Biathlon at the 1964 Winter Olympics

Biathlon at the 1964 Winter Olympics consisted of one biathlon event, held at Seefeld. The events began on 9 February and ended on 11 February 1964.[1][2]

at the IX Olympic Winter Games
Dates12–15 February
Competitors51 from 14 nations
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Medal summaryEdit

The Soviet Union won two medals in Innsbruck, taking gold and silver in the individual race.

Medal tableEdit

1  Soviet Union (URS)1102
2  Norway (NOR)0011
Totals (2 entries)1113


Event Gold Silver Bronze
Vladimir Melanin
  Soviet Union
1:20:26.8 Aleksandr Privalov
  Soviet Union
1:23:42.5 Olav Jordet

Participating nationsEdit

Fourteen nations sent biathletes to compete in Innsbruck. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors. Austria, Japan, Mongolia, Poland, Romania and Switzerland made their Olympic biathlon debut.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Offizieller Bericht der IX. Olympischen Winterspiele Innsbruck 1964" (PDF). Austrian Federal Publishing House for Instruction, Science and Art, Vienna and Munich. LA84 Foundation. 1964. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  2. ^ "Biathlon at the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 30 May 2019.