Norway at the 1900 Summer Olympics


Norway competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris. Results from Norwegian athletes are typically considered separate from those of Swedish competitors despite the Union between Sweden and Norway that existed in 1900.

Norway at the
1900 Summer Olympics
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Paris
Competitors7 in 2 sports
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Medalists

Norway finished in 16th position in the final medal rankings with 5 medals.

Medal Name Sport Event Date
Ole ØstmoShooting300 metre free rifle, standingAugust 5
Olaf Frydenlund
Hellmer Hermandsen
Ole Østmo
Ole Sæther
Tom Seeberg
Shooting300 metre free rifle, teamAugust 5
Carl Albert AndersenAthleticspole vaultJuly 15
Ole ØstmoShooting300 metre free rifle, proneAugust 5
Ole ØstmoShooting300 metre free rifle, three positionsAugust 5

Athletics

Two Norwegian athletes, a runner and a jumper, competed in four athletics events, winning one bronze medal in the pole vault.

Athlete Events Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Yngvar Bryn 200 m Unknown 3 Did not advance
400 m Unknown 5 Did not advance
Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Carl Albert Andersen High jump 1.70 4
Pole vault 3.20


Shooting

Norway won four medals in the five military rifle events, including the silver medal in the team section. Østmo took bronze in the individual overall, as well as a silver and a bronze in two of the positions.

Shooter Event Score Rank
Ole Østmo Men's 300 metre free rifle, standing 299
Hellmer Hermandsen 280 9
Tom Seeberg 275 13
Olaf Frydenlund 271 16
Ole Sæther 239 26
Ole Sæther Men's 300 metre free rifle, kneeling 293 12
Hellmer Hermandsen 290 13
Ole Østmo 289 15
Tom Seeberg 272 21
Olaf Frydenlund 259 27
Ole Østmo Men's 300 metre free rifle, prone 329
Hellmer Hermandsen 308 10
Tom Seeberg 301 16
Ole Sæther 298 18
Olaf Frydenlund 287 22
Ole Østmo Men's 300 metre free rifle, three positions 917
Hellmer Hermandsen 878 13
Tom Seeberg 848 17
Ole Sæther 830 20
Olaf Frydenlund 817 24
Ole Østmo
Hellmer Hermandsen
Tom Seeberg
Olaf Frydenlund
Ole Sæther
Men's 300 metre free rifle, team 4290