Great Britain at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Great Britain at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United Kingdom
IOC code  GBR
NOC British Olympic Association
Website www.olympics.org.uk
At the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano
Competitors 34 (27 men, 7 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearer Michael Dixon (opening) (biathlon)
Sean Olsson (closing) (bobsleigh)
Medals
Rank: 22
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Olsson, SeanSean Olsson
Ward, DeanDean Ward
Rumbolt, CourtneyCourtney Rumbolt
Attwood, PaulPaul Attwood
Bobsleigh Four-man

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Andrew Freshwater Downhill DNF
Graham Bell 1:53.93 23
Andrew Freshwater Super-G 1:39.89 33
Graham Bell 1:39.80 31
Alain Baxter Giant Slalom 1:26.29 1:23.53 2:49.82 31
Alain Baxter Slalom DSQ DSQ

Men's combined

Athlete Slalom Downhill Total
Time 1 Time 2 Time Total time Rank
Andrew Freshwater DNF DNF
James Ormond DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Sophie Ormond Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Emma Carrick-Anderson Slalom DNF DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Mark Gee 5 33:00.3 68
Mike Dixon 0 30:34.4 47
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Mark Gee 1'00:46.8 7 1'07:46.8 68
Mike Dixon 1'00:08.0 1 1'01:08.0 33
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Sean Olsson
Lenny Paul
Two-man 55.24 14 55.12 18 54.85 16 54.73 12 3:39.94 15
GBR-2 Lee Johnston
Eric Sekwalor
Two-man 55.51 22 55.19 19 55.16 18 55.02 18 3:40.88 20
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Sean Olsson
Dean Ward
Courtney Rumbolt
Paul Attwood
Four-man 52.77 2 53.58 10 53.71 3 2:40.06 3

Curling pictogram.svg Curling[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Top four teams advanced to semi-finals.

Country Skip W L
Canada Mike Harris 6 1
Norway Eigil Ramsfjell 5 2
Switzerland Patrick Hürlimann 5 2
United States Tim Somerville 3 4
Japan Makoto Tsuruga 3 4
Sweden Peja Lindholm 3 4
Great Britain 7th Douglas Dryburgh 2 5
Germany Andy Kapp 1 6
Team 1  Score  Team 2
 Norway 2–4  United Kingdom
  Switzerland 10–4  United Kingdom
 Canada 10–3  United Kingdom
 Sweden 7–5  United Kingdom
 United Kingdom 9–5  Japan
 United Kingdom 4–7  Germany
 United Kingdom 3–6  United States

Contestants

Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Douglas Dryburgh Peter Wilson Phil Wilson Ronnie Napier James Dryburgh

Women's tournament[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Top four teams advanced to semi-finals.

Country Skip W L
Canada Sandra Schmirler 6 1
Sweden Elisabet Gustafson 6 1
Denmark Helena Blach Lavrsen 5 2
Great Britain Kirsty Hay 4 3
Japan Mayumi Ohkutsu 2 5
Norway Dordi Nordby 2 5
United States Lisa Schoeneberg 2 5
Germany Andrea Schöpp 1 6
Team 1  Score  Team 2
 Japan 5–7  United Kingdom
 Denmark 9–3  United Kingdom
 Norway 4–6  United Kingdom
 United Kingdom 8–5  United States
 Canada 8–3  United Kingdom
 United Kingdom 6–5  Germany
 United Kingdom 5–8  Sweden

Medal Round[edit]

Semi-final

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Canada (Schmirler) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 6
Great Britain (Hay) Hammer (Last Stone First End) 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5

Bronze medal game

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
Sweden (Gustafson) Hammer (Last Stone First End) 2 0 2 0 1 0 4 1 0 X 10
Great Britain (Hay) 4th 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 X 6

Contestants

Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Kirsty Hay Edith Loudon Jackie Lockhart Katie Loudon Felsie Bayne

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Steven Cousins 6 7 10.0 6

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Sam Temple Moguls DNF DNF
Tim Dudgeon 32.64 16.32 28 Did not advance
Kevin Harbut Aerials 168.32 20 Did not advance

Short track speed skating[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Nicky Gooch 500 m 1:08.907 4 Did not advance
Matt Jasper DSQ Did not advance
Nicky Gooch 1000 m 1:33.638 3 Did not advance
Matt Jasper 1:32.709 1 Q 1:31.798 2 Q 1:32.549 3 QB 1:34.285 8
Dave Allardice
Nicky Gooch
Matt Jasper
Matthew Rowe
Robert Mitchell
5000 m relay 7:11.955 3 QB 7:06.462 7

References[edit]