at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
|Venue|| Kvitfjell & Hafjell,|
|Dates||13–21 February 1994|
|No. of events||10|
|Competitors||250 from 45 nations|
| Alpine skiing at the|
1994 Winter Olympics
Alpine Skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics consisted of ten alpine skiing events, held north of the host city of Lillehammer, Norway. The speed events were held at Kvitfjell and the technical events at Hafjell from 13–21 February.
Ten nations won medals in alpine skiing, with Germany leading the medal table with three golds and one silver. The host team of Norway won the most medals with five (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze). Markus Wasmeier of Germany led the individual medal table with two gold medals (super G and giant slalom), while Vreni Schneider of Switzerland won the most medals with three, one of each type. Tommy Moe of the United States won gold in the downhill and silver in the super G. Kjetil André Aamodt of Norway won two silvers and a bronze.
Svetlana Gladishiva's silver medal was the first in alpine skiing won by Russia (Yevgeniya Sidorova won a bronze medal for the Soviet Union in 1956). Slovenia's three medals were the first for the country at the Winter Olympics.
|Totals (10 nations)||10||10||10||30|
|Downhill|| Tommy Moe ||1:45.75|| Kjetil André Aamodt ||1:45.79|| Ed Podivinsky ||1:45.87|
|Super-G|| Markus Wasmeier ||1:32.53|| Tommy Moe ||1:32.61|| Kjetil André Aamodt ||1:32.93|
|Giant slalom|| Markus Wasmeier ||2:52.46|| Urs Kälin ||2:52.48|| Christian Mayer ||2:52.58|
|Slalom|| Thomas Stangassinger ||2:02.02|| Alberto Tomba ||2:02.17|| Jure Košir ||2:02.53|
|Combined|| Lasse Kjus ||3:17.53|| Kjetil André Aamodt ||3:18.55|| Harald Christian Strand Nilsen ||3:19.14|
|Downhill|| Katja Seizinger ||1:35.93|| Picabo Street ||1:36.59|| Isolde Kostner ||1:36.85|
|Super-G|| Diann Roffe ||1:22.15|| Svetlana Gladishiva ||1:22.44|| Isolde Kostner ||1:22.45|
|Giant slalom|| Deborah Compagnoni ||2:30.97|| Martina Ertl ||2:32.19|| Vreni Schneider ||2:32.97|
|Slalom|| Vreni Schneider ||1:56.01|| Elfi Eder ||1:56.35|| Katja Koren ||1:56.61|
|Combined|| Pernilla Wiberg ||3:05.16|| Vreni Schneider ||3:05.29|| Alenka Dovžan ||3:06.64|
|Sun 13-Feb||Downhill - men||1,020 m (3,346 ft)||182 m (597 ft)||838 m (2,749 ft)||3.035 km (1.886 mi)||27.6%|
|Sat 19-Feb||Downhill - women||890 m (2,920 ft)||182 m (597 ft)||708 m (2,323 ft)||2.641 km (1.641 mi)||26.8%|
|Mon 14-Feb||Downhill - (K) - men||952 m (3,123 ft)||182 m (597 ft)||770 m (2,526 ft)||2.829 km (1.758 mi)||27.2%|
|Sun 20-Feb||Downhill - (K) - women||823 m (2,700 ft)||182 m (597 ft)||641 m (2,103 ft)||2.418 km (1.502 mi)||26.5%|
|Thu 17-Feb||Super-G - men||823 m (2,700 ft)||182 m (597 ft)||641 m (2,103 ft)||2.418 km (1.502 mi)||26.5%|
|Tue 15-Feb||Super-G - women||709 m (2,326 ft)||182 m (597 ft)||527 m (1,729 ft)||2.035 km (1.264 mi)||25.9%|
|Wed 23-Feb||Giant Slalom - men||725 m (2,379 ft)||258 m (846 ft)||467 m (1,532 ft)||1.720 km (1.069 mi)||27.2%|
|Thu 24-Feb||Giant Slalom - women||645 m (2,116 ft)||258 m (846 ft)||387 m (1,270 ft)||1.370 km (0.851 mi)||28.2%|
|Sun 27-Feb||Slalom - men||485 m (1,591 ft)||258 m (846 ft)||227 m (745 ft)||0.685 km (0.426 mi)||33.1%|
|Sat 26-Feb||Slalom - women||453 m (1,486 ft)||258 m (846 ft)||195 m (640 ft)||0.611 km (0.380 mi)||31.9%|
|Fri 25-Feb||Slalom - (K) - men||453 m (1,486 ft)||258 m (846 ft)||195 m (640 ft)|
|Mon 21-Feb||Slalom - (K) - women||424 m (1,391 ft)||258 m (846 ft)||166 m (545 ft)|
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