Soviet Union at the 1964 Winter Olympics

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Soviet Union at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Soviet Union
IOC code  URS
NOC Soviet Olympic Committee
At the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck
Competitors 69 (52 men, 17 women)[1] in 8 sports
Flag bearer Yevgeny Grishin (speed skating)
Medals
Rank: 1
Gold
11
Silver
8
Bronze
6
Total
25
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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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–)

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

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Melanin, VladimirVladimir Melanin Biathlon Men's 20 km
 Gold Boyarskikh, KlavdiyaKlavdiya Boyarskikh Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km
 Gold Boyarskikh, KlavdiyaKlavdiya Boyarskikh Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Gold Kolchina, AlevtinaAlevtina Kolchina
Mekshilo, YevdokiyaYevdokiya Mekshilo
Boyarskikh, KlavdiyaKlavdiya Boyarskikh
Cross-country skiing Women's 3 x 5 km relay
 Gold Belousova, LiudmilaLiudmila Belousova
Protopopov, OlegOleg Protopopov
Figure skating Pairs
 Gold Soviet Union men's national ice hockey team
Viktor Konovalenko   Konstantin Loktev   Leonid Volkov
Boris Zaytsev   Aleksandr Almetov   Viktor Yakushev
Vitaly Davydov   Veniamin Aleksandrov   Anatoly Firsov
Eduard Ivanov   Yevgeny Mayorov   Oleg Zaytsev
Aleksandr Ragulin   Vyacheslav Starshinov   Stanislav Petukhov
Viktor Kuzkin   Boris Mayorov
Ice hockey Men's competition
 Gold Antson, AntsAnts Antson Speed skating Men's 1500 m
 Gold Skoblikova, LidiyaLidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 500 m
 Gold Skoblikova, LidiyaLidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 1000 m
 Gold Skoblikova, LidiyaLidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 1500 m
 Gold Skoblikova, LidiyaLidiya Skoblikova Speed skating Women's 3000 m
 Silver Privalov, AleksandrAleksandr Privalov Biathlon Men's 20 km
 Silver Mekshilo, YevdokiyaYevdokiya Mekshilo Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Silver Kiselyov, NikolayNikolay Kiselyov Nordic combined Men's individual
 Silver Orlov, VladimirVladimir Orlov Speed skating Men's 500 m (tie)
 Silver Grishin, YevgenyYevgeny Grishin Speed skating Men's 500 m (tie)
 Silver Yegorova, IrinaIrina Yegorova Speed skating Women's 500 m
 Silver Yegorova, IrinaIrina Yegorova Speed skating Women's 1000 m
 Silver Stenina, ValentinaValentina Stenina Speed skating Women's 3000 m
 Bronze Voronchikhin, IgorIgor Voronchikhin Cross-country skiing Men's 30 km
 Bronze Utrobin, IvanIvan Utrobin
Vaganov, GennadyGennady Vaganov
Voronchikhin, IgorIgor Voronchikhin
Kolchin, PavelPavel Kolchin
Cross-country skiing Men's 4 x 10 km relay
 Bronze Kolchina, AlevtinaAlevtina Kolchina Cross-country skiing Women's 5 km
 Bronze Gusakova, MariyaMariya Gusakova Cross-country skiing Women's 10 km
 Bronze Sidorova, TatyanaTatyana Sidorova Speed skating Women's 500 m
 Bronze Kolokoltseva, BertaBerta Kolokoltseva Speed skating Women's 1500 m

Alpine skiing[edit]

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

Biathlon[edit]

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 2nd
Vladimir Melanin 1'20:26.8 0 1'20:26.8 1st
1 Two minutes added per miss.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

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 3rd
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 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Ivan Utrobin
Gennady Vaganov
Igor Voronchikhin
Pavel Kolchin
2'18:46.9 3rd
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 3rd
Klavdiya Boyarskikh 17:50.5 1st
10 km Alevtina Kolchina 41:26.2 7
Mariya Gusakova 40:46.6 3rd
Yevdokiya Mekshilo 40:26.6 2nd
Klavdiya Boyarskikh 40:24.3 1st
Women's 3 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Alevtina Kolchina
Yevdokiya Mekshilo
Klavdiya Boyarskikh
59:20.2 1st

Figure skating[edit]

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 1st

Ice hockey[edit]

First round[edit]

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 round[edit]

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  Soviet Union 1st 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
Contestants
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

Leading scorers[edit]

Rk Team GP G A Pts
3rd Soviet Union Viacheslav Starsinov 7 7 3 10
3rd Soviet Union Boris Majorov 7 7 3 10
3rd Soviet Union Viktor Yakushev 7 7 3 10
9th Soviet Union Konstantin Loktev 7 4 5 9

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

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 2nd
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 jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

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 skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Boris Gulyayev 41.7 15
Rafael Grach 41.4 10
Vladimir Orlov 40.6 2nd
Yevgeny Grishin 40.6 2nd
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 1st
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 3rd
Irina Yegorova 45.4 2nd
Lidiya Skoblikova 45.0 OR 1st
1000 m Valentina Stenina 1:36.0 5
Irina Yegorova 1:34.3 2nd
Lidiya Skoblikova 1:33.2 OR 1st
1500 m Valentina Stenina 2:29.9 7
Berta Kolokoltseva 2:27.1 3rd
Lidiya Skoblikova 2:22.6 OR 1st
3000 m Klara Nesterova-Guseva 5:22.5 4
Valentina Stenina 5:18.5 2nd
Lidiya Skoblikova 5:14.9 1st

References[edit]

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