Norway at the 1956 Summer Olympics


Norway competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 22 competitors, 19 men and 3 women, took part in 18 events in 6 sports.[1][2]

Norway at the
1956 Summer Olympics
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors22 (19 men, 3 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearerThor Thorvaldsen (Melbourne)
Birck Elgaaen (Stockholm)
Medals
Ranked 22nd
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Athletics

Canoeing

Equestrian

Individual dressage

Team dressage

Individual jumping

Sailing

Shooting

Five shooters represented Norway in 1956.

50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone
100m running deer
Trap

Wrestling

References

  1. "Norway at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. "Norway Equestrianism at the 1956 Stockholm Equestrian Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 14 June 2015.