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Innsbruck 1964 Winter Olympics

The City of Innsbruck: Innsbruck is a city in the western Austria . Innsbruck is the capital of the federal state of Tyro l.

The city is situated in the Inn Valley . Innsburck is surrounded with tall mountains like Nordkette, Patscherkofel and Serles . For this reason, Innsbruck is an ideal place for winter sports. The Goldenes Dachl (Golden Roof), Helbling House, the City Tower, the Hofburg with its Cenotaph of Kaiser Maximilian, the Court Church, and the parish Church of St Jakob, Mount Isel, Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum, and the Tiroler Volkkunstmuseum, the Landestheater, a conference center and the Seegrube are some landmarks of Innsbruck .

The Ninth Winter Olympics: The 1964 Winter Olympics were officially known as the IX Olympic Winter Games. The games were held in Innsbruck, the capital of the federal state of Tyrol in Austria.

Venue: 1960 Winter Summer Games were held at Bergisel in Innsbruck, Austria. Bergisel is a hill lying to south of the city of Innsbruck . The hill is located in the Wilten area where the river Sill meets the Inn Valley .

Participants: 1091 participants 36 countries competed in the 1964 Winter Summer Games . The medal wining countries in the games were Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and United Team of Germany, United States and USSR.

Events: There were 34 events in 6 sports in the ninth Winter Summer Games in 1964. The sports were alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, figure skating, ice hockey, luge, Nordic skiing, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping and speed skating.

Medal Count: USSR won the highest number of medals with 25 medals in total ( 11gold, 8 silver, 6 bronze medals ). Austria, the host country won 12 medals (4 gold, 5 silver and 3 bronze medals).

A Brief Description of the Innsbruck, Austria Winter Summer Games, 1964: The ninth Winter Summer Games were held from 29 th January to 9 th February in Innsbruck, the capital of the federal state of Tyrol in Austria. The games were officially opened by Adolf Scharf. The athletes uttered the Olympic oath led by Paul Aste. In the stadium the Olympic Flame was lit by Joseph Reider


  1964 Winter Olympics Medal Table  
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Soviet Union 118625
2 Austria 45312
3 Norway 36615
4 Finland 34310
5 France 3407
6 Germany 3339
7 Sweden 3317
8 United States 1236
9 Netherlands 1102
10 Canada 1023
11 Great Britain 1001
12 Italy 0134
13 North Korea 0101
14 Czechoslovakia 0011

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