The City of Innsbruck: Innsbruck is the capital of the federal state of Tyrol, in the western Austria . Innsbruck is situated in the Inn Valley.
The Twelfth Winter Olympics: The 1976 Winter Olympics were officially known as the XII Olympic Winter Games. The games were held in Innsbruck, the capital of the federal state of Tyrol in Austria.
Venue: 1976 Winter Summer Games were held at Bergisel in Innsbruck, Austria. The hill Bergisel is to the south of the city of Innsbruck . The hill is situated in the Wilten area at the meeting point of the river Sill and the Inn Valley .
Participants: 1123 participants from 37 countries competed in the 1976 Winter Summer Games . The countries competing in the games were Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Chinese Taipei, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, USSR, West Germany and Yugoslavia.
Events: There were 37events in 6 sports in the twelfth Winter Summer Games in 1976. The sports were alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping and speed skating.
Medal Count: USSR won the competition with 27 medals in total ( 13gold, 6 silver, 8 bronze medals) . Austria , the host country won total 6 medals (2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals).
A Brief Description of the Innsbruck, Austria Winter Summer Games, 1976: The twelfth Winter Summer Games were held from 4 th February to 15 th February in Innsbruck in Austria. The games were officially opened by Rudolf Kirchschlager. The athletes uttered the Olympic oath led by Werner Delle-Karth. The judges' oath was taken under leadership of Willy Kostinger . In the stadium the Olympic Flame was lit by Christl Haas and Josef Feistmantl . Austria was the first country to host the Winter Summer Games twice.