Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Australia at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Refer to caption
IOC codeAUS
NOCAustralian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympics.com.au
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors50 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Scotty James (Opening) [1] Jarryd Hughes (Closing)
Medals
Ranked 23rd
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
3
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Australia competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018, with 50 competitors in 10 sports. They won three medals in total, two silver and one bronze, ranking 23rd in the medal table.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Matt Graham Freestyle skiing Men's moguls 12 February
 Silver Jarryd Hughes Snowboarding Men's snowboard cross 15 February
 Bronze Scott James Snowboarding Men's half pipe 14 February

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline. A team of 45 athletes (including Russell Henshaw and Belle Brockhoff, subject to medical clearance) was announced by the Australian Olympic Committee on 25 January 2018.[2] A further five athletes were added on 26 January 2018 after the reallocation of quota spots was finalised.[3] Rohan Chapman-Davies was added to the team on 29 January after Russia handed back their men’s quota place in mogul skiing.[4]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 2 1 3
Bobsleigh 4 0 4
Cross country skiing 3 3 6
Figure skating 2 2 4
Freestyle skiing 6 10 16
Luge 1 0 1
Short track speed skating 1 1 2
Skeleton 1 1 2
Snowboarding 7 4 11
Speed skating 1 0 1
Total 28 22 50

Alpine skiing[edit]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dominic Demschar Men's giant slalom 1:13.21 37 1:13.54 33 2:26.75 33
Men's slalom DNF
Harry Laidlaw Men's giant slalom DSQ
Greta Small Women's combined DNF
Women's downhill N/A 1:42.07 20
Women's super-G N/A 1:24.09 31

[2]

Bobsleigh[edit]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lucas Mata *
David Mari
Two-man 49.88 22 50.04 21 49.87 22 Eliminated 2:29.79 22
Lucas Mata *
David Mari
Lachlan Reidy
Hayden Smith
Four-man 49.72 22 49.91 23 50.07 27 Eliminated 2:29.70 25

* – Denotes the driver of each sled [2]

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Distance
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Phillip Bellingham Men's 15 km freestyle N/A 38:36.2 +4:52.3 77
Men's 50 km classical N/A 2:30:39.7 +22:17.6 56
Callum Watson Men's 15 km freestyle N/A 37:53.9 +4:10.0 70
Men's 30 km skiathlon 44:47.7 62 39:56.0 58 1:25:15.4 +8:55.4 58
Men's 50 km classical N/A 2:33:28.6 +25:06.5 58
Barbara Jezeršek Women's 10 km freestyle N/A 27:42.5 +2:42.0 33
Women's 15 km skiathlon 23:34.0 43 20:33.6 28 44:39.3 +3:54.4 39
Aimee Watson Women's 10 km freestyle N/A 29:41.4 +4:40.9 68
Jessica Yeaton Women's 10 km freestyle N/A 28:09.6 +3:09.1 41
Women's 15 km skiathlon 23:45.2 50 21:20.1 47 45:44.8 +4:59.9 50
Women's 30 km classical N/A 1:40.54.8 +18.37.2 42
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Phillip Bellingham Men's sprint 3:31.54 65 Did not advance
Phillip Bellingham
Callum Watson
Men's team sprint N/A 17:38.36 24 Did not advance
Aimee Watson Women's sprint 3:44.87 58 Did not advance
Casey Wright 3:49.80 63 Did not advance
Jessica Yeaton 3:33.01 48 Did not advance
Barbara Jezeršek
Jessica Yeaton
Women's team sprint N/A 17:20.38 14 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Australia qualified one male figure skater, based on its placement at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Finland.[5] They additionally qualified one female skater as well as an entry in pairs skating through the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy.[6]

Athlete Event SP/OD FS/FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Brendan Kerry Men's singles 83.06 16 Q 150.75 21 233.81 20
Kailani Craine Ladies' singles 56.77 16 Q 111.84 16 168.61 17
Katia Alexandrovskaya / Harley Windsor Pairs 61.55 18 Did not advance

[7]

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Aerials
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
David Morris Men's aerials 112.83 15 124.89 2 Q 111.95 10 Did not advance
Lydia Lassila Women's aerials 66.27 18 63.45 14 Did not advance
Laura Peel 64.86 19 89.46 3 Q 85.05 9 Q 85.65 3 Q 55.34 5
Danielle Scott 93.76 5 QF Bye 57.01 12 Did not advance
Samantha Wells 54.28 22 58.27 17 Did not advance
Moguls
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
Time Total Rank Time Total Rank Time Total Rank Time Total Rank Time Total Rank
Rohan Chapman-Davies Men's moguls 26.07 73.96 17 27.52 67.94 12 Did not advance
Matt Graham 24.47 77.28 9 Q Bye 24.89 81.39 2 Q 25.18 80.01 4 Q 24.85 82.57 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Brodie Summers DNS DNS Did not advance
James Matheson 26.33 72.27 23 27.44 74.61 10 Q 26.33 75.98 14 Did not advance
Madii Himbury Women's moguls 31.45 69.49 15 31.44 69.36 10 Q 31.03 68.19 20 Did not advance
Jakara Anthony 30.52 69.49 14 31.69 73.35 3 Q 30.46 76.81 4 Q 30.48 76.45 5 Q 30.94 75.35 4
Britteny Cox 28.94 76.78 7 Q Bye 29.19 75.79 5 Q 28.99 78.28 2 Q 28.29 75.08 5
Claudia Gueli 31.17 68.68 17 38.35 35.19 13 Did not advance
Ski cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Anton Grimus Men's ski cross 1:40.80 30 4 Did not advance
Sami Kennedy-Sim Women's ski cross 1:14.97 9 2 Q 1 Q 3 FB 4 8
Slopestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Russ Henshaw Men's slopestyle 72.60 64.00 72.60 19 Did not advance

[2]

Luge[edit]

Based on the results from the World Cups during the 2017–18 Luge World Cup season, Australia qualified 1 sled.[8]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Alexander Ferlazzo Men's singles 48.073 16 48.587 27 49.351 36 Eliminated 2:26.011 28

[2]

Short track speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Andy Jung Men's 500 m 1:03.137 3 Did not advance
Men's 1500 m 2:16.995 4 Q N/A 2:11.183 5 Did not advance
Deanna Lockett Women's 1000 m PEN Did not advance
Women's 1500 m 2:28.996 2 Q N/A 3:01.928 6 Did not advance

Skeleton[edit]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
John Farrow Men's 51.64 21 51.31 18 51.40 20 51.53 16 3:25.88 19
Jaclyn Narracott Women's 52.53 15 52.76 16 52.62 17 52.82 17 3:30.73 16

[2]

Snowboarding[edit]

Freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Kent Callister Men's halfpipe 66.75 77.00 77.00 12 Q 20.00 62.00 56.75 62.00 10
Scott James 89.00 96.75 96.75 2 Q 92.00 81.75 40.25 92.00 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Nathan Johnstone 62.25 10.25 62.25 22 Did not advance
Emily Arthur Women's halfpipe 30.25 66.50 66.50 8 Q 48.25 9.25 25.00 48.25 11
Holly Crawford 57.50 20.00 57.50 13 Did not advance
Jessica Rich Women's big air 73.50 74.25 74.25 13 Did not advance

Tess Coady selected in team but did not compete due to injury in training prior to the competition.[9]

Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Seeding 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Seed
Time Rank Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Cam Bolton Men's snowboard cross 1:14.35 12 Bye 1:14.35 12 2 Q 3 Q 4 FB 4 10
Jarryd Hughes 1:15.69 28 1:13.73 1 1:13.73 25 1 Q 2 Q 2 FA 2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Adam Lambert 1:14.94 22 Bye 1:14.94 22 4 Did not advance
Alex Pullin 1:14.76 20 Bye 1:14.76 20 2 Q 2 Q 1 FA 6 6
Belle Brockhoff Women's snowboard cross 1:20.34 10 Bye 1:20.34 10 N/A 3 Q DNF FB 5 11

Speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Daniel Greig Men's 500 m 35.22 21
Men's 1000 m 1:09.99 22

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Opening Ceremony Flagbearers - Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018" (PDF). olympic.org. International Olympic Committee (IOC). 9 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "2018 Australian Olympic Team" (PDF). Australian Olympic Committee website. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Five added to PyeongChang 2018 Team". Australian Olympic Committee website. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Chapman-Davies added to Olympic Team after surprise call up". Australia Olympic Committee website. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Figure Skating Quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018". www.isu.org/. International Skating Union. 4 April 2017. Archived from the original on 23 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  6. ^ "ISU communication 2119". www.isu.org/. International Skating Union. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Figure Skaters named on the 2018 Australian Winter Olympic Team". Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  8. ^ "Ranking list" (PDF). fil-luge.org. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Teenage snowboard star Tess Coady struck by injury in warm-up and out of slopestyle event". News.com.au. 11 February 2018. Retrieved 19 February 2018.

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