Biathlon at the 1964 Winter Olympics

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at the IX Olympic Winter Games
Venue Seefeld
Dates February 12–15
Competitors 72 from 16 nations
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Biathlon at the 1964 Winter Olympics consisted of one biathlon event, held at Seefeld. The events began on 9 February and ended on 11 February 1964.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

The Soviet Union won two medals in Innsbruck, taking gold and silver in the individual race.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 0 2
2  Norway (NOR) 0 0 1 1




Event Gold Silver Bronze
Vladimir Melanin
 Soviet Union
1:20:26.8 Aleksandr Privalov
 Soviet Union
1:23:42.5 Olav Jordet

Participating nations[edit]

Fourteen nations sent biathletes to compete in Innsbruck. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors. Austria, Japan, Mongolia, Poland, Romania and Switzerland made their Olympic biathlon debut.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Offizieller Bericht der IX. Olympischen Winterspiele Innsbruck 1964" (PDF). Austrian Federal Publishing House for Instruction, Science and Art, Vienna and Munich. LA84 Foundation. 1964. Retrieved September 20, 2013.