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1976 Winter Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1976 Winter Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1976 Winter Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1976 Winter Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. The list you're viewing is made up of athletes like Dorothy Hamill and John Curry.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1976 Winter Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1976 Winter Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.
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  • 1

    Andrea Ehrig-Mitscherlich

    Women's 5000 m, Women's 1500m

    Date Of Birth1960-12-01

    Place Of BirthDresden,Germany,Saxony,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics - Women's 5000m,Speed Skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m,Speed Skating at the 1988 Winter Olympics - Women's 3000m,Speed Skating at the 1984 Winter Olympics - Women's 1000m,Speed Skating at the 1984 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Winter Olympics,1984 Winter Olympics,1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 2

    Bernhard Russi

    Men's Downhill

    Date Of Birth1948-08-20

    Place Of BirthAndermatt,Canton of Uri,Switzerland,Earth,Europe

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Downhill,Alpine Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's Downhill

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 3

    Dettlef Günther

    Men's Singles

    Date Of Birth1954-08-27

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionLuge at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 4

    Dorothy Hamill

    Women's Singles

    Date Of Birth1956-07-26

    Place Of BirthChicago,United States of America,Illinois,Chicagoland

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFigure skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Women's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 5

    Franz Klammer

    Men's Downhill

    Date Of Birth1953-12-03

    Place Of BirthFresach,Austria,Carinthia,Earth,Europe

    NationalityAustria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Downhill

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 6

    Galina Kulakova

    Women's 5km, Women's 10 km

    Date Of Birth1942-04-29

    Place Of BirthUdmurtia,Russia,Europe,Asia,North Eurasia

    NationalityRussia,Soviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross Country Skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics - Women's 5km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics -Women's 10km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Women's 5km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics -Women's 10km

    Olympic Medalist Games1968 Winter Olympics,1976 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 7

    Galina Stepanskaya

    Women's 1500m

    Date Of Birth1949-01-27

    NationalityRussia,Soviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Women's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 8

    Gustav Thöni

    Men's Slalom, Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom

    Date Of Birth1951-02-28

    Place Of BirthStilfs,Italy,South Tyrol,Trentino-Alto Adige/South Tyrol,Province of Bolzano-Bozen

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1972 Winter Olympics,1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

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  • 9

    Hanni Wenzel

    Women's Slalom, Women's Downhill

    Date Of Birth1956-12-14

    Place Of BirthStraubing,Germany,Bavaria,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany,Liechtenstein

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Women's Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill,Alpine Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Women's Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Women's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics,1980 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Silver medal,Gold medal

  • 10

    Hans-Georg Aschenbach

    Men's Individual Normal Hill

    Date Of Birth1951-10-20

    Place Of BirthBrotterode,Germany,Thuringia,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSki Jumping at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Normal Hill

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 11

    Heini Hemmi

    Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom

    Date Of Birth1949-01-17

    Place Of BirthChurwalden,Switzerland,Plessur,Churwalden,Earth

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 12

    Helena Takalo

    Women's 10 km, Women's 5km

    Date Of Birth1947-10-28

    Place Of BirthNivala,Finland,Europe,Scandinavia,Earth

    NationalityFinland

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross Country Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics -Women's 10km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Women's 10km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Women's 5km

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics,1980 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal

  • 13

    Ingemar Stenmark

    Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom, Men's Slalom

    Date Of Birth1956-03-18

    Place Of BirthJoesjö,Sweden,Earth,Europe,European Union

    NationalitySweden

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Men's Giant Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Men's Slalom,Alpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Winter Olympics,1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 14

    Ivar Formo

    Men's Cross-country, 50km

    Date Of Birth1951-06-24

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's 50km,Cross-Country Skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 15

    Date Of Birth1949-02-13

    Place Of BirthTrondheim,Norway,Sør-Trøndelag,Earth,Europe

    NationalityNorway

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's 1500m

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 16

    John Curry

    Figure skating - Men's singles

    Date Of Birth1949-09-09

    Place Of BirthBirmingham,United Kingdom,England,Warwickshire,West Midlands

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionFigure Skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

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  • 17

    Karl Schnabl

    Men's Individual Normal Hill, Men's Large hill individual

    Date Of Birth1954-03-08

    NationalityAustria

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSki Jumping at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Normal Hill,Ski Jumping at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Large Hill

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonBronze medal,Gold medal

  • 18

    Kathy Kreiner

    Women's Giant Slalom

    Date Of Birth1957-05-04

    Place Of BirthTimmins,Canada,Ontario,North America,Cochrane District

    NationalityCanada

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Women's Giant Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 19

    Margit Schumann

    Women's Singles

    Date Of Birth1952-09-14

    Place Of BirthWaltershausen,Germany,Thuringia,Europe,Western Europe

    NationalityGermany

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionLuge at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Women's Singles,Luge at the 1972 Winter Olympics - Women's Singles

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics,1972 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal,Bronze medal

  • 20

    Nikolay Bazhukov

    Men's Cross-Country, 15 km

    Date Of Birth1953-07-23

    NationalityRussia,Soviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross-Country Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's 15km

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 21

    Nikolay Kruglov

    Men's 20 km Individual

    Date Of Birth1950-01-31

    NationalityRussia

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionBiathlon at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's 20km Individual

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 22

    Peter Mueller

    Men's 1000m

    Date Of Birth1954-07-27

    Place Of BirthMadison,United States of America,Wisconsin

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's 1000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 23

    Piero Gros

    Men's Slalom

    Date Of Birth1954-10-30

    Place Of BirthSauze d'Oulx,Province of Turin,Piedmont

    NationalityItaly

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionAlpine Skiing at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's Slalom

    Olympic Medalist Games1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonGold medal

  • 24

    Piet Kleine

    Men's 10000m, Speed skating - Men's 5000m

    Date Of Birth1951-09-17

    Place Of BirthHollandscheveld,Netherlands,Drenthe,Europe,Earth

    NationalityNetherlands

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionSpeed Skating at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m,Speed Skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's 10000m,Speed Skating at the 1976 Winter Olympics - Men's 5000m

    Olympic Medalist Games1980 Winter Olympics,1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Gold medal

  • 25

    Raisa Smetanina

    Women's 10 km, Women's 20km

    Date Of Birth1952-02-29

    Place Of BirthKomi Republic,Russia,Europe,Asia,North Eurasia

    NationalityRussia,Soviet Union

    Olympic Medalist Event CompetitionCross Country Skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics -Women's 10km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics -Women's 20km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1984 Winter Olympics -Women's 10km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1984 Winter Olympics -Women's 20km,Cross Country Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics - Women's 5km

    Olympic Medalist Games1988 Winter Olympics,1984 Winter Olympics,1980 Winter Olympics,1976 Winter Olympics

    Olympic Medals WonSilver medal,Bronze medal,Gold medal