Norway at the 1996 Summer Olympics

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Norway at the
1996 Summer Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC code NOR
NOC Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Website www.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

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

Contents

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Results by event

Archery

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:

Athletics

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 (→ Med 1.png 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 (→ Med 3.png Bronze medal)

Boxing

Men's Light Middleweight (71 kg)

Cycling

Road Competition

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 Bike

Men's Cross Country

  • Final 2:28:16 (→ 11th place)

Women's Cross Country

  • Final 1:53.50 (→ 4th place)

Football

Women's tournament
21 July 1996Match 1 Norway  Flag of Norway.svg2–2Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil Washington, D.C.
15:00  UTC−4 Medalen Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Aarønes Soccerball shade.svg 68'
Report Pretinha Soccerball shade.svg 57', 89'Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 45,946
Referee: José María García-Aranda (Spain)
23 July 1996Match 2 Norway  Flag of Norway.svg3–2Flag of Germany.svg  Germany Washington, D.C.
18:30  UTC−4 Aarønes Soccerball shade.svg 5'
Medalen Soccerball shade.svg 34'
Riise Soccerball shade.svg 65'
Report Wiegmann Soccerball shade.svg 32'
Prinz Soccerball shade.svg 62'
Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 28,000
Referee: Eddie Lennie (Australia)
25 July 1996Match 3 Norway  Flag of Norway.svg4–0Flag of Japan.svg  Japan Washington, D.C.
18:30  UTC−4 Pettersen Soccerball shade.svg 25', 86'
Medalen Soccerball shade.svg 60'
Tangeraas Soccerball shade.svg 74'
Report Stadium: Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 30,237
Referee: Omer Al Mehannah (Saudi Arabia)
28 July 1996Semifinals Norway  Flag of Norway.svg1–2 (a.e.t.)Flag of the United States.svg  United States Athens
17:30  UTC−4 Medalen Soccerball shade.svg 18' Report Akers Soccerball shade.svg 76' (pen.)
MacMillan Soccerball shade gold.svg 100'
Stadium: Sanford Stadium
Attendance: 64,196
Referee: Sonia Denoncourt (Canada)
1 August 1996Bronze Medal Match Brazil  Flag of Brazil.svg0–2Flag of Norway.svg  Norway Athens
18:00  UTC−4 Report Aarønes Soccerball shade.svg 21', 25'Stadium: Sanford Stadium
Attendance: 76,489
Referee: Ingrid Jonsson (Sweden)

Swimming

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

Men's 200 m Breaststroke


Women's 50 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Freestyle

Women's 400 m Freestyle

Women's 800 m Freestyle

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

Volleyball

Men's Beach Competition

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