Tagged: Rome

The Norwegian Institute in Rome celebrates 50

On Sept. 25, Her Majesty The Queen attended the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Norwegian Institute in Rome, writes Kongehuset on its website The Institute is marking the occasion with a variety...

Swimming: WC Bronze for Snildal in Rome

Ingvild Snildal (20), from Asker, captured the bronze medal in the women’s 50m butterfly at the World Championships in Rome on Saturday. This was Norway’s first WC medal in swimming in 31 years. “I am shocked....

Javelin: Thorkildsen wins in Rome

Norway’s two-time Olympic champion Andreas Thorkildsen, from Kristiansand, Norway won the javelin event at Rome’s Golden Gala on Friday with a final throw of 87.46m. Finnish world champion Tero Pitkamaki came second. Pitkamaki had...