Skeleton at the 2002 Winter Olympics

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Skeleton
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Skeleton pictogram.svg
Venue Utah Olympic Park
Dates February 20
Competitors 39 from 19 nations
«1948 2006»
Men's Skeleton
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    Austria
Bronze medal    Switzerland
Women's Skeleton
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
Medalists
Gold medal    United States
Silver medal    United States
Bronze medal    Great Britain

Skeleton returned to the program of the for the first time in 54 years at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City. This was the first time Olympic competitions in skeleton were held during an Olympics outside of St. Moritz. Both men and women competed, with medals awarded after five runs down the course. Both events were contested on February 20.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's
details
 Jim Shea Jr.
United States (USA) 1:41.96
 Martin Rettl
Austria (AUT) 1:42.01
 Gregor Stähli
Switzerland (SUI) 1:42.15
Women's
details
 Tristan Gale
United States (USA) 1:45.11
 Lea Ann Parsley
United States (USA) 1:45.21
 Alex Coomber
Great Britain (GBR) 1:45.37

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States (USA) 2 1 0 3
2  Austria (AUT) 0 1 0 1
3  Great Britain (GBR) 0 0 1 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 0 1 1

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