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Nordic Combined at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games

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Host City: Lake Placid, United States
Date Started: February 18, 1980
Date Finished: February 19, 1980
Events: 1

Participants: 31 (31 men and 0 women) from 9 countries
Youngest Participant: FRG Hubert Schwarz (19 years, 158 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Mike Devecka (32 years, 98 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 3 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): GDR East Germany (2 medals)


At the 1980 Winter Olympics, the individual Nordic combined event consisted of ski jumping on the normal hill at Invernale. All competitors had three jumps, with the best two scores of each to count. The next day, 19 February, the skiers raced 15 km at the Mt. Van Hoevenberg cross-country complex, with the race starting and finishing in stadium.