Freestyle skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics – Men's ski cross

The men's ski cross competition in freestyle skiing at the 2022 Winter Olympics will be held on 18 February, at the Genting Snow Park in Zhangjiakou.[1] Ryan Regez of Switzerland won the event, and his compatriot Alex Fiva won the silver medal, the first Olympic medals for both of them. Sergey Ridzik, representing the Russian Olympic Committee, won the bronze medal, replicating his 2018 success.

Men's ski cross
at the XXIV Olympic Winter Games
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg
VenueGenting Snow Park,
Zhangjiakou
Date18 February
Competitors32 from 11 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Ryan Regez  Switzerland
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Alex Fiva  Switzerland
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Sergey Ridzik  ROC
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The defending champion was Brady Leman. The silver medalist Marc Bischofberger did not qualify. At the 2021–22 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup, before the Olympics, Regez and Terence Tchiknavorian jointly led the ranking, with Bastien Midol third. Fiva was the 2021 world champion.

QualificationEdit

A total of 32 ski cross athletes qualified to compete at the games. For an athlete to compete they must have a minimum of 80.00 FIS points on the FIS Points List on January 17, 2022 and a top 30 finish in a World Cup event or at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships 2021. A country could enter a maximum of four athletes into the event.[2]

ResultsEdit

Seeding runEdit

Rank Bib Name Country Time[3] Difference
1 4 Alex Fiva   Switzerland 1:11.94
2 29 Igor Omelin   ROC 1:12.28 +0.34
3 24 Ryo Sugai   Japan 1:12.29 +0.35
4 14 Brady Leman   Canada 1:12.30 +0.36
5 1 Reece Howden   Canada 1:12.37 +0.43
6 25 Jared Schmidt   Canada 1:12.39 +0.45
7 13 Ryan Regez   Switzerland 1:12.44 +0.50
8 10 Simone Deromedis   Italy 1:12.48 +0.54
9 6 Bastien Midol   France 1:12.55 +0.61
10 3 Johannes Rohrweck   Austria 1:12.71 +0.77
11 9 François Place   France 1:12.83 +0.89
12 5 Terence Tchiknavorian   France 1:12.85 +0.91
13 2 David Mobärg   Sweden 1:12.97 +1.03
14 15 Erik Mobärg   Sweden 1:13.01 +1.07
15 8 Kevin Drury   Canada 1:13.11 +1.17
16 18 Jean-Frédéric Chapuis   France 1:13.20 +1.26
17 17 Daniel Bohnacker   Germany 1:13.21 +1.27
18 7 Florian Wilmsmann   Germany 1:13.22 +1.28
19 12 Tristan Takats   Austria 1:13.29 +1.35
20 32 Kirill Sysoev   ROC 1:13.36 +1.42
21 16 Joos Berry   Switzerland 1:13.43 +1.49
22 31 Satoshi Furuno   Japan 1:13.46 +1.52
23 11 Viktor Andersson   Sweden 1:13.49 +1.55
24 27 Tyler Wallasch   United States 1:13.55 +1.61
25 26 Adam Kappacher   Austria 1:13.58 +1.64
26 19 Tobias Müller   Germany 1:13.64 +1.70
27 20 Romain Detraz   Switzerland 1:13.69 +1.75
28 30 Elliott Baralo   Sweden 1:13.82 +1.88
29 21 Sergey Ridzik   ROC 1:13.95 +2.01
30 23 Robert Winkler   Austria 1:14.05 +2.11
31 28 Oliver Davies   Great Britain 1:14.84 +2.90
32 22 Niklas Bachsleitner   Germany 1:17.53 +5.59

Elimination roundEdit

[4][5]

1/8 finalsEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit

SemifinalsEdit

FinalsEdit

Small final
Rank Bib Name Country Notes
5 8 Simone Deromedis   Italy
6 4 Brady Leman   Canada
7 10 Johannes Rohrweck   Austria
8 11 François Place   France
Big final
Rank Bib Name Country Notes
  7 Ryan Regez   Switzerland
  1 Alex Fiva   Switzerland
  29 Sergey Ridzik   ROC
4 14 Erik Mobärg   Sweden

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Minji Seo (2021-06-16). "Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games Competition Schedule Version 9" (PDF). Retrieved 2021-12-24.
  2. ^ "Qualification System for Xxiv Olympic Winter Games, Beijing 2022 Freestyle Skiing" (PDF). International Ski Federation (FIS). Retrieved 29 January 2022.
  3. ^ Seeding results
  4. ^ Brackets
  5. ^ Final results