Freestyle skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics

The freestyle skiing competition of the 1994 Winter Olympics was held at Kanthaugen Freestyle Arena. There were four events, taking place between 15 and 24 February 1994.[1] The freestyle program was expanded at this Olympics, with aerials, previously a demonstration event, added as a full medal event.[2]

Freestyle Skiing
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
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VenueKanthaugen Freestyle Arena
Dates15–24 February
Competitors97 from 21 nations
← 1992
1998 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

[1]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Canada (CAN)1113
2  Norway (NOR)1012
3  Switzerland (SUI)1001
  Uzbekistan (UZB)1001
5  Russia (RUS)0112
6  Sweden (SWE)0101
  United States (USA)0101
8  France (FRA)0011
Totals (8 nations)44412

Canada led the medal table with one medal of each type. Five countries, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden and Uzbekistan, won their first Olympic freestyle medals. The gold medal won by Lina Cheryazova in the women's aerials was the first Olympic medal for Uzbekistan, and as of 2010, the only one won by that country at the Winter Games.

Men's EventsEdit

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Moguls
details
Jean-Luc Brassard
  Canada
27.24 Sergey Shupletsov
  Russia
26.90 Edgar Grospiron
  France
26.64
Aerials
details
Andreas Schönbächler
  Switzerland
234.67 Philippe Laroche
  Canada
228.63 Lloyd Langlois
  Canada
222.44

Women's EventsEdit

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
Moguls
details
Stine Lise Hattestad
  Norway
25.97 Liz McIntyre
  United States
25.89 Yelizaveta Kozhevnikova
  Russia
25.81
Aerials
details
Lina Cheryazova
  Uzbekistan
166.84 Marie Lindgren
  Sweden
165.88 Hilde Synnøve Lid
  Norway
164.13

Participating NOCsEdit

Twenty-one nations participated in freestyle skiing at Lillehammer. Austria, Belarus, China, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan made their debuts in the sport.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Lillehammer 1994 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Lillehammer Olympic Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1994. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 December 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Freestyle Skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics". Olympedia. Retrieved 7 July 2020.

External linksEdit