Belarus at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Belarus at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Refer to caption
IOC codeBLR
NOCBelarus Olympic Committee
Websitewww.noc.by/en
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors33 (16 men and 17 women) in 6 sports
Flag bearer Alla Tsuper[1]
Medals
Ranked 15th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
3
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Soviet Union (1956–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Belarus competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018, with 33 competitors in 6 sports. They won three medals in total, two gold and one silver, ranking 15th in the medal table.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Hanna Huskova Freestyle skiing Women's aerials 16 February
 Gold Nadezhda Skardino
Iryna Kryuko
Dzinara Alimbekava
Darya Domracheva
Biathlon Women's relay 22 February
 Silver Darya Domracheva Biathlon Women's mass start 17 February

Competitors[edit]

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Biathlon 5 5 10
Cross-country skiing 4 5 9
Freestyle skiing 3 3 6
Short track speed skating 1 0 1
Speed skating 2 3 5
Total 16 17 33

Alpine skiing[edit]

Belarus has qualified one male and one female skier:

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Yuri Danilochkin Men's downhill N/A 1:45.86 44
Men's super-G N/A 1:30.13 42
Men's combined 1:22.78 48 55.94 35 2:18.72 34
Men's giant slalom 1:19.45 64 1:17.44 53 2:36.89 54
Men's slalom 55.42 41 56.73 32 1:52.15 33
Maria Shkanova Women's super-G N/A DNS
Women's giant slalom 1:18.17 45 1:14.16 35 2:32.33 38
Women's slalom 52.50 30 51.71 27 1:44.21 28

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their Nations Cup rankings in the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup, Belarus has qualified a team of 5 men and 5 women.[2][3]

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Sergey Bocharnikov Sprint 25:20.9 2 (1+1) 42
Pursuit 37:15.6 6 (1+3+0+2) 37
Individual 50:25.3 1 (0+0+0+1) 18
Vladimir Chepelin Sprint 25:04.8 2 (1+1) 34
Pursuit 37:04.6 6 (0+0+3+3) 36
Individual 51:27.9 3 (1+0+1+1) 30
Anton Smolski Sprint 25:05.9 1 (1+0) 35
Pursuit 36:44.1 3 (1+1+1+0) 33
Maksim Varabei Individual 52:01.3 3 (0+2+0+1) 39
Raman Yaliotnau Sprint 26:12.6 6 (2+4) 71
Individual 52:57.6 5 (1+2+1+1) 52
Sergey Bocharnikov
Vladimir Chepelin
Anton Smolski
Raman Yaliotnau
Team relay 1:20:06.0 15 (8+7) 8
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Dzinara Alimbekava Individual 47:04.0 4 (1+1+1+1) 56
Darya Domracheva Sprint 21:52.4 2 (1+1) 9
Pursuit 34:26.8 6 (0+1+1+4) 37
Individual 44:57.8 4 (0+0+1+3) 27
Mass start 35:41.8 1 (0+0+1+0) 2nd place, silver medalist(s)
Iryna Kryuko Sprint 22:17.4 1 (0+1) 17
Pursuit 32:54.0 2 (1+0+0+1) 17
Individual 45:26.0 3 (0+2+0+1) 36
Mass start 39:04.0 4 (3+1+0+0) 26
Nadzeya Pisareva Sprint 23:29.1 2 (0+2) 52
Pursuit 35:10.3 3 (2+0+0+1) 44
Nadezhda Skardino Sprint 23:07.8 3 (2+1) 36
Pursuit 32:42.7 1 (0+0+1+0) 14
Individual 43:40.2 1 (0+0+0+1) 10
Mass start 36:10.9 0 (0+0+0+0) 7
Dzinara Alimbekava
Darya Domracheva
Iryna Kryuko
Nadezhda Skardino
Team relay 1:12:03.4 9 (3+6) 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Sergey Bocharnikov
Vladimir Chepelin
Darya Domracheva
Nadezhda Skardino
Team relay 1:09:29.8 3 (2+1) 5

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Belarus has qualified four male and five female skiers:

Distance
Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Yury Astapenka 15 km freestyle N/A 37:04.0 +3:20.1 55
30 km skiathlon 44:35.3 54 38:37.2 49 1:23:12.5 +6:52.5 50
Sergei Dolidovich 30 km skiathlon DNF
Michail Semenov 15 km freestyle N/A 36:25.8 +2:41.9 40
30 km skiathlon 43:44.1 48 37:27.9 37 1:21:12.0 +4:52.0 44
50 km classical N/A 2:22:51.2 +14:29.1 44
Aliaksandr Voranau 15 km freestyle N/A 38:05.5 +4:21.6 73
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Valiantsina Kaminskaya 10 km freestyle N/A 30:01.6 +5:01.1 70
30 km classical N/A 1:42:27.6 +20:10.0 45
Polina Seronosova 10 km freestyle N/A 28:22.8 +3:22.3 48
15 km skiathlon 23:09.8 37 21:53.8 57 45:34.9 +4:50.0 46
30 km classical N/A 1:39:36.0 +17:18.4 40
Yulia Tikhonova 10 km freestyle N/A 28:07.0 +3:06.5 40
15 km skiathlon 23:29.6 40 20:54.2 37 44:57.1 +4:12.2 42
30 km classical N/A DNF
Valiantsina Kaminskaya
Anastasia Kirillova
Polina Seronosova
Yulia Tikhonova
4×5 km relay N/A 57:56.1 +6:31.8 14
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Aliaksandr Voranau Men's sprint 3:17.12 27 Q 3:14.95 5 Did not advance
Yury Astapenka
Michail Semenov
Men's team sprint N/A 16:32.31 7 Did not advance
Valiantsina Kaminskaya Women's sprint 3:32.80 47 Did not advance
Anastasia Kirillova 3:28.98 40 Did not advance
Polina Seronosova 3:29.44 41 Did not advance
Yulia Tikhonova 3:27.19 35 Did not advance
Polina Seronosova
Yulia Tikhonova
Women's team sprint N/A 17:33.63 8 Did not advance

Qualification legend: Q – Qualify on position in heat; q – Qualify on time in round

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Belarus has qualified three male and three female skiers:

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
Maxim Gustik Men's aerials 92.92 18 89.14 16 Did not advance
Stanislau Hladchenko 126.11 4 QF Bye 123.01 5 Q 126.70 3 Q 92.61 6
Anton Kushnir 120.80 11 121.27 7 Did not advance
Hanna Huskova Women's aerials 100.45 2 QF Bye 94.15 1 85.05 4 96.14 1st place, gold medalist(s)
Aliaksandra Ramanouskaya 38.85 24 83.65 8 Did not advance
Alla Tsuper 77.90 15 99.37 1 Q 90.82 3 84.00 5 59.94 4

Short track speed skating[edit]

Belarus has qualified one skater for men's 1500 m events for the Olympics during the four World Cup events in November 2017.[4]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maksim Siarheyeu Men's 1500 m 2:15.242 5 Did not advance

Speed skating[edit]

Belarus earned the following quotas at the conclusion of the four World Cup's used for qualification.[5]

Individual
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Ignat Golovatsiuk Men's 500 m 35.23 22
Men's 1000 m 1:10.140 28
Kseniya Sadouskaya Women's 500 m 39.64 30
Maryna Zuyeva Women's 1500 m DSQ
Women's 3000 m 4:05.96 11
Women's 5000 m 7:04.41 7
Mass start
Athlete Event Semifinal Final
Points Time Rank Points Time Rank
Vitali Mikhailau Men's mass start 20 7:55.25 3 Q 1 7:53.38 7
Tatsiana Mikhailava Women's mass start 0 8:33.93 11 Did not advance
Maryna Zuyeva 0 8:54.38 8 Q 3 8:41.73 6

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. ^ "Men's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Women's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ "XXI II Olympic Winter Games 2018 PyeongChang: Qualified quota places Short Track Speed Skating". International Skating Union (ISU). 23 November 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Communication No. 2136: XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 PyeongChang Entries Speed Skating". www.isu.org/. International Skating Union (ISU). 20 December 2017. Retrieved 26 December 2017.