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1976 Wintergames Innsbruck (Austria)

1976 Wintergames Innsbruck (Austria)

Type of game:Wintergames
Country:Austria Austria

Date and place

12th Innsbruck 1976 Olympic Winter Games, February 4 to 15


Number of participants: 1123 (892 men and 231 women)

Total number of spectators: 1,500,000

Olympic Oath: Werner Delle-Kath (Austria, bobsleigh)

Olympic flame: Christl Haas (Austria, skiing) and Josef Feistmantl (Austria, luge)

Participating countries: 37
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Finland, France, Greece, Great Britain, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Japan, Yugoslavia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, East Germany, Austria, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Soviet Union, Spain, Taiwan, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, United States, West Germany, Iceland, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland


Nordic combined in Seefeld (cross country, stadium: spectator capacity: 30.000, "Toni Seelos-jump ', critical point: 70.8 m; spectator capacity: 60,000) and the Bergisel stadium in Innsbruck (spectator capacity: 60.000," Bergisel jump "critical point: 81 m), alpine skiing at the Patscherkofel (men's downhill: starts at an altitude of 1950 m, height: 870 m) in the Axamer Lizum (descent in the Inn valley, respectively. Kalkkogl: starting at a height of Men's 520 m and 400 m for women, altitude 220 m Men, 175 m for women, women's downhill: starts at an altitude of 2310 m, height: 700 m), the Hoadl-Mittelstadion (men giant slalom, second race: starts at an altitude of 2035 m, height: 425 m; giant slalom Women: starts at an altitude of 1925 m, height: 425 m), biathlon in Seefeld, skating in the Olympic Ice Stadium (hall with ice rink, spectator capacity: 10,836), the Olympic skating rink (400 m ice rink, spectator capacity: 10,000), luge and bobsleigh on the combination ice rink for bob and luge in Igls, ice hockey in the Messe hall and in the Olympic stadium.