Norway

Best Sports

2017

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Cross Country Skiing 426 33.1
2 Alpine Skiing 218 16.9
3 Handball 192 14.9
4 Biathlon 104 8.1
5 Orienteering 98 7.6
6 Freestyle Skiing 41 3.2 -1
7 Snowboarding 40 3.1
8 Ski Jumping 40 3.1 -2
9 Bandy 35 2.7 -1
10 Speedskating 32 2.5 -1

2016

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Biathlon 188 20.0 2
2 Alpine Skiing 164 17.4 2
3 Handball 144 15.3 -1
4 Orienteering 128 13.6 1
5 Cross Country Skiing 114 12.1 -4
6 Speedskating 31 3.3 4
7 Bandy 28 3.0 2
8 Freestyle Skiing 27 2.9 -1
9 Karate 21 2.2
10 Athletics 20 2.1

2015

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Cross Country Skiing 424 32.5
2 Handball 240 18.4
3 Biathlon 142 10.9
4 Alpine Skiing 127 9.7 -2
5 Orienteering 94 7.2
6 Ski Jumping 48 3.7 5
7 Freestyle Skiing 32 2.5 8
8 Nordic Combined 30 2.3 -2
9 Speedskating 27 2.1
10 Bandy 28 2.1 -2

2014

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Cross Country Skiing 356 31.3
2 Alpine Skiing 184 16.2 2
3 Biathlon 130 11.4
4 Shooting 108 9.5 6
5 Orienteering 88 7.7 2
6 Nordic Combined 50 4.4 8
7 Snowboarding 44 3.9 -1
8 Bandy 28 2.5 3
9 Speedskating 27 2.4 3
10 Golf 25 2.2 -2

2013

Top Positions Points % Chg
1 Cross Country Skiing 408 27.1 2
2 Football 240 15.9
3 Biathlon 220 14.6
4 Alpine Skiing 112 7.4 -2
5 Handball 84 5.6 2
6 Snowboarding 62 4.1 13
7 Orienteering 55 3.6 -6
8 Golf 47 3.1 5
9 Ski Jumping 44 2.9 6
10 Shooting 40 2.7 -4

Norway Positions

2017

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 6
Gender:Men 4
Gender:Women 14
Continent:Europe 3
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 1
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Europe 1

2016

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 19
Gender:Men 21
Gender:Women 23
Continent:Europe 92
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 3
Gender:Men 1
Gender:Women 5
Continent:Europe 1

2015

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 14
Gender:Men 19
Gender:Women 15
Continent:Europe 91
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 2
Continent:Europe 1

2014

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 16
Gender:Men 13
Gender:Women 16
Continent:Europe 8
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 2
Gender:Women 3
Continent:Europe 2

2013

Global Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 15
Gender:Men 18
Gender:Women 11
Continent:Europe 84
Per Capita Cup Positions
Category Position
Overall 2
Gender:Men 3
Gender:Women 1
Continent:Europe 2
Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla and  Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg celebrate after crossing the finish line during the Women's Cross

Why do Norway continue to top Per Capita rankings?

Norway, current leaders in the Per Capita Cup, the ranking of the world’s sportiest nations, aren