Great Britain at the 2018 Winter Paralympics

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland competed at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 18 March 2018. They were known by the shortened name of Great Britain, for identification purposes.

Great Britain at the
2018 Winter Paralympics
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
IPC codeGBR
NPCBritish Paralympic Association
Websitewww.paralympics.org.uk
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9-18 March 2018
Competitors17 in 5 sports
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Total
7
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedallistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Menna Fitzpatrick
Guide: Jennifer Kehoe
Alpine skiing Women's Slalom, vision impaired 17 March
  Silver Millie Knight
Guide: Brett Wild
Alpine skiing Women's downhill, vision impaired 10 March
  Silver Millie Knight
Guide: Brett Wild
Alpine skiing Women's super-G, vision impaired 11 March
  Silver Menna Fitzpatrick
Guide: Jennifer Kehoe
Alpine skiing Women's super combined, vision impaired 13 March
  Silver Menna Fitzpatrick
Guide: Jennifer Kehoe
Alpine skiing Women's giant slalom, vision impaired 14 March
  Bronze Menna Fitzpatrick
Guide: Jennifer Kehoe
Alpine skiing Women's super-G, vision impaired 11 March
  Bronze Millie Knight
Guide: Brett Wild
Alpine skiing Women's Slalom, vision impaired 17 March

Medal and performance targetsEdit

UK Sport announced "an ambition of at least 7 medals which if achieved would mark the best performance in 30 years, and best since National Lottery funding came on stream in 1997".[1]

CompetitorsEdit

Great Britain sent a total of 17 athletes to the games. This was the most sent by the British team since 2006.[2]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 4 4 8
Biathlon 1* 0 1*
Cross-country skiing 1* 0 1*
Snowboarding 3 0 3
Wheelchair curling 3 2 5
Total 11 6 17
  • Scott Meenagh was selected to compete in both the biathlon and cross-country skiing competitions.

Alpine skiingEdit

Women
Athlete Classification Event Run 1 Run 2 Final/Total
Time Diff Rank Time Diff Rank Time Diff Rank
Kelly Gallagher
Guide: Gary Smith
Visually impaired Giant Slalom 1:17.33 +6.50 5 1:15.46 +3.29 4 2:32.79 +9.79 5
Slalom 57.35 +3.77 6 1:01.22 +2.89 6 1:58.57 +6.77 6
Super-G N/A 1:39.75 +9.58 8
Super Combined 1:37.59 +7.75 7 1:00.49 +5.17 6 2:38.08 +10.36 7
Menna Fitzpatrick
Guide: Jennifer Kehoe
Visually impaired Downhill N/A DNF
Giant Slalom 1:14.45 +3.62 2 1:13.89 +1.72 3 2:28.34 +5.34  
Slalom 54.24 +0.66 2 57.56 - 1 1:51.80 -  
Super-G N/A 1:34.54 +4.37  
Super Combined 1:31.49 +1.65 2 57.51 2 +2.19 2:29.00 +1.28  
Millie Knight
Guide: Brett Wild
Visually impaired Downhill N/A 1:30.58 +0.86  
Giant Slalom 1:17.97 +7.14 6 1:16.55 +4.38 7 2:34.52 +11.52 7
Slalom 54.28 +0.70 3 59.11 +1.55 4 1:53.39 +1.59  
Super-G N/A 1:33.76 +3.59  
Super Combined 1:33.63 +3.79 3 58.10 +2.78 5 2:31.73 +4.01 4
Men
Athlete Classification Event Run 1 Run 2 Final/Total
Time Diff Rank Time Diff Rank Time Diff Rank
Chris Lloyd Standing Downhill N/A 1:34.00 +8.55 20
Super-G N/A 1:34.43 +9.60 25
James Whitley Standing Downhill N/A 1:29.85 +4.40 10
Giant Slalom 1:09.91 +4.11 =11 1:10.00 +4.56 12 2:19.81 +7.34 11
Slalom 52.61 +4.10 11 51.80 +4.38 6 1:44.41 +8.30 10
Super-G N/A 1:32.96 +8.13 22
Super Combined 1:30.21 +5.31 13 50.07 +5.13 10 2:20.28 +9.72 11

BiathlonEdit

Athlete Classification Event Result Rank
Scott Meenagh Sitting Men's 7.5 km 27:28.1 18
Men's 12.5 km 54:52.9 13
Men's 15 km 58:58.1 14

Cross-country skiingEdit

Athlete Classification Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Scott Meenagh Sitting Men's 1.1 km sprint 3:17.72 16 Did not advance
Men's 7.5 km N/A 25:17.5 14
Men's 15km N/A 46:07.4 17

SnowboardingEdit

Slalom
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Result
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Diff Rank
James Barnes-Miller Men's banked slalom SB-UL 58.23 9 57.00 10 1:08.17 20 57.00 +6.23 =10
Ben Moore 56.79 5 54.33 5 DSQ 54.33 +3.56 7
Owen Pick Men's banked slalom SB-LL2 52.81 7 DSQ 53.26 9 52.81 +4.13 9
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Qualification 1/8 finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Race 1 Race 2 Seed
Time Rank Time Rank Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Opponent
Result
Rank
James Barnes-Miller Men's snowboard cross SB-UL 1:03.11 5 1:06.56 14 6   Jiang (CHN)
W
  Patmore (AUS)
L
Did not advance 7
Ben Moore 1:04.80 9 1:04.47 7 8   Priolo (ITA)
L
Did not advance 10
Owen Pick Men's snowboard cross SB-LL2 1:00.11 6 59.32 2 5   Codina (ARG)
L
Did not advance 9

Wheelchair curlingEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Tiebreaker Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Aileen Neilson
Hugh Nibloe
Gregor Ewan
Robert McPherson
Angie Malone
Mixed   NOR
W 5–2
  SUI
L 4–7
  FIN
W 9–2
  SWE
W 6–1
  CAN
W 8–1
  SVK
L 5–6
  NPA
L 2–8
  GER
W 8–3
  USA
L 3–9
  KOR
L 4–5
  CHN
L 3–9
7 Did not advance

Round RobinEdit

Standings

Final round robin standings[3]

Key
Teams to playoffs
Pos Skip W L PF PA Ends Won Ends Lost Blank Ends Stolen Ends Shot %
1   South Korea Seo Soon-seok 9 2 65 51 38 36 9 11 66%
2   Canada Mark Ideson 9 2 74 45 47 28 6 27 62%
3   China Wang Haitao 9 2 85 42 43 32 2 16 67%
4   Norway Rune Lorentsen 7 4 55 57 41 35 5 15 58%
5   Neutral Paralympic Athletes Konstantin Kurokhtin 5 6 61 63 44 37 2 23 62%
6   Switzerland Felix Wagner 5 6 56 63 36 45 2 11 61%
7   Great Britain Aileen Neilson 5 6 57 53 41 33 6 20 62%
8   Germany Christiane Putzich 5 6 57 68 37 39 5 16 54%
9   Slovakia Radoslav Ďuriš 4 7 62 72 39 46 1 11 57%
10   Sweden Viljo Petersson Dahl 4 7 47 66 29 45 8 8 57%
11   Finland Sari Karjalainen 2 9 53 87 35 46 1 11 51%
12   United States Kirk Black 2 9 58 63 37 45 3 12 60%
Results

Great Britain had a bye in draws 2, 4, 6, 9, 14 and 16.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UK Sport targets best ever Winter Games in PyeongChang". UK Sport. 9 January 2018. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/42584054
  3. ^ "Wheelchair Curling – Mixed – Competition Summary" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 15 March 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2018.

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