Norway at the 1994 Winter Olympics

Norway was the host nation for the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. It was the second time that Norway had hosted the Winter Olympic Games, after the 1952 Games in Oslo. In 1994, Norway finished second in the medal ranking to Russia, with strong results in the skiing events.

Norway at the
1994 Winter Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Lillehammer
Competitors88 (67 men, 21 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Bjørn Dæhlie (cross-country skiing)
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
10
Silver
11
Bronze
5
Total
26
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

During the games, Norway set a record: most gold medals won by a host nation, with 10.[1] The United States tied it when they hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City,[1] but Canada broke it during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.[1]

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Lasse Kjus Alpine skiing Men's combined 25 February
  Gold Bjørn Dæhlie Cross-country skiing Men's 10 km (classical) 17 February
  Gold Bjørn Dæhlie Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km pursuit (freestyle) 19 February
  Gold Thomas Alsgaard Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km (freestyle) 14 February
  Gold Stine Lise Hattestad Freestyle skiing Women's moguls 16 February
  Gold Fred Børre Lundberg Nordic combined Men's individual 19 February
  Gold Espen Bredesen Ski jumping Men's normal hill 25 February
  Gold Johann Olav Koss Speed skating Men's 1500 m 16 February
  Gold Johann Olav Koss Speed skating Men's 5000 m 13 February
  Gold Johann Olav Koss Speed skating Men's 10,000 m 20 February
  Silver Kjetil André Aamodt Alpine skiing Men's downhill 13 February
  Silver Kjetil André Aamodt Alpine skiing Men's combined 25 February
  Silver Bjørn Dæhlie Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km (freestyle) 14 February
  Silver Sture Sivertsen
Vegard Ulvang
Thomas Alsgaard
Bjørn Dæhlie
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay 22 February
  Silver Marit Wold Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km (classical) 24 February
  Silver Trude Dybendahl
Inger Helene Nybråten
Elin Nilsen
Anita Moen
Cross-country skiing Women's 4 × 5 km relay 21 February
  Silver Knut Tore Apeland
Bjarte Engen Vik
Fred Børre Lundberg
Nordic combined Men's team 24 February
  Silver Lasse Ottesen Ski jumping Men's normal hill 25 February
  Silver Espen Bredesen Ski jumping Men's large hill 20 February
  Silver Kjell Storelid Speed skating Men's 5000 m 13 February
  Silver Kjell Storelid Speed skating Men's 10,000 m 13 February
  Bronze Kjetil André Aamodt Alpine skiing Men's super-G 17 February
  Bronze Harald-Christian Strand Nilsen Alpine skiing Men's combined 25 February
  Bronze Sture Sivertsen Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km (classical) 27 February
  Bronze Hilde Synnøve Lid Freestyle skiing Women's aerials 24 February
  Bronze Bjarte Engen Vik Nordic combined Men's individual 19 February

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Lasse Kjus Downhill 1:46.84 18
Jan Einar Thorsen 1:46.34 10
Atle Skårdal 1:46.29 9
Kjetil André Aamodt 1:45.79  
Lasse Kjus Super-G 1:34.02 12
Jan Einar Thorsen 1:33.37 7
Atle Skårdal 1:33.31 6
Kjetil André Aamodt 1:32.93  
Ole Kristian Furuseth Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Kjetil André Aamodt 1:30.03 1:23.88 2:53.91 12
Lasse Kjus 1:29.07 1:24.16 2:53.23 7
Jan Einar Thorsen 1:28.78 1:23.93 2:52.71 4
Ole Kristian Furuseth Slalom DSQ DSQ
Lasse Kjus DNF DNF
Finn Christian Jagge 1:02.16 1:01.03 2:03.19 6
Kjetil André Aamodt 1:01.80 DNF DNF

Men's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Harald Christian Strand Nilsen 1:39.05 51.59 48.50 3:19.14  
Atle Skårdal 1:38.18 54.29 51.81 3:24.28 18
Kjetil André Aamodt 1:37.49 51.77 49.29 3:18.55  
Lasse Kjus 1:36.95 51.25 49.33 3:17.53  
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Jeanette Lunde Downhill 1:37.80 11
Caroline Gedde-Dahl Super-G 1:26.13 35
Jeanette Lunde 1:25.32 32
Marianne Kjørstad 1:23.83 22
Trine Bakke Rognmo Giant Slalom 1:23.63 1:13.55 2:37.18 19
Caroline Gedde-Dahl 1:23.42 DNF DNF
Marianne Kjørstad 1:21.81 1:12.98 2:34.79 8
Caroline Gedde-Dahl Slalom DSQ DSQ
Trine Bakke Rognmo DSQ DSQ
Marianne Kjørstad DNF DNF
Trude Gimle 1:01.55 58.32 1:59.87 15

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Jeanette Lunde 1:29.31 55.11 51.55 3:15.97 15

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Sylfest Glimsdal 3 32:07.4 53
Ole Einar Bjørndalen 1 30:44.6 28
Jon Åge Tyldum 2 30:36.7 25
Ivar Michal Ulekleiv 1 29:56.6 14
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Jon Åge Tyldum 1'00:31.7 3 1'03:31.7 52
Halvard Hanevold 58:52.0 4 1'02:52.0 46
Ole Einar Bjørndalen 57:51.0 4 1'01:51.0 36
Sylfest Glimsdal 56:42.4 3 59:42.4 9
Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
Ivar Michal Ulekleiv
Halvard Hanevold
Jon Åge Tyldum
0 1'33:32.8 7
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Hildegunn Fossen 4 29:16.2 47
Annette Sikveland 2 27:32.8 22
Ann Elen Skjelbreid 1 27:17.7 17
Elin Kristiansen 0 26:53.5 10
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Anne Elvebakk 55:29.8 5 1'00:29.8 59
Gunn Margit Andreassen 56:02.7 3 59:02.7 43
Elin Kristiansen 54:04.2 3 57:04.2 31
Hildegunn Fossen 52:55.4 3 55:55.4 21
Women's 4 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Ann Elen Skjelbreid
Annette Sikveland
Hildegunn Fossen
Elin Kristiansen
2 1'54:08.1 4
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Thomas Alsgaard 26:07.0 24
Vegard Ulvang 25:08.0 7
Sture Sivertsen 24:59.7 5
Bjørn Dæhlie 24:20.1  
15 km
pursuit1
F
Sture Sivertsen 37:49.7 7
Bjørn Dæhlie 35:48.8  
30 km
F
Kristen Skjeldal 1'17:48.3 18
Egil Kristiansen 1'15:37.7 8
Bjørn Dæhlie 1'13:13.6  
Thomas Alsgaard 1'12:26.4  
50 km
C
Vegard Ulvang 2'10:40.0 10
Erling Jevne 2'09:12.2 5
Bjørn Dæhlie 2'09:11.4 4
Sture Sivertsen 2'08:49.0  
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Sture Sivertsen
Vegard Ulvang
Thomas Alsgaard
Bjørn Dæhlie
1'41:15.4  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Elin Nilsen 15:03.1 12
Trude Dybendahl 14:48.1 7
Inger Helene Nybråten 14:43.6 5
Anita Moen 14:39.4 4
10 km
pursuit2
F
Elin Nilsen 29:35.4 12
Anita Moen 29:13.2 8
Trude Dybendahl 28:42.2 7
15 km
F
Bente Martinsen 44:35.0 20
Marit Wold 43:25.1 14
Elin Nilsen 43:19.8 13
Anita Moen 42:42.9 10
30 km
C
Anita Moen 1'28:18.1 10
Inger Helene Nybråten 1'27:11.2 7
Trude Dybendahl 1'26:52.6 4
Marit Wold 1'25:57.8  
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Trude Dybendahl
Inger Helene Nybråten
Elin Nilsen
Anita Moen
57:42.6  

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Hans Engelsen Eide Moguls 23.84 25.06 8 Q 23.86 23.32 15
Tor Skeie Aerials 172.77 15 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Stine Lise Hattestad Moguls 31.83 24.91 2 Q 29.51 25.97  
Hilde Synnøve Lid Aerials 158.70 2 Q 164.13  

Ice hockeyEdit

Group AEdit

Twelve participating teams were placed in the two groups. After playing a round-robin, the top four teams in each group advanced to the Medal Round while the last two teams competed in the Consolation Round for the 9th to 12th places.

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team sent to compete in the Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
  Finland 5 5 0 0 25 4 10
  Germany 5 3 2 0 11 14 6
  Czech Republic 5 3 2 0 16 11 6
  Russia 5 3 2 0 20 14 6
  Austria 5 1 4 0 13 28 2
  Norway 5 0 5 0 5 19 0
  Norway 1:5   Russia
  Norway 1:2   Germany
  Norway 0:4   Finland
  Norway 1:4   Czech Republic
  Norway 2:4   Austria

Consolation RoundEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Norway 3–6   Italy

11th place match

Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Norway 3–1   Austria
  • Team Roster

Head Coach: Bengt Ohlson

LugeEdit

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Harald Rolfsen
Lars-Marius Waldal
DSQ DSQ
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Pia Wedege 49.367 12 49.490 10 49.720 17 49.470 13 3:18.047 13

Nordic combinedEdit

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Trond Einar Elden Individual 201.5 17 43:10.7 8
Knut Tore Apeland 204.5 15 43:59.6 11
Bjarte Engen Vik 240.5 3 40:26.2  
Fred Børre Lundberg 247.0 1 39:07.9  

Men's Team

Three participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 10 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Bjarte Engen Vik
Knut Tore Apeland
Fred Børre Lundberg
672.0 2 1'27:40.9  

Short track speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Bjørnar Elgetun 500 m 44.01 1 Q 45.35 3 Did not advance
Bjørnar Elgetun 1000 m 1:32.35 2 Q 1:30.96 3 Did not advance
Bjørnar Elgetun
Gisle Elvebakken
Tore Klevstuen
Morten Staubo
Øystein Carlsen
5000 m relay 7:25.73 4 QB 7:24.29 6

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Bjørn Myrbakken Normal hill 87.0 106.5 84.5 71.0 177.5 39
Øyvind Berg 89.0 112.5 59.0 37.0 149.5 52
Lasse Ottesen 102.5 137.5 98.0 130.5 268.0  
Espen Bredesen 100.5 140.5 104.0 141.5 282.0  
Stein Henrik Tuff Large hill 87.0 51.1 90.5 59.4 110.5 43
Øyvind Berg 112.0 99.6 105.5 87.4 187.0 17
Lasse Ottesen 117.0 109.6 120.0 117.0 226.6 6
Espen Bredesen 135.5 144.4 122.0 122.1 266.5  
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Espen Bredesen
Lasse Ottesen
Øyvind Berg
Roar Ljøkelsøy
898.8 4
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each.

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Roger Strøm DNF
Grunde Njøs 36.66 7
1000 m Ådne Søndrål DSQ
Grunde Njøs DNF
Roger Strøm 1:13.74 7
1500 m Steinar Johansen 1:55.21 18
Kjell Storelid 1:54.69 14
Ådne Søndrål 1:53.13 4
Johann Olav Koss 1:51.29 OR  
5000 m Atle Vårvik 7:00.83 26
Kjell Storelid 6:42.68  
Johann Olav Koss 6:34.96 OR  
10,000 m Kjell Storelid 13:49.25  
Johann Olav Koss 13:30.55 WR  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Edel Therese Høiseth 40.20 8
1000 m Edel Therese Høiseth 1:22.98 26

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Canadian Press (February 27, 2010). "Canada sets Olympic gold record". CBC Sports. Retrieved 2010-02-27.

ReferencesEdit