Austria at the 2022 Winter Paralympics

Austria competed at the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, China which took place between 4–13 March 2022.[1][2] In total, 16 athletes competed in four sports.

Austria at the
2022 Winter Paralympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IPC codeAUT
NPCAustrian Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.oepc.at (in German)
in Beijing, China
4 March 2022 (2022-03-04) – 13 March 2022 (2022-03-13)
Competitors16 (on foot) in 4 sports
Flag bearers
Medals
Ranked 6th
Gold
5
Silver
5
Bronze
3
Total
13
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

The following Austrian competitors won medals at the games. In the discipline sections below, the medalists' names are bolded.

AdministrationEdit

Julia Wenninger served as Chef de Mission.[1][3]

CompetitorsEdit

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

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 9 4 13
Biathlon 0 1 1
Cross-country skiing
Snowboarding 2 0 2
Total 11 5 16

Alpine skiingEdit

Austria competed in alpine skiing.[4]

BiathlonEdit

Carina Edlinger competed in biathlon.[5]

Women
Athlete Events Final
Missed Shots Result Rank
Carina Edlinger
Guide: Lorenz Joseph Lampl
6 km, visually impaired 4 DNF
12.5 km, visually impaired 3 DNF

Cross-country skiingEdit

Carina Edlinger competed in cross-country skiing.[6]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Carina Edlinger
Guide: Lorenz Joseph Lampl
1.5 km sprint, sitting 3:23.38 1 Q 4:08.0 1 Q 3:49.6  
10 km free, standing 43:13.9  
15 km classic, standing DNF

SnowboardingEdit

Two snowboarders represented Austria.[7]

Banked slalom
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Rene Eckhart Men's SB-LL1 1:22.12 1:20.82 1:20.82 12
Bernhard Hammerl Men's SB-LL2 1:38.00 1:25.15 1:25.15 24
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Rank Position Position Position
Rene Eckhart Men's SB-LL1 1:13.15 1:14.87 12 Q 3 did not advance
Bernhard Hammerl Men's SB-LL2 1:18.47 DNF 21 did not advance

Qualification legend: Q - Qualify to next round; FA - Qualify to medal final; FB - Qualify to consolation final

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Austria's blend of experience and youth could be just the ticket". Paralympic.org. 2 March 2022. Retrieved 2 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Beijing 2022 - Team". Österreichisches Paralympisches Committee (in German). Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  3. ^ "Was macht eigentlich ein Chef de Mission?". Österreichisches Paralympisches Committee (in German). Retrieved 2 March 2022.
  4. ^ "Alpine Skiing Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 March 2022. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  5. ^ "Biathlon Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 March 2022. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 March 2022. Retrieved 15 March 2022.
  7. ^ "Snowboarding Results Book" (PDF). 2022 Winter Paralympics. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 March 2022. Retrieved 12 March 2022.