Hamar

What is Hamar known for?


national record

Championships for the homecrowd in Heerenveen. She won the 2006-07 Speed Skating World Cup in the 1500 m after winning two of the six races, as well as the 1000 m during the World Cup Final in Calgary. At the 2007 World Distance Championships (2007 World Single Distance Speed Skating Championships) she won gold medals in the 1000 m, breaking the national record, and the 1500 m. With Renate Groenewold and Paulien van Deutekom she won silver in the team pursuit behind Canada. Monsen edited the newspaper ''Demokraten (Arbeideren (Hamar))'' from 1913 to 1916 and was a member of Hamar city council from 1907 to 1945, serving as mayor in 1916–1919. He was elected to the Parliament of Norway from the Market towns of Hedmark and Oppland counties in 1922, and was re-elected on six occasions. He represented the Labour Party, except for the term 1925–1927 when he represented the Communist Party. During his last term, from December 10, 1945 to January 10, 1949, he was the President of the Storting. Wikipedia:Hamar Commons:Category:Hamar


short track

years. Also situated in Hamar is the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre which hosted the figure skating and short track speed skating events of the 1994 Winter Olympics. The figure skating competition was highly anticipated. It featured Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, who drew most of the media attention, however the gold medal was won by Oksana Baiul of Ukraine. The centre of Hamar is the pedestrian walkway in the middle of town, with the library, cinema and farmer's

-weather countries. New events were two new distances in short track speed skating (Short track speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics) and aerials (Freestyle skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics), while speed skating (Speed skating at the 1994 Winter Olympics) was moved indoors. Nearly two million people spectated the games, which were the first to have the Olympic truce in effect. The games were succeeded by the 1994 Paralympics from 10 to 19 March.

''' is a city in Hedmark, Norway, facing the impressive Mjøsa lake. The city, which has a population of 31,000, was first established in the middle of the 11th century, but destroyed by a Swedish army in 1567. In 1849 the city was re-established, and is now the largest city in the Norwegian inland (i.e. the counties not connected to the ocean). During the 1994 Winter Olympics three of the sporting events were held in Hamar: Figure skating, short track speed skating and speed skating


stage debut

through all curves on the main lines and on the steepest sections. It also features better acceleration and deceleration than its predecessors. With the change of schedules from 2 June 1985, this resulted in travel time between Røros and Hamar being reduced by one hour, a reduction of 25 minutes between Trondheim and Steinkjer, and a reduction of 50 minutes between Trondheim and Grong. At the same time, the schedules were changed for optimal correspondence, such as with the night train in Trondheim and departures from Trondheim Airport, Værnes. The Røros Line also received a single daily through train from Røros to Oslo. The area is not distinctly defined, but is normally considered to be located within the limits of the municipalities Løten, Hamar and Ringsaker. In the southern parts


famous opera

address Kirkegata 11 lat 60.79599 long 11.06882 directions Located right next to Hamar's main church. phone +47 62 54 27 00. tollfree fax hours price NOK 60 content Museum dedicated to Norway's most famous opera singer, Kirsten Flagstad. Do thumbnail Bathing at Koigen during the summer. (File:Badestranda ved Koigen på Hamar.JPG) thumbnail Skibladner (File:The Skimixer in moonrise.jpg) *


home game

a home game. Wear green and white to show your support! *


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email hamar@hihostels.no address Åkersvikavegen 24 lat 60.79245 long 11.09688 directions phone +47 62 52 60 60 tollfree fax checkin checkout price content This hostel, part of Hostelling International, is located near Vikingskipet, a fifteen minute walk from the city centre. Stay safe Norway (Norway#Stay safe) is a fairly safe country in general, and ''Hamar is no exception''. Go next *Lillehammer, another olympic city located close to lake Mjøsa


single event

two-year-old Haakon Haakonsson to safety in Trondheim. Norwegian history credits the Birkebeiners' bravery with preserving the life of the boy who later became King Haakon IV of Norway. 21st century Rickardsson continued to win titles throughout the new century, although Mark Loram won the 2000 World Championship (2000 Speedway Grand Prix) despite not winning a single event. Rickardsson won one - at Wrocław, but was too inconsistent to win the overall title. However, he


speed -

medieval, ethnological and archaeological museum, and has received architectural prizes for its approach to conservation and exhibition. It also houses a vast photographic archive for the Hedmark region. Additionally, Hamar is known for its indoor long track speed skating and bandy arena, the ''Olympia Hall'', better known as Vikingskipet (Vikingskipet Olympic Arena) ("The Viking ship") for its shape. It was built to host the speed skating competitions of the 1994

years. Also situated in Hamar is the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre which hosted the figure skating and short track speed skating events of the 1994 Winter Olympics. The figure skating competition was highly anticipated. It featured Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, who drew most of the media attention, however the gold medal was won by Oksana Baiul of Ukraine. The centre of Hamar is the pedestrian walkway in the middle of town, with the library, cinema and farmer's

. 1981) * Petter Vaagan Moen, footballer (b. 1984) * Even Wetten, former speed skater (speed skating) (b. 1982) * Ole Edvard Antonsen, trumpet player (b. 1962) * Thorstein Helstad, footballer * Marcus Pedersen, footballer * Ole Børud, singer, song-writer, and instrumentalist (b. 1976) Sports Team sports Hamar boasts several teams at the Norwegian top level in various sports: * Hamarkameratene (Ham-Kam) is a Association football football


major speed

major speed skating events, such as world championships. Also known for hosting The Gathering each Easter, a computer gathering mainly for young people which has had over 5,000 participants. Each spring and fall, the Vikingship also hosts a very popular 3-day long market for second-hand antique goods. The Viking Ship is situated near Åkersvika, a nature reserve, known for it's rich bird life. At the parking lot there is a "bird tower", where you can get a good view of the bay. *


violent acts

of poor judgment, Huse's superior sent him to Hamar's prison in place of military stockades. Partly led and partly tolerated by other constables, the town's population engaged in demonstrations, marches, and other unlawful but non-violent acts that were effectively ended when a company of soldiers arrived from the camp at Terningmoen near Elverum.

Hamar

settlement_type Municipality (Municipalities of Norway) name Hamar county Hedmark idnumber 0403

'''Hamar''' is a town (List of cities in Norway) and municipality (Municipalities of Norway) in Hedmark county (Counties of Norway), Norway. It is part of the traditional region (Districts of Norway) of Hedmarken. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Hamar. The municipality of Hamar was separated from Vang (Vang, Hedmark) as a town and municipality of its own in 1849. Vang was merged back into Hamar on 1 January 1992.

The town is located on the shores of Mjøsa, Norway's largest lake, and is the principal city of Hedmark county. It is bordered to the northwest by the municipality of Ringsaker, to the north by Åmot, to the east by Løten, and to the south by Stange.

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