Norway at the 1976 Summer Olympics


Norway was represented at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal by the Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports. 66 competitors, 60 men and 6 women, took part in 44 events in 11 sports.[1]

Norway at the
1976 Summer Olympics
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Montreal
Competitors66 (60 men and 6 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearer Leif Jenssen (weightlifting)
Medals
Ranked 21st
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Medalists

Gold

Silver

Archery

In the second appearance by the nation in the archery competition at the Olympics, Norway was represented by only one man. A veteran of the 1972 Summer Olympics, Jan Erik Humlekjær shot two points less than his performance of four years before. Nevertheless, he moved up eight places in the ranking.

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 1500 metres

  • Heat 3:44.59 min (→ did not advance)

Men's 5.000 metres

  • Heat did not start (→ did not advance, no ranking)
  • Heat 13:20.60 min
  • Final 13:30.33 min (→ 9th place)

Men's 10.000 metres

  • Heat 28:23.07 min (→ advanced to the final)
  • Final did not finish (→ no ranking)

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification 2.16 m
  • Final 2.18m (→ 9th place)
  • Qualification 2.16 m
  • Final 2.10m (→ 14th place)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification 61.30 m
  • Final 63.06 m (→ 7th place)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification 82.52 m
  • Final 78.24 m (→ 11th place)
  • Qualification 80.32 m
  • Final 74.88 m (→ 14th place)


Women's 1500 metres

  • Heat 4:07.20 min
  • Semi final 4:04.80 min (→ did not advance)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification 1.70 m (→ did not advance)

Canoeing

Cycling

Eight cyclists represented Norway in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit

Fencing

Five fencers, all men, represented Norway in 1976.

Men's épée
Men's team épée

Rowing

Men's coxless fours

Men's coxed fours

Women's single sculls

Women's double sculls

Sailing

Mixed One Person Dinghy

Mixed Two Person Dinghy

  • Hans Petter Jensen
  • Morten Jensen

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Shooting

Mixed Free Pistol, 50 metres

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres

Mixed Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres

Mixed Running Target, 50 metres

Swimming

Weightlifting

Wrestling

References

  1. "Norway at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 13 April 2015.