in an attempt to be less sarcastic.
Andreas Thorkildsen - chucking the javelin
Jaysuma Saidy Ndure - special import from Gambia
Alexander Dale Oen - first swimmer from Norway since the Black Death
women's football team - led by the inimitable Solveig Gulbrandsen
women's handball team - funded by Danish milk
race walkers - er, yeah...
Olaf Tufte - who trains 1500 hours a year - possibly the Norwegian athlete who trains the most - along with running a farm
skeet shooting (I think)
Gunn Rita Dahle FlesjŚ - most winning athlete in women's mountainbike, though has just had a huge injury.