|Born||27 March 1948|
|Died||8 June 2008 60)(aged|
Tore Falch Nilsen (27 March 1948 – 8 June 2008) was a Norwegian ice hockey player. He was born in Oslo and played for the club Hasle-Løren IL. He played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team at the 1980 Winter Olympics.
The 1994 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVII Olympic Winter Games, was a winter multi-sport event celebrated from 12 to 27 February 1994 in and around Lillehammer, Norway.
Tore Vikingstad is a retired Norwegian professional ice hockey player.
Tore is a Scandinavian masculine name. It is derived from the Old Norse name Thórir, which is composed of thorr which means thunder, and arr which means warrior. So Thunder Warrior or Thor's Warrior. The most famous person by this name is probably Tore Hund, who killed Olaf II of Norway at the Battle of Stiklestad. Approximately 18,000 people in Norway are named Tore.
CC Amfi, also known as Nordlyshallen is an indoor sports arena in Hamar, Norway. It is mostly used for ice hockey and is the home arena of Storhamar Hockey. It has also been used for short track speed skating, figure skating, handball, events and concerts. The venue has a capacity for 7,000 spectators and was built for the 1994 Winter Olympics, where it was used for short track speed skating and figure skating. Other major events held at the arena include the 1999 IIHF World Championship in ice hockey, the 1999 World Women's Handball Championship, the 2012 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships and the 2016 Winter Youth Olympics.
Norway competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.
Eidsiva Arena is an arena located at Stampesletta in Lillehammer, Norway. It consist of an ice rink, a combined handball and floorball court, and a curling rink. The venue, owned and operated by the Lillehammer Municipality, opened in 1988 and cost 65 million Norwegian krone (NOK) to build. One of the motivations for its construction was to help Lillehammer's bid to be selected as the host of the 1994 Winter Olympics. The ice rink has a capacity for 3,194 spectators and is the home rink of GET-ligaen hockey club Lillehammer IK. Eidsiva Arena is located next to the larger Håkons Hall, which opened in 1993. During the 1994 Winter Olympics, Kristins Hall was a training rink, and subsequently hosted the ice sledge hockey tournament at the 1994 Winter Paralympics. The venue also co-hosted Group B of the 1989 World Ice Hockey Championships.
Eilert Dietrichson Falch-Lund was a Norwegian businessperson and sportsperson. As a yacht racer he competed in the 1908 and 1912 Summer Olympics, winning one Olympic gold medal.
The Norwegian Ice Hockey Association (in Norwegian, Norges Ishockeyforbund is the governing body of all ice hockey, sledge hockey and in-line hockey in Norway.
Petter Salsten is a Norwegian ice hockey player, coach and sports official. He played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team, and participated at the Winter Olympics in 1988, 1992, and 1994. He played for the clubs Furuset, AIK in Stockholm, Sweden, and Storhamar, and was Norwegian champion in 1990, 1995, 1996, 1997 and 2000. He was awarded Gullpucken as best Norwegian ice hockey player in 1988 and 1997.
Geir Hoff is a Norwegian retired ice hockey player.
Ørjan Løvdal is a Norwegian ice hockey player and coach. He spent most of his career with Stjernen Hockey of the Norwegian Elitserien. He also played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team, and participated at the Winter Olympics in 1984, 1988, and 1992. He was Norwegian champion in 1986. He was awarded Gullpucken as best Norwegian ice hockey player in 1986 and 1987.
Geir Tore Myhre was a Norwegian ice hockey player and coach. He played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team, and participated in the Winter Olympics in 1980 and 1984. He was Norwegian champion with three clubs, in 1976, 1982 and 1984. He was awarded Gullpucken as best Norwegian ice hockey player in 1980 and 1982. He coached the Norwegian national team from 1994 to 1996.
Jørn Irving Goldstein is a Norwegian Olympic ice hockey player.
Cato Tom Andersen is a Norwegian former ice hockey defenceman. He was born in Oslo, Norway.
Nils Nilsen is a Norwegian former ice hockey player. He was born in Oslo, Norway and played for the club IF Frisk Asker. He played for the Norwegian national ice hockey team at the 1980 Winter Olympics.
Simen Spieler Nilsen is a Norwegian speed skater.
Norway's Bandy Association is the governing body for the sports of bandy, floorball and field hockey in Norway.
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The ice hockey team rosters at the 1980 Winter Olympics consisted of the following players:
Tore Johannessen was a Norwegian ice hockey referee and sports administrator. As a referee, he officiated at both the Ice Hockey World Championships, and the Winter Olympic Games, and later served as president of the Norwegian Ice Hockey Association. His career was recognized by induction into the IIHF Hall of Fame as a builder in ice hockey, and he received the Norwegian King's Medal of Merit.
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