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Norway at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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IOC code  NOR
Norway at the 1952 Winter Olympics
NOC  Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Website  www.idrett.no (Norwegian)
Competitors  73 (61 men, 12 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer  Hjalmar Andersen (speed skating)
Medals Ranked 1st  Gold Silver Bronze Total 7 3 6 16

Norway was the host nation for the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo.

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By winning 7 gold medals, Norway had the most golds at these games. This would be the last time a host country would win the most gold medals at the Winter Olympics until Canada won the most gold medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Alpine skiing

Men
Women

Cross-country skiing

Men
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Women

Figure skating

Women
Pairs

Ice hockey

The tournament was run in a round-robin format with nine teams participating.

  • Norway 2-3 USA
  • Norway 0-6 Czechoslovakia
  • Norway 2-4 Sweden
  • Norway 2-7 Switzerland
  • Norway 2-5 Finland
  • Norway 2-6 Germany FR
  • Norway 2-11 Canada
  • Norway 3-4 Poland
  • Nordic combined

    Events:

  • 18 km cross-country skiing
  • normal hill ski jumping
  • The cross-country skiing part of this event was combined with the main medal event, meaning that athletes competing here were skiing for two disciplines at the same time. Details can be found above in this article, in the cross-country skiing section.

    The ski jumping (normal hill) event was held separate from the main medal event of ski jumping, results can be found in the table below (athletes were allowed to perform three jumps, the best two jumps were counted and are shown here).

    Speed skating

    Men

    References

    Norway at the 1952 Winter Olympics Wikipedia


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