|Full name||Idrettsklubben Tjalve|
|Founded||27 December 1890|
|Ground|| Bislett stadion |
Idrettsklubben Tjalve is a Norwegian athletics club from Oslo, founded on 27 December 1890. It is named after Þjálfi in Norse mythology.
It is one of the most prominent athletics clubs in Norway, and numerous members have represented Norway in international competitions.
IK Tjalve uses Bislett Stadium.
Anders Aukland is a professional Norwegian cross-country skier who has won both Olympic and World Championship gold medals. He lives in Oslo.
Svein Inge Valvik is a retired Norwegian discus thrower. He represented SK Vidar, IF Kamp-Vestheim, IK Tjalve, Stabæk IF and Urædd.
Einar Førde was a Norwegian journalist and politician of the Labour Party. He served as Minister of Education and Church Affairs from 1979 to 1981, and director-general of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) from 1989 to 2001. He was also vice-chairman of the Norwegian Labour Party 1981–1989.
Reidar Hjermstad is a former Norwegian cross-country skier and biathlete who competed in the 1960s and 1970s.
Susanne Wigene is a Norwegian middle and long distance runner who specializes in the 5000 and 10,000 metres. She also competes over the 1500, 3000 and 3000 m steeplechase distances.
Håkon Särnblom is a retired Norwegian high jumper. He represented IK Tjalve and IF Minerva during his active career.
Benjamin Jensen is a Norwegian decathlete. He represented Mandal og Halse IL, IK Tjalve and IL Norna-Salhus during his active career. His personal best in decathlon is 8160 points, achieved in August 1999 in Roskilde. This is the Norwegian record.
Holger Albrechtsen was a Norwegian hurdler who specialized in the 110 and 400 metre hurdles.
Swedish relay is an athletics track event in which teams comprise four runners. The first runner runs 100 meters, the second one 200 m, the third one 300 m and the fourth runner 400 m, so the total length of the race is one kilometer.
Roar Adler was a Norwegian newspaper manager.
Mads Henry Andenæs was a Norwegian legal academic.
Sportsklubben Vidar is a Norwegian sports club from Oslo. It has sections for track and field, triathlon and archery.
Tor Torgersen was a Norwegian long-distance runner. He specialized in the longest track distances, 5000 and 10,000 metres, as well as cross-country running and from around 1960 the marathon, in which he also competed at that year's Olympic Games. On the track he became national champion in two events in 1959, with an additional four titles taken outside the track. He was later a national team coach in swimming.
Pål Sverre Benum is a Norwegian long-distance runner. He specialized in the longest track distances, 5000 and 10,000 metres, eventually competing at the 1964 Olympic Games. He also competed in cross-country running. On the track he became national champion three times, in addition to nine titles in cross-country. After his active career he became a professor of medicine.
Reidar Lorentzen is a Norwegian javelin thrower. He was born in Hammerfest, and represented the club IK Tjalve. He competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
Martin Jensen was a Norwegian triple jumper.
Benedicte Hauge is a Norwegian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres, and formerly also the 400 metres hurdles.
Aham Okeke is a Nigerian-born Norwegian former sprinter, who represented the clubs IK Tjalve, IL i BUL and IF Hellas. He has won the 100 metres national championship six times. He set the national record on 100 metres five times, with a personal best of 10.26 seconds. His personal record in the 200 metres, also national record at the time, was 20.75 seconds.
Folake Akinyemi is a retired Nigerian-Norwegian sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres.
Marcus Thomsen is a Norwegian athlete specialising in the shot put. He won a gold medal at the 2017 European U20 Championships. He also reached the final at the European Indoor Championships finishing seventh.