Hungary at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Hungary at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Refer to caption
IOC codeHUN
NOCHungarian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpia.hu (in Hungarian)
in Pyeongchang
Competitors19 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Konrád Nagy[1]
Medals
Ranked 21st
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Hungary competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018. With the men's 5000 metre relay victory in short track speed skating, the nation had won its first ever Winter Olympic gold, and first Winter medal since 1980. Hungarian athletes have participated in all Winter Olympic Games.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Csaba Burján
Viktor Knoch
Shaoang Liu
Shaolin Sándor Liu
Short track speed skating Men's 5000 metre relay 22 February
Short Track Team celebrating their victory in the 5000 metre relay

Competitors[edit]

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

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 2 2 4
Cross-country skiing 1 1 2
Figure skating 0 1 1
Freestyle skiing 0 1 1
Short track speed skating 5 5 10
Speed skating 1 0 1
Total 9 10 19

Alpine skiing[edit]

Hungary qualified four athletes, two male and two female, and one team.[2]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Márton Kékesi Men's downhill N/A 1:51.72 53
Men's super-G N/A DNF
Men's giant slalom 1:16.64 53 1:15.22 40 2:31.86 42
Men's combined 1:26.08 62 53.94 29 2:20.02 35
Dalibor Šamšal Men's giant slalom 1:16.09 51 1:16.79 50 2:32.88 44
Men's combined 1:25.17 60 2:20.02 29 2:15.47 32
Szonja Hozmann Women's giant slalom 1:21.77 54 1:17.62 49 2:39.39 49
Women's slalom DNF
Mariann Mimi Maróty Women's giant slalom 1:29.74 65 DSQ
Women's slalom 1:09.95 58 1:02.83 52 2:12.78 53
Mixed
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Márton Kékesi
Dalibor Šamšal
Szonja Hozmann
Mariann Mimi Maróty
Team event  Switzerland (SUI)
L 0–4
Did not advance

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Hungary qualified two athletes, one male and one female.

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Ádám Kónya Men's 15 km freestyle 39:27.2 +5:43.3 89
Emőke Szőcs Women's 10 km freestyle 31:04.6 +6:04.1 77
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ádám Kónya Men's sprint 3:31.84 67 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Hungary qualified one female figure skater, based on its placement at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Finland.[3][4]

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Ivett Tóth Ladies' singles 53.22 23 Q 97.21 23 150.43 23

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Halfpipe
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Best Rank
Elizabeth Swaney Women's halfpipe 30.00 31.40 31.40 24 Did not advance

Short track speed skating[edit]

According to the ISU Special Olympic Qualification Rankings, Hungary qualified a full squad of 5 men and 5 women each.[5]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Csaba Burján 1500 m 2:19.284 5 N/A Did not advance
Viktor Knoch 500 m 1:06.040 4 Did not advance
Shaoang Liu 500 m 40.526 1 Q PEN Did not advance
1000 m PEN Did not advance
1500 m 2:14.160 3 Q N/A PEN Did not advance
Shaolin Sándor Liu 500 m 40.650 1 Q 40.471 2 Q 40.399 3 FB 40.651 5
1000 m 1:31.547 1 Q 1:24.012 1 Q 1:26.488 2 FA PEN 8
1500 m 2:12.835 1 Q N/A 2:45.709 5 AA 2:11.520 5
Csaba Burján
Viktor Knoch
Shaoang Liu
Shaolin Sándor Liu
5000 m relay N/A 6:34.866 2 FA 6:31.971 OR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sára Bácskai 1500 m PEN N/A Did not advance
Petra Jászapáti 500 m 55.641 2 Q 43.043 4 Did not advance
1000 m 1:29.838 4 Did not advance
1500 m 2:25.022 2 Q N/A 2:23.210 2 Q 2:26.138 6
Andrea Keszler 500 m 43.274 2 Q 43.053 3 Did not advance
Sára Bácskai
Bernadett Heidum
Petra Jászapáti
Andrea Keszler
3000 m relay N/A 4:09.555 3 FB 4:03.603 4

Qualification legend: ADV – Advanced due to being impeded by another skater; FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round; AA – Advance to medal round due to being impeded by another skaterround

Speed skating[edit]

Hungary earned the following quotas at the conclusion of the four World Cups used for qualification.[6][4]

Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Konrád Nagy Men's 1000 m 1:09.92 21
Men's 1500 m 1:49.01 29

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. ^ "Alpine Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 25 January 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ a b "Magyar Olimpiai Csapat - Phjongcshang 2018" [Hungarian Olympic Team - Pyeongchang 2018] (in Hungarian). Hungarian Olympic Committee. 24 March 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "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.