Skeleton at the 2002 Winter Olympics
at the XIX Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||Utah Olympic Park|
|Competitors||39 from 19 nations|
|Skeleton at the|
2002 Winter Olympics
Skeleton returned to the program of the Winter Olympic Games for the first time in 54 years at the 2002 Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. This was the first time Olympic competitions in skeleton were held during an Olympics outside of St. Moritz. Both men and women competed, with women competing for the first time in Olympic history. Medals were awarded after five runs down the course. Both events were contested on February 20.
||Jim Shea Jr.
United States 1:41.96
United States 1:45.11
|Lea Ann Parsley
United States 1:45.21
Great Britain 1:45.37
|Totals (4 entries)||2||2||2||6|
Nineteen nations competed in the skeleton events at Salt Lake City.