Norway at the 1972 Winter Olympics

Norway competed at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

Norway at the
1972 Winter Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Sapporo
Competitors67 (56 men, 11 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearerMagnar Solberg (Biathlon)
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold
2
Silver
5
Bronze
5
Total
12
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Magnar Solberg Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Gold Pål Tyldum Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km (classical)
  Silver Pål Tyldum Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km (classical)
  Silver Magne Myrmo Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km (classical)
  Silver Oddvar Brå
Pål Tyldum
Ivar Formo
Johs Harviken
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay
  Silver Roar Grønvold Speed skating Men's 1500m
  Silver Roar Grønvold Speed skating Men's 5000m
  Bronze Ivar Formo Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km (classical)
  Bronze Johs Harviken Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km (classical)
  Bronze Inger Aufles
Aslaug Dahl
Berit Mørdre Lammedal
Cross-country skiing Women's 3 × 5 km relay
  Bronze Sten Stensen Speed skating Men's 5000m
  Bronze Sten Stensen Speed skating Men's 10,000m

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Peik Christensen Downhill 1:59.71 36
Erik Håker 1:53.16 5
Otto Tschudi Giant Slalom 1:57.42 50 DSQ DSQ
Peik Christensen 1:38.27 33 1:40.42 17 3:18.69 23
Erik Håker 1:31.70 1 DNF DNF
Men's slalom
Athlete Classification Final
Time Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Peik Christensen 1:45.36 2 DSQ DSQ
Erik Håker DSQ DNF DNF
Otto Tschudi DSQ DSQ DSQ
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Karianne Christiansen Downhill 1:41.25 21
Gyri Sørensen 1:40.77 17
Toril Førland 1:40.25 11
Gyri Sørensen Giant Slalom 1:37.32 28
Karianne Christiansen 1:37.18 27
Anne Brusletto 1:34.43 19
Toril Førland 1:34.15 17
Gyri Sørensen Slalom DSQ DSQ
Anne Brusletto DNF DNF
Karianne Christiansen 52.59 24 DNF DNF
Toril Førland 47.75 10 48.01 11 1:35.76 9

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Ragnar Tveiten 1'17:19.91 7 1'24:19.91 29
Kåre Hovda 1'16:20.37 6 1'22:20.37 18
Tor Svendsberget 1'15:26.54 3 1'18:26.54 8
Magnar Solberg 1'13:55.50 2 1'15:55.50  
1 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 2 Time Rank
Tor Svendsberget
Kåre Hovda
Ivar Nordkild
Magnar Solberg
7 1'56:24.21 4
2 A penalty loop of 200 metres had to be skied per missed target.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Magne Myrmo 47:02.55 19
Johs Harviken 46:46.36 15
Oddvar Brå 46:25.88 9
Ivar Formo 46:02.68  
30 km Ole Ellefsæter 1'44:25.21 31
Magne Myrmo 1'42:23.40 21
Johs Harviken 1'37:32.44  
Pål Tyldum 1'37:25.30  
50 km Ole Ellefsæter 2'46:46.94 10
Reidar Hjermstad 2'44:14.51 4
Magne Myrmo 2'43:29.45  
Pål Tyldum 2'43:14.75  
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Oddvar Brå
Pål Tyldum
Ivar Formo
Johs Harviken
2'04:57.06  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Katharina Mo-Berge 17:49.06 17
Inger Aufles 17:33.14 12
Aslaug Dahl 17:17.49 8
Berit Mørdre-Lammedal 17:16.79 7
10 km Katharina Mo-Berge 37:33.16 29
Berit Mørdre-Lammedal 36:29.43 14
Inger Aufles 36:07.08 12
Aslaug Dahl 35:18.84 6
Women's 3 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Inger Aufles
Aslaug Dahl
Berit Mørdre-Lammedal
49:51.49  

Ice hockeyEdit

First RoundEdit

Winners (in bold) entered the Medal Round. Other teams played a consolation round for 7th-11th places.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Finland 13–1   Norway

Consolation RoundEdit

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
7   West Germany 4 3 1 0 22 10 6
8   Norway 4 3 1 0 16 14 6
9   Japan 4 2 1 1 17 16 5
10    Switzerland 4 0 2 2 9 16 2
11   Yugoslavia 4 0 3 1 9 17 1
  • Norway 5-2 Yugoslavia
  • West Germany 5-1 Norway
  • Japan 4-5 Norway
  • Norway 5-3 Switzerland
Contestants
Kåre Østensen
Thore Wålberg
Øivind Berg
Jan Kinder
Svein Norman Hansen
Terje Steen
Birger Jansen
Thor Martinsen
Tom Røymark
Tom Christensen
Steinar Bjølbakk
Svein Haagensen
Roy Jansen
Bjørn Johansen
Morten Sethereng
Terje Thoen
Bjørn Andreassen
Arne Mikkelsen

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stephen Sinding 54.98 27 54.05 19 53.19 20 53.19 19 3:35.41 22
Bjørn Dyrdahl 54.73 25 55.13 31 54.67 36 53.52 24 3:38.05 30
Christian Strøm 53.79 13 53.68 16 52.46 12 53.08 17 3:33.01 14

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Christian Strøm
Stephen Sinding
45.81 14 46.25 16 1:32.06 14

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
Gjert Andersen Individual 67.0 71.5 173.3 23 52:04.8 187.015 26 360.315 23
Henning Weid 71.0 74.0 181.3 15 51:58.1 188.020 25 369.320 19
Kjell Åsvestad 71.0 74.0 183.1 13 51:36.2 191.305 23 374.405 14
Kåre Olav Berg 72.5 73.0 180.4 16 50:08.9 204.400 7 384.800 8

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Jo Inge Bjørnebye Normal hill 68.5 90.3 67.0 83.9 174.2 51
Nils-Per Skarseth 73.5 101.3 71.0 96.3 197.6 33
Ingolf Mork 78.0 112.0 78.0 113.5 225.5 4
Frithjof Prydz 80.0 114.2 74.0 103.6 217.8 11
Jo Inge Bjørnebye Large hill 85.5 86.7 81.5 81.1 167.8 34
Frithjof Prydz 85.0 89.0 95.5 105.7 194.7 15
Ingolf Mork 89.0 95.6 83.0 77.7 173.3 28
Bjørn Wirkola 93.0 97.7 74.5 64.8 162.5 37

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Ole Christian Iversen DNF
Johan Lind 41.14 18
Lasse Efskind 40.60 12
Per Bjørang 39.91 4
1500 m Dag Fornæss 2:09.52 13
Svein-Erik Stiansen 2:08.63 11
Bjørn Tveter 2:05.94 4
Roar Grønvold 2:04.26  
5000 m Willy Olsen 7:36.47 5
Sten Stensen 7:33.39  
Roar Grønvold 7:28.18  
10,000 m Dag Fornæss 15:53.33 13
Per Willy Guttormsen 15:48.71 11
Sten Stensen 15:07.88  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 46.33 19
Kirsti Biermann 46.18 17
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 45.70 11
1000 m Kirsti Biermann 1:35.76 23
Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 1:35.56 22
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 1:33.13 9
1500 m Kirsti Biermann 2:29.94 23
Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 2:28.36 19
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 2:24.07 8
3000 m Kirsti Biermann 5:26.21 20
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 5:07.76 10

ReferencesEdit