Portugal at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Portugal competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018. Portugal's team consisted of two male athletes competing across two sports.[2]

Portugal at the
2018 Winter Olympics
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IOC codePOR
NOCOlympic Committee of Portugal
Websitewww.comiteolimpicoportugal.pt (in Portuguese)
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors2 (2 men) in 2 sports
Flag bearer Kequyen Lam[1]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Portuguese delegation per sport.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 0 1
Cross-country skiing 1 0 1
Total 2 0 2

Alpine skiingEdit

Portugal qualified one male athlete.[3]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Arthur Hanse Men's slalom 58.26 46 1:00.35 38 1:58.61 38
Men's giant slalom 1:22.43 76 1:21.52 67 2:43.95 66

Cross-country skiingEdit

Portugal qualified one male athlete.[4][5] Lam is Canadian-Portuguese and was born in Macau, at the time under the control of Portugal giving him Portuguese citizenship. Lam grew up in Canada from an early age, and pursued competing for Canada in snowboarding until 2013 when he suffered an injury. Lam switched to cross-country skiing and competing for Portugal in 2015, in the hopes of competing at the Winter Olympics.[6]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Kequyen Lam Men's 15 km freestyle 54:34.1 +20:50.2 113

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Opening Ceremony Flagbearers - Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018" (PDF). olympic.org. International Olympic Committee (IOC). 9 February 2018. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Two Portuguese athletes qualify to compete at Winter Olympics". The Portugal News. 14 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Alpine Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 30 June 2017. Retrieved 30 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Há mais um português apurado para PyeongChang 2018: Ke Quyen Lam, em cross country" [There's another Portuguese who's set for PyeongChang 2018: Ke Quyen Lam in cross country]. Diário de Notícias (in Portuguese). Lisbon, Portugal. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  6. ^ Turcato, Megan (25 January 2018). "B.C. man achieves Olympic dream after 20 years". Global News. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Retrieved 26 January 2018.