Nordic combined at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Nordic Combined
at the XVIII Olympic Winter Games
Nordic combined pictogram.svg
Pictogram for nordic combined
Venue Hakuba Ski Jumping Stadium (ski jumping)
Snow Harp (cross-country skiing)
Dates February 13–20
Competitors 53 from 14 nations
«1994 2002»

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]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Norway 2 0 0 2
2 Finland 0 2 0 4
3 France 0 0 1 1
3 Russia 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 2 6

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).

Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Individual
details
 Bjarte Engen Vik
Norway (NOR)
41:21.1  Samppa Lajunen
Finland (FIN)
41:48.6  Valery Stolyarov
Russia (RUS)
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 NOCs[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Nagano 1998 Official Report - Volume 3". Nagano Olympics Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1998. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 

Sports-Reference - 1998 Olympics - Nordic Combined