Australia at the 1936 Winter Olympics

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Australia at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
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At the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch‑Partenkirchen
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Australia's first appearance at the Winter Olympic Games was at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Australia sent one athlete, Kenneth Kennedy.

Australian Frederick McEvoy captained the British bobsleigh team, and carried Britain's flag in the opening ceremony. The 4-man team won bronze, and the 2-man team came fourth.

Turkey, Greece, Liechtenstein and Bulgaria also competed at the Winter Games for the first time in 1936.

Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating[edit]

Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
Ken Kennedy 500 m 47.4 29
1500 m 2:31.8 33
5000 m 9:48.9 33

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