FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1985

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1985 took place January 16–27, 1985 in Seefeld, Austria (near Innsbruck). This was the fourth time the Innsbruck area hosted these championships, having done so in 1933, the 1964 Winter Olympics, and the 1976 Winter Olympics. Both the Gundersen method and freestyle skiing for the cross-country skiing portion of the event were introduced in both Nordic combined events (individual and 3 × 10 km relay).

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1985
Host citySeefeld
Country Austria
Events13
Opening ceremonyJanuary 16
Closing ceremonyJanuary 27
Main venueSeefeld
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Men's cross-countryEdit

15 kmEdit

January 22, 1985

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Kari Härkönen (FIN) 40:42.7
Silver   Thomas Wassberg (SWE) 40:56.0
Bronze   Maurilio de Zolt (ITA) 41:27.2

30 kmEdit

January 18, 1985

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Gunde Svan (SWE) 1:18:24.1
Silver   Ove Aunli (NOR) 1:18:49.1
Bronze   Harri Kirvesniemi (FIN) 1:19:00.2

50 kmEdit

January 27, 1985

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Gunde Svan (SWE) 2:10:49.9
Silver   Maurilio De Zolt (ITA) 2:11:52.6
Bronze   Ove Aunli (NOR) 2:12:37.7

4 × 10 km relayEdit

January 24, 1985

Medal Team Time
Gold   Norway (Arild Monsen, Pål Gunnar Mikkelsplass, Tor Håkon Holte, Ove Aunli) 1:52:21.0
Silver   Italy (Marco Albarello, Giorgio Vanzetta, Maurilio de Zolt, Giuseppe Ploner) 1:52:27.5
Bronze   Sweden (Erik Östlund, Thomas Wassberg, Thomas Eriksson, Gunde Svan) 1:52:40.4

Women's cross-countryEdit

5 kmEdit

January 21, 1985

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Anette Bøe (NOR) 15:14.8
Silver   Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi (FIN) 15:25.1
Bronze   Grete Ingeborg Nykkelmo (NOR) 15:26.8

10 kmEdit

January 19, 1985

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Anette Bøe (NOR) 30:54.8
Silver   Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi (FIN) 30:56.2
Bronze   Grete Ingeborg Nykkelmo (NOR) 30:58.0

20 kmEdit

January 26, 1985

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Grete Ingeborg Nykkelmo (NOR) 59:19.1
Silver   Brit Pettersen (NOR) 59:37.5
Bronze   Anette Bøe (NOR) 59:43.5

4 × 5 km relayEdit

January 22, 1985

Medal Team Time
Gold   Soviet Union (Tamara Tikhonova, Raisa Smetanina, Liliya Vasilchenko, Anfisa Romanova) 1:04:50.1
Silver   Norway (Anette Bøe, Anne Jahren, Grete Ingeborg Nykkelmo, Berit Aunli) 1:04:58.8
Bronze   East Germany (Manuela Drescher, Gaby Nestler, Antje Misersky, Ute Noack) 1:05:57.0

Men's Nordic combinedEdit

15 km Individual GundersenEdit

January 18, 1985

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Hermann Weinbuch (FRG) 410.10
Silver   Geir Andersen (NOR) 399.84
Bronze   Jouko Karjalainen (FIN) 396.60

3 × 10 km teamEdit

January 25, 1985

Medal Team Points
Gold   West Germany (Thomas Müller, Hubert Schwarz, Hermann Weinbuch) 1276.90
Silver   Norway (Geir Andersen, Espen Andersen, Hallstein Bøgseth) 1256.02
Bronze   Finland (Jyri Pelkonen, Jukka Ylipulli, Jouko Karjalainen) 1202.60

Men's ski jumpingEdit

Individual normal hillEdit

January 26, 1985

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Jens Weißflog (GDR) 225.6
Silver   Andreas Felder (AUT) 216.0
Bronze   Per Bergerud (NOR) 214.6

Individual large hillEdit

January 20, 1985

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Per Bergerud (NOR) 224.2
Silver   Jari Puikkonen (FIN) 223.0
Bronze   Matti Nykänen (FIN) 221.7

Team large hillEdit

January 22, 1985

Medal Team Points
Gold   Finland (Tuomo Ylipulli, Pentti Kokkonen, Matti Nykänen, Jari Puikkonen) 583.0
Silver   Austria (Andreas Felder, Armin Kogler, Günther Stranner, Ernst Vettori) 579.2
Bronze   East Germany (Frank Sauerbrey, Manfred Deckert, Klaus Ostwald, Jens Weißflog) 550.8

Medal tableEdit

Medal winners by nation.

  *   Host nation (Austria)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)55515
2  Finland (FIN)2349
3  Sweden (SWE)2114
4  West Germany (FRG)2002
5  East Germany (GDR)1023
6  Soviet Union (URS)1001
7  Italy (ITA)0213
8  Austria (AUT)*0202
Totals (8 nations)13131339

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