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Encyclopedia > 1964 Winter Olympics
IX Olympic Winter Games

Host city Innsbruck, Austria
Nations participating 36
Athletes participating 1091
(892 men, 199 women)
Events 34 in 6 sports
Opening ceremony January 29, 1964
Closing ceremony February 9, 1964
Officially opened by Adolf Schärf
Athlete's Oath Paul Aste
Judge's Oath -
Olympic Torch Joseph Rieder
Stadium -

The 1964 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1964 in Innsbruck, Austria. 1964 Winter Olympics Logo This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Innsbruck is a city in western Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Tyrol. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Adolf Schärf (April 20, 1890, Mikulov — February 28, 1965, Vienna) was from 1957 to his death the president of the Republic of Austria. ... The Olympic Oath is taken by an athlete and a judge at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. ... The Olympic Oath is taken by an athlete and a judge at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games. ... Listen to this article · (info) This audio file was created from an article revision dated 2006-01-10, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. ... The Olympiako Stadio Athinas Spyros Louis in Athens, used in the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... Innsbruck is a city in western Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Tyrol. ...


On February 15, 1961, the entire US figure skating team and several family members, coaches, and officials were killed in the crash of Sabena Flight 548 in Brussels, Belgium en route to the World Championships in Prague. This tragedy sent the US skating program into a period of rebuilding. The loss of the U.S. team was considered so catastrophic for the sport that the 1961 World Championships were cancelled, and impacted later Winter Olympics. February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... Members of the 1961 United States Figure Skating team, about to board the plane. ... Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Emblem of the Brussels-Capital Region Flag of The City of Brussels Brussels (French: Bruxelles, pronounced in French although often mistakenly pronounced by citizens of France; Dutch: Brussel; German: Brüssel) is the capital of Belgium, the French Community of Belgium, the... Prague (Czech: Praha, see also other names) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. ...


Australian alpine skier Ross Milne and a British luge slider died during training. The organising committee said that Ross caught an edge and subsequently crashed into a tree. The IOC suggested that inexperience may have played a role in Ross's death, whereas Australian manager John Wagner suggested that overcrowding played a role, saying that he tried to slow down "on a spot which was not prepared for stopping or swinging" to avoid a crowd of contestants. His brother Malcolm Milne competed at the 1968 and 1972 Winter Olympics. Ross Milne (b. ... The International Olympic Committee is an organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin on June 23 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece between 776 BC to 396 AD. Its membership is 202 National Olympic Committees. ... Malcolm Milne (born November 5, 1948 in Myrtleford, Victoria) is a former Australian Olympic skier. ... See also: 1968 Winter Paralympics The X Olympic Winter Games were held in 1968 Grenoble, France and opened on February 6. ... The XI Olympic Winter Games were held in 1972 in Sapporo, Japan. ...

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Medal winners

Alpine skiing medalists at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: nonsense If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ... Bobsleigh medalists at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. ... Figure skating medalists at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. ... At the 1964 Winter Olympics held in Innsbruck, Austria, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... 1964 Winter Olympic Games Luge results // Mens event Singles Womens event Singles Category: ... At the 1964 Winter Olympics, eight speed skating events were contested. ...

Medal count

(Host nation in bold.)

1964 Winter Olympics medal count
Pos. Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 USSR 11 8 6 25
2 Austria 4 5 3 12
3 Norway 3 6 6 15
4 Finland 3 4 3 10
5 France 3 4 0 7
6 United Team of Germany¹ 3 3 3 9
7 Sweden 3 3 1 7
8 United States 1 2 3 6
9 Netherlands 1 1 0 2
10 Canada 1 0 2 3
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(¹ Athletes from East and West Germany competed together as the "United Team of Germany, " designated as the EUA. This combined team appeared in the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Winter Olympics) This is the full table of the medal count of the 1964 Winter Olympics. ... Image File history File links Olympische_Ringe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany-1960-Olympics. ... The Federal Republic of Germany (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is one of the worlds leading industrialized countries, located in the heart of Europe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... This is the full table of the medal count of the 1964 Winter Olympics. ... National motto: none Official languages German Capital East Berlin Largest city East Berlin Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 106th 108,333 km² Negligible Creation -Abolition 7 October 1949 3 October 1990 Currency East German Mark Time zone  â€“ in summer CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) National anthem Auferstanden aus Ruinen Internet...


References

  • "Australia and the Olympic Games" by Harry Gordon. ISBN 0702226270

See also

Olympic Games

Olympic sports
Olympic medalists
Participating NOCs
Olympic symbols
Medal counts For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ... The International Olympic Committee is an organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin on June 23 1894 to reinstate the Ancient Olympic Games held in Greece between 776 BC to 396 AD. Its membership is 202 National Olympic Committees. ... For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... Image File history File links Olympic_flag. ... Summer Olympics The following sports are currently on the program of the Summer Olympic Games. ... This article gives lists of Olympic medalists for those Olympic Games sports where such lists have been created in Wikipedia. ... The International Olympic Committee (IOC) allocates three-letter country codes to all National Olympic Committees and other groups competing in the Olympic Games. ... The Olympic symbols are various logos, icons, flags and symbols used by the International Olympic Committee for various aspects related to the promotion of the olympism around the world. ...

Summer Olympic Games

1896, 1900, 1904, 19061, 1908, 1912, (1916)2, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, (1940)2, (1944)2, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020 Poster for the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. ... The 1896 Summer Olympics, formally called the Games of the I Olympiad, were the first modern Summer Olympic Games and the first Games since Roman emperor Theodosius I banned the Ancient Olympic Games in AD 393 as part of the Christian campaign against paganism. ... The 1900 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the II Olympiad, were held in 1900 in Paris, France. ... The 1904 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the III Olympiad, were held in St. ... The 1906 Summer Olympics were the fourth modern Olympic games, held in Athens. ... The fifth modern Olympic games, originally scheduled to be held in Rome, were instead held in 1908 in London, England. ... The Games of the V Olympiad were held in 1912 in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The Games of the VI Olympiad were to have been held in 1916 in Berlin, Germany. ... The Games of the VII Olympiad were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... The Games of the VIII Olympiad were held in 1924 in Paris, France. ... The Games of the IX Olympiad were held in 1928 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... The Games of the X Olympiad were held in 1932 in Los Angeles, United States. ... The Games of the XI Olympiad were held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. ... The Games of the XII Olympiad originally programmed to celebrated between September 21 to October 6, 1940 were cancelled due to World War II. Originally slated to be held in Tokyo, Japan, but the Games were given back to the IOC, because the Second Sino-Japanese War broke out in... The Games of the XIII Olympiad were cancelled due to World War II. They were to have been held in London, United Kingdom. ... The Games of the XIV Olympiad were held in 1948 at Wembley Stadium in London, England. ... The Games of the XV Olympiad were held in 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. ... The Games of the XVI Olympiad were held in 1956 in Melbourne, Australia, although the equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. ... The 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad, were held in 1960 in Rome, Italy. ... The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, were held in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. ... The Games of the XIX Olympiad were held in Mexico City in 1968. ... The 1972 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XX. Olympiad, were held in Munich, West Germany, from 26 August to 11 September 1972. ... The 1976 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXI Olympiad, were held in 1976 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad, were held in Moscow, USSR. Another candidate in the bid to organise the Olympics was Los Angeles. ... The Games of the XXIII Olympiad were held in 1984 in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... The Games of the XXIV Olympiad were held in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. ... The Games of the XXV Olympiad were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia. ... The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The 2004 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad, were held in Athens, Greece, over a period of 17 days from August 13 to August 29, 2004. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be held in Beijing in the Peoples Republic of China from August 8, 2008 to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony to take place at 8 p. ... The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will be held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. ... The 2016 Summer Olympics, what is to be officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, are to be held in 2016, and is an international athletic event. ... The 2020 Summer Olympics, what will be officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, is an international athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee. ...

Winter Olympic Games

1924, 1928, 1932, 1936, (1940)2, (1944)2, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018 A runner carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics for short but more correctly The Olympic Winter Games, are the cold-weather counterpart to the Summer Olympic Games. ... The 1924 Winter Olympics, officially known as the I Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1924 in Chamonix, France. ... The II Olympic Winter Games were held in 1928 in Sankt-Moritz, Switzerland. ... The 1932 Winter Olympics, officially known as the III Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1932 in Lake Placid, New York, United States. ... The IV Olympic Winter Games were held in the villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany. ... The anticipated V Olympic Winter Games were cancelled due to World War II. They were to have been held in Sapporo, Japan. ... The anticipated V Olympic Winter Games were cancelled due to World War II. They were to have been held in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy. ... The V Olympic Winter Games were held in St. ... The VI Olympic Winter Games were held in 1952 in Oslo, Norway. ... The VII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1956 in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy. ... The VIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1960 in Squaw Valley, USA. Alexander Cushing, the creator of the resort, campaigned vigorously to win the Games. ... See also: 1968 Winter Paralympics The X Olympic Winter Games were held in 1968 Grenoble, France and opened on February 6. ... The XI Olympic Winter Games were held in 1972 in Sapporo, Japan. ... The XII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1976 in Innsbruck, Austria. ... The XIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1980 in Lake Placid, New York, United States of America. ... The 1984 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIV Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1984 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. ... The XV Olympic Winter Games were held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1992 in Albertville, France. ... The XVII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway. ... The XVIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ... The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... Neve and Gliz, the 2006 Olympics mascots, on display in Turin The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games, were held in Turin, Italy from February 10, 2006, through February 26, 2006. ... The 2010 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXI Olympic Winter Games, are the next Winter Olympics, scheduled to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 2010. ... The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games, will be celebrated in 2014, and are an international winter sports athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). ... The 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, will be celebrated in 2018, and are an international winter sports athletic event that has yet to be organized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). ...

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1964 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (323 words)
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The IOC suggested that inexperience may have played a role in Ross's death, whereas Australian manager John Wagner suggested that overcrowding played a role, saying that he tried to slow down "on a spot which was not prepared for stopping or swinging" to avoid a crowd of contestants.
His brother Malcolm Milne competed at the 1968 and 1972 Winter Olympics.
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