New Zealand at the 1972 Winter Olympics

New Zealand competed at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan. The country was represented by 2 athletes, Ross Ewington and Chris Womersley, both in the Alpine Skiing events. Womersley finished 41st, and Ewington 49th (out of 54 competitors) in Downhill. The flagbearer at the opening ceremony was Alan Ward the team Manager.[1]

New Zealand at the
1972 Winter Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC codeNZL
NOCNew Zealand Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.org.nz
in Sapporo
Competitors2 (men) in 1 sport
Flag bearerAlan Ward
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ross Ewington Downhill 2:04.75 49
Chris Womersley 2:02.24 41
Ross Ewington Giant Slalom DSQ DSQ
Chris Womersley 1:41.65 37 1:48.78 35 3:30.43 35
Men's slalom
Athlete Classification Final
Time Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Chris Womersley 1:48.49 4 ? 35 DNF DNF
Ross Ewington 1:54.16 5 DNF DNF

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Palenski, Ron (2008). Black Gold. Dunedin: New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame. p. 109. ISBN 978-0-473-13367-2.