Ukraine at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Ukraine at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Refer to caption
IOC codeUKR
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Ukraine
Websitewww.noc-ukr.org/en
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors33 (17 men and 16 women) in 9 sports
Flag bearer Olena Pidhrushna (opening)[1]
Oleksandr Abramenko (closing)
Medals
Ranked 21st
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Soviet Union (1956–1988)
 Unified Team (1992)

Ukraine competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018, with 33 competitors in 9 sports. Oleksandr Abramenko won the only medal for the country, a gold in men's aerials freestyle skiing, earning Ukraine the 21st place in the overall medal table.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Oleksandr Abramenko Freestyle skiing Men's aerials 18 February

Competitors[edit]

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

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Biathlon 5 6 11
Cross-country 2 2 4
Figure skating 2 2 4
Freestyle skiing 1 2 3
Luge 4 2 6
Nordic combined 1 0 1
Skeleton 1 0 1
Snowboarding 0 1 1
Total 17 16 33

Alpine skiing[edit]

Ukraine has qualified at least one male and one female athlete for alpine skiing. [2]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ivan Kovbasnyuk Men's combined 1:24.21 57 DNF
Men's downhill N/A 1:48.57 49
Men's giant slalom 1:20.41 70 1:17.26 51 2:37.67 57
Men's slalom DNF
Men's super-G N/A DNF
Olha Knysh Women's giant slalom 1:20.51 53 DNF
Women's slalom 59.07 50 58.93 46 1:58.00 45
Women's super-G N/A 1:30.60 43

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their Nations Cup rankings in the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup, Ukraine has qualified a team of 5 men and 6 women.[3][4] Olena Pidhrushna was selected for the team, but did not take part in the races.

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Dmytro Pidruchnyi Sprint 24:27.5 0 (0+0) 21
Pursuit 36:53.2 4 (1+0+2+1) 34
Artem Pryma Sprint 25:14.9 2 (1+1) 40
Pursuit 37:16.3 6 (1+1+2+2) 38
Individual 52:36.5 4 (1+2+0+1) 46
Serhiy Semenov Sprint 25:24.9 1 (0+1) 46
Pursuit 38:23.7 5 (1+0+2+2) 49
Individual 52:57.9 3 (1+0+1+1) 53
Vladimir Semakov Sprint 26:31.7 3 (1+2) 78
Individual 51:32.1 1 (0+1+0+0) 31
Artem Tyshchenko Individual 51:15.2 0 (0+0+0+0) 29
Dmytro Pidruchnyi
Artem Pryma
Vladimir Semakov
Serhiy Semenov
Team relay 1:20:17.3 11 (0+11) 9
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Yuliia Dzhima Individual 44:33.9 2 (1+0+1+0) 20
Anastasiya Merkushyna Sprint 23:32.3 3 (2+1) 55
Pursuit 35:30.4 5 (0+2+2+1) 46
Individual 48:42.0 6 (1+1+3+1) 70
Valentyna Semerenko Sprint 23:20.9 3 (2+1) 46
Pursuit DNS
Individual 44:53.9 1 (0+0+0+1) 25
Mass start 37:39.9 1 (1+0+0+0) 19
Vita Semerenko Sprint 22:00.7 1 (0+1) 14
Pursuit 32:54.4 4 (2+1+1+0) 18
Individual 48:03.8 5 (0+3+1+1) 63
Mass start 38:25.3 3 (0+0+3+0) 24
Iryna Varvynets Sprint 24:48.1 5 (1+4) 73
Iryna Varvynets
Vita Semerenko
Yuliia Dzhima
Anastasiya Merkushyna
Team relay 1:13:44.8 10 (2+10) 11
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Iryna Varvynets
Yuliia Dzhima
Dmytro Pidruchnyi
Artem Pryma
Team relay 1:09:46.4 5 (0+5) 7

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Four skiers will represent Ukraine in cross-country skiing.

Distance
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Oleksii Krasovskyi Men's 15 km freestyle N/A 39:05.3 +5:21.4 84
Men's 30 km skiathlon 44:36.7 59 LAP
Men's 50 km classical N/A 2:25:36.4 +17:14.3 50
Andrii Orlyk Men's 15 km freestyle N/A 39:11.3 +5:27.4 86
Maryna Antsybor Women's 10 km freestyle N/A 28:18.7 +3:18.2 46
Women's 15 km skiathlon 24:09.3 55 21:36.5 52 46:18.2 +5:33.3 53
Tetyana Antypenko Women's 10 km freestyle N/A 28:38.2 +3:37.7 52
Women's 15 km skiathlon 23:32.3 45 21:24.0 49 45:31.2 +4:46.3 45
Women's 30 km classical N/A 1:38:17.3 +15:59.7 38
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Oleksii Krasovskyi Men's sprint 3:33.40 70 Did not advance
Andrii Orlyk 3:39.18 79 Did not advance
Oleksii Krasovskyi
Andrii Orlyk
Men's team sprint N/A 17:32.50 10 Did not advance
Maryna Antsybor Women's sprint 3:40.17 56 Did not advance
Tetyana Antypenko 3:38.56 54 Did not advance
Maryna Antsybor
Tetyana Antypenko
Women's team sprint N/A 17:44.04 10 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Ukraine qualified an ice dancing team, based on its placement at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Finland.[5] They additionally qualified one male and one female figure skater through the 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy.[6] The team was announced on December 19, 2017.[7]

Athlete Event SP / SD FS / FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Yaroslav Paniot Men's singles 46.58 30 Did not advance
Anna Khnychenkova Ladies' singles 47.59 29 Did not advance
Oleksandra Nazarova / Maxim Nikitin Ice dancing 57.97 21 Did not advance

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Three skiers will represent Ukraine in freestyle skiing.

Aerials
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Oleksandr Abramenko Men's aerials 123.01 9 123.08 4 Q 125.67 3 Q 125.79 4 Q 128.51 1st, gold medalist(s)
Olga Polyuk Women's aerials 82.21 10 55.50 17 Did not advance
Moguls
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank
Tetiana Petrova Women's moguls 36.69 39.54 46.19 29 37.62 17.46 23.07 20 Did not advance

Luge[edit]

Based on the results from the World during the 2017–18 Luge World Cup season, Ukraine qualified 5 sleds.[8]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anton Dukach Men's singles 48.888 27 48.307 21 48.303 24 Eliminated 2:25.498 23
Andriy Mandziy 1:02.935 40 48.473 25 47.981 19 Eliminated 2:39.389 40
Oleksandr Obolonchyk
Roman Zakharkiv
Men's doubles 48.316 20 47.401 20 N/A 1:35.717 20
Olena Shkhumova Women's singles 46.950 19 46.844 19 47.751 26 Eliminated 2:21.545 21
Olena Stetskiv 50.599 30 48.303 29 47.929 28 Eliminated 2:26.831 28
Mixed team relay
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Olena Shkhumova
Anton Dukach
Oleksandr Obolonchyk
Roman Zakharkiv
Team relay 51.503 13 49.135 9 50.365 13 2:31.003 13

Nordic combined[edit]

One skier will represent Ukraine in Nordic combined.

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance Points Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Viktor Pasichnyk Normal hill/10 km 89.5 84.0 36 24:40.1 13 27:46.1 30
Large hill/10 km 126.0 108.2 21 24:36.6 33 26:39.6 23

Skeleton[edit]

Based on the world rankings, Ukraine qualified 1 sled.[9]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Vladyslav Heraskevych Men's 51.26 14 51.16 15 51.21 17 50.85 7 3:24.47 12

Snowboarding[edit]

One athlete will represent Ukraine in snowboarding.

Parallel
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Annamari Dancha Women's giant slalom 1:46.64 28 Did not advance

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). 30 June 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Men's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Women's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "ISU communication 2119". www.isu.org/. International Skating Union. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Визначено склад команди для участі у чемпіонаті Європи та зимовій Олімпіаді" [Squad named for the European Championships and the Winter Olympics] (in Ukrainian). Ukrainian Figure Skating Federation. 19 December 2017. Archived from the original on 20 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Ranking list" (PDF). fil-luge.org. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  9. ^ "Quota Allocation PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games 2018 - Men's Skeleton - IBSF 14 January 2018" (PDF). www.ibsf.org. International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF). 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.