List of Olympic venues in biathlon

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Seefeld hosted the biathlon events for the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics in neighboring Innsbruck.
Igman, Veliko Polje hosted the biathlon events for the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

For the Winter Olympics, there are 16 venues that have been or will be used for biathlon. Initially debutting in 1924 as military patrol, the event would debut on its own in 1960. Only three times in the Winter Olympics have the biathlon event has not been in the same location as cross-country skiing (1972, 1998, 2006).

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venue for those games Capacity Ref.
1924 Chamonix (as military patrol) Stade Olympique de Chamonix Cross-country skiing, Curling, Figure skating, Ice hockey, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing), Speed skating 45,000. [1]
1960 Squaw Valley McKinney Creek Stadium Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing) 1,000 [2]
1964 Innsbruck Seefeld Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, Ski jumping (normal hill) Not listed. [3]
1968 Grenoble Autrans Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, Ski jumping (normal hill) 40,000 (ski jump) [4]
1972 Sapporo Makomanai Biathlon site None Not listed. [5]
1976 Innsbruck Seefeld Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, Ski jumping (normal hill) Not listed. [6]
1980 Lake Placid Lake Placid Olympic Sports Complex Cross Country Biathlon Center Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing) Not listed. [7]
1984 Sarajevo Igman, Veliko Polje Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing) Not listed. [8]
1988 Calgary Canmore Nordic Centre Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing) Not listed. [9]
1992 Albertville Les Saisies Cross-country skiing 12,500 [10]
1994 Lillehammer Birkebeineren Skistadion Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (Cross-country skiing) 31,000 (Cross-country skiing)
13,500 (Biathlon)
[11]
1998 Nagano Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort None 20,000 [12]
2002 Salt Lake City Soldier Hollow Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing) 15,200 [13]
2006 Turin Cesana San Sicario None 4,700 [14]
2010 Vancouver Whistler Olympic Park Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping 6,000 [15]
2014 Sochi Biathlon & Ski Complex Cross-country skiing, Nordic combined (cross-country skiing) 9,600 [16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1924 Olympics official report. pp. 645, 648-50. (French)
  2. ^ 1960 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 109-10, 115. Accessed 27 October 2010.
  3. ^ 1964 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 95-103. Accessed 30 October 2010. (German)
  4. ^ 1968 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 85-95. Accessed 1 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  5. ^ 1972 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 253-64. Accessed 6 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  6. ^ 1976 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 199-203. Accessed 10 November 2010. (English), (French), & (German)
  7. ^ 1980 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 29-35, 39-42. Accessed 16 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  8. ^ 1984 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 18-58, 106-7. Accessed 22 November 2010. (English), (French), & (Serbo-Croatian)
  9. ^ 1988 Winter Olympics official report. Part 1. pp. 100-9. Accessed 29 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  10. ^ 1992 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 102-5. Accessed 5 December 2010. (English) & (French)
  11. ^ 1994 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 31-6. Accessed 8 December 2010.
  12. ^ 1998 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 230-2. Accessed 12 December 2010.
  13. ^ 2002 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 1. pp. 80-3. Accessed 21 December 2010.
  14. ^ 2006 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 64-5. Accessed 27 December 2010. (English) & (Italian)
  15. ^ "Venues–Whistler Olympic/Paralympic Park". Vancouver Organizing Committee. Retrieved 2010-03-10. 
  16. ^ Sochi2014.com profile of the Biathlon & ski Complex. Accessed 31 December 2010.