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Encyclopedia > Ice hockey at the Winter Olympics

Ice hockey tournaments have been competed at the Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Olympics. The sport moved to the Winter Olympic Games program for the first Winter Games in 1924. A women's ice hockey tournament was added to the Olympic program for the 1998 Winter Olympics. Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... For months before the Olympic Games, runners relay the Olympic Flame from Olympia to the opening ceremony. ... The Games of the VII Olympiad were held in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium. ... 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 XVIII Olympic Winter Games were held in 1998 in Nagano, Japan. ...


Between 1920 and 1968, the Olympic hockey tournament was also considered the Ice Hockey World Championships for that year. The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ...

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Men's tournament

Medalists

Year   Gold   Gold   Silver   Silver   Bronze   Bronze Host city
1920 Canada United States Czechoslovakia Antwerp (Summer Olympics)
1924 Canada United States  Great Britain Chamonix
1928 Canada Sweden Sweden Switzerland St. Moritz
1932 Canada United States Germany Lake Placid
1936  Great Britain Canada United States Garmisch-Partenkirchen
1948 Canada Czechoslovakia Switzerland St. Moritz
1952 Canada United States Sweden Sweden Oslo
1956 USSR United States Canada Cortina d'Ampezzo
1960 United States Canada USSR Squaw Valley
1964 USSR Sweden Sweden Czechoslovakia Innsbruck
1968 USSR Czechoslovakia Canada Canada Grenoble
1972 USSR United States Czechoslovakia Sapporo
1976 USSR Czechoslovakia West Germany Innsbruck
1980 United States USSR Sweden Sweden Lake Placid
1984 USSR Czechoslovakia Sweden Sweden Sarajevo
1988 USSR Finland Sweden Sweden Calgary
1992 Unified Team Unified Team Canada Canada Czechoslovakia Albertville
1994 Sweden Sweden Canada Canada Finland Lillehammer
1998 Czech Republic Russia Finland Nagano
2002 Canada Canada United States Russia Salt Lake City
2006 Sweden Sweden Finland Czech Republic Turin

Image File history File links Med_1. ... Image File history File links Med_2. ... Image File history File links Med_3. ... Ice Hockey was introduced to the Olympic Games in the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada-1868-Red. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_(1912-1959). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... The Cathedral of our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp) in the Handschoenmarkt, in the old quarter of Antwerp is the largest cathedral in the Low Countries and home to a number of triptychs by Belgian Baroque painter Rubens. ... At the 1924 Winter Olympics, an ice hockey event was contested. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_(1912-1959). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Panorama of Chamonix valley Aiguille du Midi and Mont Blanc seen from Le Brévent, a paraglider is in the foreground Chamonix Valley seen from the south Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, or more commonly, Chamonix is a town and commune in eastern France, in the Haute-Savoie département, at the... At the 1928 Winter Olympics, an ice hockey event was contested. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... St. ... At the 1932 Winter Olympics, Team Canada won the Gold Medal in ice hockey. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_(1912-1959). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Lake Placid is the name of some places in the United States of America: Lake Placid, Florida Lake Placid, New York Lake Placid is also a lake in the state of New York (see Lake Placid (lake)). Lake Placid is also the name of a film. ... In a shocking upset at the 1936 Winter Olympics, the perpetual powerhouse Canada did not win Gold. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_(1912-1959). ... Garmisch-Partenkirchen (29,875 inhabitants; 01-01-2004) is a market town, and the administrative centre of the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in the Oberbayern region of Bavaria, Germany, near the border with Austria. ... In Ice hockey at the 1948 Winter Olympics, Team Canada returned to its dominance, winning their fourth Gold Medal out of the first five Olympic Games. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... St. ... Ice hockey medalists at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_(1912-1959). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... County Oslo NO-03 District Viken Municipality NO-0301 Administrative centre Oslo Mayor (2004) Per Ditlev-Simonsen (H) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 224 454 km² 426 km² 0. ... At the 1956 Winter Olympics held in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States_(1912-1959). ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Cortina dAmpezzo (population 8000) is a town in the province of Veneto, northern Italy. ... At the 1960 Winter Olympics held in Squaw Valley, California, United States, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links US_49_Star_Flag. ... Image File history File links Canadian_Red_Ensign. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... The Squaw Valley Ski Resort in Squaw Valley, California (Ski Area Valley) is one of the most famous ski areas in the United States and was the site of the 1960 Winter Olympics. ... At the 1964 Winter Olympics held in Innsbruck, Austria, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Innsbruck is a city in western Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Tyrol. ... Ice hockey medalists at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Location within France Grenoble (Occitan: Grasanòbol) is a city and commune in south-east France, situated at the foot of the Alps, at the confluence of the Drac into the Isère River. ... At the 1972 Winter Olympics held in Sapporo, Japan, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Sapporo scene Sapporo White Illumination Sapporo (札幌市; -shi) is the fifth-largest city in Japan and it is the capital of Hokkaido Prefecture. ... At the 1976 Winter Olympics held in Innsbruck, Austria, the USSR team won the Gold Medal in ice hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Innsbruck is a city in western Austria, and the capital of the federal state of Tyrol. ... At the 1980 Winter Olympics hosted in Lake Placid, New York, one Ice Hockey event was held: Mens Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Lake Placid is a village of 2,638 in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, near the center of the Town of North Elba and named after an adjacent lake. ... At the 1984 Winter Olympics held in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located at 43°52N and 18°25E. According to a 1991 census, its population was 529,672; currently estimated at around 700,000. ... At the 1988 Winter Olympics one Ice Hockey event was held, mens Ice Hockey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Motto: Heart of the new west Area: 712. ... The 1992 Winter Olympics Ice hockey results in Albertville, France. ... Subject: The Olympic Rings. ... The Unified Team was the name used for the sports team of the former Soviet Union at both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games of 1992 (in Albertville and Barcelona, respectively). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Albertville is a town and commune in southeast France, in the Savoie département, in the French Alps. ... Ice hockey medalists at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... County Oppland District Gudbrandsdal Municipality NO-0501 Administrative centre Lillehammer Mayor (2005) Synnøve Brenden Klemetrud (Ap) Official language form BokmÃ¥l Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 211 477 km² 450 km² 0. ... Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics // Overview 1998 was the first year that featured women in ice hockey competition. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... 2002 Winter Olympic Games Ice hockey games were held at the E Center and Peaks Ice Arena. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ... Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Torino Palasport Olimpico and the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Turin (Italian: ; Piedmontese: Türín) is a major industrial city in north-western Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the west bank of the Po River. ...

Medal table

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Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page.
Country   Gold     Silver     Bronze   Medals
Canada Canada 7 4 2 13
USSR (1956-88) 7 1 1 9
United States 2 7 1 10
Sweden Sweden 2 2 4 8
Czech Republic (1994-) 1 0 1 2
 Great Britain 1 0 1 2
Unified Team Unified Team-CIS (1992) 1 0 0 1
Czechoslovakia (1920-1992) 0 4 4 8
Finland 0 2 2 4
Russia (1994-) 0 1 1 2
Switzerland 0 0 2 2
Germany (1924-36, 52-64, 92–) 0 0 1 1
West Germany (1968-88) 0 0 1 1
The following medal totals show the combined totals for related NOCs, due to country changes since 1924:
USSR + Unified Team Unified Team-CIS + Russia (1956-) 8 2 2 12
Czechoslovakia + Czech Republic (1920-) 1 4 5 10
Germany + West Germany (1924-) 0 0 2 2

Image File history File links Stop_hand. ... Image File history File links Med_1. ... Image File history File links Med_2. ... Image File history File links Med_3. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Subject: The Olympic Rings. ... The Unified Team was the name used for the sports team of the former Soviet Union at both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games of 1992 (in Albertville and Barcelona, respectively). ... Flag of the CIS The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (in Russian: Содружество Независимых Государств (СНГ) - Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv) is a confederation, or alliance, consisting of 11 former Soviet Republics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... National Olympic Committees are the national constituents of the worldwide olympic movement. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Subject: The Olympic Rings. ... The Unified Team was the name used for the sports team of the former Soviet Union at both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games of 1992 (in Albertville and Barcelona, respectively). ... Flag of the CIS The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (in Russian: Содружество Независимых Государств (СНГ) - Sodruzhestvo Nezavisimykh Gosudarstv) is a confederation, or alliance, consisting of 11 former Soviet Republics: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ...

Women's tournament

Medalists

Year   Gold   Gold   Silver   Silver   Bronze   Bronze Host city
1998 United States Canada Canada Finland Nagano
2002 Canada Canada United States Sweden Sweden Salt Lake City
2006 Canada Canada Sweden Sweden United States Turin

Image File history File links Med_1. ... Image File history File links Med_2. ... Image File history File links Med_3. ... Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics // Overview 1998 was the first year that featured women in ice hockey competition. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... File links The following pages link to this file: Austria AZ Alkmaar Belgium Czech Republic Cyprus Economy of the Czech Republic Charlton Athletic F.C. Chelsea F.C. European Union Estonia European Parliament Talk:European Union European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party European Peoples Party (Christian Democrats) and European... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... 2002 Winter Olympic Games Ice hockey games were held at the E Center and Peaks Ice Arena. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is Salt Lake Citys top tourist draw. ... Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Torino Palasport Olimpico and the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Turin (Italian: ; Piedmontese: Türín) is a major industrial city in north-western Italy, capital of the Piedmont region, located mainly on the west bank of the Po River. ...

Medal table

Country   Gold     Silver     Bronze   Medals
Canada Canada 2 1 0 3
United States 1 1 1 3
Sweden Sweden 0 1 1 2
Finland 0 0 1 1

Image File history File links Med_1. ... Image File history File links Med_2. ... Image File history File links Med_3. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... File links The following pages link to this file: Austria AZ Alkmaar Belgium Czech Republic Cyprus Economy of the Czech Republic Charlton Athletic F.C. Chelsea F.C. European Union Estonia European Parliament Talk:European Union European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party European Peoples Party (Christian Democrats) and European...

References

  • Müller, Stephan : International Ice Hockey Encyclopedia 1904-2005 / BoD GmbH Norderstedt, 2005 ISBN 3-8334-4189-5
Ice hockey at the Olympic Games

1920 | 1924 | 1928 | 1932 | 1936 | 1948 | 1952 | 1956 | 1960 | 1964 | 1968 | 1972 | 1976 | 1980 | 1984 | 1988 | 1992 | 1994 | 1998 | 2002 | 2006 Ice Hockey was introduced to the Olympic Games in the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... At the 1924 Winter Olympics, an ice hockey event was contested. ... At the 1928 Winter Olympics, an ice hockey event was contested. ... At the 1932 Winter Olympics, Team Canada won the Gold Medal in ice hockey. ... In a shocking upset at the 1936 Winter Olympics, the perpetual powerhouse Canada did not win Gold. ... In Ice hockey at the 1948 Winter Olympics, Team Canada returned to its dominance, winning their fourth Gold Medal out of the first five Olympic Games. ... Ice hockey medalists at the 1952 Winter Olympics in Oslo, Norway. ... At the 1956 Winter Olympics held in Cortina dAmpezzo, Italy, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... At the 1960 Winter Olympics held in Squaw Valley, California, United States, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... At the 1964 Winter Olympics held in Innsbruck, Austria, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... Ice hockey medalists at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. ... At the 1972 Winter Olympics held in Sapporo, Japan, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... At the 1976 Winter Olympics held in Innsbruck, Austria, the USSR team won the Gold Medal in ice hockey. ... At the 1980 Winter Olympics hosted in Lake Placid, New York, one Ice Hockey event was held: Mens Ice Hockey. ... At the 1984 Winter Olympics held in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, one Ice Hockey event was held: mens Ice Hockey. ... At the 1988 Winter Olympics one Ice Hockey event was held, mens Ice Hockey. ... The 1992 Winter Olympics Ice hockey results in Albertville, France. ... Ice hockey medalists at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. ... Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics // Overview 1998 was the first year that featured women in ice hockey competition. ... 2002 Winter Olympic Games Ice hockey games were held at the E Center and Peaks Ice Arena. ... Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Torino Palasport Olimpico and the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy. ...


 
 

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