Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics

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Alpine skiing
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Venue Kvitfjell & Hafjell,
Oppland, Norway
Dates 13–21 February 1994
Competitors 250 from 45 nations
«1992 1998»

Alpine Skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics consisted of ten alpine skiing events, held north of the host city of Lillehammer, Norway. The speed events were held at Kvitfjell and the technical events at Hafjell from 13–21 February.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Ten nations won medals in alpine skiing, with Germany leading the medal table with three golds and one silver. The host team of Norway won the most medals with five (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze). Markus Wasmeier of Germany led the individual medal table with two gold medals (super G and giant slalom), while Vreni Schneider of Switzerland won the most medals with three, one of each type. Tommy Moe of the United States won gold in the downhill and silver in the super G. Kjetil André Aamodt of Norway won two silvers and a bronze.

Svetlana Gladishiva's silver medal was the first in alpine skiing won by Russia (Yevgeniya Sidorova won a bronze medal for the Soviet Union in 1956). Slovenia's three medals were the first for the country at the Winter Olympics.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 3 1 0 4
2  United States (USA) 2 2 0 4
3  Norway (NOR) 1 2 2 5
4  Switzerland (SUI) 1 2 1 4
5  Italy (ITA) 1 1 2 4
6  Austria (AUT) 1 1 1 3
7  Sweden (SWE) 1 0 0 1
8  Russia (RUS) 0 1 0 1
9  Slovenia (SLO) 0 0 3 3
10  Canada (CAN) 0 0 1 1

Source:[1]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill
details
 Tommy Moe
United States (USA)
1:45.75  Kjetil André Aamodt
Norway (NOR)
1:45.79  Ed Podivinsky
Canada (CAN)
1:45.87
Super-G
details
 Markus Wasmeier
Germany (GER)
1:32.53  Tommy Moe
United States (USA)
1:32.61  Kjetil André Aamodt
Norway (NOR)
1:32.93
Giant slalom
details
 Markus Wasmeier
Germany (GER)
2:52.46  Urs Kälin
Switzerland (SUI)
2:52.48  Christian Mayer
Austria (AUT)
2:52.58
Slalom
details
 Thomas Stangassinger
Austria (AUT)
2:02.02  Alberto Tomba
Italy (ITA)
2:02.17  Jure Košir
Slovenia (SLO)
2:02.53
Combined
details
 Lasse Kjus
Norway (NOR)
3:17.53  Kjetil André Aamodt
Norway (NOR)
3:18.55  Harald Christian Strand Nilsen
Norway (NOR)
3:19.14

Source:[1]

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill
details
 Katja Seizinger
Germany (GER)
1:35.93  Picabo Street
United States (USA)
1:36.59  Isolde Kostner
Italy (ITA)
1:36.85
Super-G
details
 Diann Roffe
United States (USA)
1:22.15  Svetlana Gladishiva
Russia (RUS)
1:22.44  Isolde Kostner
Italy (ITA)
1:22.45
Giant slalom
details
 Deborah Compagnoni
Italy (ITA)
2:30.97  Martina Ertl
Germany (GER)
2:32.19  Vreni Schneider
Switzerland (SUI)
2:32.97
Slalom
details
 Vreni Schneider
Switzerland (SUI)
1:56.01  Elfi Eder
Austria (AUT)
1:56.35  Katja Koren
Slovenia (SLO)
1:56.61
Combined
details
 Pernilla Wiberg
Sweden (SWE)
3:05.16  Vreni Schneider
Switzerland (SUI)
3:05.29  Alenka Dovžan
Slovenia (SLO)
3:06.64

Source:[1]

Course information[edit]

Date Race Start
Elevation
Finish
Elevation
Vertical
Drop
Course
Length
Average
Gradient
Sun 13-Feb Downhill - men 1,020 m (3,346 ft)  182 m (597 ft)  838 m (2,749 ft)  3.035 km (1.886 mi) 27.6%
Sat 19-Feb Downhill - women 890 m (2,920 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 708 m (2,323 ft) 2.641 km (1.641 mi) 26.8%
Mon 14-Feb Downhill - (K) - men 952 m (3,123 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 770 m (2,526 ft) 2.829 km (1.758 mi) 27.2%
Sun 20-Feb Downhill - (K) - women 823 m (2,700 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 641 m (2,103 ft) 2.418 km (1.502 mi) 26.5%
Thu 17-Feb Super-G - men 823 m (2,700 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 641 m (2,103 ft) 2.418 km (1.502 mi) 26.5%
Tue 15-Feb Super-G - women 709 m (2,326 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 527 m (1,729 ft) 2.035 km (1.264 mi) 25.9%
Wed 23-Feb Giant Slalom - men 725 m (2,379 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 467 m (1,532 ft) 1.720 km (1.069 mi) 27.2%
Thu 24-Feb Giant Slalom - women 645 m (2,116 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 387 m (1,270 ft) 1.370 km (0.851 mi) 28.2%
Sun 27-Feb Slalom - men 485 m (1,591 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 227 m (745 ft)    0.685 km (0.426 mi) 33.1%
Sat 26-Feb Slalom - women 453 m (1,486 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 195 m (640 ft)    0.611 km (0.380 mi) 31.9%
Fri 25-Feb Slalom - (K) - men 453 m (1,486 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 195 m (640 ft)   
Mon 21-Feb Slalom - (K) - women 424 m (1,391 ft) 258 m (846 ft) 166 m (545 ft)   

Source:[1]

Participating nations[edit]

Forty-five nations sent alpine skiers to compete in the events in Lillehammer. Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine made their Olympic alpine skiing debuts. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Lillehammer 1994 Official Report". Lillehammer Olympiske Organisasjonskomité. LA84 Foundation. 1994. Retrieved October 1, 2013. 

External links[edit]

  • FIS-Ski.com – alpine skiing – 1994 Winter Olympics – Lillehammer, Norway
  • Sports Reference – 1994 Winter Olympics – Alpine skiing