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Norway at the 1956 Summer Olympics

Norway at the Olympic Games

Flag of Norway
IOC code  NOR
NOC Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Website (Norwegian)
At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 22 (19 men, 3 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Thor Thorvaldsen (Melbourne)
Birck Elgaaen (Stockholm)
Rank: 22
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
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 1
  • Canoeing 2
  • Equestrian 3
  • Sailing 4
  • Shooting 5
  • Wrestling 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8




Individual dressage

Team dressage

Individual jumping



Five shooters represented Norway in 1956.

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



  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. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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