Norway at the 1988 Summer Olympics

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Gold

  • Tor Heiestad
    Tor Heiestad
    Tor Heiestad is a Norwegian shooter.He was born in Oslo, but represented the club Bærum JK. He became Olympic champion in the 50 metre running target in Seoul 1988. The event was then discontinued, so in Barcelona 1992 he placed tenth in the 10 metre running target event...

     — Shooting, Men's Running Game Target

  • Jon Rønningen
    Jon Rønningen
    Jon Rønningen is a former Norwegian wrestler and a member of Kolbotn IL...

     — Wrestling, Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight

Silver

  • Ole Pollen and Erik Bjørkum
    Erik Bjørkum
    Erik Bjørkum is a Norwegian sailor and Olympic medalist. He received a silver medal in the Flying Dutchman Class at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, together with Ole Petter Pollen.Bjørkum resides at Høvik.-References:...

     — Sailing, Men's Flying Dutchman Team Competition

  • Alf Hansen
    Alf Hansen
    Alf John Hansen is a World and Olympic champion rower from Norway.In 1976, he won a gold medal at the Montreal Olympic Games in the Men's Double Scull event with his brother Frank Hansen...

    , Vetle Vinje
    Vetle Vinje
    Vetle Vinje is a Norwegian competition rower and Olympic medalist.He received a silver medal in quadruple sculls at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, together with Alf Hansen, Rolf Thorsen, and Lars Bjønness....

    , Rolf Thorsen
    Rolf Thorsen
    Rolf Bernt Thorsen is a Norwegian former competition rower, world champion and Olympic medalist.He received a silver medal in quadruple sculls at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, together with Alf Hansen, Vetle Vinje, and Lars Bjønness.He also received a silver medal in quadruple sculls at the...

    , and Lars Bjønness
    Lars Bjønness
    Lars Bjønness is a Norwegian competition rower and Olympic medalist.He received a silver medal in quadruple sculls at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, together with Alf Hansen, Vetle Vinje, and Rolf Thorsen....

     — Rowing, Men's Quadruple Sculls

  • Ingrid Steen
    Ingrid Steen
    Ingrid Steen is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received silver medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team, and at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Ingrid Steen played 161 games for the national team during her career, scoring 588...

    , Heidi Sundal
    Heidi Sundal
    Heidi Sundal is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received silver medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team, and at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona....

    , Cathrine Svendsen, Karin Pettersen
    Karin Pettersen
    Karin Pettersen is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received silver medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team, and at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona....

    , Karin Singstad
    Karin Singstad
    Karin Singstad is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received a silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team.-References:...

    , Annette Skotvoll
    Annette Skotvoll
    Annette Skotvoll is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received silver medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team, and at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.Annette Skotvoll played 250 games for the national team during her...

    , Hanne Hogness
    Hanne Hogness
    Hanne Hogness is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received silver medals at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team, and at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona....

    , Vibeke Johnsen
    Vibeke Johnsen
    Vibeke Johnsen is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received a silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team.-References:...

    , Kristin Midthun
    Kristin Midthun
    Kristin Midthun is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received a silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team. Kristin Midthun played 143 games for the national team during her career, scoring 306 goals.-References:...

    , Susann Goksør
    Susann Goksør Bjerkrheim
    Susann Goksør Bjerkrheim is a Norwegian former handball player.She played in the clubs Nordstrand IF and Bækkelagets SK. She has played in 296 games for the Norwegian National team, scoring 844 goals. Between 1993 and 2000 she was the captain of the team.She is a graduate of the Norwegian School...

    , Trine Haltvik
    Trine Haltvik
    Trine Haltvik is a Norwegian handball coach and former player. Currently she is coach for the Norwegian girls under-17 team....

    , Hanne Hegh
    Hanne Hegh
    Hanne Hegh is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist.-Playing career:Hanne Hegh was captain on the first Norwegian national team that obtained a medal in an international championship, the bronze medal at the 1986 World Women's Handball Championship...

    , Kjerstin Andersen
    Kjerstin Andersen
    Kjerstin Andersen is a former Norwegian team handball goalkeeper and Olympic medalist. She received a silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team. Kjerstin Andersen played 104 games for the national team during her career.-References:...

    , Berit Digre
    Berit Digre
    Berit Digre is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received a silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team.-References:...

    , and Marthe Eliasson
    Marthe Eliasson
    Marthe Eliasson is a Norwegian team handball player and Olympic medalist. She received a silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul with the Norwegian national team. Marthe Eliasson played 145 games for the national team during her career, scoring 179 goals.-References:...

     — Handball, Women's Team Competition

Athletics
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul a total number of 42 events in athletics were contested: 24 by men and 18 by women. There were a total number of 1617 participating athletes from 149 countries.-Men's events:...


Men's 5000 metres
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 5000 metres
The Men's 5000 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 57 competitors, with three qualifying heats and two semifinals before the final took place on Saturday October 1, 1988.-Medalists:-Records:...

  • Lars Ove Strømø
  • Heat — did not finish (→ no ranking)


Men's 10,000 metres
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 10000 metres
The men's 10,000 metres at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 48 competitors, with two qualifying heats before the final took place on Monday September 26, 1988.-Medalists:-Records:...

  • John Halvorsen
    John Halvorsen
    John Halvorsen is a retired Norwegian long-distance runner who specialized in 10,000 metres and cross-country running. He represented IF Minerva....

  • Heat — 28:22.25
  • Final — 28:29.21 (→ 16th place)


Women's 10,000 metres
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Women's 10000 metres
The Women's 10,000m at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 43 competitors, with two qualifying heats before the final took place on Friday September 30, 1988.-Records:...

  • Ingrid Kristiansen
    Ingrid Kristiansen
    Ingrid Kristiansen née Christensen , was one of the best female long distance runners in the second half of the 1980s. She finished in fourth place in the first women's Olympic marathon race, at the 1984 Summer Olympics.-Career:Kristiansen started her career quite unremarkably, running 2:30 - 2:40...

  • Heat — Ingrid Kristiansen
  • Final — did not finish (→ no ranking)


Men's Marathon
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's marathon
The Men's Marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea was held on Sunday October 2, 1988. The race started on 14.30h local time. A total number of 98 athletes completed the race, with Polin Belisle from Belize finishing in last position in 3'14:02. There were 118 competitors from 70...

  • Geir Kvernmo — did not finish (→ no ranking)


Women's Marathon
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Women's marathon
The Women's Marathon at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea was held on Friday September 23, 1988. The race started on 09.30h local time. A total number of 64 athletes completed the race, with Mariana Ysrael from Guam finishing in last position in 3:42:23. There were 69 competitors from...

  • Sissel Grottenberg
    Sissel Grottenberg
    Sissel Sofie Grottenberg is a retired Norwegian long-distance runner who specialized in the marathon race and half marathon....

     — 2"38:17 (→ 36th place)
  • Grete Waitz
    Grete Waitz
    Grete Waitz was a Norwegian marathon runner and former world record holder. Waitz won nine New York City Marathons between 1978 and 1988, more than any other runner in history...

     — did not finish (→ no ranking)
  • Bente Moe
    Bente Moe
    Bente Moe is a retired Norwegian long-distance runner who specialized in the marathon race. She represented SK Vidar.In the marathon she finished 26th at the 1984 Summer Olympics, sixth at the 1986 European Championships and fourth at the 1987 World Championships...

     — did not start (→ no ranking)


Men's Shot Put
  • Georg Andersen
    Georg Andersen
    Georg Andersen is a Norwegian shot putter. He represented IK Grane, IK Tjalve and Urædd Friidrett.Early in his international career he finished twelfth at the 1985 European Indoor Championships, tenth at the 1986 European Championships, sixth at the 1988 European Indoor Championships and tenth at...

  • Qualification — 20.05 metres (advanced to the final)
  • Final — 19.91 metres (→ 10th place)


Men's Discus Throw
  • Knut Hjeltnes
    Knut Hjeltnes
    Knut Hjeltnes is a former athlete from Norway. He has won 20 National Championships; 11 in Discus throw, in 1975-1976, 1978, 1980-1981, 1982-84 1986, and 1988-89 and 9 in Shot Put, in 1975-1978, and 1980-1984. His best Olympic placings is two 7th places in 1976 and 1988, and a 4th place in 1984....

  • Qualification — 63.50 metres
  • Final — 64.94 metres (→ 7th place)

  • Svein Inge Valvik
    Svein Inge Valvik
    Svein Inge Valvik is a retired Norwegian discus thrower. He represented SK Vidar, IF Kamp-Vestheim, IK Tjalve and Urædd....

  • Qualification — 60.64 metres (→ did not advance)


Women's Javelin Throw
  • Trine Hattestad
    Trine Hattestad
    Trine Hattestad is a former Norwegian javelin thrower. She was born on 18 April 1966 in Lørenskog, Norway....

     — Final, 58.82 metres (18th place)


Men's 20km Walk
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 20 km walk
The Men's 20 km Race Walk event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 53 competitors. Three athletes were disqualified, while one walker did not finish the race...

  • Erling Andersen
    Erling Andersen
    Erling Andersen is a retired male race walker from Norway.-Achievements:-External links:*...

     — 1:23:30 (→ 22nd place)


Men's 50km Walk
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's 50 km walk
The Men's 50 km Race Walk event at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea had an entrylist of 42 competitors. Three athletes were disqualified, while four walkers did not finish the race, held on Friday September 30, 1988.-Medalists:...

  • Erling Andersen
    Erling Andersen
    Erling Andersen is a retired male race walker from Norway.-Achievements:-External links:*...

     — did not finish (→ no ranking)

Cycling
Cycling at the 1988 Summer Olympics
Final results for the Cycling competition at the 1988 Summer Olympics. There were two categories of events – road cycling and track cycling.-Medal table:-Men's Events:-Women's events:-References:*...


Women's Individual Road Race
  • Unni Larsen
    Unni Larsen
    Unni Larsen is a Norwegian former racing cyclist and dogsled racer. She participated at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles where he placed fourth. She has fifteen victories in various Norwegian cycling championships, and is also Scandinavian champion in road racing. She is national champion...

     — 2:00:52 (→ 20th place)
  • Astrid Danielsen — 2:00:52 (→ 35th place)

Swimming
Swimming at the 1988 Summer Olympics
The 1988 Summer Olympics took place in Seoul, South Korea. The swimming competition, held from September 18 to September 25, was notable for the seven medals, including five golds, won by Matt Biondi, the six golds won by Kristin Otto, and the three individual golds won by Janet Evans...


Men's 100m Breaststroke
  • Jan-Erick Olsen
  • Heat — 1:05.54 (→ did not advance, 38th place)


Men's 200m Breaststroke
  • Jan-Erick Olsen
  • Heat — 2:26.70 (→ did not advance, 41st place)


Women's 400m Freestyle
  • Irene Dalby
    Irene Dalby
    Irene Karine Dalby is a former international swimmer from Norway, who competed in the late 1980s and early 1990s...

  • Heat — 4:16.22 (→ did not advance, 17th place)


Women's 800m Freestyle
  • Irene Dalby
    Irene Dalby
    Irene Karine Dalby is a former international swimmer from Norway, who competed in the late 1980s and early 1990s...

  • Heat — 8:38.33 (→ did not advance, 10th place)


Women's 400m Individual Medley
  • Irene Dalby
    Irene Dalby
    Irene Karine Dalby is a former international swimmer from Norway, who competed in the late 1980s and early 1990s...

  • Heat — 4:58.14 (→ did not advance, 22nd place)

Wrestling
Wrestling at the 1988 Summer Olympics
At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, 20 wrestling events were contested, for all men only. There were 10 weight classes in each of the freestyle wrestling and Greco-Roman wrestling disciplines.-Freestyle:-Greco-Roman:-Medal table:...


Men's Greco-Roman Light-Flyweight
  • Lars Rønningen
    Lars Rønningen
    Lars Rønningen is a retired Norwegian sport wrestler. He won the European Championship in 1988 and 1992.He was born in Oslo, and represented the sports clubs Kolbotn IL, SK av 1909 and Oslo BK...



Men's Greco-Roman Flyweight
  • Jon Rønningen
    Jon Rønningen
    Jon Rønningen is a former Norwegian wrestler and a member of Kolbotn IL...



Men's Greco-Roman Bantamweight
  • Ronny Sigde
    Ronny Sigde
    Ronny Sigde is a retired Norwegian sport wrestler.He was born in Oslo, and represented the sports club SK av 1909. Competing in the bantamweight, he finished twelfth at the 1980 European Wrestling Championships and seventh at the 1984 European Wrestling Championships. He then participated in the...



Men's Greco-Roman Lightweight
  • Morten Brekke


Men's Greco-Roman Middleweight
  • Stig Kleven