Australia at the 1936 Winter Olympics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch‑Partenkirchen
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
Other related appearances
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

References[edit]

External links[edit]