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Biathlon at the 1964 Winter Olympics

at the
Venue Seefeld
Dates February 12–15
Competitors 72 from 16 nations

Biathlon at the 1964 Winter Olympics consisted of one biathlon event, held at Seefeld. The events began on 9 February and ended on 11 February 1964.[1]


  • Medal summary 1
    • Medal table 1.1
    • Events 1.2
  • Participating nations 2
  • References 3

Medal summary

The Soviet Union won two medals in Innsbruck, taking gold and silver in the individual race.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union (URS) 1 1 0 2
2 0 0 1 1


Event Gold Silver Bronze
 Vladimir Melanin
Soviet Union (URS)
1:20:26.8  Aleksandr Privalov
Soviet Union (URS)
1:23:42.5  Olav Jordet
Norway (NOR)

Participating nations

Fourteen nations sent biathletes to compete in Innsbruck. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors. Austria, Japan, Mongolia, Poland, Romania and Switzerland made their Olympic biathlon debut.[1]


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