Norway at the 1968 Winter Olympics

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Norway at the Olympic Games

Flag of Norway
IOC code  NOR
NOC Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Website www.idrett.no (Norwegian)
At the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble
Competitors 65 (54 men, 11 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Bjørn Wirkola (Ski jumping)
Medals
Rank: 1
Gold
6
Silver
6
Bronze
2
Total
14
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Norway competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Solberg, MagnarMagnar Solberg Biathlon Men's 20 km
 Gold Grønningen, HaraldHarald Grønningen Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
 Gold Ellefsæter, OleOle Ellefsæter Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km
 Gold Martinsen, OddOdd Martinsen
Tyldum, PålPål Tyldum
Grønningen, HaraldHarald Grønningen
Ellefsæter, OleOle Ellefsæter
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 x 10 km relay
 Gold Damon, Babben EngerBabben Enger Damon
Aufles, IngerInger Aufles
Lammedal, Berit MørdreBerit Mørdre Lammedal
Cross-country skiing Women's 3 x 5 km relay
 Gold Maier, Fred AntonFred Anton Maier Speed skating Men's 5000m
 Silver Wærhaug, OlaOla Wærhaug
Jordet, OlavOlav Jordet
Solberg, MagnarMagnar Solberg
Istad, JonJon Istad
Biathlon Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
 Silver Martinsen, OddOdd Martinsen Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km
 Silver Lammedal, Berit MørdreBerit Mørdre Lammedal Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Silver Thomassen, MagneMagne Thomassen Speed skating Men's 500m
 Silver Eriksen, IvarIvar Eriksen Speed skating Men's 1500m
 Silver Maier, Fred AntonFred Anton Maier Speed skating Men's 10,000m
 Bronze Aufles, IngerInger Aufles Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Bronze Grini, LarsLars Grini Ski jumping Men's large hill

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Otto Tschudi Downhill DNF
Lasse Hamre 2:06.93 34
Jon Terje Øverland 2:05.34 23
Bjarne Strand 2:03.20 17
Otto Tschudi Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Bjarne Strand 1:49.69 33 1:51.48 32 3:41.17 29
Jon Terje Øverland 1:49.30 32 1:50.27 18 3:39.57 25
Håkon Mjøen 1:47.63 23 1:50.71 21 3:38.34 19
Men's slalom
Athlete Heat 1 Heat 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Håkon Mjøen 52.36 1 QF 49.91 9 DSQ DSQ
Bjarne Strand 54.18 1 QF 51.69 21 55.69 24 1:47.38 22
Jon Terje Øverland 51.93 2 QF 51.51 18 53.37 22 1:44.88 17
Lasse Hamre 53.33 2 QF 51.84 23 52.31 18 1:44.15 14
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Aud Hvammen Giant Slalom 2:01.30 28
Aud Hvammen Slalom DSQ DSQ
Dikke Eger-Bergmann 43.50 15 DNF DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Ragnar Tveiten 1'16:17.4 11 1'27:17.4 26
Ola Wærhaug 1'19:12.9 3 1'22:12.9 13
Jon Istad 1'19:43.1 2 1'21:43.1 11
Magnar Solberg 1'13:45.9 0 1'13:45.9 1
1 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 2 Time Rank
Ola Wærhaug
Olav Jordet
Magnar Solberg
Jon Istad
5 2'14:50.2 2
2 A penalty loop of 200 metres had to be skied per missed target.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Reidar Hjermstad 50:25.7 17
Odd Martinsen 48:59.3 8
Pål Tyldum 48:42.0 7
Harald Grønningen 47:54.2 1
30 km Gjermund Eggen 1'43:29.6 34
Harald Grønningen 1'38:26.7 13
Lorns Skjemstad 1'37:53.4 11
Odd Martinsen 1'36:28.9 2
50 km Odd Martinsen 2'33:51.4 18
Reidar Hjermstad 2'31:01.8 8
Pål Tyldum 2'29:26.7 4
Ole Ellefsæter 2'28:45.8 1
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Odd Martinsen
Pål Tyldum
Harald Grønningen
Ole Ellefsæter
2'08:33.5 1
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Tone Dahle 18:09.1 28
Babben Enger-Damon 17:43.3 21
Berit Mørdre-Lammedal 17:11.9 10
Inger Aufles 16:58.1 7
10 km Katharina Mo-Berge 39:35.4 17
Babben Enger-Damon 38:54.4 8
Inger Aufles 37:59.9 3
Berit Mørdre-Lammedal 37:54.6 2
Women's 3 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Inger Aufles
Babben Enger-Damon
Berit Mørdre-Lammedal
57:30.0 1

Ice hockey[edit]

First Round[edit]

East Germany East Germany - Norway Norway 3:1 (2:1, 1:0, 0:0)
Goalscorers: Joachim Ziesche, Lothar Fuchs, Peter Prusa - Odd Syversen.

Consolation Round[edit]

Teams in this group play for 9th-14th places.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
9  Yugoslavia 5 5 0 0 33 9 10
10  Japan 5 4 1 0 27 12 8
11  Norway 5 3 2 0 15 15 6
12  Romania 5 2 3 0 22 23 4
13  Austria 5 1 4 0 12 27 2
14  France 5 0 5 0 9 32 0

Norway Norway – France France 4:1 (1:1, 2:0, 1:0)
Goalscorers: Hagensen, Smefjell, Dalsören, Mikkelsen – Liberman.

Japan Japan – Norway Norway 4:0 (2:0, 2:0, 0:0)
Goalscorers: Okajima 2, Ebina, Araki.

Norway Norway – Austria Austria 5:4 (3:1, 2:1, 0:2)
Goalscorers: Dalsören 2, Bjölbak, Olsen, Hansen – Schupp 2, Weingärtner, St. John.

Norway Norway – Romania Romania 4:3 (2:2, 1:1, 1:0)
Goalscorers: Bergeid, Olsen, Syversen, Mikkelsen – Pana, Iuliu Szabo, Czaka.

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Yugoslavia – Norway Norway 3:2 (1:1, 0:0, 2:1)
Goalscorers: Hiti, Franz Smolej, Ivo Jan - Dalsören, Bjölbak.

Contestants[edit]

  • Team Roster

Luge[edit]

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Rolf Greger Strøm 59.04 22 59.28 21 58.67 15 2:56.99 19
Jan-Axel Strøm 58.84 18 59.26 20 59.04 20 2:57.14 21

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Kåre Olav Berg Individual 69.0 70.0 204.4 15 53:57.8 171.20 34 375.60 28
Gjert Andersen 72.5 72.5 221.2 7 1'00:28.3 102.49 41 323.69 40
Mikkel Dobloug 69.0 68.0 192.4 26 51:55.8 194.82 21 391.90 19
Markus Svendsen 71.0 72.0 210.8 12 54:19.4 167.05 35 377.85 27

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Jan Olaf Roaldset Normal hill 73.0 99.6 73.0 98.1 197.7 21
Jo Inge Bjørnebye 73.5 101.4 67.0 89.0 190.4 31
Lars Grini 74.5 104.5 73.0 101.6 206.1 13
Bjørn Wirkola 76.5 108.7 72.5 103.3 212.0 4
Bjørn Wirkola Large hill 93.0 102.1 87.0 87.2 189.3 23
Bent Tomtum 98.5 108.3 95.0 103.9 212.2 5
Jan Olaf Roaldset 100.5 109.6 91.5 93.0 202.6 13
Lars Grini 99.0 111.5 93.5 102.8 214.3 3

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Johan Lind 42.3 29
Roar Grønvold 41.1 13
Arne Herjuaune 40.7 5
Magne Thomassen 40.5 2
1500 m Svein-Erik Stiansen 2:05.5 7
Bjørn Tveter 2:05.2 5
Magne Thomassen 2:05.1 4
Ivar Eriksen 2:05.0 2
5000 m Svein-Erik Stiansen 7:39.6 12
Per Willy Guttormsen 7:27.8 4
Fred Anton Maier 7:22.4 WR 1
10,000 m Magne Thomassen 15:44.9 7
Per Willy Guttormsen 15:32.6 4
Fred Anton Maier 15:23.9 2
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 47.0 11
Kirsti Biermann 46.8 8
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 46.7 6
1000 m Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 1:36.8 13
Kirsti Biermann 1:35.0 9
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 1:34.5 6
1500 m Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 2:30.7 17
Kari Kåring 2:29.9 14
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 2:25.2 4
3000 m Kari Kåring 5:20.6 17
Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 5:19.6 16
Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 5:13.3 9

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