Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics

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Alpine skiing
at the XVII Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Venue Kvitfjell & Hafjell,
Oppland, Norway
Dates13–21 February 1994
No. of events10
Competitors250 from 45 nations
  1992
1998  
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Lillehammer
Location in Norway
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Kvitfjell
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Hafjell
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Lillehammer
Locations in southern Norway

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. [1] [2]

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Medal summary

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.

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)3104
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)2204
3Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)1225
4Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI)1214
5Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)1124
6Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)1113
7Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)1001
8Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)0101
9Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia  (SLO)0033
10Flag of Canada.svg  Canada  (CAN)0011
Totals (10 nations)10101030

Source: [1]

Men's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Downhill
details
Tommy Moe
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1:45.75 Kjetil André Aamodt
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:45.79 Ed Podivinsky
Flag of Canada.svg  Canada
1:45.87
Super-G
details
Markus Wasmeier
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1:32.53 Tommy Moe
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1:32.61 Kjetil André Aamodt
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:32.93
Giant slalom
details
Markus Wasmeier
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2:52.46 Urs Kälin
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
2:52.48 Christian Mayer
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2:52.58
Slalom
details
Thomas Stangassinger
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2:02.02 Alberto Tomba
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2:02.17 Jure Košir
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
2:02.53
Combined
details
Lasse Kjus
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
3:17.53 Kjetil André Aamodt
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
3:18.55 Harald Christian Strand Nilsen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
3:19.14

Source: [1]

Women's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Downhill
details
Katja Seizinger
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
1:35.93 Picabo Street
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1:36.59 Isolde Kostner
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1:36.85
Super-G
details
Diann Roffe
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1:22.15 Svetlana Gladishiva
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
1:22.44 Isolde Kostner
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1:22.45
Giant slalom
details
Deborah Compagnoni
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2:30.97 Martina Ertl
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2:32.19 Vreni Schneider
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
2:32.97
Slalom
details
Vreni Schneider
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:56.01 Elfi Eder
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:56.35 Katja Koren
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
1:56.61
Combined
details
Pernilla Wiberg
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
3:05.16 Vreni Schneider
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
3:05.29 Alenka Dovžan
Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
3:06.64

Source: [1]

Course information

DateRaceStart
Elevation
Finish
Elevation
Vertical
Drop
Course
Length
Average
Gradient
Sun 13-FebDownhill - men1,020 m (3,346 ft) 182 m (597 ft) 838 m (2,749 ft) 3.035 km (1.886 mi)
Sat 19-FebDownhill - women890 m (2,920 ft)182 m (597 ft)708 m (2,323 ft)2.641 km (1.641 mi)
Mon 14-FebDownhill - (K) - men952 m (3,123 ft)182 m (597 ft)770 m (2,526 ft)2.829 km (1.758 mi)
Sun 20-FebDownhill - (K) - women823 m (2,700 ft)182 m (597 ft)641 m (2,103 ft)2.418 km (1.502 mi)
Thu 17-FebSuper-G - men823 m (2,700 ft)182 m (597 ft)641 m (2,103 ft)2.418 km (1.502 mi)
Tue 15-FebSuper-G - women709 m (2,326 ft)182 m (597 ft)527 m (1,729 ft)2.035 km (1.264 mi)
Wed 23-FebGiant Slalom - men725 m (2,379 ft)258 m (846 ft)467 m (1,532 ft)1.720 km (1.069 mi)
Thu 24-FebGiant Slalom - women645 m (2,116 ft)258 m (846 ft)387 m (1,270 ft)1.370 km (0.851 mi)
Sun 27-FebSlalom - men485 m (1,591 ft)258 m (846 ft)227 m (745 ft)  0.685 km (0.426 mi)
Sat 26-FebSlalom - women453 m (1,486 ft)258 m (846 ft)195 m (640 ft)  0.611 km (0.380 mi)
Fri 25-FebSlalom - (K) - men453 m (1,486 ft)258 m (846 ft)195 m (640 ft)  
Mon 21-FebSlalom - (K) - women424 m (1,391 ft)258 m (846 ft)166 m (545 ft)  

Source: [1]

Participating nations

Forty-five nations sent alpine skiers to compete in the events in Lillehammer. Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Slovakia, and Ukraine made their Olympic alpine skiing debuts. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors. [1]

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References

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