Norway at the 1924 Summer Olympics


Norway at the 1924 Summer Olympics
Norway at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  NOR
NOC Norwegian Olympic Committee and Confederation of Sports
Website www.nif.idrett.no (Norwegian)
At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors 62 (60 men, 2 women) in 10 sports
Medals
Rank: 7
Gold
5
Silver
2
Bronze
3
Total
10
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Norway competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France.

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Medalists

Med 1.png Gold

Med 2.png Silver

Med 3.png Bronze

Athletics

Ten athletes represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's fifth appearance in the sport as well as the Games. Hansen took the nation's only athletics medal of the Games, with a bronze in the long jump.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Erling Aastad Long jump N/A 6.72 4 Did not advance
Ketil Askildt Shot put N/A 13.09 6 Did not advance
Discus throw N/A 43.405 3 Q 43.405 5
Sverre Hansen Long jump N/A 7.26 1 Q 7.26 3
Sverre Helgesen High jump N/A 1.83 1 Q 1.83 8
Charles Hoff 400 m 53.0 2 Q 49.2 2 Q Unknown 4 Did not advance
800 m N/A 2:02.1 3 Q 1:58.4 3 Q 1:56.7 8
Martin Mølster Pentathlon N/A Elim-4
Nils Andersen
Johan Badendyck
Hans Gundhus
Haakon Jansen
3000 m team N/A 27 3 Did not advance

Boxing

Nine boxers represented Norway at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's second appearance in the sport. Von Porat became Norway's first Olympic boxing champion. Sørsdal, who had won a silver medal in 1920 to become Norway's first medalist in the sport, won his second medal (a bronze).

Boxer Weight class Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Edgar Christensen Welterweight  Colacicco (ITA)
W
 Mello (USA)
L
Did not advance 9
Haakon Hansen Lightweight  Eichholzer (AUT)
W
 Petersen (DEN)
W
 Nielsen (DEN)
L
Did not advance 5
Olaf Hansen Featherweight Bye  Fields (USA)
L
Did not advance 9
Øivind Jensen Middleweight  Meeuwessen (NED)
W
 Henning (CAN)
L
Did not advance 9
Kristoffer Nilsen Lightweight  Beland (RSA)
L
Did not advance 17
Alf Pedersen Welterweight  Cornelisse (NED)
L
Did not advance 17
Otto von Porat Heavyweight N/A  Jardine (AUS)
W
 Bertazzolo (ITA)
W
 Porzio (ARG)
W
 Petersen (DEN)
W
1
Sverre Sørsdal Light heavyweight  Delarge (BEL)
W
 Kidley (IRL)
W
 Kirby (USA)
W
 Petersen (DEN)
L
 Saraudi (ITA)
W
3
Trygve Stokstad Middleweight  Mallin (GBR)
L
Did not advance 17
Opponent nation Wins Losses Percent
Argentina 1 0 1.000
Australia 1 0 1.000
Austria 1 0 1.000
Belgium 1 0 1.000
Canada 0 1 .000
Denmark 2 2 .500
Great Britain 0 1 .000
Ireland 1 0 1.000
Italy 3 0 1.000
Netherlands 1 1 .500
South Africa 0 1 .000
United States 1 2 .333
Total 12 8 .600
Round Wins Losses Percent
Round of 32 4 3 .571
Round of 16 3 3 .500
Quarterfinals 2 1 .667
Semifinals 1 1 .500
Final 1 0 1.000
Bronze match 1 0 1.000
Total 12 8 .600

Fencing

Four fencers, all men, represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's third appearance in the sport, and first since 1912. Heide and Lorentzen became the first Norwegian fencers to reach the semifinals.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sigurd Akre-Aas Épée 4–4 2 Q N/A 4–5 8 Did not advance
Foil 1–3 4 Did not advance
Sabre N/A 2–3 5 Did not advance
Johan Falkenberg Épée 3–6 9 N/A Did not advance
Foil 2–1 2 Q 2–3 4 Did not advance
Raoul Heide Épée 5–4 3 Q N/A 7–3 1 Q 5–6 7 Did not advance
Frithjof Lorentzen Épée 1–8 9 N/A Did not advance
Foil 1–2 3 Q 4–1 2 Q 2–3 4 Q 0–5 6 Did not advance
Sigurd Akre-Aas
Johan Falkenberg
Raoul Heide
Frithjof Lorentzen
Team épée 0.5–1.5 3 N/A Did not advance

Modern pentathlon

Two pentathletes represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's third appearance in the sport. Norway was one of six nations to have competed in each edition of the Olympic modern pentathlon to that point.

Pentathlete Event Final
Score Rank
Leif Knudtzon Individual 99.5 21
Olliver Smith Individual 87.5 16

Sailing

Nine sailors, the maximum possible, represented Norway in 1924. It was the nation's fourth appearance in the sport. All three Norwegian boats won medals, with two taking gold and one earning silver. It was the second consecutive Games that each Norwegian boat had medalled.

Sailor Event Qualifying Final
Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Total Race 1 Race 2 Total Rank
Henrik Robert Olympic monotype 1 Q 4 N/A 2 5 7 2
Christopher Dahl
Eugen Lunde
Anders Lundgren
6 metre class 3 1 Q 1 Q 5 1 1 2 1
Rick Bockelie
Harald Hagen
Ingar Nielsen
Carl Ringvold
Carl Ringvold, Jr.
8 metre class 2 Q 4 1 Q 7 1 1 2 1

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