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Games: 22 winter games in 11 countries
Events: 119 distinct events in 18 sports

Participants: 18,968 (13,796 men and 5,169 women) from 119 countries
Youngest Participant: GBR Cecilia Colledge (11 years, 73 days), 1932 Winter Games
Oldest Participant: SWE Carl August Kronlund (58 years, 155 days), 1924 Winter Games
Most Medals (Athlete): NOR Ole Einar Bjørndalen (13 medals)
Most Medals (Country): NOR Norway (329 medals)

22 Games

Year City Country Countries Participants Men Women Sports Events
2014 Sochi Russia 89 2,749 1,643 1,105 15 98
2010 Vancouver Canada 82 2,536 1,503 1,033 15 86
2006 Torino Italy 79 2,494 1,539 955 15 84
2002 Salt Lake City United States 77 2,399 1,513 886 15 78
1998 Nagano Japan 72 2,180 1,390 789 14 68
1994 Lillehammer Norway 67 1,738 1,215 522 12 61
1992 Albertville France 64 1,801 1,312 488 12 57
1988 Calgary Canada 57 1,427 1,109 315 11 46
1984 Sarajevo Yugoslavia 49 1,273 996 277 10 39
1980 Lake Placid United States 37 1,072 837 235 10 38
1976 Innsbruck Austria 37 1,129 897 231 10 37
1972 Sapporo Japan 35 1,008 802 206 10 35
1968 Grenoble France 37 1,160 949 211 10 35
1964 Innsbruck Austria 36 1,094 894 200 10 34
1960 Squaw Valley United States 30 665 521 144 8 27
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo Italy 32 821 689 132 8 24
1952 Oslo Norway 30 694 585 109 8 22
1948 Sankt Moritz Switzerland 28 668 591 77 9 22
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany 28 668 588 80 8 17
1932 Lake Placid United States 17 253 231 21 8 14
1928 Sankt Moritz Switzerland 25 461 433 28 8 13
1924 Chamonix France 19 313 300 13 10 17

Athlete Medal Leaders

Athlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) 8 4 1 13
Bjørn Dæhlie (NOR) 8 4 0 12
Marit Bjørgen (NOR) 6 3 1 10
Raisa Smetanina (URS, EUN) 4 5 1 10
Stefania Belmondo (ITA) 2 3 5 10
Lyubov Yegorova (RUS, EUN) 6 3 0 9
Claudia Pechstein (GER) 5 2 2 9
Sixten Jernberg (SWE) 4 3 2 9
Uschi Disl (GER) 2 4 3 9
Viktor An (KOR, RUS) 6 0 2 8
Ricco Groß (GER) 4 3 1 8
Ireen Wüst (NED) 4 3 1 8
Galina Kulakova (URS) 4 2 2 8
Sven Fischer (GER) 4 2 2 8
Kjetil André Aamodt (NOR) 4 2 2 8
Karin Enke-Kania (GDR) 3 4 1 8
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann-Kleemann (GER) 3 4 1 8
Apolo Anton Ohno (USA) 2 2 4 8

Country Medal Leaders

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
Norway 118 111 100 329
United States 96 102 84 282
Germany 86 84 58 228
Austria 59 78 81 218
Soviet Union 78 57 59 194
Canada 62 56 52 170
Finland 42 62 57 161
Sweden 50 40 54 144
Switzerland 50 40 48 138
Russia 49 40 35 124