Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics

Alpine Skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics consisted of ten alpine skiing events, held north of the host city of Lillehammer, Norway. The speed events were held at Kvitfjell and the technical events at Hafjell from 13–21 February.[1][2]

Alpine skiing
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
VenueKvitfjell & Hafjell,
Oppland, Norway
Dates13–21 February 1994
No. of events10
Competitors250 from 45 nations
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Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics is located in Norway
Lillehammer
Lillehammer
Location in Norway
Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics is located in South Norway
Kvitfjell
Kvitfjell
Hafjell
Hafjell
Lillehammer
Lillehammer
Locations in southern Norway

Medal summaryEdit

Ten nations won medals in alpine skiing, with Germany leading the medal table with three golds and one silver. The host team of Norway won the most medals with five (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze). Markus Wasmeier of Germany led the individual medal table with two gold medals (super G and giant slalom), while Vreni Schneider of Switzerland won the most medals with three, one of each type. Tommy Moe of the United States won gold in the downhill and silver in the super G. Kjetil André Aamodt of Norway won two silvers and a bronze.

Svetlana Gladishiva's silver medal was the first in alpine skiing won by Russia (Yevgeniya Sidorova won a bronze medal for the Soviet Union in 1956). Slovenia's three medals were the first for the country at the Winter Olympics.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany (GER)3104
2  United States (USA)2204
3  Norway (NOR)1225
4  Switzerland (SUI)1214
5  Italy (ITA)1124
6  Austria (AUT)1113
7  Sweden (SWE)1001
8  Russia (RUS)0101
9  Slovenia (SLO)0033
10  Canada (CAN)0011
Totals (10 nations)10101030

Source:[1]

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill
details
Tommy Moe
  United States
1:45.75 Kjetil André Aamodt
  Norway
1:45.79 Ed Podivinsky
  Canada
1:45.87
Super-G
details
Markus Wasmeier
  Germany
1:32.53 Tommy Moe
  United States
1:32.61 Kjetil André Aamodt
  Norway
1:32.93
Giant slalom
details
Markus Wasmeier
  Germany
2:52.46 Urs Kälin
  Switzerland
2:52.48 Christian Mayer
  Austria
2:52.58
Slalom
details
Thomas Stangassinger
  Austria
2:02.02 Alberto Tomba
  Italy
2:02.17 Jure Košir
  Slovenia
2:02.53
Combined
details
Lasse Kjus
  Norway
3:17.53 Kjetil André Aamodt
  Norway
3:18.55 Harald Christian Strand Nilsen
  Norway
3:19.14

Source:[1]

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill
details
Katja Seizinger
  Germany
1:35.93 Picabo Street
  United States
1:36.59 Isolde Kostner
  Italy
1:36.85
Super-G
details
Diann Roffe
  United States
1:22.15 Svetlana Gladishiva
  Russia
1:22.44 Isolde Kostner
  Italy
1:22.45
Giant slalom
details
Deborah Compagnoni
  Italy
2:30.97 Martina Ertl
  Germany
2:32.19 Vreni Schneider
  Switzerland
2:32.97
Slalom
details
Vreni Schneider
  Switzerland
1:56.01 Elfi Eder
  Austria
1:56.35 Katja Koren
  Slovenia
1:56.61
Combined
details
Pernilla Wiberg
  Sweden
3:05.16 Vreni Schneider
  Switzerland
3:05.29 Alenka Dovžan
  Slovenia
3:06.64

Source:[1]

Course informationEdit

Date Race Start
Elevation
Finish
Elevation
Vertical
Drop
Course
Length
Average
Gradient
Sun 13-Feb Downhill - men 1,020 m (3,346 ft)  182 m (597 ft)  838 m (2,749 ft)  3.035 km (1.886 mi) 27.6%
Sat 19-Feb Downhill - women 890 m (2,920 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 708 m (2,323 ft) 2.641 km (1.641 mi) 26.8%
Mon 14-Feb Downhill - (K) - men 952 m (3,123 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 770 m (2,526 ft) 2.829 km (1.758 mi) 27.2%
Sun 20-Feb Downhill - (K) - women 823 m (2,700 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 641 m (2,103 ft) 2.418 km (1.502 mi) 26.5%
Thu 17-Feb Super-G - men 823 m (2,700 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 641 m (2,103 ft) 2.418 km (1.502 mi) 26.5%
Tue 15-Feb Super-G - women 709 m (2,326 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 527 m (1,729 ft) 2.035 km (1.264 mi) 25.9%
Wed 23-Feb Giant Slalom - men 725 m (2,379 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 467 m (1,532 ft) 1.720 km (1.069 mi) 27.2%
Thu 24-Feb Giant Slalom - women 645 m (2,116 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 387 m (1,270 ft) 1.370 km (0.851 mi) 28.2%
Sun 27-Feb Slalom - men 485 m (1,591 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 227 m (745 ft)    0.685 km (0.426 mi) 33.1%
Sat 26-Feb Slalom - women 453 m (1,486 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 195 m (640 ft)    0.611 km (0.380 mi) 31.9%
Fri 25-Feb Slalom - (K) - men 453 m (1,486 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 195 m (640 ft)   
Mon 21-Feb Slalom - (K) - women 424 m (1,391 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 166 m (545 ft)   

Source:[1]

Participating nationsEdit

Forty-six nations sent alpine skiers to compete in the events in Lillehammer. Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine made their Olympic alpine skiing debuts. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Lillehammer 1994 Official Report" (PDF). Lillehammer Olympiske Organisasjonskomité. LA84 Foundation. 1994. Retrieved October 1, 2013.
  2. ^ "Alpine Skiing at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2018.

External linksEdit

  • FIS-Ski.com – alpine skiing – 1994 Winter Olympics – Lillehammer, Norway