Biathlon at the 1984 Winter Olympics

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at the XIV Olympic Winter Games
Venue Igman - Veliko Polje
Dates February 11–17
Competitors 95 from 25 nations
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Biathlon at the 1984 Winter Olympics consisted of three biathlon events. They were held at the Igman - Veliko Polje. The events began on 11 February and ended on 17 February 1984.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Four nations won medals in biathlon, Norway and West Germany leading the medal table with three medals, one of each type. Eirik Kvalfoss and Peter Angerer each took three medals, also winning one of each type.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway (NOR) 1 1 1 3
1  West Germany (FRG) 1 1 1 3
3  Soviet Union (URS) 1 0 0 1
4  East Germany (GDR) 0 1 1 2




Event Gold Silver Bronze
Peter Angerer
 West Germany
1:11:52.7 Frank-Peter Roetsch
 East Germany
1:13.21.4 Eirik Kvalfoss
Eirik Kvalfoss
30:53.8 Peter Angerer
 West Germany
31:02.4 Matthias Jacob
 East Germany
 Soviet Union (URS)
Dmitry Vasilyev
Juri Kashkarov
Algimantas Šalna
Sergei Bulygin
1:38:51.7  Norway (NOR)
Odd Lirhus
Eirik Kvalfoss
Rolf Storsveen
Kjell Søbak
1:39:03.9  West Germany (FRG)
Ernst Reiter
Walter Pichler
Peter Angerer
Fritz Fischer

Participating nations[edit]

Twenty-two nations sent biathletes to compete in the events. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors.[1] Australia, Costa Rica, Spain and South Korea made their Olympic biathlon debuts.


  1. ^ a b c d "Sarajevo 1984 Official Report" (PDF). Organising Committee of the XlVth Winter Olympic Games 1984 at Sarajevo. LA84 Foundation. 1984. Retrieved September 20, 2013.