|Born||29 December 1988|
Thor Haug Nørbech (born 29 December 1988) is a Norwegian luger. He was born in Oslo.He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he placed 17th in the men's singles.
The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, and known at the time as Semaine Internationale des Sports d'Hiver, was a winter multi-sport event held in Chamonix, France, from 25 January to 5 February 1924. Norway topped the table, collecting seventeen medals in total, including four gold, three of which were won by Thorleif Haug in the Nordic combined and cross-country skiing events. Norway also achieved two podium sweeps, winning all three medals in both the 50 km cross-country skiing and the Nordic combined. This remained a record at the Winter Olympics until 2014.
Thorleif Haug was a Norwegian skier who competed in nordic combined and cross-country. At the 1924 Olympics he won all three Nordic skiing events. He was also awarded the bronze medal in ski jumping, but 50 years later a mistake was found in calculation of scores, Haug was demoted to fourth place, and his daughter presented her father's medal to Anders Haugen.
Kjetil Jansrud is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic champion. He races in all alpine disciplines apart from slalom, and his best event used to be the giant slalom where he has six World Cup podiums and an Olympic silver medal. Since 2012, he has concentrated on the speed events, where all but two of his World Cup victories have come. At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, he won the super-G and placed third in the downhill. At the World Championships in 2019 at Åre, Jansrud won gold in the downhill.
Events in the year 1934 in Norway.
Events in the year 1908 in Norway.
Andrew "Andy" Musgrave is a British cross-country skier. He has competed in the World Cup since 2008 and represented Great Britain at the 2009 World Championships and the 2010, 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympics.
Matthias Mayer is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic champion.
Norway competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014.
Henrik Kristoffersen is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer, World Champion, and Olympic medalist. He specializes in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom.
Luxembourg sent a delegation to compete at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7–23 February 2014. This was Luxembourg's eighth appearance at a Winter Olympic Games. The Luxembourgian team consisted of one athlete in cross-country skiing, Kari Peters. In the only event he contested, the men's sprint, he finished in 79th place. He withdrew from the 15 km classical due to illness.
The men's luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held between 8–9 February 2014 at the Sliding Center Sanki in Rzhanaya Polyana, Russia. Germany's Felix Loch was the two-time defending world champion and won the gold medal with the fastest time in two of the four runs. The test event that took place at the venue was won by Germany's Andi Langenhan. Loch was also the defending Olympic champion.
Events in the year 2014 in Norway.
This article contains a chronological summary of major events from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Simen Spieler Nilsen is a Norwegian speed skater.
Markus Snøve Høiberg is a Norwegian curler from Oslo. He was born in Oppdal. He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as the alternate for the Norwegian men's team. He won a gold medal at the 2014 World Men's Curling Championship as a member of the team.
Tønnes Stang Rolfsen is a Norwegian luger. He was born in Oslo. He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he placed 18th in the men's singles.
Jo Alexander Koppang is a Norwegian luger. He was born in Oslo. He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he placed 34th in the men's singles.
Helena Olsson Smeby is a Norwegian ski jumper. She was born in Torsby, Sweden, and lives in Trondheim, Norway, where she represents the club Byåsen IL. She competed at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec, where she placed sixteenth in the women's individual normal hill She competes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, in the ladies normal hill.
Øystein Bråten is a Norwegian freestyle skier. He competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, where he placed tenth in slopestyle. Bråten again represented Norway in slopestyle at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, in which he won a gold medal.
Iceland sent a delegation to compete at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia from 7–16 March 2014. This was Iceland's third time participating at a Winter Paralympic Games. The Icelandic delegation consisted of two alpine skiers, Erna Friðriksdóttir and Jóhann Þór Hólmgrímsson. Jóhann finished 23rd in the men's sitting giant slalom, while Erna finished 10th in the women's sitting slalom and 9th in the women's sitting giant slalom.