Belarus at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Belarus at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  BLR
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus
Website www.noc.by (Russian) (English)
At the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
Competitors 59 (44 men, 15 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearer Alexander Popov, Biathlon
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
2
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Poland (1924–1936)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)
Unified Team (1992)

Belarus competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Aidarov, AlexeiAlexei Aidarov Biathlon Men's individual February 11
 Bronze Dashinski, DmitriDmitri Dashinski Freestyle skiing Men's aerials February 18

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Igor Yudin Super-G 1:45.92 36

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Aleksandr Popov 2 30:53.0 55
Vadim Sashurin 1 30:34.0 46
Aleksey Aydarov 2 30:12.3 37
Oleg Ryzhenkov 2 29:38.2 27
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Aleksandr Popov 57:39.6 3 1'00:39.6 29
Vadim Sashurin 57:08.6 2 59:08.6 13
Oleg Ryzhenkov 56:31.3 2 58:31.3 9
Aleksey Aydarov 55:46.5 1 56:46.5 3
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Aleksey Aydarov
Oleg Ryzhenkov
Aleksandr Popov
Vadim Sashurin
0 1'23:14.0 4
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Nataliya Ryzhenkova 4 26:10.5 52
Nataliya Moroz 0 25:04.7 28
Svetlana Paramygina 2 24:50.0 24
Irina Tananayko 0 24:42.5 22
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Nataliya Permyakova 58:33.5 3 1'01:33.5 41
Irina Tananayko 57:25.4 1 58:25.4 22
Nataliya Ryzhenkova 55:03.5 3 58:03.5 19
Svetlana Paramygina 54:53.4 2 56:53.4 12
Women's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Irina Tananayko
Nataliya Ryzhenkova
Nataliya Moroz
Svetlana Paramygina
0 1'45:24.0 12
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Sergey Dolidovich DNF
Nikolay Semenyako 31:54.5 73
Aleksey Tregubov 31:43.9 70
Aleksandr Sannikov 29:54.7 39
15 km
pursuit1
F
Aleksey Tregubov DNF
Nikolay Semenyako 49:31.3 60
Aleksandr Sannikov 43:16.9 26
30 km
C
Nikolay Semenyako 1'47:32.5 54
Aleksandr Sannikov 1'42:48.0 40
Sergey Dolidovich 1'42:18.7 36
Aleksey Tregubov 1'40:05.9 18
50 km
F
Vyacheslav Plaksunov DNF
Nikolay Semenyako DNF
Sergey Dolidovich 2'17:07.5 31
Aleksandr Sannikov 2'16:34.4 27
1 Starting delay based om 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Sergey Dolidovich
Aleksey Tregubov
Aleksandr Sannikov
Vyacheslav Plaksunov
1'45:15.3 14
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Lyudmila Korolik 20:17.9 63
Irina Skripnik 19:44.2 55
Svetlana Kamotskaya 19:32.7 48
Yelena Sinkevich 18:50.2 23
10 km
pursuit2
F
Lyudmila Korolik 34:55.4 58
Irina Skripnik 34:15.8 55
Svetlana Kamotskaya 33:11.2 47
Yelena Sinkevich 30:42.5 21
15 km
C
Irina Skripnik 52:26.2 43
Yekaterina Antonyuk 52:24.5 42
Svetlana Kamotskaya 51:59.0 39
Yelena Sinkevich 49:20.8 15
30 km
F
Irina Skripnik 1'34:38.4 47
Lyudmila Korolik 1'34:07.5 44
Svetlana Kamotskaya 1'33:51.6 42
Yelena Sinkevich 1'27:15.3 12
2 Starting delay based om 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Svetlana Kamotskaya
Yekaterina Antonyuk
Yelena Sinkevich
Lyudmila Korolik
59:56.9 14

Figure skating[edit]

Ice Dancing
Athletes CD1 CD2 OD FD TFP Rank
Tatjana Navka
Nikolai Morozov
14 15 17 16 32.0 16

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Oleg Kuleshov Moguls 34.37 11.13 29 Did not advance
Aleksandr Tkachenko Aerials 178.46 18 Did not advance
Vasily Vorobyov 199.29 13 Did not advance
Aleksey Grishin 217.84 9 Q 220.99 8
Dmitry Dashchinsky 249.04 1 Q 240.79 3
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Yuliya Milko-Chernemorets Moguls 35.91 20.20 19 Did not advance

Ice hockey[edit]

Men's Tournament[edit]

The Belorussian hockey team was put into the preliminaries for the Olympics. They won their group that featured Germany, France and Japan by beating France 4-0, Germany 8-2 and by drawing Japan 2-2. Their first place helped them to play in the final tournament. They were in group A and lost all 3 games 5-0 to Canada and identical scores of 5-2 to Sweden and the United States. They finished last of group A and had to face the top spot in group B which was Russia. They lost 4-1 and got eliminated in the process from the tournament. They ended the tournament in 7th place.

Preliminary Round - Group B[edit]

Top team (shaded) advanced to the first round.

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts
 Belarus 3 2 0 1 14 4 +10 5
 Germany 3 2 1 0 7 9 -2 4
 France 3 1 2 0 5 8 -3 2
 Japan 3 0 2 1 5 10 -5 1

All times are local (UTC-7).

7 February 1998 France  0 – 4
(0-1, 0-1, 0-2)
 Belarus The Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 3,419
9 February 1998 Germany  2 – 8
(0-2, 2-3, 0-3)
 Belarus The Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 8,063
10 February 1998 Japan  2 – 2
(1-1, 1-1, 0-0)
 Belarus The Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 3,659

First Round - Group C[edit]

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts
 Canada 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 6
 Sweden 3 2 1 0 11 7 +4 4
 United States 3 1 2 0 8 10 -2 2
 Belarus 3 0 3 0 4 15 -11 0

All times are local (UTC-7).

13 February 1998 Canada  5 – 0
(0-2, 0-2, 0-1)
 Belarus The Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 9,960
14 February 1998 United States  5 – 2
(2-1, 1-0, 2-1)
 Belarus The Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 9,975
16 February 1998 Sweden  5 – 2
(0-2, 1-1, 1-2)
 Belarus The Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 4,235

Quarter-final[edit]

All times are local (UTC-7).

18 February 1998 Russia  4 – 1
(1-0, 1-0, 2-0)
 Belarus The Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 4,628
Contestants
Aleksandr Alekseyev
Aleksandr Andriyevsky
Vadim Bekbulatov
Sergey Yerkovich
Aleksandr Galchenyuk
Aleksey Kalyuzhny
Viktor Karachun
Oleg Khmyl
Andrey Kovalyov
Aleksey Lozhkin
Igor Matushkin
Andrey Mezin
Vasily Pankov
Oleg Romanov
Oleg Antonenko
Yevgeny Roshchin
Ruslan Salei
Aleksandr Shumidub
Andrey Skabelka
Sergey Stas
Vladimir Tsyplakov
Eduard Zankovets
Aleksandr Zhurik

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Sergey Zakharenko Individual 158.0 48 51:12.2 43
Konstantin Kalinovsky 181.0 45 49:38.2 42

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Points Rank
Aleksandr Sinyavsky Normal hill 70.0 71.5 50 Did not advance
Aleksey Shibko 74.0 80.0 40 Did not advance
Aleksey Shibko Large hill 94.5 65.1 55 Did not advance
Aleksandr Sinyavsky 109.0 94.2 32 Did not advance

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5000 m Vitaly Novichenko 7:19.76 32
Women
Event Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
500 m Lyudmila Kostyukevich 41.00 32 41.43 34 82.43 31
Anzhelika Kotyuga 39.76 17 39.85 18 79.61 16
1000 m Lyudmila Kostyukevich 1:22.58 34
Anzhelika Kotyuga 1:21.35 25
3000 m Svetlana Chepelnikova 4:36.97 29

Trivia[edit]

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