FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999 took place February 19–28, 1999 in Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria. The large hill ski jumping events took place at the Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze in Bischofshofen. The 7.5 km Nordic combined sprint event debuted at these championships.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999
FIS Nordic WSC 1999 logo.png
Official logo for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 1999.
Host cityRamsau am Dachstein, Austria
Events16
Opening ceremony19 February
Closing ceremony28 February
Main venueW90-Mattensprunganlage
Websitewm.ramsau.at
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Men's cross countryEdit

10 km classicalEdit

February 22, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Mika Myllylä (FIN) 24:19.2
Silver   Alois Stadlober (AUT) 24:34.7
Bronze   Odd-Bjørn Hjelmeset (NOR) 24:37.1

10 km + 15 km combined pursuitEdit

February 23, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Thomas Alsgaard (NOR) 1:05:54.9
Silver   Mika Myllylä (FIN) 1:05:55.6
Bronze   Fulvio Valbusa (ITA) 1:06:17.6

30 km freestyleEdit

February 19, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Mika Myllylä (FIN) 1:15:26.2
Silver   Thomas Alsgaard (NOR) 1:16:01.5
Bronze   Bjørn Dæhlie (NOR) 1:16:08.7

50 km classicalEdit

February 28, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Mika Myllylä (FIN) 2:18:08.7
Silver   Andrus Veerpalu (EST) 2:18:40.5
Bronze   Mikhail Botvinov (AUT) 2:19:52.3

4 × 10 km relayEdit

February 26, 1999

Medal Team Time
Gold   Austria (Markus Gandler, Alois Stadlober, Mikhail Botvinov, Christian Hoffmann) 1:35:07.5
Silver   Norway (Espen Bjervig, Erling Jevne, Bjørn Dæhlie, Thomas Alsgaard) 1:35:07.7
Bronze   Italy (Giorgio Di Centa, Fabio Maj, Fulvio Valbusa, Silvio Fauner) 1:36:38.1

The first two legs were run in the classical style while the last two legs were run in freestyle. Austria won its first relay medal since 1933 though it was done in dramatic fashion. Botvinov fell during his leg, causing Austria to lose its large lead, setting up a fight to the finish between Austria's Hoffmann and Norway's Alsgaard.

Women's cross countryEdit

5 km classicalEdit

February 22, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Bente Martinsen (NOR) 12:49.8
Silver   Olga Danilova (RUS) 13:02.5
Bronze   Katerina Neumannová (CZE) 13:07.0

5 km + 10 km combined pursuitEdit

February 23, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Stefania Belmondo (ITA) 42:27.9
Silver   Nina Gavrylyuk (RUS) 42:56.8
Bronze   Irina Terelia Taranenko (UKR) 43:02.3

Taranenko became the first Ukrainian to medal in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

15 km freestyleEdit

February 19, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Stefania Belmondo (ITA) 38:49.0
Silver   Kristina Šmigun (EST) 39:19.4
Bronze   Maria Theurl (AUT) 39:43.5

30 km classicalEdit

February 27, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Larisa Lazutina (RUS) 1:29:19.9
Silver   Olga Danilova (RUS) 1:30:53.9
Bronze   Kristina Šmigun (EST) 1:31:14.6

4 × 5 km relayEdit

February 26, 1999

Medal Team Time
Gold   Russia (Olga Danilova, Larisa Lazutina, Anfisa Reztsova, Nina Gavrylyuk) 53:05.9
Silver   Italy (Sabina Valbusa, Gabriella Paruzzi, Antonella Confortola, Stefania Belmondo) 54:30.4
Bronze   Germany (Viola Bauer, Ramona Roth, Evi Sachenbacher, Sigrid Wille) 55:13.7

The first two legs were run in classical style while the last two legs were run in freestyle.

Men's Nordic combinedEdit

7.5 km sprintEdit

February 27, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Bjarte Engen Vik (NOR) 0.0
Silver   Mario Stecher (AUT) +30.2
Bronze   Kenji Ogiwara (JPN) +31.0

15 km Individual GundersenEdit

February 20, 1999

Medal Athlete Time
Gold   Bjarte Engen Vik (NOR) 0.0
Silver   Samppa Lajunen (FIN) 34.5
Bronze   Dmitry Sinitzyn (RUS) 152.9

4 × 5 km teamEdit

February 25, 1999

Medal Team Time
Gold   Finland (Hannu Manninen, Tapio Nurmela, Jari Mantila, Samppa Lajunen)
Silver   Norway (Fred Børre Lundberg, Trond Einar Elden, Bjarte Engen Vik, Kenneth Braaten)
Bronze   Russia (Nikolai Parfionov, Alexey Fadeyev, Valeri Stolyarov, Dmitry Sinitsyn)

Men's ski jumpingEdit

Individual normal hillEdit

February 26, 1999 at the W90-Mattensprunganlage[1]

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Kazuyoshi Funaki (JPN) 255.0
Silver   Hideharu Miyahira (JPN) 253.5
Bronze   Masahiko Harada (JPN) 252.0

Individual large hillEdit

February 21, 1999 at the Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze in Bischofshofen, Austria.[2]

Medal Athlete Points
Gold   Martin Schmitt (GER) 263.4
Silver   Sven Hannawald (GER) 261.7
Bronze   Hideharu Miyahira (JPN) 258.8

Team large hillEdit

February 20, 1999 at the Paul-Ausserleitner-Schanze in Bischofshofen, Austria.[2]

Medal Team Points
Gold   Germany (Sven Hannawald, Christof Duffner, Dieter Thoma, Martin Schmitt) 988.9
Silver   Japan (Noriaki Kasai, Hideharu Miyahira, Masahiko Harada, Kazuyoshi Funaki) 987.0
Bronze   Austria (Andreas Widhölzl, Martin Höllwarth, Reinhard Schwarzenberger, Stefan Horngacher) 905.5

Medal tableEdit

Medal winners by nation.

  *   Host nation (Austria)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway (NOR)4329
2  Finland (FIN)4206
3  Russia (RUS)2327
4  Italy (ITA)2125
5  Germany (GER)2114
6  Austria (AUT)*1236
  Japan (JPN)1236
8  Estonia (EST)0213
9  Czech Republic (CZE)0011
  Ukraine (UKR)0011
Totals (10 nations)16161648

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ a b CONECTO. "Sehenswürdigkeiten - Schanzengelände | TVB Bischofshofen". www.bischofshofen.com. Retrieved 2018-01-06.