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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Norway, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Norway and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Norway. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Norwegian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Norway is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Andreas Thorkildsen and Jaysuma Saidy Ndure.

This historic track and field athletes from Norway list can help answer the questions "Who are some Norwegian track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Norway?" These prominent track and field athletes of Norway may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Norwegian track and field athletes.

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Andreas Thorkildsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Norway
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Andreas Thorkildsen is a Norwegian javelin thrower, born in Kristiansand. He is the first male javelin thrower in history to be European champion, World champion and Olympic champion. He was Olympic champion in 2004 and 2008, European champion in 2006 and 2010, World Champion in 2009 as well as a three-time silver medalist at the World championships in 2005, 2007 and in 2011. He set a world junior record in 2001. He has a personal best of 91.59m set in 2006. ...more

Age: 35

Birthplace: Kristiansand, Norway

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Eivind Henriksen


Eivind Henriksen is a Norwegian athlete. He was born in Oslo. He qualified for the hammer throw at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. ...more

Age: 27

Birthplace: Oslo, Norway


Erik Tysse is a Norwegian race walker. He has competed at four editions of the World Championships in Athletics and represented Norway at the 2008 Summer Olympics and at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He began his international career at the 1998 World Junior Championships in Athletics, and finishing in 17th place at his first major event – the 2002 European Athletics Championships. He finished ninth in the men's 20 km race at the 2006 IAAF World Race Walking Cup, but set a Norwegian record of 1:20:34 in the process. He was one of the top performers on the circuit in 2007 and finished second in the rankings in the IAAF World Race Walking Challenge that year. Tysse improved upon his past ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Bergen, Norway

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Henrik Ingebrigtsen


Henrik Ingebrigtsen is a Norwegian track athlete who specializes in middle-distance events. He represented Norway at the 2012 Summer Olympics. His younger brother, Filip Ingebrigtsen, is also a middle-distance runner. ...more

Age: 27

Birthplace: Stavanger, Norway