Norway at the
1976 Winter Olympics
IOC codeNOR
NOCNorwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Websitewww.idrett.no (in Norwegian)
in Innsbruck
Competitors42 (35 men, 7 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearerPål Tyldum (Cross-country skiing)
Medals
Ranked 4th
Gold
3
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
7
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Norway competed at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Ivar Formo Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km (classical)
 Gold Jan Egil Storholt Speed skating Men's 1500m
 Gold Sten Stensen Speed skating Men's 5000m
 Silver Pål Tyldum
Einar Sagstuen
Ivar Formo
Odd Martinsen
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay
 Silver Jørn Didriksen Speed skating Men's 1000m
 Silver Sten Stensen Speed skating Men's 10,000m
 Bronze Lisbeth Korsmo Speed skating Women's 3000m

Alpine skiing

Main article: Alpine skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Erik Håker Downhill 1:49.19 25
Erik Håker Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Odd Sørli DNF DNF
Odd Sørli Slalom DNF DNF
Erik Håker 1:06.77 30 1:11.09 29 2:17.86 26
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Torill Fjeldstad Downhill 1:52.99 27
Torill Fjeldstad Giant Slalom 1:36.00 31
Torill Fjeldstad Slalom 50.11 19 DNF DNF

Biathlon

Main article: Biathlon at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Men
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Svein Engen 1'14:27.24 7 1'21:27.24 20
Kjell Hovda 1'16:24.45 5 1'21:24.45 18
Tor Svendsberget 1'15:10.13 3 1'18:10.13 9
1 One minute added per close miss (a hit in the outer ring), two minutes added per complete miss.
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 2 Time Rank
Kjell Hovda
Terje Hanssen
Svein Engen
Tor Svendsberget
6 2'05:10.28 5
2 A penalty loop of 200 metres had to be skied per missed target.

Cross-country skiing

Main article: Cross-country skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Magne Myrmo 49:26.89 55
Pål Tyldum 46:50.57 20
Odd Martinsen 45:41.33 8
Ivar Formo 45:29.11 5
30 km Magne Myrmo 1'35:33.34 23
Oddvar Brå 1'34:59.57 19
Ivar Formo 1'33:01.68 11
Odd Martinsen 1'32:38.91 9
50 km Oddvar Brå DNF
Pål Tyldum 2'42:21.86 7
Per Knut Aaland 2'41:18.06 6
Ivar Formo 2'37:30.05 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Pål Tyldum
Einar Sagstuen
Ivar Formo
Odd Martinsen
2'09:58.36 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Berit Johannessen 17:04.25 20
Marit Myrmæl 17:02.21 18
Berit Aunli-Kvello 16:57.12 17
Grete Kummen 16:35.43 8
10 km Marit Myrmæl 32:47.21 24
Berit Johannessen 32:46.76 23
Berit Aunli-Kvello 32:17.60 18
Grete Kummen 32:02.59 15
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Berit Aunli-Kvello
Marit Myrmæl
Berit Johannessen
Grete Kummen
1'11:09.08 5

Luge

Main article: Luge at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Bjørn Dyrdahl 1:04.969 39 54.185 22 53.911 22 53.979 19 3:47.044 36
Christian Strøm 55.125 25 54.603 24 54.347 24 54.717 24 3:38.792 22
Morten Nordeide Johansen 54.460 20 53.889 19 54.155 23 54.365 22 3:36.879 20

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Asle Strand
Helge Svensen
44.097 14 44.357 14 1:28.454 13
Martin Ore
Eilif Nedberg
44.744 15 44.534 15 1:29.278 15

Nordic combined

Main article: Nordic combined at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Events:

Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Stein Erik Gullikstad Individual 62.0 66.5 162.1 31 49:04.07 210.62 2 372.72 22
Tom Sandberg 70.0 74.5 195.7 17 49:09.34 209.83 4 405.53 8
Arne Bystøl 66.5 69.0 166.5 30 51:02.81 192.81 17 359.31 27
Pål Schjetne 76.0 76.0 204.4 7 50:26.97 198.19 12 402.59 9

Ski jumping

Main article: Ski jumping at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Per Bergerud Normal hill 72.5 100.3 74.0 103.7 204.0 43
Odd Hammernes 74.5 103.5 75.0 104.8 208.3 33
Finn Halvorsen 75.0 103.8 74.5 102.5 206.3 37
Johan Sætre 78.0 112.6 76.0 109.9 222.5 18
Odd Hammernes Large hill 78.5 78.4 71.0 63.9 142.3 50
Per Bergerud 84.0 89.6 84.0 90.1 179.7 26
Finn Halvorsen 85.0 90.0 83.0 83.2 173.2 35
Johan Sætre 88.0 99.2 85.0 96.0 195.2 13

Speed skating

Main article: Speed skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Jan Egil Storholt 1:18.00 28
Kay Arne Stenshjemmet 40.94 21
Arnulf Sunde 39.78 6
1000 m Kay Arne Stenshjemmet 1:24.71 22
Terje Andersen 1:22.92 16
Jørn Didriksen 1:20.45 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
1500 m Terje Andersen 2:04.65 15
Kay Arne Stenshjemmet 2:03.75 11
Jan Egil Storholt 1:59.38 OR 1st place, gold medalist(s)
5000 m Amund Sjøbrend 7:48.28 13
Jan Egil Storholt 7:40.60 9
Sten Stensen 7:24.48 1st place, gold medalist(s)
10,000 m Jan Egil Storholt 16:06.37 14
Amund Sjøbrend 15:43.29 10
Sten Stensen 14:53.30 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 45.00 16
1000 m Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 1:33.05 18
1500 m Sigrid Sundby-Dybedahl 2:21.85 11
Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 2:18.99 4
3000 m Lisbeth Korsmo-Berg 4:45.24 3rd place, bronze medalist(s)

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