Skeleton at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics

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Skeleton
at the I Winter Youth Olympic Games
Skeleton pictogram.svg
Venue Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck
Igls
Dates January 16
Competitors 29 from 15 nations
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Skeleton at the
2012 Winter Youth Olympics
Skeleton pictogram.svg
Events
boys'  girls'

Skeleton at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics was held at the Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck in Igls, Innsbruck, Austria on January 16. The competition had a boys' and a girls' event.

Qualification System[edit]

Each nation can send a maximum of 4 athletes (2 boys and 2 girls). The FIBT ranking will be used to allocate places to NOC's. Participation, for each of the men’s and women’s competitions, is limited to a total of 15 athletes, including the host nation. The NOC quotas are based on the updated FIBT ranking. Qualification is achieved by the results of athletes, who gain a qualification place for their NOC. Male and female athletes of non represented continents may also participate, with 1 male and 1 female athlete, provided that the maximum quota of 15 men and 15 women is not yet filled[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 2 0 0 2
2  Austria (AUT) 0 2 0 2
3  Canada (CAN) 0 0 2 2
Total 2 2 2 6

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Boys'
details
Sebastian Berneker
 Germany
1:52.73 Stefan Richard Geisler
 Austria
1:54.70 Corey Gillies
 Canada
1:55.82
Girls'
details
Jacqueline Lölling
 Germany
57.43 Carina Mair
 Austria
58.40 Carli Brockway
 Canada
58.48

Qualification system[edit]

Each nation could send a maximum of 4 athletes (2 boys and 2 girls). The FIBT ranking were used to allocate places to NOC's. Participation, for each of the men’s and women’s competitions, was limited to a total of 15 athletes, including the host nation. The NOC quotas were based on the updated FIBT ranking which was released by FIBT at a later time. Qualification was achieved by the results of athletes, who gained a qualification place for their NOC.[2]

Boys'[edit]

The FIBT did not release a final list of qualified teams, this is just a list of teams in alphabetical order according to qualification system.

Event Vacancies Qualified
Europe/Africa 7  Germany
 Italy
 Latvia
 Romania
 Russia
 Spain
 Switzerland
Americas 4 3  Canada
 Mexico
 United States
Asia/Oceania 3  Japan
 Japan
 South Korea
Host 1 2  Austria
 Austria
TOTAL 15

Girls'[edit]

The FIBT did not release a final list of qualified teams, this is just a list of teams in alphabetical order according to qualification system.

Event Vacancies Qualified
Europe/Africa 8  Germany
 Germany
 Italy
 Netherlands
 Romania
 Russia
 Russia
 Slovenia
Americas 4 3  Canada
 United States
 United States
Asia/Oceania 3 1  Japan
Host 1  Austria
TOTAL 14

Qualification summary[edit]

NOC Boys' Girls' Total
 Austria 2 1 3
 Canada 1 1 2
 Germany 1 2 3
 Italy 1 1 2
 Japan 2 1 3
 Latvia 1 1
 Mexico 1 1
 Netherlands 1 1
 Romania 1 1 2
 Russia 1 2 3
 Slovenia 1 1
 Spain 1 1
 Switzerland 1 1
 South Korea 1 1
 United States 1 2 3
Total athletes 15 14 29
Total NOCs 13 10 13

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