2006 Winter Olympics medal table


2006 Winter Olympics medal table

The 2006 Winter Olympics medal table is a list of nations (represented by National Olympic Committees) ranked by the number of medals won during the 2006 Winter Olympics, held in Turin, Italy, from February 10 to February 26, 2006. A total of 2,508 athletes from 80 countries participated in 84 events, in 15 disciplines, making these the largest Winter Olympic Games to date.cite web |title = Turin–XX Olympic Winter Games |publisher = International Olympic Committee |url = http://olympic.org/uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=2&OLGY=2006 |accessdate = 2008-05-05] [cite web |title = Turin 2006 |work = Winter Games |publisher = British Olympic Association |url = http://www.olympics.org.uk/gamesabout.aspx?gt=w&ga=47 |accessdate = 2008-05-05]

Athletes from 26 countries won at least one medal, leaving 54 countries without a medal.cite web |title = Turin 2006–Medal Table |publisher = International Olympic Committee |url = http://olympic.org/uk/games/past/table_uk.asp?OLGT=2&OLGY=2006 |accessdate = 2008-05-05] Germany was the country which won the highest number of gold medals (11) and led in overall medals (29) for the third consecutive Games. Latvia and Slovakia won the first medals in their Winter Olympic history. [cite news |title = Germany, U.S. finish 1-2, many nations share wealth in Turin medals race |publisher = ESPN |url = http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/wire?section=oly&id=2345562 |date = 2006-02-26 |author = Associated Press |accessdate = 2008-05-06]

Speed skater Cindy Klassen of Canada won five medals (one gold, two silver and two bronze) and was the most medalled athlete at the Games. Biathlete Michael Greis of Germany and short track speed skaters Ahn Hyun Soo and Jin Sun-Yu, both of South Korea, tied for the most gold medals, with three. [cite news |title = Great Olympic performances |publisher = Canadian Broadcasting Corporation |url = http://www.cbc.ca/sports/story/2006/02/28/oly_greatperformers060228.html |date=2006-02-28 |accessdate = 2008-05-05]

One athlete was stripped of an Olympic medal during these Games. [cite web |title = 2006–Winter Olympics XX (Torino, Italy) |publisher = The Sports Network |url = http://www.tsn.ca/olympics/feature/?fid=10298 |accessdate = 2008-05-05] Russian biathlete Olga Pyleva won a silver medal in the 15 km race, but tested positive for carphedon and lost her medal. Germany's Martina Glagow was given the silver medal and fellow Russian Albina Akhatova won the bronze. [cite news |title = Russian athlete stripped of medal |publisher = BBC Sports |url = http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/winter_sports/4719916.stm |date = 2006-02-16 |accessdate = 2008-05-05]

Medal table

This is the full table of the medal count of the 2006 Winter Olympics, based on the medal count of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The table is sorted by the number of gold medals earned by a country. The number of silver medals is taken into consideration next and then the number of bronze medals. If, after the above, countries are still tied, equal ranking is given and they are listed alphabetically.

"To sort this table by nation, total medal count, or any other column, click on the icon next to the column title."

References

External links

*
*
*


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 2006 Winter Olympics — XX Olympic Winter Games The emblem shows a stylized profile of the Mole Antonelliana, drawn in ice crystals in white and blue, signifying the snow and the sky. The crystal web also portrays the web of new technologies and the Olympic spirit of… …   Wikipedia

  • 2006 Winter Olympics opening ceremony — The Opening Ceremony of the 2006 Winter Olympics ( Torino 2006 ) was held on February 10, 2006 beginning at 20:00 CET (19:00 UTC) at the Stadio Olimpico in Turin, Italy.The ceremony was attended by 35,000 spectators with the presence of numerous… …   Wikipedia

  • 2008 Summer Olympics medal table — Map of the world showing the achievements of each country during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, People s Republic of China. The 2008 Summer Olympics medal table is a list of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) ranked by the number of gold… …   Wikipedia

  • 2004 Summer Olympics medal table — 2004 Summer Olympics Bid process Venues Torch relay Opening ceremony (flag bearers) Medal table (medalists) Closing ceremony Event calendar Paralympics (medal table) IOC …   Wikipedia

  • Biathlon at the 2006 Winter Olympics — consisted of ten biathlon events. They were held at the Cesana San Sicario arena. The events began on 11 February and ended on 25 February 2006. Approximately 6,500 spectators were expected by the organizing committee. In these games, biathlon… …   Wikipedia

  • Cross-country skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics — Cross country skiing at the XX Olympic Winter Games Venue Pragelato Dates February 11–26 Competitors 307 from 53 nations «2002 2010» The cross country ski …   Wikipedia

  • Nordic combined at the 2006 Winter Olympics — Nordic Combined at the XX Olympic Winter Games Pictogram for nordic combined Venue Pragelato Dates February 11–21 …   Wikipedia

  • Sweden at the 2006 Winter Olympics — Infobox Olympics Sweden games=2006 Winter competitors=112 sports=9 flagbearer=Anja Pärson, Alpine Skiing gold=7 silver=2 bronze=5 total=14 rank=6Sweden sent 112 athletes to the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin trying to win their first gold medal… …   Wikipedia

  • Snowboarding at the 2006 Winter Olympics — The 2006 Winter Olympic Games Snowboarding competition consisted of men s and women s Halfpipe, Parallel Giant Slalom and Snowboard Cross events.Medal tablenowboard crossSnowboard Cross is a new event at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Competitors race …   Wikipedia

  • Alpine skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics — included ten alpine skiing events. They were held at Sestriere and Cesana San Sicario. The alpine skiing events of the 2006 Winter Olympics began on 12 February and ended on 25 February 2006.Medal tableuper GIn the Super G competitions, skiers… …   Wikipedia


We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.