1964 Winter Olympics medal table

The 1964 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IX Olympic Winter Games, was a multi-sport event held in Innsbruck, Austria, from 29 January to 9 February.[1] A total of 1,091 athletes from 36 nations participated in 34 events in 6 sports over 10 disciplines.[2][3] India, Mongolia, and North Korea made their first Winter Olympics appearances;[1] the latter achieved a 3,000 metres speed skating medal through Han Pil-hwa's silver medal tie with Valentina Stenina.[4][5]

1964 Winter Olympics medals
LocationInnsbruck,  Austria
Most gold medals Soviet Union (11)
Most total medals Soviet Union (25)
← 1960 · Olympics medal tables · 1968 →

The Soviet Union broke the record for the most gold and total medals achieved at a single Winter Olympics, with 11 and 25 respectively. Russian athlete Lidiya Skoblikova won four gold medals, more medals than any other athlete.[6][7]

Medal tableEdit

The medal table is based on information provided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and is consistent with IOC convention in its published medal tables. By default, the table is ordered by the number of gold medals the athletes from a nation have won, where nation is an entity represented by a National Olympic Committee (NOC). The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals.

  *   Host nation (Austria)

1  Soviet Union118625
2  Austria*45312
3  Norway36615
4  Finland34310
5  France3407
6  United Team of Germany3339
7  Sweden3317
8  United States1247
9  Canada1113
10  Netherlands1102
11  Great Britain1001
12  Italy0134
13  North Korea0101
14  Czechoslovakia0011
Totals (14 entries)343931104


  1. ^ a b "Innsbruck 1964 Winter Olympics". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Factsheet: The Winter Olympic Games" (PDF). International Olympic Committee. September 2014. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  3. ^ "1964 Innsbruck Winter Games". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  4. ^ Kietlinski, Robin (1 December 2011). Japanese Women and Sport: Beyond Baseball and Sumo. Bloomsbury Publishing. p. 31. ISBN 978-1-84966-669-5.
  5. ^ "Official Report of the IX Olympic Winter Games, Innsbruck" (PDF). Austrian Federal Publishing House for Instruction, Science and Art, Vienna and Munich. Innsbruck Organising Committee. 1964. p. 150. Retrieved 3 October 2015.
  6. ^ "1964 Innsbruck Winter Games". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
  7. ^ Инсбрук-1964: Скобликова - шестикратная, скандальное фиаско канадцев, первые человеческие жертвы

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