Australia at the 1980 Winter Olympics

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Australia at the
1980 Winter Olympics
Flag of Australia.svg
IOC codeAUS
NOCAustralian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympics.com.au
in Lake Placid
Competitors10 in 4 sports
Flag bearerRobert McIntyre
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games
 Australasia (1908–1912)

Australia competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.

Australia came eleventh in the figure skating pairs, but that was in a field of eleven. Jacqui Cowderoy came seventeenth in the women's slalom, and Colin Coates came eighteenth in the 10000 metres speed skating.

Alpine skiing[edit]

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Men
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank
Antony Guss Downhill N/A 1:50.22 26
Giant slalom 1:29.26 47 1:29.53 39 2:58.79 41
Slalom 1:04.45 35 1:00.65 31 2:05.10 32
Rob McIntyre Giant slalom 1:28.09 44 1:29.30 38 2:57.39 38
Slalom Did not finish
Women
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank
Jenny Altermatt Giant slalom 1:22.09 33 1:36.48 30 2:58.57 28
Slalom Did not finish
Jacqui Cowderoy Giant slalom 1:24.90 37 Did not finish
Slalom 49.91 23 49.78 17 1:39.69 17

Cross-country skiing[edit]

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Women
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Colleen Bolton 5 km 17:22.68 36
10 km 33:56.32 35

Figure skating[edit]

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Athlete(s) Event CF/CD SP/OD FS/FD Total
Ordinals Points Rank
Elizabeth Cain & Peter Cain Pairs N/A 10 11 98.0 121.30 11

Speed skating[edit]

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Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Mike Richmond 500 m 41.22 32
1000 m 1:23.30 34
1500 m 2:13.40 32
Colin Coates 1000 m 1:21.68 29
5000 m 7:27.25 19
10000 m 15:28.30 18

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Official Report of XIIIth Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid 1980 – Official Results" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 1980. Retrieved November 11, 2013.

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