Australia at the 2010 Winter Olympics

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Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
Competitors 40 in 11 sports
Flag bearer Torah Bright (opening)
Lydia Lassila (closing)
Medals
Rank: 13
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
3
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
The athletes entering the stadium during the opening ceremonies.

Australia participated at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. A team of forty athletes was selected to compete in eleven sports. The Chef de Mission was Ian Chesterman who has held the position since the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Australia achieved its best ever results, winning two gold medals; in the women's aerials (Lydia Lassila) and women's snowboard halfpipe (Torah Bright); and a silver in the men's moguls. To date Australia has won a total of five gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze medals in Winter Olympic competition.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Torah Bright Snowboarding Women's halfpipe February 18
 Gold Lydia Lassila Freestyle skiing Women's aerials February 24
 Silver Dale Begg-Smith Freestyle Skiing Men's moguls February 14

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Craig Branch Men's downhill 1:57.19 34
Men's super-G 1:32:89 29
Jono Brauer Men's downhill 1:58.08 39
Men's super-G 1:32:92 30

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Alexei Almoukov Men's sprint 30:57.9 4 87

Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Time Rank
Chris Spring
Duncan Harvey (heats 1 and 2)
Anthony Ryan (heat 3)
Two-man 53.14 54.41 53.18 DNQ 2:40.73 22
Jeremy Rolleston
Duncan Pugh
Two-man DNF DNS
Jeremy Rolleston
Duncan Pugh
Duncan Harvey
Anthony Ryan
Four-man DNS
Astrid Loch-Wilkinson
Cecilia Mcintosh
Two-woman 54.85 54.66 55.16 DNQ 2:44.67 19

Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Esther Bottomley Women's sprint 4:05.12 50 Did not advance 50
Paul Murray Men's sprint 3:52.96 55 Did not advance 55
Ben Sim 15 km freestyle N/A 35:48.6 45
30 km pursuit N/A 1:23:25.8 47
Paul Murray
Ben Sim
Men's team sprint 19:57.0 10 N/A Did not advance 20

Figure skating[edit]

Athlete(s) Event CD SP/OD FS/FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Cheltzie Lee[1] Ladies' N/A 52.16 18 86.00 20 138.16 20

Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing[edit]

Men's team – aerials and moguls
Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points 663 Rank Points Rank
Dale Begg-Smith Moguls 25.03 4 Q 26.58 Silver medal icon.svg
Ramone Cooper Moguls 21.11 27 Did not advance
David Morris Aerials 221.02 13 Did not advance
Men's team – ski cross
Athlete Event Qualifying 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Rank Rank Rank Final Rank
Scott Kneller Ski cross 1:13.85 12 Q 2 Q 2 Q 3 q Small Final
3
7
Women's team – aerials and moguls
Athlete Event Qualifying Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Britteny Cox Moguls 19.87 23 Did not advance
Jacqui Cooper Aerials 162.99 11 Q 194.29 5
Elizabeth Gardner Aerials 164.60 10 Q 86.70 12
Lydia Lassila Aerials 167.55 9 Q 214.74 Gold medal icon.svg
Bree Munro Aerials 143.46 18 Did not advance
Women's team – ski cross
Athlete Event Qualifying 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Rank Rank Rank Final Rank
Katya Crema Ski cross 1:20.19 17 Q 2 Q 3 Did not advance 15
Jenny Owens Ski cross 1:19.80 15 Q 2 Q 3 Did not advance 13

Luge pictogram.svg Luge[edit]

Athlete Event Finals
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Time Rank
Hannah Campbell-Pegg Women's singles 42.527 42.570 42.606 42.519 2:50.222 23

Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Ranking
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tatiana Borodulina Women's 500 metres 44.901 3 Did not advance 21
Women's 1000 metres 1:32.509 1 Q 1:32.465 2 Q 1:29.663 3 QB Final B
1:32.661
4 7
Women's 1500 metres 2:27:408 2 Q N/A 2:21.617 4 QB Final B
2:43.051
3 11
Lachlan Hay Men's 1000 metres 1:26.132 4 Did not advance 26

Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Anthony Deane Men's 54.55 54.12 54.68 DNQ 2:43.45 23
John Farrow Men's DNS
Melissa Hoar Women's 54.73 54.48 54.48 54.53 3:38.22 12
Emma Lincoln-Smith Women's 54.28 54.41 54.54 54.40 3:37.63 10

Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding[edit]

Halfpipe
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Finals
Run 1 Run 2 Rank Run 1 Run 2 Rank Run 1 Run 2 Rank
Torah Bright Women's 41.3 45.8 1 QF Bye 5.9 45.0 1st
Holly Crawford Women's 38.6 39.5 7 QS 17.3 41.7 1 QF 23.9 30.3 8
Scott James Men's 7.6 28.2 12 Did not advance
Ben Mates Men's 28.3 29.6 9 QS 3.6 27.5 11 Did not advance
Parallel giant slalom
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Johanna Shaw Women's 1:26:10 19 Did not advance 19
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Qualification 1/8 finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Rank Rank Rank Rank
Damon Hayler Men's 1.21.81 9 2 Q 4 Did not advance 10
Stephanie Hickey Women's 1:35.26 18 Did not advance 18
Alex Pullin Men's 1.20.15 1 3 Did not advance 17

Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sophie Muir Women's 500 metres 39.649 31 39.400 27 1:19.04 29
Women's 1000 metres N/A 1:18.79 30

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lee's Vancouver spot confirmed". Australian Olympic Committee. 3 February 2010. Archived from the original on February 6, 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2010.