Freestyle skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics

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Freestyle Skiing
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg
Venue Kanthaugen Freestyle Arena
Dates February 15–24, 1994
Competitors 97 from 21 nations
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The freestyle skiing competition of the 1994 Winter Olympics was held at Kanthaugen Freestyle Arena. There were four events, taking place between 15 and 24 February 1994.[1] The freestyle program was expanded at this Olympics, with aerials, previously a demonstration event, added as a full medal event.

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Canada (CAN) 1 1 1 3
2  Norway (NOR) 1 0 1 2
3  Switzerland (SUI) 1 0 0 1
3  Uzbekistan (UZB) 1 0 0 1
5  Russia (RUS) 0 1 1 2
6  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
6  Sweden (SWE) 0 1 0 1
8  France (FRA) 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Canada led the medal table with one medal of each type. Five countries, Canada, Russia, Switzerland, Sweden and Uzbekistan, won their first Olympic freestyle medals. The gold medal won by Lina Cheryazova in the women's aerials was the first Olympic medal for Uzbekistan, and as of 2010, the only one won by that country at the Winter Games.

Men's Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's moguls
details
Jean-Luc Brassard
 Canada
27.24 Sergey Shupletsov
 Russia
26.90 Edgar Grospiron
 France
26.64
Men's aerials
details
Andreas Schönbächler
 Switzerland
234.67 Philippe Laroche
 Canada
228.63 Lloyd Langlois
 Canada
222.44

Women's Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Women's moguls
details
Stine Lise Hattestad
 Norway
25.97 Liz McIntyre
 United States
25.89 Yelizaveta Kozhevnikova
 Russia
25.81
Women's aerials
details
Lina Cheryazova
 Uzbekistan
166.84 Marie Lindgren
 Sweden
165.88 Hilde Synnøve Lid
 Norway
164.13

Participating NOCs[edit]

Twenty-one nations participated in freestyle skiing at Lillehammer. Austria, Belarus, China, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan made their debuts in the sport.

[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Lillehammer 1994 Official Report - Volume 3" (PDF). Lillehammer Olympic Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1994. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 2, 2010. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Aerials[edit]

February 24, 1994

Medal Athlete Score
Gold Andreas Schönbächler
 Switzerland
234.67
Silver Philippe LaRoche
 Canada
228.63
Bronze Lloyd Langlois
 Canada
222.44
4th Canada Andrew Capicik (CAN) 219.06
5th United States Trace Worthington (USA) 218.19
6th Canada Nicolas Fontaine (CAN) 210.81
7th United States Eric Bergoust (USA) 210.48
8th Sweden Mats Johansson (SWE) 207.52

Moguls[edit]

February 16, 1994

Medal Athlete Score
Gold Jean-Luc Brassard
 Canada
27.24
Silver Sergey Shupletsov
 Russia
26.90
Bronze Edgar Grospiron
 France
26.64
4th France Olivier Cotte (FRA) 25.78
5th Sweden Jörgen Pääjärvi (SWE) 25.51
6th France Olivier Allamand (FRA) 25.28
7th Canada John Smart (CAN) 24.96
8th United States Troy Benson (USA) 24.86

Women's events[edit]

Aerials[edit]

February 24, 1994

Medal Athlete Score
Gold Lina Cheryazova
 Uzbekistan
166.84
Silver Marie Lindgren
 Sweden
165.88
Bronze Hilde Synnøve Lid
 Norway
164.13
4th Switzerland Maja Schmid (SUI) 156.90
5th Ukraine Natalya Sherstnyova (UKR) 154.88
6th Australia Kirstie Marshall (AUS) 150.75

Moguls[edit]

February 16, 1994

Medal Athlete Score
Gold Stine Lise Hattestad
 Norway
25.97
Silver Elizabeth McIntyre
 United States
25.89
Bronze Yelizaveta Kozhevnikova
 Russia
25.81
4th France Raphaëlle Monod (FRA) 25.17
5th France Candice Gilg (FRA) 24.82
6th Germany Tatjana Mittermayer (GER) 24.43
7th United States Donna Weinbrecht (USA) 24.38
8th United States Ann Battelle (USA) 23.71

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