Austria at the 1998 Winter Olympics

Coordinates: 36°39′21″N 138°11′32″E / 36.655860°N 138.192131°E / 36.655860; 138.192131

Austria competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Austria at the
1998 Winter Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Nagano
Competitors96 (73 men, 23 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Emese Hunyady (speed skating)
Medals
Ranked 8th
Gold
3
Silver
5
Bronze
9
Total
17
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Mario Reiter Alpine skiing Men's combined
  Gold Hermann Maier Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
  Gold Hermann Maier Alpine skiing Men's Super G
  Silver Stephan Eberharter Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
  Silver Hans Knauss Alpine skiing Men's Super G
  Silver Alexandra Meissnitzer Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom
  Silver Michaela Dorfmeister Alpine skiing Women's Super G
  Silver Markus Gandler Cross-country skiing Men's 10 km pursuit
  Bronze Christian Mayer Alpine skiing Men's combined
  Bronze Hannes Trinkl Alpine skiing Men's downhill
  Bronze Thomas Sykora Alpine skiing Men's slalom
  Bronze Alexandra Meissnitzer Alpine skiing Women's Super G
  Bronze Christian Hoffmann Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km freestyle
  Bronze Angelika Neuner Luge Women's singles
  Bronze Andreas Widhölzl Ski jumping Individual K90
  Bronze Reinhard Schwarzenberger
Martin Höllwarth
Stefan Horngacher
Andreas Widhölzl
Ski jumping Team K120
  Bronze Brigitte Koeck Snowboarding Women's giant slalom

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Hermann Maier Downhill DNF
Fritz Strobl 1:51.34 11
Andreas Schifferer 1:50.77 7
Hannes Trinkl 1:50.63  
Stephan Eberharter Super-G DSQ
Andreas Schifferer 1:37.00 19
Hans Knauß 1:35.43  
Hermann Maier 1:34.82  
Hans Knauß Giant Slalom 1:21.16 1:18.55 2:39.71 4
Stephan Eberharter 1:20.94 1:18.42 2:39.36  
Christian Mayer 1:20.84 1:19.83 2:40.67 9
Hermann Maier 1:20.36 1:18.15 2:38.51  
Mario Reiter Slalom DNF DNF
Christian Mayer 56.37 54.72 1:51.09 5
Thomas Stangassinger 55.63 55.62 1:51.25 6
Thomas Sykora 55.06 55.62 1:50.68  

Men's combined

Athlete Slalom Downhill Total
Time 1 Time 2 Time Total time Rank
Hermann Maier 50.37 45.53 DNF DNF
Christian Mayer 49.30 45.75 1:35.06 3:10.11  
Günther Mader 49.19 46.17 1:34.83 3:10.19 4
Mario Reiter 47.37 44.48 1:36.21 3:08.06  
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Renate Götschl Downhill DNF
Michaela Dorfmeister 1:31.17 18
Stefanie Schuster 1:30.73 15
Alexandra Meissnitzer 1:29.84 8
Stefanie Schuster Super-G 1:18.53 9
Renate Götschl 1:18.32 5
Alexandra Meissnitzer 1:18.09  
Michaela Dorfmeister 1:18.03  
Christiane Mitterwallner Giant Slalom 1:23.10 1:35.36 2:58.46 20
Stefanie Schuster 1:21.40 1:35.01 2:56.41 15
Alexandra Meissnitzer 1:20.13 1:32.26 2:52.39  
Ingrid Salvenmoser Slalom 46.84 46.55 1:33.39 6
Sabine Egger 45.97 47.25 1:33.22 5

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Stefanie Schuster 1:30.10 36.25 35.76 2:42.25 4
Michaela Dorfmeister 1:30.10 DNF DNF
Brigitte Obermoser 1:29.82 38.81 36.85 2:45.48 11
Renate Götschl 1:29.34 DNF DNF

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Reinhard Neuner 4 31:45.3 62
Wolfgang Rottmann 2 30:16.0 39
Wolfgang Perner 4 30:13.5 38
Ludwig Gredler 2 28:44.3 11
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Günther Dengg 1'00:33.9 5 1'05:33.9 62
Wolfgang Rottmann 58:23.5 2 1'00:23.5 26
Wolfgang Perner 56:14.1 4 1'00:14.1 24
Ludwig Gredler 55:56.5 3 58:56.5 12
Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Wolfgang Perner
Ludwig Gredler
Reinhard Neuner
Wolfgang Rottmann
2 1'25:33.8 11
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
AUT-1 Hubert Schösser
Peter Leismuller
Erwin Arnold
Martin Schützenauer
Four-man 53.10 6 53.50 7 53.79 7 2:40.39 9
AUT-2 Kurt Einberger
Thomas Bachler
Georg Kuttner
Michael Müller
Four-man 53.92 17 53.83 17 54.39 18 2:42.14 18

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Achim Walcher 28:58.6 23
Gerhard Urain 28:25.2 14
Alois Stadlober 28:21.2 12
Markus Gandler 27:32.5  
15 km
pursuit1
F
Gerhard Urain 41:40.8 16
Alois Stadlober 41:33.1 14
Achim Walcher 41:02.9 11
Markus Gandler 40:50.2 7
30 km
C
Gerhard Urain 1'43:22.9 43
50 km
F
Gerhard Urain DNF
Achim Walcher 2'18:31.7 38
Alois Stadlober 2'11:22.4 12
Christian Hoffmann 2'06:01.8  
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Markus Gandler
Alois Stadlober
Achim Walcher
Christian Hoffmann
1'43:16.5 9
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Renate Roider 19:18.3 42
Maria Theurl 18:36.8 15
10 km
pursuit2
F
Maria Theurl 29:58.8 13
15 km
C
Renate Roider 51:07.0 26
30 km
F
Maria Theurl 1'24:54.3 6
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle

Figure skatingEdit

Women
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Julia Lautowa 21 13 23.5 14

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Christian Rijavec Aerials 212.51 10 Q 227.60 7
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Sabina Hudribusch Aerials 147.43 16 Did not advance

Ice hockeyEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Preliminary Round - Group AEdit

Top team (shaded) advanced to the first round.

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts
  Kazakhstan 3 2 0 1 14 11 +3 5
  Slovakia 3 1 1 1 9 9 0 3
  Italy 3 1 2 0 11 11 0 2
  Austria 3 0 1 2 9 12 -3 2

All times are local (UTC-7).

7 February 1998Austria  2 – 2
(1-0, 1-2, 0-0)
  SlovakiaThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 4,315
8 February 1998Austria  5 – 5
(2-2, 2-1, 1-2)
  KazakhstanThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 9,410
10 February 1998Italy  5 – 2
(2-0, 2-0, 1-2)
  AustriaThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 8,473

Consolation Round - 13th place matchEdit

All times are local (UTC-7).

12 February 1998Japan  4 – 3 (SO)
(1-2, 1-0, 1-1, 0-0, 1-0)
  Austria 14thThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 9,495

Leading scorersEdit

Rank Player GP G A Pts PIM
7th Dominic Lavoie 4 5 1 6 8

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gerhard Gleirscher 50.161 9 49.816 6 49.911 7 49.897 7 3:19.785 7
Markus Kleinheinz 50.016 5 49.779 5 49.918 8 50.011 9 3:19.724 5
Markus Prock 49.861 3 49.732 4 49.863 4 50.200 11 3:19.656 4

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tobias Schiegl
Markus Schiegl
50.846 4 50.575 4 1:41.421 4
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sonja Manzenreiter 51.892 10 51.828 11 51.369 9 51.183 10 3:26.272 10
Andrea Tagwerker 51.518 5 51.335 4 50.990 5 50.648 4 3:24.491 5
Angelika Neuner 51.417 3 51.286 3 50.945 4 50.605 1 3:24.253  

Nordic combinedEdit

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Felix Gottwald Individual 190.0 40 45:16.2 21
Christoph Eugen 199.5 29 45:37.7 24
Mario Stecher 228.5 7 43:09.9 8
Christoph Bieler 231.0 5 44:55.5 19

Men's Team

Four participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping
  • 5 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country
time
Total
rank
Points Rank
Christoph Eugen
Christoph Bieler
Mario Stecher
Felix Gottwald
903.5 2 56:04.6 4

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Points Rank
Andi Goldberger Normal hill 81.0 97.5 22 Q 81.5 99.0 196.5 22
Stefan Horngacher 85.0 107.0 11 Q 84.5 105.5 212.5 10
Reinhard Schwarzenberger 86.0 109.0 9 Q 83.0 102.0 211.0 11
Andreas Widhölzl 88.0 114.5 3 Q 90.5 118.0 232.5  
Stefan Horngacher Large hill 84.0 41.2 60 Did not advance
Martin Höllwarth 104.5 86.6 43 Did not advance
Reinhard Schwarzenberger 115.5 108.4 16 Q 131.0 135.8 244.2 7
Andreas Widhölzl 131.0 138.8 1 Q 120.5 119.4 258.2 4
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Reinhard Schwarzenberger
Martin Höllwarth
Stefan Horngacher
Andreas Widhölzl
881.5  
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each.

SnowboardingEdit

Men's giant slalom
Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Dieter Happ 1:02.65 1:04.40 2:07.05 9
Sigi Grabner 1:00.61 DSQ DSQ
Dieter Krassnig 1:00.11 1:04.40 2:04.33 4
Martin Freinademetz 59.58 1:05.76 2:05.34 7
Men's halfpipe
Athlete Qualifying round 1 Qualifying round 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Max Ploetzeneder 35.1 19 35.9 16 Did not advance
Women's giant slalom
Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Heidi Jaufenthaler 1:18.43 1:09.51 2:27.94 14
Brigitte Köck 1:13.01 1:06.41 2:19.42  
Ursula Fingerlos 1:12.37 1:07.99 2:20.36 5
Isabel Zedlacher 1:11.89 1:11.03 2:22.92 8
Women's halfpipe
Athlete Qualifying round 1 Qualifying round 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Ulrike Hölzl 24.8 21 29.1 13 Did not advance
Nicola Pederzolli 31.5 12 34.4 5 Did not advance

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
500 m Roland Brunner 36.90 30 36.86 28 73.76 29
1000 m Roland Brunner 1:13.16 31
1500 m Marnix ten Kortenaar 1:51.94 18
5000 m Marnix ten Kortenaar 6:38.35 10
10,000 m Marnix ten Kortenaar 13:52.30 12
Women
Event Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
500 m Emese Nemeth-Hunyady DSQ DSQ
1500 m Emese Dörfler-Antal 2:07.57 30
Emese Nemeth-Hunyady 1:59.19 4
3000 m Emese Dörfler-Antal 4:33.67 27
Emese Nemeth-Hunyady 4:12.01 5
5000 m Emese Nemeth-Hunyady 7:15.23 8

ReferencesEdit