at the XIV Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||Igman - Veliko Polje|
|Competitors||95 from 25 nations|
Four nations won medals in biathlon, Norway and West Germany leading the medal table with three medals, one of each type. Eirik Kvalfoss and Peter Angerer each took three medals, also winning one of each type.
|West Germany (FRG)||1||1||1||3|
|3||Soviet Union (URS)||1||0||0||1|
|4||East Germany (GDR)||0||1||1||2|
|Totals (4 nations)||3||3||3||9|
|| Soviet Union (URS)
|1:38:51.7|| Norway (NOR)
|1:39:03.9|| West Germany (FRG)
Twenty-two nations sent biathletes to compete in the events. Below is a list of the competing nations; in parentheses are the number of national competitors. Australia, Costa Rica, Spain and South Korea made their Olympic biathlon debuts.