Australia at the 1936 Winter Olympics

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Australia at the
1936 Winter Olympics
Flag of Australia.svg
IOC code AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
in Garmisch‑Partenkirchen
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
 Australasia (1908–1912)

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[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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