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Sweden at the 1998 Winter Olympics

MedalistsEdit

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Patrik Järbyn Downhill 1:51.22 10
Fredrik Nyberg Super-G 1:36.31 10
Patrik Järbyn 1:35.72 6
Martin Hansson Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Patrik Järbyn 1:23.19 1:20.63 2:43.82 21
Fredrik Nyberg 1:22.32 1:18.63 2:40.95 10
Martin Hansson Slalom DNF DNF

Men's combined

Athlete Slalom Downhill Total
Time 1 Time 2 Time Total time Rank
Patrik Järbyn DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Pernilla Wiberg Downhill 1:29.18  
Pernilla Wiberg Super-G 1:18.88 14
Ylva Nowén Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Martina Fortkord 1:21.99 1:34.36 2:56.35 14
Pernilla Wiberg 1:21.48 1:33.92 2:55.40 11
Anna Ottosson 1:20.48 1:33.33 2:53.81 7
Pernilla Wiberg Slalom DNF DNF
Martina Fortkord 53.25 DNF DNF
Ylva Nowén 48.07 48.26 1:36.33 12
Anna Ottosson 47.31 47.93 1:35.24 10

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Total time Rank
Pernilla Wiberg 1:28.86 DNF DNF

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Mikael Löfgren 1 29:31.6 25
Fredrik Kuoppa 2 29:22.0 21
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Fredrik Kuoppa 59:59.2 2 1'01:59.2 39
Mikael Löfgren 58:00.3 2 1'00:00.3 20
Men's 4 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Mikael Löfgren
Jonas Eriksson
Tord Wiksten
Fredrik Kuoppa
0 1'25:25.7 10
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Maria Schylander 4 27:46.9 60
Eva-Karin Westin 1 26:07.8 51
Kristina Brounéus 2 26:05.3 50
Magdalena Forsberg-Wallin 3 24:19.5 17
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Kristina Brounéus 1'04:51.1 5 1'09:51.1 64
Eva-Karin Westin 1'01:00.5 2 1'03:00.5 52
Maria Schylander 58:35.0 4 1'02:35.0 49
Magdalena Forsberg-Wallin 54:16.9 3 57:16.9 14
Women's 4 × 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Maria Schylander
Magdalena Forsberg-Wallin
Kristina Brounéus
Eva-Karin Westin
0 1'44:50.8 10
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Henrik Forsberg 30:55.7 56
Niklas Jonsson 29:04.9 25
15 km
pursuit1
F
Henrik Forsberg 44:04.9 31
Niklas Jonsson 41:01.7 10
30 km
C
Henrik Forsberg 1'40:44.1 25
Anders Bergström 1'40:30.8 23
Per Elofsson 1'38:47.0 10
50 km
F
Henrik Forsberg DNF
Torgny Mogren 2'17:28.8 34
Mathias Fredriksson 2'14:05.9 20
Niklas Jonsson 2'05:16.3  
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Mathias Fredriksson
Niklas Jonsson
Per Elofsson
Henrik Forsberg
1'42:25.2 4
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Elin Ek 19:19.2 43
Karin Säterkvist 19:12.9 36
Antonina Ordina 18:50.7 24
10 km
pursuit2
F
Karin Säterkvist 31:49.4 28
Antonina Ordina 30:35.6 19
15 km
C
Elin Ek 51:51.0 35
Karin Säterkvist 51:02.6 25
Antonina Ordina 50:12.6 19
30 km
F
Karin Säterkvist 1'34:15.1 45
Anette Fanqvist 1'33:10.7 37
Antonina Ordina 1'26:13.8 11
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Antonina Ordina
Anette Fanqvist
Magdalena Forsberg-Wallin
Karin Säterkvist
57:53.7 8

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 6th Peja Lindholm 3 4
  Great Britain Douglas Dryburgh 2 5
  Germany Andy Kapp 1 6
Team 1  Score  Team 2
  United States 2–6   Sweden
  Japan 6–5   Sweden
  Germany 6–7   Sweden
  Sweden 7–5   United Kingdom
  Norway 7–4   Sweden
  Sweden 3–6   Canada
  Sweden 2–8    Switzerland

Tie-breaker

Team 1  Score  Team 2
  United States 5-2   Sweden

Contestants

Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Peja Lindholm Tomas Nordin Magnus Swartling Peter Narup Marcus Feldt

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
  Norway 2–8   Sweden
  Sweden 8–5   United States
  Sweden 5–4   Denmark
  Japan 6–12   Sweden
  Germany 3–8   Sweden
  Sweden 5–7   Canada
  United Kingdom 5–8   Sweden

Medal roundEdit

Semi-finals

Sheet D 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Final
  Denmark (Lavrsen)   1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 X 7
  Sweden (Gustafson) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 X 5

Bronze medal match

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) 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 X 6
Contestants Skip Third Second Lead Alternate
Bronze medal Elisabet Gustafson Katarina Nyberg Louise Marmont Elizabeth Persson Margaretha Lindahl

Figure skatingEdit

Women
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Helena Grundberg 26 DNF DNF

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Roger Hållander Moguls 26.80 23.35 22 Did not advance
Jesper Rönnbäck 27.81 24.16 14 Q 25.28 25.32 6
Patrik Sundberg 27.30 24.19 13 Q 25.66 23.00 14
Kurre Lansburgh 28.31 25.14 4 Q 26.23 24.71 9
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Jenny Eidolf Moguls 32.24 19.74 21 Did not advance
Sara Kjellin 34.83 21.59 14 Q 32.83 21.52 14
Marja Elfman 32.63 23.03 5 Q 32.59 22.58 12
Liselotte Johansson Aerials 140.23 18 Did not advance

Ice hockeyEdit

Men's TournamentEdit

First Round - Group CEdit

Team GP W L T GF GA GD Pts
  Canada 3 3 0 0 12 3 +9 6
  Sweden 3 2 1 0 11 7 +4 4
  United States 3 1 2 0 8 10 -2 2
  Belarus 3 0 3 0 4 15 -11 0

All times are local (UTC-7).

13 February 1998Sweden  4 – 2
(1-2, 2-0, 1-0)
  United StatesThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 9,985
14 February 1998Canada  3 – 2
(0-1, 3-0, 0-1)
  SwedenThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 9,945
16 February 1998Sweden  5 – 2
(0-2, 1-1, 1-2)
  BelarusThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 4,235

Quarter-finalEdit

All times are local (UTC-7).

18 February 1998Finland  2 – 1
(0-0, 0-0, 2-1)
  SwedenThe Big Hat/ Aqua Wing Arena, Nagano, Japan
Attendance: 5,044

Women's TournamentEdit

The First 4 teams (shaded green) advanced to medal round games.

Team GP W L T GF GA Pts
  United States 5 5 0 0 33 7 10
  Canada 5 4 1 0 28 12 8
  Finland 5 3 2 0 27 10 6
  China 5 2 3 0 10 15 4
  Sweden 5th 5 1 4 0 10 21 2
  Japan 5 0 5 0 2 45 0
Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Sweden 0–6   Finland
  United States 7–1   Sweden
  Sweden 3–5   Canada
  China 3–1   Sweden
  Japan 0–5   Sweden
Contestants
Annica Åhlén
Lotta Almblad
Gunilla Andersson
Kristina Bergstrand
Pernilla Burholm
Susanne Ceder
Ann-Louise Edstrand
Joa Elfsberg
Åsa Elfving
Anne Ferm
Lotta Göthesson
Linda Gustafsson
Malin Gustafsson
Erika Holst
Åsa Lidström
Ylva Lindberg
Tina Månsson
Pia Morelius
Maria Rooth
Therese Sjölander

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anders Söderberg 50.878 23 50.696 21 50.708 18 50.747 21 3:23.029 21
Bengt Walden 50.750 21 50.479 18 50.722 20 50.601 18 3:22.552 19
Mikael Holm 50.324 11 50.197 14 50.146 13 50.131 10 3:20.798 11

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Anders Söderberg
Bengt Walden
51.725 14 51.137 11 1:42.862 12

Short track speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round one Quarter finals Semi finals Finals
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Martin Johansson 500 m 44.003 3 Did not advance
Martin Johansson 1000 m 1:31.515 1 Q 1:33.047 4 Did not advance

SnowboardingEdit

Men's giant slalom
Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Stephen Copp 1:04.14 1:07.75 2:11.89 18
Richard Richardsson 1:02.93 DNF DNF
Men's halfpipe
Athlete Qualifying round 1 Qualifying round 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Jacob Söderqvist 30.9 30 39.2 8 QF 77.8 6
Fredrik Sterner 32.4 25 36.5 15 Did not advance
Pontus Ståhlkloo 33.5 22 37.9 10 Did not advance
Ingemar Backman 35.5 17 37.0 14 Did not advance
Women's giant slalom
Athlete Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Marie Birkl 1:15.99 1:07.92 2:23.91 10
Women's halfpipe
Athlete Qualifying round 1 Qualifying round 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Anna Hellman 20.0 26 22.7 18 Did not advance
Jennie Waara 31.9 10 34.5 4 QF 62.7 8
Jenny Jonsson 34.5 3 QF 65.9 7

ReferencesEdit