1968 Winter Universiade

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V Winter Universiade
Nations participating26
Athletes participating589
Events7 sports
Opening ceremonyJanuary 21
Closing ceremonyJanuary 28
Officially opened byFranz Jonas
Main venueBergiselschanze

The 1968 Winter Universiade, the V Winter Universiade, took place in Innsbruck, Austria.

Medal table[edit]

  *   Host nation (Austria)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union (URS)86519
2 United States (USA)43310
3 Japan (JPN)34411
4 Czechoslovakia (TCH)3328
5 Norway (NOR)2103
6 Austria (AUT)*1236
7 West Germany (FRG)1113
8  Switzerland (SUI)1001
9 Finland (FIN)0123
10 France (FRA)0101
 Poland (POL)0101
12 Italy (ITA)0022
13 Canada (CAN)0011
Totals (13 nations)23232369


Alpine skiing[edit]

Men: Slalom
Gold – Milan Pazout (Czechoslovakia)
Silver – Per Sunde (Norway)
Bronze – Bill Marolt (United States)

Men: Giant slalom
Gold – Per Sunde (Norway)
Silver – Milan Pazout (Czechoslovakia)
Bronze – Franz Vogler (West Germany)

Men: Downhill
Gold – Scott Pyles (United States)
Silver – Günther Scheuerl (West Germany)
Bronze – Loris Werner (United States)

Men: Combined
Combined event is the overall standings of all disciplines on the Universiade program.
Gold – Milan Pazout (Czechoslovakia)
Silver – Robert Wollek (France)
Bronze – Scott Pyles (United States)

Women: Slalom
Gold – Kathy Nagel (United States)
Silver – Viki Jones (United States)
Bronze – Christina Ditfurth (Austria)

Women: Giant slalom
Gold – Kathy Nagel (United States)
Silver – Viki Jones (United States)
Bronze – Marisella Chevallard (Italy)

Women: Downhill
Gold – Heidi Obrecht (Switzerland)
Silver – Christina Ditfurth (Austria)
Bronze – Paola Strauss (Italy)

Women: Combined
Combined event is the overall standings of all disciplines on the Universiade program.
Gold – Kathy Nagel (United States)
Silver – Viki Jones (United States)
Bronze – Christina Ditfurth (Austria)

Nordic skiing[edit]

Men: 15km
Gold – Jon Hoias (Norway)
Silver – Yevgeniy Platunov (Soviet Union)
Bronze – Anatoliy Zakharov (Soviet Union)

Men: 4 x 10 km relay
Gold – Soviet Union
Silver – Japan
Bronze – Finland

Women: 10km
Gold – Yanna Yelistratova (Soviet Union)
Silver – Lyubov Menchikova (Soviet Union)
Bronze – Lidiya Doronina (Soviet Union)

Women: 3 x 5 km relay
Gold – Soviet Union
Silver – Poland
Bronze – Czechoslovakia

Nordic combined[edit]

Small hill ski jumping and 15km cross-country

Men:
Gold – Hiroshi Itagaki (Japan)
Silver – Masatoshi Sudo (Japan)
Bronze – Antonin Kucera (Czechoslovakia)

Ski jumping[edit]

Men: Small Hill - K90
Gold – Hiroshi Itagaki (Japan)
Silver – Masakatsu Asari (Japan)
Bronze – Yukio Kasaya (Japan)

Figure skating[edit]

Men:
Gold – Vladimir Kurenbin (Soviet Union)
Silver – Marian Filc (Soviet Union)
Bronze – Günter Anderl (Austria)

Women:
Gold – Kumiko Okawa (Japan)
Silver – Helli Sengstschmid (Austria)
Bronze – Kazumi Yamashita (Japan)

Pairs:
Gold – Bohunka Šrámková / Jan Šrámek (Czechoslovakia)
Silver – Tatiana Sharanova / Anatoli Evdokimov (Soviet Union)
Bronze – Lyudmila Suslina / Alexander Tikhomirov (Soviet Union)

Ice dancing:
Gold – Heidi Mezger / Herbert Rothkappl (Austria)
Silver – Diana Skotnická / Martin Skotnický (Czechoslovakia)
Bronze – none

Ice hockey[edit]

Men:
Gold – Soviet Union
Silver – Czechoslovakia
Bronze – Canada (University of Toronto Varsity Blues)

Speed skating[edit]

Men: 500M
Gold – Erhard Keller (West Germany)
Silver – Keiichi Suzuki (Japan)
Bronze – Takayuki Hida (Japan)

Men: 1500M
Gold – Aleksandr Zhekulayev (Soviet Union)
Silver – Valeriy Bayonov (Soviet Union)
Bronze – Arkadiy Kichenko (Soviet Union)
Bronze – Pekka Halinen (Finland)

Men: 3000M
Gold – Aleksandr Zhekulayev (Soviet Union)
Silver – Pekka Halinen (Finland)
Bronze – Anatoliy Nokhrin (Soviet Union)

Men: 5000M
Gold – Aleksandr Zhekulayev (Soviet Union)
Silver – Anatoliy Nokhrin (Soviet Union)
Bronze – Yoshiaki Demachi (Japan)

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