Andersen
Johan Badendyck
Hans Gundhus
Haakon Jansen
3000 m team N/A 27 3 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Nine boxers represented Norway at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport. Von Porat became Norway's first Olympic boxing champion. Sørsdal, who had won a silver medal in 1920 to become Norway's first medalist in the sport, won his second medal (a bronze).

Boxer Weight class Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Edgar Christensen Welterweight   Colacicco (ITA)
W
  Mello (USA)
L
Did not advance 9
Haakon Hansen Lightweight   Eichholzer (AUT)
W
  Petersen (DEN)
W
  Nielsen (DEN)
L
Did not advance 5
Olaf Hansen Featherweight Bye   Fields (USA)
L
Did not advance 9
Øivind Jensen Middleweight   Meeuwessen (NED)
W
  Henning (CAN)
L
Did not advance 9
Kristoffer Nilsen Lightweight   Beland (RSA)
L
Did not advance 17
Alf Pedersen Welterweight   Cornelisse (NED)
L
Did not advance 17
Otto von Porat Heavyweight N/A   Jardine (AUS)
W
  Bertazzolo (ITA)
W
  Porzio (ARG)
W
  Petersen (DEN)
W
 
Sverre Sørsdal Light heavyweight   Delarge (BEL)
W
  Kidley (IRL)
W
  Kirby (USA)
W
  Petersen (DEN)
L
  Saraudi (ITA)
W
 
Trygve Stokstad Middleweight   Mallin (GBR)
L
Did not advance 17

FencingEdit

Four fencers, all men, represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's third appearance in the sport, and first since 1912. Heide and Lorentzen became the first Norwegian fencers to reach the semifinals.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sigurd Akre-Aas Épée 4–4 2 Q N/A 4–5 8 Did not advance
Foil 1–3 4 Did not advance
Sabre N/A 2–3 5 Did not advance
Johan Falkenberg Épée 3–6 9 N/A Did not advance
Foil 2–1 2 Q 2–3 4 Did not advance
Raoul Heide Épée 5–4 3 Q N/A 7–3 1 Q 5–6 7 Did not advance
Frithjof Lorentzen Épée 1–8 9 N/A Did not advance
Foil 1–2 3 Q 4–1 2 Q 2–3 4 Q 0–5 6 Did not advance
Sigurd Akre-Aas
Johan Falkenberg
Raoul Heide
Frithjof Lorentzen
Team épée 0.5–1.5 3 N/A Did not advance

Modern pentathlonEdit

Two pentathletes represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's third appearance in the sport. Norway was one of six nations to have competed in each edition of the Olympic modern pentathlon to that point.

Pentathlete Event Final
Score Rank
Leif Knudtzon Individual 99.5 21
Olliver Smith Individual 87.5 16

SailingEdit

Nine sailors, the maximum possible, represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's fourth appearance in the sport. All three Norwegian boats won medals, with two taking gold and one earning silver. It was the second consecutive Games that each Norwegian boat had medalled.

Sailor Event Qualifying Final
Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Total Race 1 Race 2 Total Rank
Henrik Robert Olympic monotype 1 Q 4 N/A 2 5 7  
Christopher Dahl
Eugen Lunde
Anders Lundgren
6 metre class 3 1 Q 1 Q 5 1 1 2  
Rick Bockelie
Harald Hagen
Ingar Nielsen
Carl Ringvold
Carl Ringvold, Jr.
8 metre class 2 Q 4 1 Q 7 1 1 2  

ShootingEdit

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
Halvard Angaard 600 m free rifle 83 19
Eivind Holmsen Trap 90 19
Olaf Johannessen 50 m rifle, prone 375 45
600 m free rifle 78 41
Einar Liberg 25 m rapid fire pistol 18 8
100 m deer, single shots 36 7
100 m deer, double shots 70 5
Ole Lilloe-Olsen 100 m deer, single shots 33 15
100 m deer, double shots 76  
Trap 94 11
Harald Natvig 100 m deer, single shots 36 7
100 m deer, double shots 62 9
Otto Olsen 600 m free rifle 73 51
100 m deer, single shots 39  
August Onsrud 50 m rifle, prone 385 26
600 m free rifle 79 35
Willy Røgeberg 50 m rifle, prone 388 18
Olaf Sletten 50 m rifle, prone 385 26
Martin Stenersen Trap 90 19
Oluf Wesmann-Kjær 100 m deer, double shots 59 13
Trap 92 16
Halvard Angaard
Olaf Johannessen
Ludvig Larsen
Otto Olsen
Willy Røgeberg
Team free rifle 594 8
Einar Liberg
Ole Lilloe-Olsen
Harald Natvig
Otto Olsen
Team deer, single shots 160  
Team deer, double shots 262  
Eivind Holmsen
Ole Lilloe-Olsen
Harald Natvig
Martin Stenersen
Oluf Wesmann-Kjær
Team clay pigeons 336 7

SwimmingEdit

Ranks given are within the heat.

Men
Swimmer Event Heats Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sven Thaulow 100 m backstroke 1:24.0 1 Q 1:24.2 5 Did not advance

TennisEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 128 Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Conrad Langaard Singles   Fyzee (IND)
L 2–6, 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Jack Nielsen Singles Bye   Tegner (DEN)
W 5–7, 6–4, 6–4, 9–7
  Borotra (FRA)
W 6–0, 6–1, 6–2
Did not advance
Conrad Langaard
Jack Nielsen
Doubles N/A Bye   Muhammad /
Rutnam (IND)
L 2–6, 3–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Caro Dahl Singles Bye   Vlasto (FRA)
L 1–6, 0–6
Did not advance
Molla Mallory Singles Bye   Vaussard (FRA)
W 6–2, 6–3
  Bouman (NED)
W 9–7, 6–0
  Wills Moody (USA)
L 2–6, 3–6
Did not advance
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Opposition
score
Rank
Caro Dahl
Conrad Langaard
Doubles   Valaoritou-Skaramaga /
Zerlentis (GRE)
L 6–4, 2–6, 2–6
Did not advance
Molla Mallory
Jack Nielsen
Doubles   Dupont /
Washer (BEL)
W 1–6, 6–3, 6–3
  Jessup /
Richards (USA)
L 3–6, 2–6
Did not advance

WrestlingEdit

Greco-RomanEdit

Men's
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Eighth round Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Martin Egeberg Featherweight Bye   Radvány (HUN)
L
  Řezáč (TCH)
W
  Svensson (SWE)
L
Did not advance =8
Arne Gaupset Lightweight   Friman (FIN)
L
  Bergmann (AUT)
W
  Beránek (TCH)
W
  Sesta (AUT)
W
  Kusnets (EST)
L
Did not advance N/A =5
Paul Jahren Middleweight   Gorgano (ITA)
W
  Kónyi (HUN)
L
  Gorletti (ITA)
L
Did not advance N/A =15
Sven Martinsen Bantamweight   Zervinis (GRE)
W
  Andersen (DEN)
W
  Dierickx (BEL)
L
  Ikonen (FIN)
L
Did not advance N/A =9
Erling Michelsen Lightweight   Frisenfeldt (DEN)
L
  Solé (ESP)
L
Did not advance N/A =20
Arthur Nord Featherweight   Radvány (HUN)
W
  Řezáč (TCH)
W
  Väli (EST)
W
  Naito (JPN)
W
  Capron (FRA)
W
  Malmberg (SWE)
L
  Anttila (FIN)
L
Did not advance 4
Ragnvald Olsen Bantamweight   Ponte (ITA)
W
  Skopový (TCH)
L
  Kueny (FRA)
W
  Dierickx (BEL)
W
  Ikonen (FIN)
L
Did not advance N/A =5

Art CompetitionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Norway at the 1924 Paris Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-22.

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