Norway at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Norway.svg
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Melbourne, Australia/Stockholm, Sweden
22 November – 8 December
Competitors22 (19 men, 3 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearersThor 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

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]

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Individual dressage

Team dressage

Individual jumping

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Five shooters represented Norway in 1956.

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

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1956 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Norway at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Norway Equestrianism at the 1956 Stockholm Equestrian Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2015.