Norway at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Norway was represented at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, United States by the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports.

Norway at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Atlanta
Competitors98 (48 men, 55 women) in 16 sports
Flag bearer Linda Andersen (sailing)
Medals
Ranked 30th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

Results by eventEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the fifth appearance by the nation in the archery competition at the Olympics, Norway represented by one man and one woman. Their combined record was 3–2.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

AthleticsEdit

Men's 200 metres

  • Heat – 20.78 s (→ advanced to the quarter final)
  • Quarter final – 20.48 s (→ advanced to the semi final)
  • Semi final – 20.96 s (→ did not advance)

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat – 1:48.60 min (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – 1:45.30 min (→ advanced to the semi final)
  • Semi final – 1:43.96 min (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final – 1:42.58 min (→   Gold medal)

Men's 3000 metres steeplechase

  • Heat – 8:31.30 min (→ advanced to the semi final)
  • Semi final – 8:19.79 min (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final – 8:23.39 min (→ 8th place)

Women's Marathon

Women's 100 metres hurdles

  • Heat – 13.13 s (→ advanced to the quarter final)
  • Quarter final – 13.30 s (→ did not advance)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.28 m (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final — 2.32 m (→ 5th place)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification — 1.93 m (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final — 1.96 m (→ 9th place)

Men's Triple Jump

  • Qualification — 16.15 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 59.60 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 62.24 m (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final — 62.28 m (→ 9th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 79.78 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification — 64.52 m (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final — 64.98 m (→   Bronze medal)

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Middleweight (71 kg)

CyclingEdit

Road CompetitionEdit

Women's Individual Road Race

  • Final — 02:37:06 (→ 18th place)
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's Individual Time Trial

  • Final — did not start (→ no ranking)

Mountain BikeEdit

Men's Cross Country

  • Final — 2:28:16 (→ 11th place)

Women's Cross Country

  • Final — 1:53.50 (→ 4th place)

FootballEdit

Women's tournament
21 July 1996 Match 1 Norway   2–2   Brazil Washington, D.C.
15:00 UTC−4 Medalen   32'
Aarønes   68'
Report Pretinha   57'89' Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 45,946
Referee: José María García-Aranda (Spain)
23 July 1996 Match 2 Norway   3–2   Germany Washington, D.C.
18:30 UTC−4 Aarønes   5'
Medalen   34'
Riise   65'
Report Wiegmann   32'
Prinz   62'
Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Eddie Lennie (Australia)
25 July 1996 Match 3 Norway   4–0   Japan Washington, D.C.
18:30 UTC−4 Pettersen   25'86'
Medalen   60'
Tangeraas   74'
Report Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 30,237
Referee: Omer Al Mehannah (Saudi Arabia)
28 July 1996 Semifinals Norway   1–2 (a.e.t.)   United States Athens
17:30 UTC−4 Medalen   18' Report Akers   76' (pen.)
MacMillan   100'
Stadium: Sanford Stadium
Attendance: 64,196
Referee: Sonia Denoncourt (Canada)
1 August 1996 Bronze Medal Match Brazil   0–2   Norway Athens
18:00 UTC−4 Report Aarønes   21'25' Stadium: Sanford Stadium
Attendance: 76,489
Referee: Ingrid Jonsson (Sweden)

SwimmingEdit

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Borge Mørk
    1. Heat — 1:04.92 (→ did not advance, 31st place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Borge Mørk
    1. Heat — 2:20.42 (→ did not advance, 25th place)


Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Irene Dalby
    1. Heat — 4:19.34 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Irene Dalby
    1. Heat — 8:37.73
    2. Final — 8:38.34 (→ 5th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

VolleyballEdit

Men's Beach CompetitionEdit

ReferencesEdit