Nordic combined at the 1998 Winter Olympics

Nordic combined at the 1998 Winter Olympics, consisted of two events, held from 13 February to 20 February. The ski jumping portion took place at Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium, while the cross-country portion took place at Snow Harp.[1][2]

Nordic Combined
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
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VenueHakuba Ski Jumping Stadium (ski jumping)
Snow Harp (cross-country skiing)
Dates13–20 February 1998
No. of events2
Competitors53 from 14 nations
← 1994
2002 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

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RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Norway2002
2  Finland0202
3  France0011
  Russia0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

The Norwegians led the medal table, sweeping the two gold medals. Russia's medal, from Valery Stolyarov was the first, and as of 2010, only medal for Russia in Nordic combined (three Soviet athletes have won Nordic combined medals, two of them from Russia).

EventsEdit

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
Bjarte Engen Vik
  Norway
41:21.1 Samppa Lajunen
  Finland
41:48.6 Valery Stolyarov
  Russia
41:49.3
Team
details
  Norway
Fred Børre Lundberg
Kenneth Braaten
Halldor Skard
Bjarte Engen Vik
54:11.5   Finland
Jari Mantila
Hannu Manninen
Tapio Nurmela
Samppa Lajunen
55:30.4   France
Fabrice Guy
Nicolas Bal
Ludovic Roux
Sylvain Guillaume
55:53.4

Participating NOCsEdit

Fourteen nations participated in Nordic combined at the Nagano Games.[1] Slovenia made their Olympic Nordic combined debut.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Nagano 1998 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Nagano Olympics Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1998. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Nordic Combined at the 1998 Nagano Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 8 September 2019.