Spain at the 2018 Winter Olympics
|Spain at the|
2018 Winter Olympics
|NOC||Spanish Olympic Committee|
|in Pyeongchang, South Korea|
9–25 February 2018
|Competitors||13 (11 men and 2 women) in 5 sports|
|Flag bearer||Lucas Eguibar|
|Winter Olympics appearances (overview)|
On 15 February, Regino Hernández became Spain's first Winter Olympic medalist in 26 years (since the 1992 Winter Olympics) when he won the bronze medal in men's snowboard cross.. He became also the first ever Olympic medalist in snowboarding for Spain, all previous Spanish Winter Olympic medals coming from alpine skiing disciplines.
These achievements made this edition Spain's most successful Winter Olympics to date in terms of total medal count. For the first time, both Spanish sport federations in charge of winter sports (Real Federación Española de Deportes de Invierno and Federación Española de Deportes de Hielo) got medals in the same Winter Olympics.
|Bronze||Regino Hernández||Snowboarding||Men's snowboard cross||15 February|
|Bronze||Javier Fernández||Figure skating||Men's singles||17 February|
The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.
|Athlete||Event||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|Juan del Campo||Men's giant slalom||1:13.39||39||DNF|
|Joaquim Salarich||Men's slalom||52.07||33||DNF|
Spain qualified two male athletes.
|Imanol Rojo||Men's 15 km freestyle||N/A||37:35.5||+3:51.6||62|
|Men's 30 km skiathlon||43:27.4||49||39:05.3||54||1:23:06.5||+6:46.5||49|
|Men's 50 km classical||N/A||2:19:10.1||+10:48.0||35|
|Martí Vigo del Arco||Men's 15 km freestyle||N/A||DNF|
Martí Vigo del Arco
|Men's team sprint||16:59.83||10||Did not advance|
Based on placements at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Finland, Spain qualified 4 athletes (3 male and 1 female) in the men's singles and ice dancing events. One of the men's quotas was directly given to Javier Fernández, the other men's quota and the ice dance quota was decided according to the 2017 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb and the National Championships results.
|Athlete||Event||SP / SD||FS / FD||Total|
|Javier Fernández||Men's singles||107.58||2 Q||197.66||4||305.24|
|Felipe Montoya||52.41||29||Did not advance|
|Sara Hurtado / Kirill Khaliavin||Ice dancing||66.93||12 Q||101.40||11||168.33||12|
Spain qualified one male athlete.
|Athlete||Event||Run 1||Run 2||Run 3||Run 4||Total|
|Run 1||Run 2||Best||Rank||Run 1||Run 2||Run 3||Best||Rank|
|Queralt Castellet||Women's halfpipe||71.50||45.50||71.50||5 Q||59.75||67.75||43.75||67.75||7|
Qualification Legend: Q – Qualify to final
- Snowboard cross
|Run 1||Run 2||Best||Seed|
|Lucas Eguibar||Men's snowboard cross||1:18.42||36||1:14.45||2||1:14.45||26||DNF||Did not advance|
|Regino Hernández||1:13.67||3||Bye||1:13.67||3||3 Q||1 Q||1 FA||3|
|Laro Herrero||1:17.62||35||1:16.97||11||1:16.97||37||5||Did not advance|
Qualification legend: Q – Qualify to next round, FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round.
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