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Snowboarding at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's halfpipe

The men's halfpipe competition of the Sochi 2014 Olympics was held at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on 11 February 2014.[1]

Men's halfpipe
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
VenueRosa Khutor Extreme Park
Date11 February 2014
Competitors39 from 16 nations
Winning Score94.75
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Iouri Podladtchikov  Switzerland
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ayumu Hirano  Japan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Taku Hiraoka  Japan
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The gold was won by Swiss Iouri Podladtchikov, who was followed by two Japanese snowboarders, the 15-year-old Ayumu Hirano in silver and Taku Hiraoka in bronze.[2]

Contents

QualificationEdit

An athlete must have placed in the top 30 in at a World Cup event after July 2012 or at the 2013 World Championships and a minimum of 100 FIS points. A total of 40 quota spots are available to athletes to compete at the games. A maximum of 4 athletes can be entered by a National Olympic Committee.[3]

ScheduleEdit

All times are (UTC+4).

Date Time Round
11 February 14:00 Qualification
19:00 Semifinals
21:30 Final

ResultsEdit

QualificationEdit

The qualification was held at 14:00.[4]

Rank Heat Bib Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Best Notes
1 1 2 Ayumu Hirano   Japan 92.25 64.75 92.25 QF
2 1 6 Christian Haller   Switzerland 74.00 83.75 83.75 QF
3 1 17 David Hablützel   Switzerland 48.75 81.00 81.00 QF
4 1 1 Arthur Longo   France 79.25 20.75 79.25 QS
5 1 19 Tim-Kevin Ravnjak   Slovenia 68.75 76.50 76.50 QS
6 1 18 Shi Wancheng   China 76.00 15.50 76.00 QS
7 1 5 Greg Bretz   United States 71.75 52.50 71.75 QS
8 1 13 Seamus O'Connor   Ireland 66.25 71.50 71.50 QS
9 1 4 Johann Baisamy   France 71.25 36.75 71.25 QS
10 1 20 Derek Livingston   Canada 34.25 70.25 70.25
11 1 16 Lee Kwang-ki   South Korea 27.00 69.50 69.50
12 1 15 Dimi de Jong   Netherlands 25.25 64.25 64.25
13 1 11 Nikita Avtaneev   Russia 34.50 63.75 63.75
14 1 3 Dolf van der Wal   Netherlands 25.50 62.50 62.50
15 1 12 Pavel Kharitonov   Russia 58.75 54.50 58.75
16 1 10 Ben Kilner   Great Britain 43.50 16.25 43.50
17 1 8 Janne Korpi   Finland 28.00 41.00 41.00
18 1 9 Sergey Tarasov   Russia 23.00 39.50 39.50
19 1 7 Ryō Aono   Japan 37.50 13.00 37.50
20 1 14 Dominic Harington   Great Britain 12.75 37.25 37.25
1 2 25 Shaun White   United States 95.75 70.75 95.75 QF
2 2 28 Taku Hiraoka   Japan 92.25 63.50 92.25 QF
3 2 39 Danny Davis   United States 92.00 73.75 92.00 QF
4 2 27 Zhang Yiwei   China 90.00 89.75 90.00 QS
5 2 24 Taylor Gold   United States 81.50 87.50 87.50 QS
6 2 33 Kent Callister   Australia 87.00 25.5 87.00 QS
7 2 29 Nathan Johnstone   Australia 86.00 27.50 86.00 QS
8 2 26 Iouri Podladtchikov   Switzerland 15.00 82.00 82.00 QS
9 2 23 Jan Scherrer   Switzerland 43.50 69.75 69.75 QS
10 2 21 Scott James   Australia 68.50 15.00 68.50
11 2 38 Johannes Hoepfl   Germany 61.25 65.50 65.50
12 2 30 Crispin Lipscomb   Canada 29.25 65.25 65.25
13 2 40 Markus Malin   Finland 33.50 62.50 62.50
14 2 31 Kim Ho-jun   South Korea 61.75 20.00 61.75
15 2 35 Jan Kralj   Slovenia 59.75 27.75 59.75
16 2 37 Michał Ligocki   Poland 4.50 55.00 55.00
17 2 22 Ayumu Nedefuji   Japan 54.50 28.75 54.50
18 2 36 Ilkka-Eemeli Laari   Finland 49.00 52.00 52.00
19 2 34 Brad Martin   Canada 31.25 22.50 31.25
2 32 Peetu Piiroinen   Finland DNS

QF – Qualify directly to final; QS – Qualify to semifinal; DNS – Did not start

SemifinalsEdit

The semifinals was held at 16:00.[5]

Rank Bib Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Best Notes
1 26 Iouri Podladtchikov   Switzerland 87.50 41.25 87.50 Q
2 5 Greg Bretz   United States 83.00 44.25 83.00 Q
3 33 Kent Callister   Australia 49.25 79.50 79.50 Q
4 27 Zhang Yiwei   China 45.00 79.25 79.25 Q
5 18 Shi Wancheng   China 15.50 78.50 78.50 Q
6 19 Tim-Kevin Ravnjak   Slovenia 72.00 75.50 75.50 Q
7 29 Nathan Johnstone   Australia 25.75 73.50 73.50
8 24 Taylor Gold   United States 26.00 60.75 60.75
9 13 Seamus O'Connor   Ireland 54.00 43.00 54.00
10 4 Johann Baisamy   France 18.50 37.0 37.0
11 1 Arthur Longo   France 12.00 31.75 31.75
 – 23 Jan Scherrer   Switzerland DNS[a]

FinalEdit

The final was held at 18:30.[6][7]

Rank Bib Name Country Run 1 Run 2 Best
  26 Iouri Podladtchikov   Switzerland 86.50 94.75 94.75
  2 Ayumu Hirano   Japan 90.75 93.50 93.50
  28 Taku Hiraoka   Japan 45.50 92.25 92.25
4 25 Shaun White   United States 35.00 90.25 90.25
5 17 David Hablützel   Switzerland 80.75 88.50 88.50
6 27 Zhang Yiwei   China 87.25 58.50 87.25
7 18 Shi Wancheng   China 81.00 25.00 81.00
8 19 Tim-Kevin Ravnjak   Slovenia 72.25 16.50 72.25
9 33 Kent Callister   Australia 40.00 68.50 68.50
10 39 Danny Davis   United States 53.00 45.25 53.00
11 6 Christian Haller   Switzerland 46.25 51.50 51.50
12 5 Greg Bretz   United States 21.75 26.50 26.50

NotesEdit

a Scherrer suffered a tear in his right ankle during warm-up and had to pull out of the semifinals.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Snowboarding Schedule and Results". SOOC. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Men's halfpipe finals results". Reuters. Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014" (PDF). International Ski Federation. December 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  4. ^ Qualification Results
  5. ^ Semifinals Results
  6. ^ Final Results
  7. ^ "Iouri Podladtchikov dethrones White in breathtaking Olympic halfpipe final". FIS. February 11, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014.
  8. ^ "Iouri Podladtchikov gewinnt Gold!" (in German). Swiss Olympic. February 11, 2014. Retrieved February 12, 2014.