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Nordic Combined at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Games

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Host City: Innsbruck, Austria
Date Started: February 8, 1976
Date Finished: February 9, 1976
Events: 1

Participants: 34 (34 men and 0 women) from 14 countries
Youngest Participant: ITA Francesco Giacomelli (18 years, 298 days)
Oldest Participant: POL Stefan Hula (28 years, 150 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): GDR East Germany (2 medals)

Overview

Innsbruck had hosted the 1964 Olympic Winter Games, with the Nordic combined event held entirely in Seefeld, a small village 17 km northwest of Innsbruck, which has become an important European center for cross-country skiing. In 1976, the cross-country race would again be held in Seefeld, but the event started with normal hill jumping, held in Bergisel, on the Bergiselschanze, which has become well-known as one of the sites of the annual Four Hills Tournament. All competitors had three jumps, with the best two scores of each to count. The next day, 9 February, the 15 km cross-country race started and finished at the Langlaugzentrum in Seefeld.

Medalists