Great Britain at the 1998 Winter Olympics

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed as Great Britain at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

Great Britain at the
1998 Winter Olympics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IOC codeGBR
NOCBritish Olympic Association
in Nagano
Competitors34 (27 men, 7 women) in 7 sports
Flag bearers Michael Dixon (opening) (biathlon)
Sean Olsson (closing) (bobsleigh)
Medals
Ranked 22nd
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Sean Olsson
Dean Ward
Courtney Rumbolt
Paul Attwood
Bobsleigh Four-man

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Andrew Freshwater Downhill DNF
Graham Bell 1:53.93 23
Andrew Freshwater Super-G 1:39.89 33
Graham Bell 1:39.80 31
Alain Baxter Giant Slalom 1:26.29 1:23.53 2:49.82 31
Alain Baxter Slalom DSQ DSQ

Men's combined

Athlete Slalom Downhill Total
Time 1 Time 2 Time Total time Rank
Andrew Freshwater DNF DNF
James Ormond DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Sophie Ormond Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Emma Carrick-Anderson Slalom DNF DNF

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Mark Gee 5 33:00.3 68
Mike Dixon 0 30:34.4 47
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Mark Gee 1'00:46.8 7 1'07:46.8 68
Mike Dixon 1'00:08.0 1 1'01:08.0 33
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 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Sean Olsson
Lenny Paul
Two-man 55.24 14 55.12 18 54.85 16 54.73 12 3:39.94 15
GBR-2 Lee Johnston
Eric Sekwalor
Two-man 55.51 22 55.19 19 55.16 18 55.02 18 3:40.88 20
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GBR-1 Sean Olsson
Dean Ward
Courtney Rumbolt
Paul Attwood
Four-man 52.77 2 53.58 10 53.71 3 2:40.06  

CurlingEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Top four teams advanced to semi-finals.

Country Skip W L
  Canada Mike Harris 6 1
  Norway Eigil Ramsfjell 5 2
  Switzerland Patrick Hürlimann 5 2
  United States Tim Somerville 3 4
  Japan Makoto Tsuruga 3 4
  Sweden Peja Lindholm 3 4
  Great Britain 7th Douglas Dryburgh 2 5
  Germany Andy Kapp 1 6
Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Norway 2–4   United Kingdom
   Switzerland 10–4   United Kingdom
  Canada 10–3   United Kingdom
  Sweden 7–5   United Kingdom
  United Kingdom 9–5   Japan
  United Kingdom 4–7   Germany
  United Kingdom 3–6   United States

Contestants

Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Douglas Dryburgh Peter Wilson Phil Wilson Ronnie Napier James Dryburgh

Women's tournamentEdit

Group stageEdit

Top four teams advanced to semi-finals.

Country Skip W L
  Canada Sandra Schmirler 6 1
  Sweden Elisabet Gustafson 6 1
  Denmark Helena Blach Lavrsen 5 2
  Great Britain Kirsty Hay 4 3
  Japan Mayumi Ohkutsu 2 5
  Norway Dordi Nordby 2 5
  United States Lisa Schoeneberg 2 5
  Germany Andrea Schöpp 1 6
Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Japan 5–7   United Kingdom
  Denmark 9–3   United Kingdom
  Norway 4–6   United Kingdom
  United Kingdom 8–5   United States
  Canada 8–3   United Kingdom
  United Kingdom 6–5   Germany
  United Kingdom 5–8   Sweden

Medal RoundEdit

Semi-final

Sheet B 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Canada (Schmirler) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 6
  Great Britain (Hay)   1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5

Bronze medal game

Sheet C 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Sweden (Gustafson)   2 0 2 0 1 0 4 1 0 X 10
  Great Britain (Hay) 4th 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 X 6

Contestants

Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Kirsty Hay Edith Loudon Jackie Lockhart Katie Loudon Felsie Bayne

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Steven Cousins 6 7 10.0 6

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Sam Temple Moguls DNF DNF
Tim Dudgeon 32.64 16.32 28 Did not advance
Kevin Harbut Aerials 168.32 20 Did not advance

Short track speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round one Quarter-finals Semi-finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Nicky Gooch 500 m 1:08.907 4 Did not advance
Matt Jasper DSQ Did not advance
Nicky Gooch 1000 m 1:33.638 3 Did not advance
Matt Jasper 1:32.709 1 Q 1:31.798 2 Q 1:32.549 3 QB 1:34.285 8
Dave Allardice
Nicky Gooch
Matt Jasper
Matthew Rowe
Robert Mitchell
5000 m relay 7:11.955 3 QB 7:06.462 7

ReferencesEdit