Biathlon at the 1984 Winter Olympics

Biathlon at the 1984 Winter Olympics consisted of three biathlon events. They were held at the Igman - Veliko Polje. The events began on 11 February and ended on 17 February 1984.[1][2]

Biathlon
at the XIV Olympic Winter Games
VenueIgman - Veliko Polje
Dates11–17 February
Competitors95 from 25 nations
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Medal summaryEdit

Four nations won medals in biathlon, Norway and West Germany leading the medal table with three medals, one of each type. Eirik Kvalfoss and Peter Angerer each took three medals, also winning one of each type.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)1113
  West Germany (FRG)1113
3  Soviet Union (URS)1001
4  East Germany (GDR)0112
Totals (4 nations)3339


EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
Peter Angerer
  West Germany
1:11:52.7 Frank-Peter Roetsch
  East Germany
1:13.21.4 Eirik Kvalfoss
  Norway
1:14.02.4
Sprint
details
Eirik Kvalfoss
  Norway
30:53.8 Peter Angerer
  West Germany
31:02.4 Matthias Jacob
  East Germany
31:10.5
Relay
details
  Soviet Union (URS)
Dmitry Vasilyev
Juri Kashkarov
Algimantas Šalna
Sergei Bulygin
1:38:51.7   Norway (NOR)
Odd Lirhus
Eirik Kvalfoss
Rolf Storsveen
Kjell Søbak
1:39:03.9   West Germany (FRG)
Ernst Reiter
Walter Pichler
Peter Angerer
Fritz Fischer
1:39:05.1

Participating nationsEdit

Twenty-two nations sent biathletes to compete in the events. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors.[1] Australia, Costa Rica, Spain and South Korea made their Olympic biathlon debuts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sarajevo 1984 Official Report" (PDF). Organising Committee of the XlVth Winter Olympic Games 1984 at Sarajevo. LA84 Foundation. 1984. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  2. ^ "Biathlon at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 June 2019.