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Soviet Union at the 1964 Winter Olympics

The Soviet Union (USSR) competed at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.

Soviet Union at the
1964 Winter Olympics
Flag of the Soviet Union (dark version).svg
IOC codeURS
NOCSoviet Olympic Committee
in Innsbruck
Competitors69 (52 men, 17 women)[1] in 8 sports
Flag bearerYevgeny Grishin (speed skating)
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
11
Silver
8
Bronze
6
Total
25
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1900–1912)
 Estonia (1920–1936, 1992–)
 Latvia (1924–1936, 1992–)
 Lithuania (1924–1928, 1992–)
 Unified Team (1992)
 Armenia (1994–)
 Belarus (1994–)
 Georgia (1994–)
 Kazakhstan (1994–)
 Kyrgyzstan (1994–)
 Moldova (1994–)
 Russia (1994–)
 Ukraine (1994–)
 Uzbekistan (1994–)
 Azerbaijan (1996–)
 Tajikistan (1996–)
 Turkmenistan (1996–)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Vladimir Melanin Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Gold Klavdiya Boyarskikh Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km
  Gold Klavdiya Boyarskikh Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
  Gold Alevtina Kolchina
Yevdokiya Mekshilo
Klavdiya Boyarskikh
Cross-country skiing Women's 3 x 5 km relay
  Gold Liudmila Belousova
Oleg Protopopov
Figure skating Pairs
  Gold Soviet Union men's national ice hockey team
Ice hockey Men's competition
  Gold Ants Antson Speed skating Men's 1500 m
  Gold Lidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 500 m
  Gold Lidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 1000 m
  Gold Lidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 1500 m
  Gold Lidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 3000 m
  Silver Aleksandr Privalov Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Silver Yevdokiya Mekshilo Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
  Silver Nikolay Kiselyov Nordic combined Men's individual
  Silver Vladimir Orlov Speed skating Men's 500 m (tie)
  Silver Yevgeny Grishin Speed skating Men's 500 m (tie)
  Silver Irina Yegorova Speed skating Women's 500 m
  Silver Irina Yegorova Speed skating Women's 1000 m
  Silver Valentina Stenina Speed skating Women's 3000 m
  Bronze Igor Voronchikhin Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km
  Bronze Ivan Utrobin
Gennady Vaganov
Igor Voronchikhin
Pavel Kolchin
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 × 10 km relay
  Bronze Alevtina Kolchina Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km
  Bronze Mariya Gusakova Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
  Bronze Tatyana Sidorova Speed skating Women's 500 m
  Bronze Berta Kolokoltseva Speed skating Women's 1500 m

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Valery Shein Downhill 2:38.13 54
Tally Monastyryov 2:35.27 47
Vasily Melnikov 2:30.83 36
Vasily Melnikov Giant slalom DNF
Tally Monastyryov 2:01.94 37
Valery Shein 2:01.18 34
Viktor Talyanov 2:00.38 31
Men's slalom
Athlete Qualifying Final
Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Valery Shein 56.33 32 DNF Did not advance
Tally Monastyryov 55.71 28 56.09 10 QF DNS DNF
Vasily Melnikov 53.59 9 QF 1:16.18 26 1:06.43 25 2:22.61 25
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stalina Demidova-Korzukhina Downhill 2:09.28 40
Galina Sidorova 2:08.32 39
Yevgeniya Kabina-Sidorova 2:05.19 37
Galina Sidorova Giant slalom 2:12.98 39
Yevgeniya Kabina-Sidorova 2:11.06 38
Stalina Demidova-Korzukhina 2:10.11 35
Yevgeniya Kabina-Sidorova Slalom 52.00 25 1:07.48 28 1:59.48 27
Stalina Demidova-Korzukhina 51.88 24 53.09 17 1:44.97 18
Galina Sidorova 51.72 23 56.54 24 1:48.26 20

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Nikolay Puzanov 1'21:21.5 4 1'29:21.5 10
Valentin Pshenitsyn 1'22:59.0 2 1'26:59.0 7
Aleksandr Privalov 1'23:42.5 0 1'23:42.5  
Vladimir Melanin 1'20:26.8 0 1'20:26.8  
1 Two minutes added per miss.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Valery Tarakanov 52:58.2 17
Gennady Vaganov 52:46.8 14
Igor Voronchikhin 51:53.9 7
Pavel Kolchin 51:52.0 6
30 km Gennady Vaganov 1'35:03.1 19
Ivan Utrobin 1'34:10.4 17
Bayazit Gizatullin 1'33:33.4 12
Igor Voronchikhin 1'32:15.8  
50 km Ivan Lyubimov 2'52:28.1 17
Aleksandr Gubin 2'51:39.7 14
Bayazit Gizatullin 2'51:02.4 12
Igor Voronchikhin 2'49:21.7 11
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Ivan Utrobin
Gennady Vaganov
Igor Voronchikhin
Pavel Kolchin
2'18:46.9  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Rita Achkina 18:51.1 10
Yevdokiya Mekshilo 18:16.7 4
Alevtina Kolchina 18:08.4  
Klavdiya Boyarskikh 17:50.5  
10 km Alevtina Kolchina 41:26.2 7
Mariya Gusakova 40:46.6  
Yevdokiya Mekshilo 40:26.6  
Klavdiya Boyarskikh 40:24.3  
Women's 3 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Alevtina Kolchina
Yevdokiya Mekshilo
Klavdiya Boyarskikh
59:20.2  

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Valery Meshkov DNS DNS
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Tatiana Zhuk
Aleksandr Gavrilov
96.6 45 5
Liudmila Belousova
Oleg Protopopov
104.4 13  

Ice hockeyEdit

First roundEdit

Winners (in bold) qualified for the Group A to play for 1st–8th places. Teams, which lost their qualification matches, played in Group B for 9th–16th places.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Soviet Union 19–1   Hungary

Medal roundEdit

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1   Soviet Union   7 7 0 0 54 10 14
2   Sweden 7 5 2 0 47 16 10
3   Czechoslovakia 7 5 2 0 38 19 10
4   Canada 7 5 2 0 32 17 10
5   United States 7 2 5 0 29 33 4
6   Finland 7 2 5 0 10 31 4
7   Germany 7 2 5 0 13 49 4
8    Switzerland 7 0 7 0 9 57 0
  • USSR 5–1 USA
  • USSR 7–5 Czechoslovakia
  • USSR 15–0 Switzerland
  • USSR 10–0 Finland
  • USSR 10–0 Germany (UTG)
  • USSR 4–2 Sweden
  • USSR 3–2 Canada
Roster
Viktor Konovalenko
Boris Zaytsev
Vitaly Davydov
Eduard Ivanov
Aleksandr Ragulin
Viktor Kuzkin
Konstantin Loktev
Aleksandr Almetov
Veniamin Aleksandrov
Yevgeny Mayorov
Vyacheslav Starshinov
Boris Mayorov
Leonid Volkov
Viktor Yakushev
Anatoly Firsov
Oleg Zaytsev
Stanislav Petukhov

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (three jumps, best two counted and shown here)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Nikolay Kiselyov Individual 70.0 62.0 233.0 3 51:49.1 220.04 8 453.04  
Vyacheslav Dryagin 64.5 67.0 216.2 10 52:58.3 206.55 12 422.75 7
Nikolay Gusakov 66.0 69.5 223.4 7 51:19.8 225.96 5 449.36 4

Ski jumpingEdit

Athletes performed three jumps, the best two were counted and are shown here.

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Nikolay Shamov Normal hill 71.5 96.7 70.0 95.4 192.1 36
Nikolay Kamensky 72.0 100.4 73.5 100.7 201.1 21
Pyotr Kovalenko 75.0 101.1 77.5 104.0 205.1 12
Aleksandr Ivannikov 75.0 101.6 73.5 101.7 203.3 17
Nikolay Kamensky Large hill 79.5 94.3 73.0 89.9 184.2 38
Pyotr Kovalenko 87.0 99.1 81.0 102.3 201.4 20
K'oba Ts'akadze 87.0 99.1 80.5 96.5 195.6 27
Aleksandr Ivannikov 90.0 106.8 83.5 106.5 213.3 6

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Boris Gulyayev 41.7 15
Rafael Grach 41.4 10
Vladimir Orlov 40.6  
Yevgeny Grishin 40.6  
1500 m Yevgeny Grishin 2:13.3 11
Eduard Matusevich 2:12.2 6
Lev Zaytsev 2:12.1 5
Ants Antson 2:10.3  
5000 m Muzakhid Khabibulin 7:52.3 10
Viktor Kosichkin 7:45.8 4
10000 m Igor Ostashov 16:45.5 12
Viktor Kosichkin 16:19.3 6
Ants Antson 16:08.7 5
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Tatyana Sidorova 45.5  
Irina Yegorova 45.4  
Lidiya Skoblikova 45.0 OR  
1000 m Valentina Stenina 1:36.0 5
Irina Yegorova 1:34.3  
Lidiya Skoblikova 1:33.2 OR  
1500 m Valentina Stenina 2:29.9 7
Berta Kolokoltseva 2:27.1  
Lidiya Skoblikova 2:22.6 OR  
3000 m Klara Nesterova-Guseva 5:22.5 4
Valentina Stenina 5:18.5  
Lidiya Skoblikova 5:14.9  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The USSR and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. International Olympic Committee (84): 530–557. October 1974. Retrieved 2008-03-28.