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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

Montenegro's handball women's team Norway face Montenegro in final

Defending Olympic champions Norway will have to overcome Montenegro if they are to retain their women's handball title.

9 Aug 12

Tim Brabants Brabants loses kayak sprint crown

Norway's Eirik Veras Larsen wins men's kayak 1000m final gold, taking the Olympic crown of Briton Tim Brabants.

John Garcia-Thompson and Steve Grotowski GB pair knocked out by Norway

Great Britain's John Garcia-Thompson and Steve Grotowski are knocked out of the Olympics beach volleyball competition.

Ruben Limardo Gascon Limardo earns Venezuela rare gold

Ruben Limardo wins the men's individual epee to earn Venezuela what is only their second Olympic gold medal ever.

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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