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[Gold Medal Winners] [Final Medal Standings]


The XIII Winter Olympiad games were held February 12th through February 24th, in Lake Placid, New York. Over 1,200 atheletes from 37 countries skated, skied, and sledded in the competitions.

Highlights included the Soviet Union winning ten gold medals (more than any other country), the United States' Eric Heiden winning all five men's speed-skating events, and the Olympic gold going to the U.S. hockey team over the Finnish, Swedish, and Russian teams.

Biathlon
10-km: Frank Ullrich, East Germany
20-km: Anatoly Alabyev, U.S.S.R.
30-km relay: U.S.S.R.

Bobsledding
Two-Man: Switzerland
Four-Man: East Germany

Hockey
Team: United States

Luge
Men's Singles: Bernhard Glass, East Germany
Men's Doubles: East Germany
Women's Singles: Vera Zozulya, U.S.S.R.

Figure Skating
Men's Singles: Bernhard Glass, East Germany
Women's Singles: Annett Poetzsch, East Germany
Pairs: Irina Rodnina/Alexander Zaitsev, U.S.S.R.
Dance: Natalia Linichuk/Gennadi Karponsov, U.S.S.R.

Speed Skating, Men
500-m: Eric Heiden, U.S.
1,000-m: Eric Heiden, U.S.
1,500-m: Eric Heiden, U.S.
5,000-m: Eric Heiden, U.S.
10,000-m: Eric Heiden, U.S.

Speed Skating, Women
500-m: Karin Enke, East Germany
1,000-m: Natalia Petruseva, U.S.S.R.
1,500-m: Annie Borckink, netherlands
3,000-m: Bjoerg Eva Jensen, Norway

Alpine Skiing, Men
Downhill: Leonhard Stock, Austria
Giant Slalom: Ingemar Stenmark, Sweden
Special Slalom: Ingemar Stenmark, Sweden

Alpine Skiing, Women
Downhill: Annemarie Moser-Proell, Austria
Giant Slolom: Hanni Wenzel, Liechtenstein
Special Slalom: Hanni, Wenzel, Liechtenstein

Nordic Skiing, Men
15-km Cross-Country: Thomas Wassberg, Sweden
30-km Cross-Country: Nikolai Zimyatov, U.S.S.R.
50-km Cross-Country: Nikolai Zimyatov, U.S.S.R.
40-km Cross-Country Relay: U.S.S.R.
70-m Jump: Toni Innauer, Austria
90-m Jump: Jouko Tromanen, Finland
Combined: Ulrich Wehling, East Germany

Nordic Skiing, Women
5-km Cross-Country: Raisa Smetanina, U.S.S.R.
10-km Cross-Country: Barbara Petzold, East Germany
20-km Cross-Country Relay: East Germany


Final Medal Standings
Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
Soviet Union 10 6 6 22
East Germany 9 7 7 23
United States 6 4 2 12
Austria 3 2 2 7
Sweden 3 0 1 4
Liechtenstein 2 2 0 4
Finland 1 5 3 9
Norway 1 3 6 10
Netherlands 1 2 1 4
Switzerland 1 1 3 5
Britain 1 0 0 1
West Germany 0 2 3 5
Italy 0 2 0 2
Canada 0 1 1 2
Hungary 0 1 0 1
Japan 0 1 0 1
Bulgaria 0 0 1 1
Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
France 0 0 1 1


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