Austria at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Austria at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Refer to caption
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors105 (65 men and 40 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Anna Veith[1]
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
5
Silver
3
Bronze
6
Total
14
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Austria competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018, with 105 competitors in 12 sports. They won 14 medals in total: five gold, three silver and six bronze; ranking 10th in the medal table.

Medalists[edit]

On 22 January 2018, alpine skier Anna Veith was named as the country's flag bearer during the opening ceremony.[2] During the announcement it was also announced the Austrian team would be composed of 105 athletes (65 men and 40 women) competing in 12 sports.

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the delegation per sport.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine Skiing 11 11 22
Biathlon 6 3 9
Bobsleigh 8 4 12
Cross-country skiing 4 3 7
Figure skating 1 1 2
Freestyle skiing 7 5 12
Luge 7 3 10
Nordic combined 5 0 5
Skeleton 1 1 2
Ski jumping 5 3 8
Snowboarding 9 5 14
Speed skating 1 1 2
Total 65 40 105

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stefan Brennsteiner Giant slalom 1:10.02 14 DNF
Manuel Feller Giant slalom DSQ
Slalom 49.35 16 51.03 6 1:40.38 18
Max Franz Downhill N/A 1:41.75 11
Super-G N/A 1:25.96 17
Christian Hirschbühl Giant slalom DNF
Marcel Hirscher Combined 1:20.56 12 45.96 1 2:06.52 1st, gold medalist(s)
Giant slalom 1:08.27 1 1:09.77 2 2:18.04 1st, gold medalist(s)
Slalom DNF
Vincent Kriechmayr Downhill N/A 1:41.19 7
Super-G N/A 1:25.13 6
Combined 1:19.96 7 DNF
Matthias Mayer Downhill N/A 1:41.46 9
Super-G N/A 1:24.44 1st, gold medalist(s)
Combined 1:19.37 3 DNF
Michael Matt Slalom 49.00 12 50.66 1 1:39.66 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Hannes Reichelt Downhill N/A 1:41.76 12
Super-G N/A 1:25.40 11
Marco Schwarz Combined 1:20.98 19 46.89 5 2:07.87 4
Slalom 48.62 8 51.57 19 1:40.19 11
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stephanie Brunner Giant slalom 1:11.53 9 DNF
Slalom DNF
Katharina Gallhuber Slalom 50.12 5 48.83 1 1:38.95 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Ricarda Haaser Combined 1:41.75 7 43.06 14 2:24.81 13
Giant slalom 1:13.37 19 1:09.99 14 2:23.36 17
Cornelia Hütter Downhill N/A 1:41.04 13
Super-G N/A 1:21.54 8
Katharina Liensberger Slalom 50.43 10 50.14 8 1:40.57 8
Bernadette Schild Giant slalom 1:14.50 28 1:10.31 19 2:24.81 24
Slalom 49.89 8 50.29 9 1:40.18 7
Nicole Schmidhofer Downhill N/A 1:41.02 12
Super-G N/A 1:22.30 18
Ramona Siebenhofer Downhill N/A 1:40.98 10
Combined 1:40.34 4 43.11 15 2:23.45 7
Tamara Tippler Super-G N/A 1:22.50 21
Anna Veith Super-G N/A 1:21.12 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Giant slalom 1:12.43 15 1:09.67 10 2:22.10 12
Stephanie Venier Downhill N/A DNF
Slalom DNS
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Manuel Feller
Michael Matt
Marco Schwarz
Stephanie Brunner
Katharina Gallhuber
Katharina Liensberger
Team  South Korea (KOR)
W 4–0
 Sweden (SWE)
W 4–0
 Norway (NOR)
W 3–1
 Switzerland (SUI)
L 1–3
2nd, silver medalist(s)

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their Nations Cup rankings in the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup, Austria has qualified 6 men and 5 women.[3][4]However, they forfeited 2 female quota.

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Julian Eberhard Sprint 23:47.2 1 (0+1) 4
Pursuit 34:36.9 6 (0+1+3+2) 15
Individual 50:15.6 3 (1+1+0+1) 17
Mass start 36:18.0 3 (1+0+1+1) 6
Tobias Eberhard Sprint 26:24.3 5 (4+1) 77
Individual 53:33.6 4 (1+1+0+2) 57
Simon Eder Sprint 24:42.5 2 (2+0) 28
Pursuit 34:33.1 2 (0+0+0+2) 14
Individual 49:55.8 2 (1+0+1+0) 11
Mass start 37:01.0 3 (1+0+0+2) 14
Dominik Landertinger Sprint 24:36.2 1 (1+0) 25
Pursuit 36:22.2 5 (0+0+1+4) 26
Individual 48:18.0 0 (0+0+0+0) 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Mass start 36:47.3 1 (0+0+1+0) 12
Julian Eberhard
Tobias Eberhard
Simon Eder
Dominik Landertinger
Team relay 1:18:09.0 13 (2+11) 4
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Lisa Hauser Sprint 23:58.9 4 (3+1) 62
Individual 45:35.4 3 (1+1+0+1) 41
Katharina Innerhofer Sprint 22:51.5 1 (0+1) 29
Pursuit 34:41.2 5 (1+2+0+2) 40
Individual 47:34.9 5 (2+1+0+2) 60
Dunja Zdouc Sprint 23:21.0 0 (0+0) 46
Pursuit 38:39.1 8 (1+3+1+3) 58
Individual 47:09.0 2 (1+1+0+0) 58
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Julian Eberhard
Simon Eder
Lisa Hauser
Katharina Innerhofer
Team relay 1:10:56.3 14 (6+8) 10

Bobsleigh[edit]

Based on their rankings in the 2017–18 Bobsleigh World Cup, Austria has qualified 6 sleds.[5][6][7]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Benjamin Maier*
Markus Sammer
Two-man 49.41 9 49.47 6 49.32 =5 49.56 10 3:17.76 8
Markus Treichl*
Kilian Walch
49.67 13 49.67 15 49.56 14 49.66 13 3:18.56 15
Benjamin Maier*
Dănuț Moldovan
Markus Sammer
Kilian Walch
Four-man 49.10 14 49.21 5 49.03 7 49.56 4 3:16.90 7
Markus Treichl*
Ekemini Bassey
Markus Glueck
Marco Rangl
49.73 24 49.83 22 49.68 20 Eliminated 2:29.24 22
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Katrin Beierl*
Victoria Hahn
Two-woman 51.49 19 51.41 16 51.51 17 51.43 16 3:25.84 18
Christina Hengster*
Valerie Kleiser
51.23 14 51.04 9 51.00 8 51.24 11 3:24.51 10

* – Denotes the driver of each sled

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Austria has qualified 4 men and 3 women.

Distance
Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Dominik Baldauf 15 km freestyle N/A 36:31.2 +2:47.3 42
Max Hauke 15 km freestyle N/A 35:57.5 +2:13.6 29
30 km skiathlon 41:15.7 29 36:57.5 32 1:18:44.6 +2:24.6 27
50 km classical N/A 2:20:39.9 +12:17.8 36
Bernhard Tritscher 15 km freestyle N/A 36:24.7 +2:40.8 39
50 km classical N/A 2:22:47.7 +14:25.6 42
Dominik Baldauf
Max Hauke
Luis Stadlober
Bernhard Tritscher
4 × 10 km relay N/A 1:39:12.9 +6:08.0 13
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Anna Seebacher 10 km freestyle N/A 29:11.2 +4:10.7 61
Teresa Stadlober 10 km freestyle N/A 26:16.1 +1:15.6 9
15 km skiathlon 21:25.8 6 19:15.3 7 41:11.5 +26.6 7
30 km classical N/A 1:26:31.7 +4:14.1 9
Lisa Unterweger 10 km freestyle N/A 29:35.2 +4:34.7 67
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dominik Baldauf Men's sprint 3:18.54 35 Did not advance
Luis Stadlober 3:23.01 53 Did not advance
Dominik Baldauf
Bernhard Tritscher
Men's team sprint N/A 16:43.69 8 Did not advance
Lisa Unterweger Women's sprint 3:34.29 50 Did not advance
Teresa Stadlober
Lisa Unterweger
Women's team sprint N/A 17:25.98 7 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Austria qualified one entry in pairs figure skating through the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy.[8] The pair was announced on December 18, 2017.[9]

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Miriam Ziegler / Severin Kiefer Pairs 58.80 20 Did not advance

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Austria has qualified 7 men and 5 women.

Halfpipe
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Andreas Gohl Men's halfpipe 68.60 31.60 68.60 12 Q 14.60 46.00 68.80 68.80 8
Marco Ladner 54.20 39.40 54.20 21 Did not advance
Lukas Müllauer 17.00 63.60 63.60 16 Did not advance
Elisabeth Gram Women's halfpipe 72.20 20.00 72.20 13 Did not advance
Moguls
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank
Melanie Meilinger Women's moguls 33.78 45.02 54.95 25 34.61 48.71 57.71 16 Did not advance
Ski cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Adam Kappacher Men's ski cross 1:10.17 16 2 Q DNF Did not advance
Christoph Wahrstötter 1:09.79 6 DNF Did not advance
Robert Winkler 1:10.09 11 1 Q DNF Did not advance
Thomas Zangerl 1:10.96 28 2 Q 3 Did not advance
Andrea Limbacher Women's ski cross 1:14.71 8 DNF Did not advance
Katrin Ofner 1:14.30 7 1 Q 3 Did not advance
Slopestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Lara Wolf Women's slopestyle 10.20 66.40 66.40 17 Did not advance

Luge[edit]

Based on the results from the World Cups during the 2017–18 Luge World Cup season, Austria qualified 8 sleds.[10]

Gleirscher's unexpected win in the men's individual luge event was the first win in the event for an Austrian since the 1968 Olympics.[11]

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Reinhard Egger Singles 48.221 20 47.903 11 47.963 17 47.840 10 3:11.927 15
David Gleirscher 47.652 1 47.835 7 47.584 4 47.631 4 3:10.702 1st, gold medalist(s)
Wolfgang Kindl 47.955 11 47.858 9 47.799 12 47.521 2 3:11.133 9
Georg Fischler
Peter Penz
Doubles 45.891 2 45.894 2 N/A 1:31.785 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Lorenz Koller
Thomas Steu
46.172 5 46.112 5 N/A 1:32.284 4
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Madeleine Egle Singles 46.726 14 46.646 14 46.541 6 46.696 7 3:06.609 9
Birgit Platzer 47.318 18 DNF DNS Eliminated DNF
Hannah Prock 46.622 13 46.585 13 47.743 25 46.854 12 3:07.804 17
Mixed team relay
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Madeleine Egle
David Gleirscher
Georg Fischler
Peter Penz
Team relay 47.122 5 48.758 3 49.108 4 2:24.988 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Nordic combined[edit]

Austria has qualified 5 men:

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance Points Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Wilhelm Denifl Normal hill/10 km 92.0 92.3 25 25:08.8 27 27:41.8 29
Large hill/10 km 137.5 135.0 3 24:38.6 34 24:54.6 8
Bernhard Gruber Normal hill/10 km 91.5 88.2 33 24:32.1 10 27:22.1 20
Large hill/10 km 133.5 98.5 30 23:46.3 14 26:28.3 21
Lukas Klapfer Normal hill/10 km 109.0 122.6 4 24.37.5 11 25:09.5 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Large hill/10 km 131.0 123.0 10 24:11.3 23 25:15.3 9
Franz-Josef Rehrl Normal hill/10 km 112.0 130.6 1 26:29.5 44 26:29.5 13
Mario Seidl Large hill/10 km 127.0 116.5 14 23:51.0 16 25:21.0 13
Wilhelm Denifl
Bernhard Gruber
Lukas Klapfer
Mario Seidl
Team large hill/4 x 5 km 536.5 469.5 1 47:17.6 5 47:17.6 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Skeleton[edit]

Based on the world rankings, Austria qualified 3 sleds, but rejected one male quota.[12][13]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Matthias Guggenberger Men's 51.38 16 51.29 17 51.81 25 51.25 13 3:25.73 18
Janine Flock Women's 51.81 3 52.07 3 51.92 4 52.12 10 3:27.92 4

Ski jumping[edit]

Austria has qualified 5 men and 3 women:

Men
Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Clemens Aigner Large hill 119.5 98.5 27 Q 121.0 110.0 31 Did not advance
Manuel Fettner Normal hill 95.0 109.4 27 Q 96.5 99.5 29 Q 105.5 112.2 14 211.7 23
Large hill 111.0 84.8 40 Q 124.0 109.8 32 Did not advance
Michael Hayböck Normal hill 97.0 112.4 26 Q 99.5 109.2 21 Q 103.0 110.5 17 219.7 17
Large hill 133.5 126.9 5 Q 140.0 140.4 2 Q 131.0 127.3 9 267.7 6
Stefan Kraft Normal hill 102.5 128.6 5 Q 103.5 122.8 5 Q 103.0 110.8 16 233.6 11
Large hill 131.0 121.1 11 Q 131.5 130.6 13 Q 125.5 116.8 21 247.4 18
Gregor Schlierenzauer Normal hill 91.5 104.0 32 Q 102.5 108.6 22 Q 99.5 103.6 22 212.2 22
Manuel Fettner
Michael Hayböck
Stefan Kraft
Gregor Schlierenzauer
Team large hill N/A 517.0 493.7 4 Q 511.0 484.7 4 978.4 4
Women
Athlete Event First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Chiara Hölzl Normal hill 88.0 92.2 14 95.5 101.0 9 193.2 11
Daniela Iraschko-Stolz 101.5 113.3 5 99.0 112.6 7 225.9 6
Jacqueline Seifriedsberger 93.0 93.7 13 92.0 89.8 14 183.5 13

Snowboarding[edit]

Austria has qualified 9 men and 5 women:

Freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Clemens Millauer Men's big air 39.25 47.00 47.00 16 Did not advance
Men's slopestyle 75.65 77.45 77.45 7 Did not advance
Anna Gasser Women's big air 88.25 98.00 98.00 1 Q JNS 89.00 96.00 185.00 1st, gold medalist(s)
Women's slopestyle Canceled 42.05 46.56 CAN 46.56 15

Qualification Legend: QF – Qualify directly to final; QS – Qualify to semifinal

Parallel
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Benjamin Karl Men's giant slalom 1:25.33 6 Q  Prommegger (AUT)
W –0.29
 Lee S–h (KOR)
L +0.94
Did not advance
Sebastian Kislinger 1:25.59 10 Q  Baumeister (GER)
L +0.22
Did not advance
Alexander Payer 1:25.30 5 Q  Coratti (ITA)
L +0.33
Did not advance
Andreas Prommegger 1:25.67 11 Q  Karl (AUT)
L +0.29
Did not advance
Julia Dujmovits Women's giant slalom 1:33.16 11 Q  Takeuchi (JPN)
L +0.17
Did not advance
Ina Meschik 1:33.23 13 Q  Langenhorst (GER)
W –0.02
 Hofmeister (GER)
L +0.78
Did not advance
Claudia Riegler DNF Did not advance
Daniela Ulbing 1:33.07 8 Q  Bykova (OAR)
W –0.52
 Ledecká (CZE)
L +0.97
Did not advance
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
Hanno Douschan Men's snowboard cross 1:14.53 16 Bye 1:14.53 16 4 Did not advance
Alessandro Hämmerle 1:15.03 24 Bye 1:15.03 24 1 Q 3 Q 5 FB 7 7
Lukas Pachner 1:16.99 33 1:17.48 11 1:16.99 38 5 Did not advance
Markus Schairer 1:14.56 17 Bye 1:14.56 17 3 Q DNF Did not advance

Qualification legend: FA-Qualify to medal round; FB- Qualify to consolation round

Speed skating[edit]

Austria earned the following quotas at the conclusion of the four World Cup's used for qualification.[14]

Individual
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Vanessa Herzog Women's 500 m 37.51 4
Women's 1500 m 1:14.47 5
Mass start
Athlete Event Semifinal Final
Points Time Rank Points Time Rank
Linus Heidegger Men's mass start 60 8:20.46 1 Q 6 7:52.38 6

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