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Norway at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games

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Host City: Melbourne, Australia (November 22, 1956 to December 8, 1956)
Opening Ceremony: November 22, 1956
Closing Ceremony: December 8, 1956

Events for Norway: 15 in 5 sports
Participants for Norway: 18 (18 men and 0 women)
Youngest Participant for Norway: Bjørn Nilsen (19 years, 162 days)
Oldest Participant for Norway: Hans Aasnæs (53 years, 350 days)
Most Medals for Norway (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal

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18 Athletes

Rk Athlete Gender Age Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Egil Danielsen Male 23 Athletics 1 1
2 Audun Boysen Male 27 Athletics 1 1
3 Ernst Larsen Male 30 Athletics 1 1
4 Hans Aasnæs Male 53 Shooting
5 Rolf Bergersen Male 50 Shooting
6 Halfdan Ditlev-Simonsen Male 32 Sailing
7 Bjørn Oscar Gulbrandsen Male 31 Sailing
8 Anker Hagen Male 36 Shooting
9 Odd Harsheim Male 32 Sailing
10 Erling Kongshaug Male 41 Shooting
11 John H. Larsen, Sr. Male 43 Shooting
12 Peder Lunde, Sr. Male 38 Sailing
13 Bjørn Nilsen Male 19 Athletics
14 Sverre Strandli Male 31 Athletics
15 Carl Otto Svae Male 38 Sailing
16 Thor Thorvaldsen Male 47 Sailing
17 Oddvar Vargset Male 31 Wrestling
18 Knut Østby Male 34 Canoeing

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