Who Won at the 1988 Winter Olympics?

1988 Winter Olympics
Date: 
Feb 13, 1988 - Feb 28, 1988

The 1988 Winter Olympics were held in Calgary. It was the first time the Alpine events were held on artificial snow, and the Alpine events were expanded to five events for both the men and women.

Katarina Witt and Brian Boitano won the figure skating gold medals. Yvonne van Gennip won three gold medals in speed skating over the highly favored East Germans.

Other athletes with multiple gold medals at the 1988 Winter Olympics included S Tomas Gustafson of Sweden (speed skating), Alberto Tomba of Italy and Vreni Schneider of Switzerland (slalom), Matti Nykanen of Finland (ski jumping), and Frank-Peter Roetsch of East Germany (biathlon).

Alpine Skiing
Gold Medal Country
Feb 17, 1988 Men's Alpine Combined Hubert Strolz Austria
Feb 15, 1988 Men's Downhill Pirmin Zurbriggen Switzerland
Feb 27, 1988 Men's Slalom Alberto Tomba Italy
Feb 25, 1988 Men's Giant Slalom Alberto Tomba Italy
Feb 21, 1988 Men's Super G Franck Piccard France
Feb 21, 1988 Women's Alpine Combined Anita Wachter Austria
Feb 19, 1988 Women's Downhill Marina Kiehl West Germany
Feb 26, 1988 Women's Slalom Vreni Schneider Switzerland
Feb 24, 1988 Women's Giant Slalom Vreni Schneider Switzerland
Feb 22, 1988 Women's Super G Sigrid Wolf Austria
Biathlon
Gold Medal Country
Feb 20, 1988 Men's Biathlon Individual Frank-Peter Roetsch East Germany
Feb 26, 1988 Men's Biathlon Relay Soviet Union Soviet Union
Feb 23, 1988 Men's Biathlon 10k Sprint Frank-Peter Roetsch East Germany
Bobsleigh
Gold Medal Country
Feb 21, 1988 Two Man Bobsleigh Jānis Ķipurs & Vladimir Kozlov Soviet Union
Feb 28, 1988 Four Man Bobsleigh Switzerland Switzerland
Cross Country
Gold Medal Country
Feb 19, 1988 Men's Cross Country 15k Mikhail Devyatyarov Soviet Union
Feb 15, 1988 Men's Cross Country 30k Alexey Prokurorov Soviet Union
Feb 27, 1988 Men's Cross Country 50k Gunde Svan Sweden
Feb 22, 1988 Men's Cross Country Relay Sweden Sweden
Feb 17, 1988 Women's Cross Country 5k Marjo Matikainen Finland
Feb 14, 1988 Women's Cross Country 10k Vida Vencienė Soviet Union
Feb 25, 1988 Women's Cross Country 20k Tamara Tikhonova Soviet Union
Feb 21, 1988 Women's Cross Country Relay Soviet Union Soviet Union
Figure Skating
Gold Medal Country
Feb 20, 1988 Men's Figure Skating Brian Boitano United States
Feb 27, 1988 Women's Figure Skating Katarina Witt East Germany
Feb 16, 1988 Pairs Figure Skating Ekaterina Gordeeva & Sergei Grinkov Soviet Union
Feb 23, 1988 Ice Dancing Natalia Bestemianova & Andrei Bukin Soviet Union
Ice Hockey
Gold Medal Country
Feb 28, 1988 Men's Ice Hockey Soviet Union Soviet Union
Luge
Gold Medal Country
Feb 15, 1988 Men's Luge Jens Müller East Germany
Feb 18, 1988 Women's Luge Steffi Walter-Martin East Germany
Feb 19, 1988 Doubles Luge Jorg Hoffmann & Jochen Pietzsch East Germany
Nordic Combined
Gold Medal Country
Feb 28, 1988 Nordic Combined Normal Hill Hippolyt Kempf Switzerland
Feb 24, 1988 Nordic Combined Team West Germany West Germany
Ski Jumping
Gold Medal Country
Feb 23, 1988 Men's Ski Jumping Large Hill Matti Nykänen Finland
Feb 14, 1988 Men's Ski Jumping Normal Hill Matti Nykänen Finland
Feb 24, 1988 Men's Ski Jumping Team Finland Finland
Speed Skating
Gold Medal Country
Feb 14, 1988 Men's Speed Skating 500m Uwe-Jens Mey East Germany
Feb 18, 1988 Men's Speed Skating 1000m Nikolay Gulyayev Soviet Union
Feb 20, 1988 Men's Speed Skating 1500m André Hoffmann East Germany
Feb 17, 1988 Men's Speed Skating 5000m Tomas Gustafson Sweden
Feb 21, 1988 Men's Speed Skating 10000m Tomas Gustafson Sweden
Feb 22, 1988 Women's Speed Skating 500m Bonnie Blair United States
Feb 26, 1988 Women's Speed Skating 1000m Christa Rothenburger East Germany
Feb 27, 1988 Women's Speed Skating 1500m Yvonne van Gennip Netherlands
Feb 23, 1988 Women's Speed Skating 3000m Yvonne van Gennip Netherlands
Feb 28, 1988 Women's Speed Skating 5000m Yvonne van Gennip Netherlands