United States at the 1988 Winter Olympics

The United States competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

United States at the
1988 Winter Olympics
Flag of the United States.svg
IOC codeUSA
NOCUnited States Olympic Committee
in Calgary
Competitors118 (86 men, 32 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Lyle Nelson (biathlon)
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
6
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

The following U.S. competitors won medals at the games. In the by discipline sections below, medalists' names are bolded.

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Bill Hudson Downhill N/A DNF
A. J. Kitt 2:04.94 26
Doug Lewis 2:06.25 32
Jeff Olson 2:05.09 28
Bill Hudson Super-G N/A 1:47.29 30
A. J. Kitt DSQ
Jeff Olson 1:45.56 24
Tiger Shaw 1:44.26 18
Felix McGrath Giant slalom 1:06.79 16 1:03.81 13 2:10.60 13
Jack Miller DNF
Bob Ormsby 1:10.07 39 1:05.78 29 2:15.85 34
Tiger Shaw 1:06.71 14 1:03.52 12 2:10.23 12
Felix McGrath Slalom DNF
Jack Miller 55.00 24 DNF
Bob Ormsby DSQ
Alex Williams DNF
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Pam Fletcher Downhill N/A DNS
Kristin Krone 1:29.13 20
Hilary Lindh DNF
Edith Thys 1:28.53 18
Debbie Armstrong Super-G N/A 1:21.87 18
Kristin Krone 1:24.51 32
Hilary Lindh 1:23.11 26
Edith Thys 1:20.93 9
Debbie Armstrong Giant slalom 1:01.73 17 1:08.99 13 2:10.72 13
Tamara McKinney DNF
Diann Roffe 1:01.75 18 1:08.94 12 2:10.69 12
Heidi Voelker 1:02.10 20 DNF
Beth Madsen Slalom 51.09 17 50.09 11 1:41.18 11
Tamara McKinney DNF
Diann Roffe 51.74 22 51.14 14 1:42.88 15
Heidi Voelker DNF
Combined
Men
Athlete Event Downhill Slalom Total
Time Points Time 1 Time 2 Total Points Points Rank
Bill Hudson Combined DNF
A. J. Kitt 1:50.42 38.85 56.95 DNF
Felix McGrath 1:53.35 71.19 DNF
Jeff Olson DNF
Women
Athlete Event Downhill Slalom Total
Time Points Time 1 Time 2 Total Points Points Rank
Kristin Krone Combined 1:18.80 36.11 44.94 45.25 1:30.19 78.70 114.81 17
Hilary Lindh 1:19.27 43.36 46.96 48.35 1:35.31 121.20 164.57 23
Beth Madsen 1:21.31 74.84 41.86 42.92 1:24.78 33.79 108.64 15
Edith Thys 1:18.38 29.63 DNF

BiathlonEdit

Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Darin Binning Individual 1:03:54.8 4 42
Bill Carow 1:05:10.1 5 49
Curt Schreiner 1:05:22.7 5 52
Josh Thompson 1:01:29.4 5 25
Bill Carow Sprint 28:19.6 4 (1+3) 49
Lyle Nelson 27:34.3 1 (0+1) 30
Curt Schreiner 28:19.9 3 (2+1) 50
Josh Thompson 27:27.7 4 (2+2) 27
Darin Binning
Lyle Nelson
Curt Schreiner
Josh Thompson
Relay 1:29:33.0 2 9

BobsleighEdit

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Brent Rushlaw
Mike Aljoe
Two-man 59.01 25 1:00.13 17 1:00.96 16 DNF
Matt Roy
Jim Herberich
59.37 29 1:00.06 15 1:00.34 10 59.57 11 3:59.34 16
Brent Rushlaw
Hal Hoye
Mike Wasko
Bill White
Four-man 56.72 4 57.67 8 56.69 9 57.20 1 3:48.28 4
Brian Shimer
Jim Herberich
Matt Roy
Scott Pladel
57.17 12 58.49 19 57.47 19 58.10 13 3:51.23 16

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Todd Boonstra 15 km classical 47:21.8 53
Joe Galanes 48:05.2 58
Dan Simoneau 44:53.8 29
Bill Spencer 45:59.6 40
Kevin Brochman 30 km classical 1:37:07.1 56
Jon Engen 1:35:41.9 51
Joe Galanes DNF
Dan Simoneau 1:35:21.4 49
Kevin Brochman 50 km freestyle 2:19:45.5 47
Jon Engen DNF
Dan Simoneau DNF
Bill Spencer 2:25:22.6 56
Todd Boonstra
Dan Simoneau
Bill Spencer
Joe Galanes
4×10 km relay 1:50:27.6 13
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Leslie Bancroft-Krichko 5 km classical 16:31.1 31
Nancy Fiddler 17:05.4 41
Leslie Thompson 16:58.5 39
Betsy Youngman 17:32.6 47
Leslie Bancroft-Krichko 10 km classical 33:25.1 36
Dorcas DenHartog-Wonsavage 34:26.1 40
Nancy Fiddler 34:31.1 41
Leslie Thompson 35:17.7 45
Dorcas DenHartog-Wonsavage 20 km freestyle 1:00:48.6 23
Nancy Fiddler 1:03:57.5 43
Leslie Thompson 1:01:04.1 25
Betsy Youngman 1:03:31.3 42
Leslie Bancroft-Krichko
Dorcas DanHartog-Wonsavage
Nancy Fiddler
Leslie Thompson
4×5 km relay 1:04:08.8 8

Figure skatingEdit

Individual
Athlete Event CF SP FS Total
Rank Rank Rank TFP Rank
Brian Boitano Men's singles 2 2 1 3.0  
Christopher Bowman 8 5 7 13.8 7
Paul Wylie 12 8 9 19.4 10
Caryn Kadavy Ladies's singles 7 5 DNS DNF
Jill Trenary 5 6 5 10.4 4
Debi Thomas 2 2 4 6.0  
Mixed
Athlete Event CD SP / OD FS / FD Total
Rank Rank Rank TFP Rank
Natalie Seybold
Wayne Seybold
Pairs N/A 10 10 15.0 10
Gillian Wachsman
Todd Waggoner
4 5 7.0 5
Jill Watson
Peter Oppegard
3 3 4.5  
Suzanne Semanick
Scott Gregory
Ice dancing 6 6 6 12.0 6
Susan Wynne
Joseph Druar
11 11 11 22.0 11

Ice hockeyEdit

Summary
Team Event First round Consolation game Final round
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
United States men's Men's tournament   Austria
W 10–6
  Czechoslovakia
L 5–7
  Soviet Union
L 5–7
  Norway
W 6–3
  West Germany
L 1–4
4 7th place game
   Switzerland
W 8–4
Did not advance 7
Roster
Group B

Top three teams (shaded ones) entered the medal round.

Pld W L T GF GA Pts
  Soviet Union 5 5 0 0 32 10 10
  West Germany 5 4 1 0 19 12 8
  Czechoslovakia 5 3 2 0 23 14 6
  United States 5 2 3 0 27 27 4
  Austria 5 0 4 1 12 29 1
  Norway 5 0 4 1 11 32 1
  • USA 10-6 Austria
  • Czechoslovakia 7-5 USA
  • Soviet Union 7-5 USA
  • USA 6-3 Norway
  • West Germany 4-1 USA
7th place game
Team 1  Score  Team 2
  United States 8–4    Switzerland

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Duncan Kennedy Singles 47.032 16 47.065 16 47.093 15 47.282 16 3:08.472 14
Frank Masley 46.813 11 46.890 9 46.813 8 47.427 18 3:07.943 12
Jon Owen 47.670 25 47.632 23 47.834 25 48.328 28 3:11.464 23
Joe Barile
Steven Maher
Doubles 46.262 10 48.701 17 N/A 1:34.963 16
Timothy Nardiello
Miro Zajonc
46.482 13 46.838 11 1:33.320 11
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Cammy Myler Singles 46.502 8 46.888 9 46.828 12 46.617 8 3:06.835 9
Erica Terwillegar 46.506 9 47.300 15 46.780 10 46.705 10 3:07.291 11
Bonny Warner 46.409 6 46.643 8 46.633 7 46.371 5 3:06.211 6

Nordic combinedEdit

Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3 Total Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gary Crawford Individual 55.4 65.2 70.6 135.8 43 43:54.7 41 54:12.7 41
Joe Holland 101.8 96.4 108.6 210.4 9 41:01.8 28 43:02.5 19
Todd Wilson 88.2 91.9 78.1 180.1 37 42:07.9 39 47:30.6 40
Joe Holland
Hans Johnstone
Todd Wilson
Team N/A 516.9 9 1:23:42.9 10 1:33:06.9 10

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Mike Holland Normal hill 79.5 92.8 74.5 81.8 174.6 33
Mark Konopacke 83.5 100.2 79.0 88.0 188.2 18
Dennis McGrane 78.0 90.4 73.0 79.4 169.8 43
Rick Mewborn 75.0 80.1 74.0 78.5 158.6 54
Chris Hastings Large hill 94.0 74.0 93.0 71.1 145.1 49
Mike Holland 105.0 96.9 92.0 73.7 170.6 32
Mark Konopacke 100.0 83.9 96.0 76.3 160.2 42
Ted Langlois 95.0 75.9 90.0 66.9 142.8 50
Mike Holland
Mark Konopacke
Ted Langlois
Dennis McGrane
Team N/A 259.3 N/A 237.5 496.8 10

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Time Rank
Erik Henriksen 500 m 37.50 15
Dan Jansen DNF
Marty Pierce 37.76 22
Nick Thometz 37.16 8
Tom Cushman 1000 m 1:14.68 17
Eric Flaim 1:13.53 4
Dan Jansen DNF
Nick Thometz 1:14.71 18
John Baskfield 1500 m 1:55.88 20
Eric Flaim 1:52.12  
Mark Greenwald 1:54.64 11
Dave Silk 1:55.26 15
Erick Flaim 5000 m 6:47.09 4
Mark Greenwald 6:51.98 9
Dave Silk 6:49.95 6
Eric Flaim 10,000 m 14:05.57 4
Jeff Klaiber 14:38.60 25
Dave Silk 14:25.56 14
Women
Athlete Event Time Rank
Leslie Bader 500 m 41.57 23
Bonnie Blair 39.10 WR  
Katie Class 40.91 12
Kristen Talbot 41.71 25
Leslie Bader 1000 m 1:21.09 7
Bonnie Blair 1:18.31  
Katie Class 1:21.10 8
Nancy Swider-Peltz 1:24.81 24
Leslie Bader 1500 m 2:05.53 10
Bonnie Blair 2:04.02 4
Katie Class 2:07.30 13
Janet Goldman 2:08.72 18
Leslie Bader 3000 m 4:30.09 20
Mary Docter 4:29.93 19
Janet Goldman 4:25.26 11
Mary Docter 5000 m 7:37.00 11
Janet Goldman 7:36.98 10
Nancy Swider-Peltz 7:52.12 22

ReferencesEdit

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • Olympic Winter Games 1988, full results by sports-reference.com
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-06-22.