How many gold medals did the US win in the 1998 Olympics?

Country Gold Total
Russia 9 18
Austria 3 17
Canada 6 15
United States 6 13

Who won 2 silver medals in 1998?

Candeloro won bronze medals at the Winter Olympics in both 1994 and 1998. He also won two silver medals at the European Championships, in 1993 and 1997.

Who won the 1998 Winter Olympics?

Ski jumper Kazuyoshi Funaki won two gold medals and one silver for host nation Japan. The Czech Republic won the gold medal in the men’s ice hockey tournament….1998 Winter Olympics.

Emblem of the 1998 Winter Olympics
Host city Nagano, Japan
Events 68 in 7 sports (14 disciplines)
Opening 7 February
Closing 22 February

Who won the most medals overall in the 1998 Olympics?

Germany won the most medals, with 29, and the most gold medals, with 12. Norway finished second in both tallies, with 10 gold medals and 25 medals of all colors.

What Winter Olympics were added in 1998?

Two new sports, curling and snowboarding, were added to the Winter Olympic program.

How many Olympic gold medals have the US men’s and women’s teams won?

Overall, the U.S. track and field team won 26 medals in Tokyo, 10 in men’s events and 15 in women’s events.

Who won the Olympics 2006?

Latvia and Slovakia won the first medals in their Winter Olympic history. Speed skater Cindy Klassen of Canada won five medals (one gold, two silver and two bronze) and was the most medalled athlete at the Games….Medal table.

Rank Totals (26 nations)
Gold 84
Silver 84
Bronze 84

What happened Nagano?

The Nagano Games were the 18th occurrence of the Winter Olympic Games. Twenty-six years after the Sapporo Games, the Winter Olympics returned to Japan. The most memorable aspect of the Nagano Games was arguably the weather, which brought heavy snow and periods of freezing rain. There was even an earthquake.

When were the last Winter Olympics in Japan?

The 18th Olympic Winter Games were held in Nagano Prefecture, Japan, from February 7 to 22, 1998. This was the third Olympic Games to be held in Japan, following the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo and the 1972 Winter Games in Sapporo.

What year were the Winter Olympics in Nagano Japan?

The 18th Olympic Winter Games, which were held over 16 days from 7 to 22 February, 1998, were the second Winter Olympics to be held in Japan, 26 years after the Sapporo Olympics of 1972.

What city hosted the first US based Winter Olympics?

Squaw Valley
1960 Winter Olympics

Emblem of the 1960 Winter Olympics
Host city Squaw Valley, California, United States
Athletes 665 (521 men, 144 women)
Events 27 in 4 sports (8 disciplines)
Opening February 18

Who are the winners of the 1998 Winter Olympics?

Hermann Maier, here pictured in 2009, won two gold medals at the 1998 Games. Uschi Disl won three medals in biathlon at Nagano. Kateřina Neumannová won a silver medal in the 5 km classical race.

Who are the winners of the Winter Olympics?

Of the 72 NOCs to participate at Nagano, 24 won at least one medal, 15 of those won at least one gold medal. Denmark, participating in a Winter Olympic Games for the ninth time, won its first-ever medal at a Winter Olympics. Bulgaria and the Czech Republic won their first Winter Olympic gold medals in Nagano.

Where was the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano held?

The 1998 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVIII Olympic Winter Games, was a winter multi-sport event held in Nagano, Japan, from 7 to 22 February 1998.

Where was the 1998 Winter Olympics opening ceremony held?

The Opening ceremony took place at Nagano Olympic Stadium, Nagano, Japan, on 7 February 1998. Japanese figure skater, Midori Ito, who was the first female skater to land seven triple jumps in a free skating competition, and who won the silver medal at the 1992 Winter Olympics, lit the cauldron during the ceremony.