Norway at the 1998 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 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
Competitors 76 (49 men, 27 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Espen Bredesen (Ski jumping)
Medals
Rank: 2
Gold
10
Silver
10
Bronze
5
Total
25
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Norway competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Buraas, Hans PetterHans Petter Buraas Alpine skiing Men's slalom
 Gold Bjørndalen, Ole EinarOle Einar Bjørndalen Biathlon Men's 10 km sprint
 Gold Hanevold, HalvardHalvard Hanevold Biathlon Men's 20 km
 Gold Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie Cross-country skiing Men's 10 km (classical)
 Gold Alsgaard, ThomasThomas Alsgaard Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km pursuit (freestyle)
 Gold Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km (freestyle)
 Gold Sivertsen, StureSture Sivertsen
Jevne, ErlingErling Jevne
Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie
Alsgaard, ThomasThomas Alsgaard
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 x 10 km relay
 Gold Vik, Bjarte EngenBjarte Engen Vik Nordic combined Men's individual
 Gold Skard, HalldorHalldor Skard
Braaten, KennethKenneth Braaten
Engen Vik, BjarteBjarte Engen Vik
Lundberg, Fred BørreFred Børre Lundberg
Nordic combined Men's team
 Gold Søndrål, ÅdneÅdne Søndrål Speed skating Men's 1500 m
 Silver Kjus, LasseLasse Kjus Alpine skiing Men's downhill
 Silver Furuseth, Ole KristianOle Kristian Furuseth Alpine skiing Men's slalom
 Silver Kjus, LasseLasse Kjus Alpine skiing Men's combined
 Silver Andresen, FrodeFrode Andresen Biathlon Men's 10 km sprint
 Silver Gjelland, EgilEgil Gjelland
Hanevold, HalvardHalvard Hanevold
Bjørndalen, DagDag Bjørndalen
Bjørndalen, Ole EinarOle Einar Bjørndalen
Biathlon Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
 Silver Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km pursuit (freestyle)
 Silver Jevne, ErlingErling Jevne Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km (classical)
 Silver Martinsen, BenteBente Martinsen
Mikkelsplass, MaritMarit Mikkelsplass
Nilsen, ElinElin Nilsen
Guidon, Anita MoenAnita Moen Guidon
Cross-country skiing Women's 4 x 5 km relay
 Silver Franck, DanielDaniel Franck Snowboarding Men's halfpipe
 Silver Kjeldaas, Stine BrunStine Brun Kjeldaas Snowboarding Women's halfpipe
 Bronze Skjelbreid, Ann ElenAnn Elen Skjelbreid
Sikveland, AnnetteAnnette Sikveland
Andreassen, Gunn MargitGunn Margit Andreassen
Grete-Skjelbreid-Poirée, LivLiv Grete-Skjelbreid-Poirée
Biathlon Women's 4 x 7.5 km relay
 Bronze Martinsen, BenteBente Martinsen Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km (classical)
 Bronze Guidon, Anita MoenAnita Moen Guidon Cross-country skiing Women's 15 km (classical)
 Bronze Ramsfjell, EigilEigil Ramsfjell
Thoresen, JanJan Thoresen
Gunnestad, Stig-ArneStig-Arne Gunnestad
Grimsmo, AnthonAnthon Grimsmo
Torvbråten, ToreTore Torvbråten
Curling Men's tournament
 Bronze Traa, KariKari Traa Freestyle skiing Women's moguls

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Kjetil André Aamodt Downhill 1:51.72 13
Lasse Kjus 1:50.51 2
Lasse Kjus Super-G 1:36.25 9
Kjetil André Aamodt 1:35.67 5
Harald Christian Strand Nilsen Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Kjetil André Aamodt DNF DNF
Lasse Kjus 1:21.92 1:18.73 2:40.65 8
Tom Stiansen 1:21.40 1:21.48 2:42.88 17
Finn Christian Jagge Slalom 56.06 55.33 1:51.39 7
Tom Stiansen 55.70 55.20 1:50.90 4
Ole Kristian Furuseth 55.53 55.11 1:50.64 2
Hans Petter Buraas 55.28 54.03 1:49.31 1

Men's combined

Athlete Slalom Downhill Total
Time 1 Time 2 Time Total time Rank
Kjetil André Aamodt 50.29 44.97 DNF DNF
Finn Christian Jagge 50.22 45.16 DNF DNF
Lasse Kjus 48.09 45.57 1:34.99 3:08.65 2
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Kristine Kristiansen Downhill DNF
Trude Gimle 1:30.87 16
Ingeborg Helen Marken 1:30.19 11
Trude Gimle Super-G 1:19.71 25
Ingeborg Helen Marken 1:19.16 19
Kristine Kristiansen 1:19.02 17
Noriyo Hiroi Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Kristine Kristiansen 1:23.04 1:35.67 2:58.71 22
Andrine Flemmen 1:20.04 1:34.90 2:54.94 10
Trude Gimle Slalom DNF DNF
Andrine Flemmen DNF DNF
Trine Bakke-Rognmo 47.17 DNF DNF

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Trude Gimle DNF DNF
Ingeborg Helen Marken 1:30.65 39.00 37.54 2:47.19 13
Kristine Kristiansen 1:30.61 38.49 DNF DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Egil Gjelland 1 28:49.1 13
Halvard Hanevold 2 28:40.8 8
Frode Andresen 2 28:17.8 2
Ole Einar Bjørndalen 0 27:16.2 1
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Frode Andresen 54:51.0 5 59:51.0 19
Dag Bjørndalen 57:34.7 1 58:34.7 10
Ole Einar Bjørndalen 54:16.8 4 58:16.8 7
Halvard Hanevold 55:16.4 1 56:16.4 1
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Egil Gjelland
Halvard Hanevold
Dag Bjørndalen
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
0 1'21:56.3 2
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Gunn Margit Andreassen 4 26:36.2 56
Ann Elen Skjelbreid 4 25:22.8 37
Liv Grete Skjelbreid-Poirée 3 24:44.0 23
Annette Sikveland 2 24:09.5 15
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Gunn Margit Andreassen 56:28.5 5 1'01:28.5 40
Ann Elen Skjelbreid 54:00.3 7 1'01:00.3 34
Liv Grete Skjelbreid 52:21.2 5 57:21.2 15
Annette Sikveland 53:38.7 3 56:38.7 8
Women's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Ann Elen Skjelbreid
Annette Sikveland
Gunn Margit Andreassen
Liv Grete Skjelbreid
2 1'40:37.3 3
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
NOR-1 Arnfinn Kristiansen
Jørn Stian Dahl
Peter Kildal
Dagfinn Aarskog
Four-man 53.96 18 53.78 15 54.33 17 2:42.07 17

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Sture Sivertsen 28:10.6 9
Erling Jevne 27:58.7 7
Thomas Alsgaard 27:48.1 5
Bjørn Dæhlie 27:24.5 1
15 km
pursuit1
F
Sture Sivertsen 43:29.2 27
Bjørn Dæhlie 39:38.8 2
Thomas Alsgaard 39:37.7 1
30 km
C
Thomas Alsgaard DNF
Bjørn Dæhlie 1'40:18.5 20
Sture Sivertsen 1'39:44.9 15
Erling Jevne 1'35:27.1 2
50 km
F
Tor-Arne Hetland 2'15:21.7 24
Anders Eide 2'11:06.9 11
Thomas Alsgaard 2'07:21.5 6
Bjørn Dæhlie 2'05:08.2 1
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Sture Sivertsen
Erling Jevne
Bjørn Dæhlie
Thomas Alsgaard
1'40:55.7 1
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Trude Dybendahl Hartz 18:08.0 8
Anita Moen-Guidon 18:04.4 7
Marit Mikkelsplass 17:53.5 6
Bente Martinsen 17:49.4 3
10 km
pursuit2
F
Marit Mikkelsplass 30:15.3 14
Trude Dybendahl Hartz 29:36.0 11
Bente Martinsen 29:34.1 9
Anita Moen-Guidon 29:27.6 8
15 km
C
Bente Martinsen 48:19.0 6
Trude Dybendahl Hartz 48:19.0 6
Marit Wold-Mikkelsplass 48:12.5 5
Anita Moen Guidon 47:52.6 3
30 km
F
Trude Dybendahl Hartz DNF
Maj Helen Sorkmo 1'29:16.9 19
Marit Wold-Mikkelsplass 1'25:36.9 9
Elin Nilsen 1'24:24.5 4
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Bente Martinsen
Marit Mikkelsplass
Elin Nilsen
Anita Moen Guidon
55:38.0 2

Curling pictogram.svg Curling[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Top four teams advanced to semi-finals.

Country Skip W L
Canada Mike Harris 6 1
Norway Eigil Ramsfjell 5 2
Switzerland Patrick Hürlimann 5 2
United States Tim Somerville 3 4
Japan Makoto Tsuruga 3 4
Sweden Peja Lindholm 3 4
Great Britain Douglas Dryburgh 2 5
Germany Andy Kapp 1 6
Team 1  Score  Team 2
 Norway 2–4  United Kingdom
 Germany 5–7  Norway
 United States 7–6  Norway
 Norway 5–3  Japan
 Norway 7–4  Sweden
  Switzerland 4–5  Norway
 Norway 10–8  Canada

Medal round[edit]

Semi-final

Sheet A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Norway (Ramsfjell) Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 7
Switzerland (Hürlimann) 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 8

Bronze medal game

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
United States (Somerville) Hammer (Last Stone First End) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 X 4
Norway (Ramsfjell) 3 0 1 1 1 3 0 2 0 1 X 9
Contestants Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Bronze medal Eigil Ramsfjell Jan Thoresen Stig-Arne Gunnestad Anthon Grimsmo Tore Torvbråten

Women's tournament[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Top four teams advanced to semi-finals.

Country Skip W L
Canada Sandra Schmirler 6 1
Sweden Elisabet Gustafson 6 1
Denmark Helena Blach Lavrsen 5 2
Great Britain Kirsty Hay 4 3
Japan Mayumi Ohkutsu 2 5
Norway 6th Dordi Nordby 2 5
United States Lisa Schoeneberg 2 5
Germany Andrea Schöpp 1 6
Team 1  Score  Team 2
 Norway 2–8  Sweden
 Norway 6–5  Canada
 Norway 4–6  United Kingdom
 Norway 6–7  Germany
 Japan 8–4  Norway
 United States 8–9  Norway
 Denmark 8–3  Norway

Contestants

Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Dordi Nordby Marianne Haslum Kristin Løvseth Hanne Woods Grethe Wolan

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Kari Traa Moguls 35.19 22.51 8 Q 32.69 24.09 3
Hilde Synnøve Lid Aerials 168.79 5 Q 160.18 6

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Halldor Skard Individual 186.0 42 DNF
Kristian Hammer 203.5 24 46:07.7 26
Fred Børre Lundberg 205.0 22 44:32.3 16
Bjarte Engen Vik 241.0 1 41:21.1 1

Men's Team

Four participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 5 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Halldor Skard
Kenneth Braaten
Bjarte Engen Vik
Fred Børre Lundberg
901.0 3 54:11.5 1

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Points Rank
Roar Ljøkelsøy Normal hill 74.0 80.0 40 Did not advance
Espen Bredesen 74.5 82.5 36 Did not advance
Henning Stensrud 81.0 96.0 24 Q 81.0 97.0 193.0 23
Kristian Brenden 87.5 112.0 6 Q 84.0 103.5 215.5 8
Henning Stensrud Large hill 106.5 89.7 38 Did not advance
Kristian Brenden 113.0 104.4 24 Q 127.0 130.1 234.5 13
Roar Ljøkelsøy 119.5 116.6 7 Q 124.0 125.7 242.3 9
Lasse Ottesen 121.0 118.8 5 Q 122.0 120.1 238.9 10
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Henning Stensrud
Lasse Ottesen
Roar Ljøkelsøy
Kristian Brenden
870.6 4
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each.

Snowboarding[edit]

Men's halfpipe
Athlete Qualifying round 1 Qualifying round 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Roger Hjelmstadstuen 35.2 18 31.3 25 Did not advance
Kim Christiansen 38.1 9 37.7 12 Did not advance
Klas Vangen 38.3 7 QF 70.9 15
Daniel Franck 39.6 4 QF 82.4 2
Women's halfpipe
Athlete Qualifying round 1 Qualifying round 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Christel Thoresen 24.3 22 24.4 17 Did not advance
Anne Molin Kongsgård 29.3 16 29.2 12 Did not advance
Stine Brun Kjeldaas 37.6 1 QF 74.2 2

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
500 m Roger Strøm 36.53 14 36.15 7 72.68 10
Grunde Njøs 36.32 11 DNF DNF
1000 m Roger Strøm 1:13.58 34
Grunde Njøs 1:12.27 14
1500 m Brigt Rykkje 1:52.91 29
Steinar Johansen 1:52.88 28
Ådne Søndrål 1:47.87 WR 1
5000 m Remi Hereide 6:39.35 12
Lasse Sætre 6:38.95 11
Kjell Storelid 6:37.12 8
10,000 m Remi Hereide 14:09.90 15
Lasse Sætre 13:42.94 7
Kjell Storelid 13:35.95 5
Women
Event Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
500 m Edel Therese Høiseth 40.02 23 39.99 20 80.01 20
1000 m Edel Therese Høiseth 1:19.23 14
1500 m Anette Tønsberg 2:03.03 17
3000 m Anette Tønsberg 4:19.24 15
5000 m Anette Tønsberg 7:28.39 13

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