Biathlon — 20 kilometres, Men

Times held 16
Total participants 684
Total countries 52

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1960 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 30 9
1964 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 51 14
1968 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 60 16
1972 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 54 14
1976 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 52 18
1980 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 49 18
1984 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 63 25
1988 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 71 21
1992 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 94 27
1994 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 70 28
1998 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 72 29
2002 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 87 34
2006 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 88 34
2010 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 88 32
2014 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 89 31
2018 20 kilometres, Men Olympic 86 26

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1960 Klas LestanderSWE Antti TyrväinenFIN Aleksandr PrivalovURS
1964 Vladimir MelaninURS Aleksandr PrivalovURS Olav JordetNOR
1968 Magnar SolbergNOR Aleksandr TikhonovURS Vladimir GundartsevURS
1972 Magnar SolbergNOR Hansjörg KnautheGDR Lars-Göran ArwidsonSWE
1976 Nikolay KruglovURS Heikki IkolaFIN Aleksandr YelizarovURS
1980 Anatoly AlyabyevURS Frank UllrichGDR Eberhard RöschGDR
1984 Peter AngererFRG Frank-Peter RoetschGDR Eirik KvalfossNOR
1988 Frank-Peter RoetschGDR Valery MedvedtsevURS Johann PasslerITA
1992 Yauhen RedzkinEUN Mark KirchnerGER Mikael LöfgrenSWE
1994 Sergey TarasovRUS Frank LuckGER Sven FischerGER
1998 Halvard HanevoldNOR Pieralberto CarraraITA Aliaksei AydarauBLR
2002 Ole Einar BjørndalenNOR Frank LuckGER Viktor MaygurovRUS
2006 Michael GreisGER Ole Einar BjørndalenNOR Halvard HanevoldNOR
2010 Emil Hegle SvendsenNOR Siarhei Novikau
Ole Einar Bjørndalen
BLR
NOR
2014 Martin FourcadeFRA Erik LesserGER Yevgeny GaranichevRUS
2018 Johannes Thingnes BøNOR Jakov FakSLO Dominik LandertingerAUT

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Norway NOR 6 2 3 11
Soviet Union URS 3 3 3 9
Germany GER 1 4 1 6
East Germany GDR 1 3 1 5
Russian Federation RUS 1 0 2 3
Sweden SWE 1 0 2 3
France FRA 1 0 0 1
Unified Team EUN 1 0 0 1
West Germany FRG 1 0 0 1
Finland FIN 0 2 0 2
Belarus BLR 0 1 1 2
Italy ITA 0 1 1 2
Slovenia SLO 0 1 0 1
Austria AUT 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Magnar Solberg NOR 2 0 0 2
Ole Einar Bjørndalen NOR 1 2 0 3
Frank-Peter Roetsch GDR
GER
1 1 0 2
Halvard Hanevold NOR 1 0 1 2
Anatoly Alyabyev RUS
URS
1 0 0 1
Peter Angerer FRG 1 0 0 1
Nikolay Kruglov RUS
URS
1 0 0 1
Klas Lestander SWE 1 0 0 1
Vladimir Melanin RUS
URS
1 0 0 1
Yauhen Redzkin BLR
EUN
1 0 0 1
Sergey Tarasov RUS 1 0 0 1
Michael Greis GER 1 0 0 1
Emil Hegle Svendsen NOR 1 0 0 1
Martin Fourcade FRA 1 0 0 1
Johannes Thingnes Bø NOR 1 0 0 1