Norway at the 2010 Winter Paralympics

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Norway at the Paralympic Games

Flag of Norway
IPC code  NOR
NPC Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
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At the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver
Competitors 27 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Mariann Vestbostad[1]
Medals
Rank: 12
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
6
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Norway will send a delegation to compete at the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver, Canada. A total of 27 Norwegian athletes will compete in four disciplines; the only sport Norwegians are not to compete in is alpine skiing.[2]

Biathlon - Paralympic pictogram.png Biathlon[edit]

[3]

Athlete Events Factor % Qualification Final
Missed shots Finish time Rank Missed shots Finish time Rank
Trygve Steinar Toskedal Larsen Men's Pursuit - Sitting 10:18.47 17 17
Nils-Erik Ulset Men's Pursuit - Standing 9:19.44 3 Q 10:51.3 2nd
Men's 12.5 km - Standing 1st

Cross-country skiing - Paralympic pictogram.png Cross-country skiing[edit]

[4]

Women
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Mariann Vestbøstad Marthinsen 10 km - Sitting 33:27.8 5
Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Per Fagerhøi 15 km - Sitting 46:23.00 25
Trygve Steinar Toskedal Larsen 15 km - Sitting 42:17.03 4
Kjartan Nesbakken Haugen
Helge Flo 20 km - Visually Impaired 54:22.7 8
Vegard Dahle 20 km - Standing 55:42.9 8
Svein Lilleberg 20 km - Standing 1:06:33.0 19
Nils-Erik Ulset 20 km - Standing 53:34.1 2nd

Ice sledge hockey - Paralympic pictogram.png Ice sledge hockey[edit]

Norway's Ice Sledge Hockey team, at the UBC Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre, Vancouver.

The Norwegian sledge hockey team qualified for the 2010 Paralympics by coming in second place at the 2009 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships.[5]

Squad list Group stage (Pool B) [6] Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
From:

Ole Bjarte Austevoll
Audun Bakke
Helge Bjørnstad
Kissinger Deng
Eskil Hagen
Thomas Jacobsen
Loyd Remi Johansen
Roger Johansen
Knut Andre Nordstoga
Rolf Einar Pedersen
Tommy Rovelstad
Kjell Vidar Røyne
Stig Tore Svee
Morten Værnes
Head coach: Morten Haglund[7]

Sweden
W 2–1
2 Q United States
L 0–3
Canada
W 2–1
3rd
Italy
W 2–1
Canada
L 0–5

Wheelchair curling - Paralympic pictogram.png Wheelchair curling[edit]

The Norwegian team qualified for the 2010 Paralympic wheelchair curling tournament based on their performance in the 2007, 2008, and 2009 World Wheelchair Curling Championships.[8]

Norway's team continued the tradidion from the Norwegian team at the Olympics, wearing pants from Loudmouth Golf.[9]

Squad list[2] Round robin[10] Tie-breaker Semifinal Final Rank
Opposition
Result
Rank

Rune Lorentzen (skip)
Jostein Stordahl
Geir Arne Skogstad
Lene Tystad
Anne Mette Samdal

Germany
L 6–10
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Great Britain
W 7–5
Canada
L 5–6
Sweden
L 4–6
South Korea
W 9–6
Japan
W 11-3
United States
L 8-9
Italy
L 7-9
Switzerland
L 4-10

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flagbearers from Opening Ceremony". International Paralympic Committee (IPC). 12 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b 27 utøvere tatt ut til Paralympic Vancouver 2010 (Norwegian), Olympiatoppen, February 8, 2010
  3. ^ Biathlon Schedule and Results, The Official Website of the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver
  4. ^ Cross-country Schedule and Results, The Official Website of the 2010 Winter Paralympics in Vancouver
  5. ^ "USA Wins Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A". International Paralympic Committee. May 18, 2009. Retrieved January 7, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Ice Sledge Hockey Schedule and Results". Vancouver 2010 official website. Retrieved 2010-02-10. 
  7. ^ Troppen til Paralympic i Vancouver er tatt ut (Norwegian), kjelkehockey.no, February 8, 2010
  8. ^ "Paralympic Qualification". World Curling Federation. Retrieved January 7, 2010. 
  9. ^ Norwegian curlers continue colourful trouser tradition, CBC, March 14, 2010
  10. ^ "Wheelchair Curling Schedule and Results". Vancouver 2010 official website. Retrieved 2010-01-24. 

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