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Alpine skiing at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Alpine skiing at the 2018 Winter Olympics was held from 12 to 24 February at Yongpyong Alpine Centre (slalom and giant slalom) at the Alpensia Sports Park in PyeongChang and at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre (speed events) in Jeongseon, South Korea.[1]

Alpine Skiing
at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games
VenuesJeongseon Alpine Centre (speed)
Yongpyong Alpine Center (technical)
Dates12–24 February 2018
No. of events11 (5 men, 5 women, 1 mixed)
Competitors322 from 80 nations
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Alpine skiing at the 2018 Winter Olympics is located in South Korea
Yongpyong
Yongpyong
Jeongseon
Jeongseon
Locations in South Korea

In June 2015, the International Olympic Committee approved the addition of a mixed team event, bringing the total of medal events in alpine skiing to eleven.[2] It was the last event on the schedule.

QualificationEdit

A maximum of 320 quota spots were available to athletes to compete at the games. A maximum of twenty-two athletes could be entered by a National Olympic Committee, with a maximum of fourteen men or fourteen women. A total of sixteen countries also qualified for the inaugural team event. There were two qualification standards for the games: an A standard and a B standard.[3]

Competition scheduleEdit

Date Time Event
13 February 11:30
15:00
Men's combined
15 February 10:00
13:45
Women's giant slalom
11:30 Men's downhill
16 February 10:00
13:15
Women's slalom
11:00 Men's super-G
17 February 12:00 Women's super-G
18 February 10:15
13:45
Men's giant slalom
21 February 11:00 Women's downhill
22 February 10:00
13:30
Men's slalom
11:30
15:00
Women's combined
24 February 11:00 Team event
Source:[4]   All times are (UTC+9)
Notes
  • Men's downhill was postponed (high winds) from 11 to 15 February.[5]
  • Women's giant slalom was postponed (high winds) from 12 to 15 February.[6]
  • Women's slalom was postponed (high winds) from 14 to 16 February.[7]
  • Men's super-G was postponed (scheduling conflict) from 15 to 16 February.
  • Women's combined was moved forward 24 hours (due to scheduled high winds) from 23 to 22 February.[8]

Course informationEdit

Date Race Start
elevation
Finish
elevation
Vertical
drop
Course
length
Average
gradient
15 February Downhill – men 1,370 m (4,495 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 825 m (2,707 ft) 2.965 km (1.842 mi) 27.8%
21 February Downhill – women 1,275 m (4,183 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 730 m (2,395 ft) 2.775 km (1.724 mi) 26.3%
13 February Downhill – (SC) – men 1,195 m (3,921 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 650 m (2,133 ft) 2.050 km (1.274 mi) 31.7%
22 February Downhill – (SC) – women  1,275 m (4,183 ft)  545 m (1,788 ft)  730 m (2,400 ft)  2.775 km (1.724 mi) 26.3%
16 February Super-G – men 1,195 m (3,921 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 650 m (2,133 ft) 2.322 km (1.443 mi) 28%
17 February Super-G – women 1,130 m (3,707 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 585 m (1,919 ft) 2.010 km (1.249 mi) 29.1%
18 February Giant slalom – men 1,405 m (4,610 ft) 965 m (3,166 ft) 440 m (1,444 ft)  1.326 km (0.824 mi) 33.2%
15 February Giant slalom – women 1,365 m (4,478 ft) 965 m (3,166 ft) 400 m (1,312 ft)  1.250 km (0.777 mi) 32.0%
22 February Slalom – men 1,176 m (3,858 ft) 965 m (3,166 ft) 211 m (692 ft)  0.575 km (0.357 mi) 36.7%
16 February Slalom – women 1,169 m (3,835 ft) 965 m (3,166 ft) 204 m (669 ft)  0.556 km (0.345 mi) 36.7%
13 February Slalom – (SC) – men 745 m (2,444 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 200 m (656 ft)  0.521 km (0.324 mi) 38.4%
22 February Slalom – (SC) – women 724 m (2,375 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 179 m (587 ft)  0.515 km (0.320 mi) 34.8%
24 February Team event 1,041 m (3,415 ft) 961 m (3,153 ft) 80 m (262 ft)  0.265 km (0.165 mi) 30.2%

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Austria (AUT)3227
2  Switzerland (SUI)2327
3  Sweden (SWE)2002
4  Norway (NOR)1427
5  United States (USA)1113
6  Italy (ITA)1012
7  Czech Republic (CZE)1001
8  France (FRA)0123
9  Liechtenstein (LIE)0011
Totals (9 nations)11111133

Men's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill[23]
details
Aksel Lund Svindal
  Norway
1:40.25 Kjetil Jansrud
  Norway
1:40.37 Beat Feuz
  Switzerland
1:40.43
Super-G[24]
details
Matthias Mayer
  Austria
1:24.44 Beat Feuz
  Switzerland
1:24.57 Kjetil Jansrud
  Norway
1:24.62
Giant slalom[25]
details
Marcel Hirscher
  Austria
2:18.04 Henrik Kristoffersen
  Norway
2:19.31 Alexis Pinturault
  France
2:19.35
Slalom[26]
details
André Myhrer
  Sweden
1:38.99 Ramon Zenhäusern
  Switzerland
1:39.33 Michael Matt
  Austria
1:39.66
Combined[27]
details
Marcel Hirscher
  Austria
2:06.52 Alexis Pinturault
  France
2:06.75 Victor Muffat-Jeandet
  France
2:07.54

Women's eventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill[28]
details
Sofia Goggia
  Italy
1:39.22 Ragnhild Mowinckel
  Norway
1:39.31 Lindsey Vonn
  United States
1:39.69
Super-G[29]
details
Ester Ledecká
  Czech Republic
1:21.11 Anna Veith
  Austria
1:21.12 Tina Weirather
  Liechtenstein
1:21.22
Giant slalom[30]
details
Mikaela Shiffrin
  United States
2:20.02 Ragnhild Mowinckel
  Norway
2:20.41 Federica Brignone
  Italy
2:20.48
Slalom[31]
details
Frida Hansdotter
  Sweden
1:38.63 Wendy Holdener
  Switzerland
1:38.68 Katharina Gallhuber
  Austria
1:38.95
Combined[32]
details
Michelle Gisin
  Switzerland
2:20.90 Mikaela Shiffrin
  United States
2:21.87 Wendy Holdener
  Switzerland
2:22.34

Team eventEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Mixed team[33]
details
  Switzerland (SUI)
Luca Aerni
Denise Feierabend
Wendy Holdener
Daniel Yule
Ramon Zenhäusern

  Austria (AUT)
Stephanie Brunner
Manuel Feller
Katharina Gallhuber
Katharina Liensberger
Michael Matt
Marco Schwarz
  Norway (NOR)
Sebastian Foss-Solevåg
Nina Haver-Løseth
Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen
Kristin Lysdahl
Jonathan Nordbotten
Maren Skjøld

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 322 athletes from 80 nations (including the IOC's designation of Olympic Athletes from Russia) were scheduled to participate (the numbers of athletes are shown in parentheses).[34]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Venues". www.pyeongchang2018.com/. Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ Wilson, Stephen (8 June 2015). "Four new events added to 2018 Winter Olympics". The Globe and Mail. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018 Alpine skiing" (PDF). International Ski Federation (FIS). 16 August 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  4. ^ "2018-02 Calendar". FIS. Archived from the original on 20 January 2018. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
  5. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/11/winter-olympics-2018-pyeongchang-downhill-skiing-postponed
  6. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-olympics/43027402
  7. ^ https://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-2018-alps-w-sl-delay/womens-slalom-postponed-until-friday-idUSKCN1FY06Q
  8. ^ "Shiffrin to miss downhill after combined moved forward". Reuters. 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Jeongseon Alpine Centre". 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  10. ^ "Men's Downhill Oficial Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  11. ^ "Ladies' Downhill Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Men's Alpine Combined - Downhill Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Ladies' Alpine Combined - Downhill Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Men's Super-G Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  15. ^ "Ladies' Super-G Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  16. ^ "Men's Giant Slalom Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  17. ^ "Ladies' Giant Slalom Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 15 February 2018.
  18. ^ "Men's Slalom Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  19. ^ "Ladies' Slalom Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  20. ^ "Men's Alpine Combined - Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  21. ^ "Ladies' Alpine Combined - Official Results" (PDF). 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  22. ^ "Yongpyong Alpine Centre". 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 24 November 2017.
  23. ^ Men's downhill results
  24. ^ Men's super-G results
  25. ^ Men's giant slalom results
  26. ^ Men's slalom results
  27. ^ Men's combined results
  28. ^ Women's downhill results
  29. ^ Women's super-G results
  30. ^ Women's giant slalom results
  31. ^ Women's slalom results
  32. ^ Women's combined results
  33. ^ Mixed team results
  34. ^ Number of Entries by NOC

External linksEdit