Norway at the 1952 Winter Olympics

Norway At The 1952 Winter Olympics

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Norway at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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

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.

Medalists



Alpine skiing



Men




Women




Bobsleigh







Cross-country skiing



Men


Men's 4 x 10km 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).



Ski jumping





Speed skating



Men
<small><sup>1</sup>No bronze medal awarded due to Helgesen finishing behind his direct opponent during his race</small>

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