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1964 Wintergames Innsbruck (Austria)

1964 Wintergames Innsbruck (Austria)

Type of game:Wintergames
Country:Austria Austria

Date and place

9th Olympic Winter Games Innsbruck 1964 , January 29-February 9


Number of participants: 1091 (892 men and 199 women)

Total spectators: 1,073,000

Olympic Oath: Paul Aste (Austria, bobsleigh)

Olympic flame: Josef Rieder (Austria, skiing)

Participating countries: 36
Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Mongolia, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Austria, East and West Germany, Poland, Romania, Soviet Union, Spain, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, United States, Iceland, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland


Nordic skiing in Seefeld (Cross Stadium, spectator capacity: 30,000, "Toni Seelos-Schanze" critical point: 70.8 m) and in the Bergiselstaion in Innsbruck (spectator capacity: 55.000, "Bergisel Schanze" critical Section: 81 m), alpine skiing at the Patscherkofel (Men's Division: starting at an altitude of 1952 m, height: 867 m, spectator capacity: 25,000), on the Birgitzkopfl (slalom: Men start at an altitude of 1770 m, height: 200 m, Ladies: start at an altitude of 1730 m, height: 130 m, spectator capacity: 27,000), men's giant slalom: starts at an altitude of 2100 m, height: 530 m, spectator capacity: 26,000) and the Hoadl (women's downhill : starts at an altitude of 2310 m, height: 705 m), women's giant slalom: starts at an altitude of 2050 m, height: 500 m), biathlon in Seefeld (cross country and Biathlon Shooting Stadium), skating in the Olympia Eisstadion (hall with ice rink, spectator capacity: 10,836), skating at the Olympic Eisschnelllaufbahn (400 m artificial ice rink spectators capacity: 10,000), luge at the Olympia rennrodelbahn in Igls (length 1057.7 m Men, Women and 910 m altitude 1133.43 m twositter start Men and women twositter 1109.5 m, height: 113.2 m, 18 turns), bobsleigh at the Olympia Bobbahn in Igls (natural track length: 1506.35 m, start height: 1133.43 m, altitude: 138 m, 13 corners), ice hockey in the Messe Halle and in the Olympia Eisstadion.