Ski jumping at the 1968 Winter Olympics

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Ski jumping
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Ski jumping pictogram.svg
Pictogram for ski jumping
Venue Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte (large hill) & Autrans (normal hill)
Dates February 11-18
Competitors 66 from 17 nations
«1964 1972»

Ski jumping at the 1968 Winter Olympics consisted of two events held from 11 February to 18 February, with the large hill event taking place at Saint-Nizier-du-Moucherotte, and the normal hill event at Autrans.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Czechoslovakia (TCH) 1 1 0 2
2  Soviet Union (URS) 1 0 0 1
3  Austria (AUT) 0 1 1 2
4  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 2 6

Czechoslovakia led the medal table with two, one gold. The gold medal won by Vladimir Belussov in the large hill event was the only medal in ski jumping ever won by the Soviet Union.

Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Normal hill individual
details
 Jiří Raška
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
216.5  Reinhold Bachler
Austria (AUT)
214.2  Baldur Preiml
Austria (AUT)
212.6
Large hill individual
details
 Vladimir Belussov
Soviet Union (URS)
231.3  Jiří Raška
Czechoslovakia (TCH)
229.4  Lars Grini
Norway (NOR)
214.3

Participating NOCs[edit]

[1]

Seventeen nations participated in ski jumping at the Grenoble Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Rapport Officiel Xes Jeux Olympiques D'Hiver 1968 Grenoble". Comité d'organisation des Xemes jeux olympiques d'hiver. LA84 Foundation. 1968. Retrieved January 28, 2014. 

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