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Olympic medalists in biathlon

Biathlon was first held at the Olympic Winter Games in 1960, when only one event for men was held. Women's event were not included until 1992.

A list of used country abbreviations is here[?].

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Sprint (10 km), Men

This event was first held in 1980.

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1980 Frank Ullrich[?] (GDR) Vladimir Alikin[?] (URS) Anatoli Alyabyev[?] (URS)
1984 Eirik Kvalfoss[?] (NOR) Peter Angerer[?] (FRG) Matthias Jacob[?] (GDR)
1988 Frank-Peter Roetsch[?] (GDR) Valeri Medvedtsev[?] (URS) Sergey Chepikov[?] (URS)
1992 Mark Kirchner[?] (GER) Ricco Groß[?] (GER) Harri Eloranta[?] (FIN)
1994 Sergey Chepikov[?] (RUS) Ricco Groß[?] (GER) Sergey Tarasov[?] (RUS)
1998 Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) Frode Andresen[?] (NOR) Ville Raikkonen[?] (FIN)

Pursuit (12.5 km), Men

This event will first be held in 2002.

Individual (20 km), Men

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1960 Klas Ivar Lestander[?] (SWE) Antti Tyrväinen[?] (FIN) Aleksandr Privalov[?] (URS)
1964 Vladimir Melanin[?] (URS) Aleksandr Privalov[?] (URS) Olav Jordet[?] (NOR)
1968 Magnar Solberg[?] (NOR) Aleksandr Tikhonov[?] (URS) Vladimir Gundartsev[?] (URS)
1972 Magnar Solberg[?] (NOR) Hansjörg Knauthe[?] (GDR) Lars-Göran Arwidsson[?] (SWE)
1976 Nikolay Kruglov[?] (URS) Heikki Ikola[?] (FIN) Aleksandr Yelisarov[?] (URS)
1980 Anatoli Alyabyev[?] (URS) Frank Ullrich[?] (GDR) Eberhard Rösch[?] (GDR)
1984 Peter Angerer[?] (FRG) Frank-Peter Roetsch[?] (GDR) Eirik Kvalfoss[?] (NOR)
1988 Frank-Peter Roetsch[?] (GDR) Valeri Medvedtsev[?] (URS) Johann Passler[?] (ITA)
1992 Yevgeni Redkin[?] (EUN) Mark Kirchner[?] (GER) Mikael Löfgren[?] (SWE)
1994 Sergey Tarasov[?] (RUS) Frank Luck[?] (GER) Sven Fischer[?] (GER)
1998 Halvard Hanevold[?] (NOR) Pier Alberto Carrara[?] (ITA) Aleksey Aidarov[?] (BLR)

Relay (4 x 7.5 km), Men

This event was introduced to the Games in 1968.

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1968 Soviet Union Norway Sweden
1972 Soviet Union Finland East Germany
1976 Soviet Union Finland East Germany
1980 Soviet Union East Germany West Germany
1984 Soviet Union Norway West Germany
1988 Soviet Union West Germany Italy
1992 Germany Unified Team Sweden
1994 Germany Russia France
1998 Germany Norway Russia

Sprint (7.5 km), Women

This event was held for the first time in 1992.

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Anfisa Restsova[?] (EUN) Antje Miserksy[?] (GER) Yelena Byelova[?] (EUN)
1994 Myriam Bédard (CAN) Svetlana Paramygina[?] (BLR) Valentina Tserbe[?] (UKR)
1998 Galina Kukleva[?](RUS) Uschi Disl[?] (GER) Katrin Apel[?] (GER)

Pursuit (10 km), Women

This event will first be held in 2002.

Individual (15 km), Women

This event was held for the first time in 1992.

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Antje Misersky[?] (GER) Svetlana Pecherskaya[?] (EUN) Myriam Bédard (CAN)
1994 Myriam Bédard (CAN) Anne Briand[?] (FRA) Uschi Disl[?] (GER)
1998 Yekaterina Dafovska[?] (BUL) Olena Petrova[?] (UKR) Uschi Disl[?] (GER)

Relay (4 x 7.5 km), Women

This event was held for the first time in 1992, when it was still a 3 x 7.5 km event.

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1992 France Germany Unified Team
1994 Russia Germany France
1998 Germany Russia Norway

See also : Biathlon



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