Norway at the 1960 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 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley
Competitors 29 (25 men, 4 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Knut Johannesen (Speed skating)
Medals
Rank: 6
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Norway competed at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Brusveen, HaakonHaakon Brusveen Cross-country skiing Men's 15 km
 Gold Aas, RoaldRoald Aas Speed skating Men's 1500m
 Gold Johannesen, KnutKnut Johannesen Speed skating Men's 10,000m
 Silver Grønningen, HaraldHarald Grønningen
Brenden, HallgeirHallgeir Brenden
Østby, EinarEinar Østby
Brusveen, HaakonHaakon Brusveen
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 x 10 km relay
 Silver Knutsen, TormodTormod Knutsen Nordic combined Men's individual
 Silver Johannesen, KnutKnut Johannesen Speed skating Men's 5000m

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Oddvar Rønnestad Downhill 2:15.4 20
Oddvar Rønnestad Giant Slalom 2:23.3 51
Oddvar Rønnestad Slalom 1:18.8 25 1:04.5 15 2:23.3 14
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Astrid Sandvik Downhill 2:02.9 37
Liv Jagge-Christiansen 1:51.2 30
Marit Haraldsen 1:42.9 12
Marit Haraldsen Giant Slalom DSQ
Liv Jagge-Christiansen 1:46.4 24
Inger Bjørnbakken 1:45.5 20
Astrid Sandvik 1:45.4 19
Liv Jagge-Christiansen Slalom DSQ DSQ
Marit Haraldsen 59.8 19 1:00.0 14 1:59.8 11
Astrid Sandvik 58.1 8 1:31.3 38 2:29.4 36
Inger Bjørnbakken 57.3 3 1:05.2 27 2:02.5 14

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Missed targets Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Jon Istad 1'36:53.5 4 1'44:53.5 11
Henry Hermansen 1'34:20.1 4 1'42:20.1 10
Ola Wærhaug 1'36:35.8 1 1'38:35.8 7
1 Two minutes added per missed target.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Hallgeir Brenden 53:10.3 12
Harald Grønningen 53:02.2 11
Einar Østby 52:18.0 4
Håkon Brusveen 51:55.5 1st
30 km Sverre Stensheim 1'59:52.8 20
Magnar Lundemo 1'58:46.8 16
Oddmund Jensen 1'55:35.0 10
Hallgeir Brenden 1'55:19.8 9
50 km Harald Grønningen 3'11:17.1 14
Oddmund Jensen 3'09:16.2 11
Sverre Stensheim 3'08:51.5 10
Hallgeir Brenden 3'08:23.0 9
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Harald Grønningen
Hallgeir Brenden
Einar Østby
Håkon Brusveen
2'18:46.4 2nd

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
Gunder Gundersen Individual 58.0 63.0 205.5 14 1'01:41.9 227.548 12 433.048 11
Sverre Stenersen 61.5 63.5 205.5 14 1'00:24.0 232.581 8 438.081 7
Tormod Knutsen 61.5 67.0 217.0 4 59:31.0 236.000 5 453.000 2nd
Arne Larsen 67.0 64.5 215.0 5 1'01:10.1 229.613 10 444.613 6

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Ole Tom Nord Normal hill 81.0 94.6 29 82.0 105.6 10 200.2 23
Kåre Olav Berg 83.0 100.7 19 81.5 106.7 7 207.4 13
Halvor Næs 86.0 103.1 16 81.5 106.7 7 209.8 11
Torbjørn Yggeseth 88.5 106.6 8 82.5 109.5 4 216.1 5

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Nils Aaness 42.5 24
Knut Johannesen 42.3 20
Hroar Elvenes 41.4 14
Alv Gjestvang 40.8 6
1500 m Nils Aaness DNF
Hroar Elvenes 2:24.9 39
Knut Johannesen 2:14.5 11
Roald Aas 2:10.4 1st
5000 m Roald Aas 8:30.1 25
Torstein Seiersten 8:05.3 4
Knut Johannesen 8:00.8 2nd
10,000 m Roald Aas 17:26.8 23
Torstein Seiersten 16:33.4 6
Knut Johannesen 15:46.6 WR 1st

References[edit]