Norway at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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Norway at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IPC code NOR
NPC Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Website www.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Beijing
Competitors 24 in 9 sports
Medals
Ranked 43rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 3 3 7
Summer Paralympics appearances

Norway sent a delegation of 24 competitors, (14 men and 10 women,) to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, from September 6 to September 17, 2008.[1]

Norwegian competitors took part in nine different sports: archery, athletics, boccia, cycling, equestrian, sailing, shooting, swimming and table tennis.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Cecilie Drabsch Norland Swimming individual
 Silver Ann Cathrin Lübbe Equestrian individual
 Silver Ann Cathrin Lübbe Equestrian individual
 Silver Jens Lasse Dokkan Equestrian individual
 Bronze Jens Lasse Dokkan,
Mariette Garborg,
Ann Cathrin Lubbe,
Sigrid Rui
Equestrian team
 Bronze Tommy Urhaug Table tennis individual
 Bronze Mariann Vestbøstad Swimming individual

Archery - Paralympic pictogram.svg Archery[edit]

[2] 1 competitor:

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Score Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tom Vangen Ind. compound open 654 19  Pemberton (USA)
L 103:106
Did not advance

Athletics - Paralympic pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

[3] 2 competitors:

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Runar Steinstad Javelin throw F42/44 N/A 44.55 10
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Elin Holen Long jump F42 N/A 3.38 7

Boccia - Paralympic pictogram.svg Boccia[edit]

[4] Paralympic Boccia is open to players with cerebral palsy and other major physical disabilities. There were no separate events for men and women.

3 competitors:

Individual

Athlete Event Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
John Nørsterud Mixed individual - BC2  Wong (HKG)
W 6–1
 Goncalves (POR)
L 2–5
 Martin (ESP)
L 0–10
N/A Did not advance
Elisabeth Wilhelmsen Mixed individual - BC2  Kwok (HKG)
L 0–15
 Toon (NZL)
L 0–21
 Morriss (NZL)
L 1–10
N/A Did not advance
Roger Aandalen Mixed individual - BC1  Marques (POR)
L 3–11
 Sanders (NZL)
W 5–2
 Smith (GBR)
L 1–6
 Moran (IRL)
L 2–4
Did not advance

Team

Athlete Event Match 1 Match 2 Match 3 Match 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
John Nørsterud, Elisabeth Wilhelmsen, Roger Aandalen Mixed team - BC1-2  Japan (JPN)
W 7–4
 Portugal (POR)
L 1–19
 Great Britain (GBR)
L 1–11
N/A Did not advance

Cycling - Paralympic pictogram.svg Cycling[edit]

[5][6][7] 1 competitor:

Track[edit]

Men

Pursuits

Athlete Event Qualifying Final/
Bronze medal race
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Morten Jahr Men's individual pursuit - LC2 5:23.921
44.455
8 Did not advance

Time Trials

Athlete Event Time Rank
Morten Jahr Men's 1 km time trial - LC2 1:17.050 10

Road[edit]

Men

Athlete Event Time Rank
Morten Jahr Men's Individual Time Trial - LC2 37:53.80 (+4.17.10) 7
Men's Individual Road Race - LC1/LC2/CP4 1:50:15 (+4:12) 18

Equestrian - Paralympic pictogram.svg Equestrian[edit]

[8] Equestrian in the Paralympic Games is Dressage only. Anne Cecilie Ore was replaced by Silje Gillund, as Ore's horse received an injury before the Paralympic Games.[9] There were no separate events for men and women. 5 competitors:

Individual

Athlete Horse Event Points Result
Ann Cathrin Lübbe[10] Zanko Individual championship test - grade IV 68,516 Silver medal icon.svg
Individual freestyle test - grade IV 75.046 Silver medal icon.svg
Sigrid Rui[10] Nanof Individual championship test - grade IV 60,064 10
Individual freestyle test - grade IV 69.498 4
Mariette Garborg Luthar Individual championship test - grade II 64.182 10
Individual freestyle test - grade II 63.554 12
Silje Gillund Dundee Klint Individual championship test - grade III 58.720 9
Individual freestyle test - grade III 61.056 11
Jens Lasse Dokkan Lacour Individual championship test - grade Ib 68.857 Silver medal icon.svg
Individual freestyle test - grade Ib 65.555 5

Team

Athletes Horses Event Team Test Championship Test Total Rank
Result Team Total Rank Result Team Total Rank
Jens Lasse Dokkan,
Mariette Garborg,
Ann Cathrin Lubbe,
Sigrid Rui
Lacour,
Luthar
Zanko
Nanof
Team 69.765
65.238
67.785
63.357#
202.788 3 68.857
64.182
68.516
60.064#
201.555 3 404.343 Bronze medal icon.svg

'#' denotes scores that did not count toward the team total.

Sailing - Paralympic pictogram.svg Sailing[edit]

[8] 4 competitors:

Athlete Event Race Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Bjørnar Erikstad 1Person Keelboat - 2.4mR 6 8 16 13 8 2 9 6 13 12 CAN 64 8
Per Eugen Kristiansen,
Jostein Stordahl,
Aleksander Wang-Hansen
3-Person Keelboat (Sonar) 6 2 5 8 1 15
OCS
9 1 5 3 6 37 4
  • CAN - Race cancelled
  • OCS - On the course side

Shooting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]

1 competitor:

Women

Athlete Event Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Total
Monica Lillehagen[11] R2-10m air rifle standing - SH1 389 3 Q 99.3 488,3 5

Swimming - Paralympic pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

[12] 5 competitors:

Athlete Events Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Stian Helgeland Men's 50 m butterfly - S6 37.41 6 Did not advance
Men's 50 m freestyle - S6 35.07 6 Did not advance
Men's 100 m freestyle - S6 1:15.68 6 Did not advance
Men's 400 m freestyle - S6 5:32.26 4 Q 5:32.24 8
Cecilie Drabsch Norland Women's 50 m freestyle - S8 32.11 1 Q 32.09 Gold medal icon.svg
Women's 100 m freestyle - S8 1:11.68 3 Q 1:11.88 5
Marianne Mæland Women's 100 m breaststroke - SB6 2:10.55 6 Did not advance
Jørgen Tadvin Men's 400 m freestyle - S6 6:03.36 5 Did not advance
Mariann Vestbøstad Women's 100 m backstroke - S8 1:21.77 1 Q 1:20.86 Bronze medal icon.svg
Women's 100 m freestyle - S8 1:14.62 3 Did not advance
Women's 400 m freestyle - S8 5:38.47 4 Q 5:39.73 7
Key
  • Q = Qualifiers for the final as decided on a time only basis. Ranks shown are overall rank against competitors in all heats

Table tennis - Paralympic pictogram.svg Table tennis[edit]

[13] 2 competitors:

Men

Individual

Athlete Event Group Match 1 Group Match 2 Group Match 3 1/8 Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final/
Bronze medal match
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Rolf Erik Paulsen Individual
Class 4/5
 Meszaros (SVK)
W 3-0
 Cetin (GER)
W 3-2
N/A  Jung (KOR)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Tommy Urhaug Individual
Class 4/5
 Durasinovic (SRB)
W 3-0
 Starl (AUT)
W 3-0
N/A  Zhang (CHN)
W 3-2
 Durand (FRA)
L 2-3
 Saleh (EGY)
W 3-0
Bronze medal icon.svg

Team

Athlete Event Group Match 1 Group Match 2 Group Match 3 1/8 Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final/
Bronze medal match
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Rolf Erik Paulsen,
Tommy Urhaug
Team Class 4/5 N/A  Serbia (SRB)
W 3-0
 China (CHN)
L 1-3
 France (FRA)
L 0-3
4

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Norwegian) De siste Paralympics utøverne tatt ut, Olympiatoppen, retrieved 1 August 2008
  2. ^ Archery - Result brackets (Google cache), The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  3. ^ Athletics - Schedule, Results, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  4. ^ Boccia - Schedule, Results, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  5. ^ Athlete Biography, JAHR Morten, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  6. ^ Cycling Road - Schedule, Results, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  7. ^ Cycling Track - Schedule, Results, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  8. ^ a b Equestrian - Schedule, Results, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  9. ^ Silje for Norge i Kina (Norwegian), Stange kommune, August 29, 2008
  10. ^ a b Lübbe tok Norges første Paralympics-medalje, (Norwegian), VG, September 8, 2008
  11. ^ God start på Paralympics, (Norwegian), Norges Idrettsforbund, September 8, 2008
  12. ^ Swimming - Schedule, Results, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
  13. ^ Table Tennis - Schedule, Results, The official website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games