Biathlon at the 1984 Winter Olympics

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Biathlon
at the XIV Olympic Winter Games
Venue Igman - Veliko Polke
Dates February 11–17
Competitors 95 from 25 nations
«1980 1988»

Biathlon at the 1984 Winter Olympics consisted of three biathlon events. They were held at the Igman - Veliko Polke. The events began on 11 February and ended on 17 February 1984.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Four nations won medals in biathlon, Norway and West Germany leading the medal table with three medals, one. Frank-Peter Roetsch won both individual gold medals, while Valery Medvedtsev won three medals, two silvers in the individual events and gold in the relay.

Italy's two medals were the first in biathlon for the country.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway (NOR) 1 1 1 3
1  West Germany (FRG) 1 1 1 3
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 0 0 1
4  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 1 2

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Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
 Peter Angerer
West Germany (FRG)
1:11:52.7  Frank-Peter Roetsch
East Germany (GDR)
1:13.21.4  Eirik Kvalfoss
Norway (NOR)
1:14.02.4
Sprint
details
 Eirik Kvalfoss
Norway (NOR)
30:53.8  Peter Angerer
West Germany (FRG)
31:02.4  Matthias Jacob
East Germany (GDR)
31:10.5
Relay
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Dmitry Vasilyev
Yury Kashkarov
Algimantas Šalna
Sergey Bulygin
1:38:51.7  Norway (NOR)
Odd Lirhus
Eirik Kvalfoss
Rolf Storsveen
Kjell Søbak
1:39:03.9  West Germany (FRG)
Ernst Reiter
Walter Pichler
Peter Angerer
Fritz Fischer
1:39:05.1

Participating nations[edit]

Twenty-two nations sent biathletes to compete in the events. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors.[1] Australia, Costa Rica, Spain and South Korea made their Olympic biathlon debuts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sarajevo 1984 Official Report". Organising Committee of the XlVth Winter Olympic Games 1984 at Sarajevo. LA84 Foundation. 1984. Retrieved September 20, 2013.