Norway at the 1960 Winter Olympics

Norway competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Norway at the
1960 Winter Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Squaw Valley
Competitors29 (25 men, 4 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearerKnut Johannesen (Speed skating)
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
6
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Haakon Brusveen Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
  Gold Roald Aas Speed skating Men's 1500m
  Gold Knut Johannesen Speed skating Men's 10,000m
  Silver Harald Grønningen
Hallgeir Brenden
Einar Østby
Haakon Brusveen
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay
  Silver Tormod Knutsen Nordic combined Men's individual
  Silver Knut Johannesen Speed skating Men's 5000m

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Oddvar Rønnestad Downhill 2:15.4 20
Oddvar Rønnestad Giant Slalom 2:23.3 51
Oddvar Rønnestad Slalom 1:18.8 25 1:04.5 15 2:23.3 14
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Astrid Sandvik Downhill 2:02.9 37
Liv Jagge-Christiansen 1:51.2 30
Marit Haraldsen 1:42.9 12
Marit Haraldsen Giant Slalom DSQ
Liv Jagge-Christiansen 1:46.4 24
Inger Bjørnbakken 1:45.5 20
Astrid Sandvik 1:45.4 19
Liv Jagge-Christiansen Slalom DSQ DSQ
Marit Haraldsen 59.8 19 1:00.0 14 1:59.8 11
Astrid Sandvik 58.1 8 1:31.3 38 2:29.4 36
Inger Bjørnbakken 57.3 3 1:05.2 27 2:02.5 14

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Time Missed targets Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Jon Istad 1'36:53.5 4 1'44:53.5 11
Henry Hermansen 1'34:20.1 4 1'42:20.1 10
Ola Wærhaug 1'36:35.8 1 1'38:35.8 7
1 Two minutes added per missed target.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Hallgeir Brenden 53:10.3 12
Harald Grønningen 53:02.2 11
Einar Østby 52:18.0 4
Håkon Brusveen 51:55.5  
30 km Sverre Stensheim 1'59:52.8 20
Magnar Lundemo 1'58:46.8 16
Oddmund Jensen 1'55:35.0 10
Hallgeir Brenden 1'55:19.8 9
50 km Harald Grønningen 3'11:17.1 14
Oddmund Jensen 3'09:16.2 11
Sverre Stensheim 3'08:51.5 10
Hallgeir Brenden 3'08:23.0 9
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Harald Grønningen
Hallgeir Brenden
Einar Østby
Håkon Brusveen
2'18:46.4  

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Gunder Gundersen Individual 58.0 63.0 205.5 14 1'01:41.9 227.548 12 433.048 11
Sverre Stenersen 61.5 63.5 205.5 14 1'00:24.0 232.581 8 438.081 7
Tormod Knutsen 61.5 67.0 217.0 4 59:31.0 236.000 5 453.000  
Arne Larsen 67.0 64.5 215.0 5 1'01:10.1 229.613 10 444.613 6

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Ole Tom Nord Normal hill 81.0 94.6 29 82.0 105.6 10 200.2 23
Kåre Berg 83.0 100.7 19 81.5 106.7 7 207.4 13
Halvor Næs 86.0 103.1 16 81.5 106.7 7 209.8 11
Torbjørn Yggeseth 88.5 106.6 8 82.5 109.5 4 216.1 5

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Nils Aaness 42.5 24
Knut Johannesen 42.3 20
Hroar Elvenes 41.4 14
Alv Gjestvang 40.8 6
1500 m Nils Aaness DNF
Hroar Elvenes 2:24.9 39
Knut Johannesen 2:14.5 11
Roald Aas 2:10.4  
5000 m Roald Aas 8:30.1 25
Torstein Seiersten 8:05.3 4
Knut Johannesen 8:00.8  
10,000 m Roald Aas 17:26.8 23
Torstein Seiersten 16:33.4 6
Knut Johannesen 15:46.6 WR  

ReferencesEdit