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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Oslo

Population

4,900,000

Size

323,759km²

Languages

  • Norwegian

Norway profile on BBC News

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
2 1 1
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
3 5 1
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
5 0 1
Norway swimmer Alexander Dale Oen

Parry stunned by Dale Oen death

British Olympic medallist Steve Parry expresses his shock at hearing the news of the death of world swimming champion Alexander Dale Oen.

1 May 12

Norway at the Olympics

35 London 2012 ranking

22 Beijing 2008 ranking

1900 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Handball 1 0 0 RANK 1
Canoe Sprint 1 0 0 RANK 6
Fencing 0 1 0 RANK 9
View the London 2012 medal table for Norway