Skeleton at the 2018 Winter Olympics
at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||Alpensia Sliding Centre|
|No. of events||2 (1 men, 1 women)|
|Competitors||50 from 24 nations|
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2018 Winter Olympics
Skeleton at the 2018 Winter Olympics was held at the Alpensia Sliding Centre near Pyeongchang, South Korea. The events were scheduled to take place between 15 and 17 February 2018. A total of two skeleton events were held, one each for men and women.
A total of 50 quota spots were available to athletes to compete at the games. A maximum 30 men and 20 women could qualify. The qualification was based on the world rankings of 14 January 2018.
The following was the competition schedule for the two skeleton events.
All times are (UTC+9).
|15 February||10:00||Men's singles runs 1 and 2|
|16 February||09:30||Men's singles runs 3 and 4|
|20:20||Women's singles runs 1 and 2|
|17 February||20:20||Women's singles runs 3 and 4|
|1||Great Britain (GBR)||1||0||2||3|
|2||South Korea (KOR)*||1||0||0||1|
|Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (4 nations)||2||2||2||6|
Olympic Athletes from Russia
A total of 50 athletes from 24 nations (including the IOC's designation of Olympic Athletes from Russia) participated. The number of athletes each National Olympic Committee (NOC) entered are shown in parentheses. Eight nations made their Winter Olympics debut in the sport: Belgium, China, Ghana, Jamaica, Netherlands, Israel, Nigeria and Ukraine.
- Australia (2)
- Austria (2)
- Belgium (1)
- Canada (6)
- China (1)
- Germany (6)
- Ghana (1)
- Great Britain (4)
- Israel (1)
- Italy (1)
- Jamaica (1)
- Japan (3)
- Latvia (3)
- Netherlands (1)
- New Zealand (1)
- Nigeria (1)
- Norway (1)
- Olympic Athletes from Russia (2)
- Romania (2)
- South Korea (3)
- Spain (1)
- Switzerland (1)
- Ukraine (1)
- United States (4)
- "Qualification Systems for XXIII Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018" (PDF). International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
- "Schedule". POCOG. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- Men's results
- Women's results
- "XXIII Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Skeleton - Participation" (PDF). www.ibsf.org. International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF). 22 January 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
- Number of Entries by NOC pyeongchang2018.com