United States at the 1992 Winter Olympics

The United States competed at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

United States at the
1992 Winter Olympics
Flag of the United States.svg
IOC codeUSA
NOCUnited States Olympic Committee
in Albertville
Competitors147 (97 men, 50 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Bill Koch (cross-country skiing)
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold
5
Silver
4
Bronze
2
Total
11
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

Timed events
Men

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Reggie Crist Downhill 1:54.54 28
A. J. Kitt 1:51.98 9
Tommy Moe 1:53.40 20
Kyle Rasmussen 1:52.71 16
A. J. Kitt Super-G 1:16.31 23
Tommy Moe 1:16.54 28
Jeff Olson 1:15.06 13
Kyle Rasmussen 1:15.58 17
Matt Grosjean Giant slalom 1:07.76 27 DNF
Rob Parisien 1:07.11 21 1:04.92 22 2:12.03 20
Casey Puckett 1:08.17 30 1:05.08 24 2:13.25 25
Chris Puckett DNF
Matt Grosjean Slalom 53.79 14 53.15 10 1:46.94 10
Joe Levins DNF
Casey Puckett DNF
Kyle Wieche 55.42 29 55.70 24 1:51.12 23

Women

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Hilary Lindh Downhill 1:52.61  
Krista Schmidinger 1:54.59 12
Edith Thys 1:58.13 25
Hilary Lindh Super-G 1:25.37 17
Julie Parisien DSQ
Diann Roffe DNF
Eva Twardokens 1:24.19 8
Julie Parisien Giant slalom 1:06.90 6 1:07.20 3 2:14.10 5
Diann Roffe 1:07.21 10 1:06.50 2 2:13.71  
Edith Thys 1:09.59 DNF
Eva Twardokens 1:07.03 7 1:07.44 7 2:14.47 7
Julie Parisien Slalom 48.22 1 45.18 8 1:33.40 4
Monique Pelletier 50.38 22 46.25 16 1:36.63 18
Eva Twardokens DNF
Heidi Voelker 50.92 25 46.77 20 1:37.69 20

Combined

Athlete Event Downhill Slalom Total
Time Points Time 1 Time 2 Total Points Points Rank
A. J. Kitt Men's 1:46.29 13.46 DNS DNF
Tommy Moe 1:47.19 22.63 55.03 56.56 1:51.59 59.52 82.15 18
Jeff Olson 1:48.29 33.84 DNF
Kyle Rasmussen 1:46.30 13.56 55.01 55.45 1:50.46 53.14 66.70 16
Kristin Krone Women's DNF
Krista Schmidinger 1:26.36 6.48 37.66 37.11 1:14.77 45.08 51.56 11

BiathlonEdit

Men

Event Athlete Time Misses Rank
Duncan Douglas Individual 1:04:17.5 6 59
Jon Engen 1:06:18.4 5 70
Curt Schreiner 1:03:34.2 3 51
Josh Thompson 1:00:05.4 2 16
Duncan Douglas Sprint 28:49.2 2 55
Curt Schreiner 28:08.4 0 37
Josh Thompson 27:53.2 1 32
Erich Wilbrecht 28:41.1 2 49
Duncan Douglas
Jon Engen
Curt Schreiner
Josh Thompson
Relay 1:30:44.0 1 13

Women

Event Athlete Time Misses Rank
Patrice Anderson Individual 58:59.6 2 42
Nancy Bell-Johnstone 57:55.2 5 34
Beth Coats 59:36.1 2 47
Joan Smith 1:01:15.2 5 55
Joan Guetschow Sprint 31:30.6 3 64
Nancy Bell-Johnstone 28:20.6 3 44
Mary Ostergren 27:05.7 2 25
Joan Smith 26:54.5 0 21
Nancy Bell-Johnstone
Mary Ostergren
Joan Smith
Relay 1:24:36.9 2 15

BobsleighEdit

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Brian Shimer
Herschel Walker
Two-man 1:00.34 6 1:01.27 10 1:01.22 8 1:01.12 4 4:03.95 7
Brian Richardson
Greg Harrell
1:01.56 24 1:02.15 26 1:02.26 28 1:02.20 22 4:08.17 24
Randy Will
Joe Sawyer
Karlos Kirby
Chris Coleman
Four-man 58.57 10 58.71 3 58.75 10 58.89 8 3:54.92 9
Chuck Leonowiccz
Bob Weissenfels
Bryan Leturgez
Jeff Woodard
58.74 12 58.99 13 58.56 2 58.94 12 3:55.23 11

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men

Event Athlete Time Rank
John Aalberg 10 km classical 29:47.6 18
John Bauer 29:58.0 23
John Farra 32:06.0 60
Ben Husaby 30:06.0 26
John Aalberg 15 km freestyle pursuit 42:19.2 26
John Bauer 43:01.7 32
John Farra 44:54.3 49
Ben Husaby 44:41.1 46
Luke Bodensteiner 30 km classical 1:28:45.7 27
John Callahan 1:32:07.9 49
Bill Koch 1:30:41.6 42
Pete Vordenberg 1:32:24.7 51
John Aalberg 50 km freestyle 2:15:33.5 33
Luke Bodensteiner 2:18:42.4 43
Jim Curran 2:26:17.0 56
Pete Vordenberg 2:26:25.8 57
John Aalberg
John Bauer
Luke Bodensteiner
Ben Husaby
4 × 10 km relay 1:48:15.8 12

Women

Event Athlete Time Rank
Ingrid Butts 5 km classical 16:07.9 47
Nancy Fiddler 15:19.2 25
Nina Kemppel 17:12.9 56
Leslie Thompson 16:27.8 52
Ingrid Butts 10 km freestyle pursuit 31:59.7 48
Nancy Fiddler 29:24.9 29
Nina Kemppel 33:56.7 52
Leslie Thompson 31:05.1 41
Dorcas DenHartog-Wonsavage 15 km classical 50:00.5 44
Nancy Fiddler 46:42.4 27
Sue Forbes 49:42.7 41
Brenda White 48:06.0 36
Dorcas DenHartog-Wonsavage 30 km freestyle 1:36:39.8 45
Nancy Fiddler 1:33:02.5 29
Brenda White 1:37:54.0 49
Betsy Youngman 1:36:12.1 43
Ingrid Butts
Nancy Fiddler
Leslie Thompson
Betsy Youngman
4 × 5 km relay 1:04:48.5 13

CurlingEdit

Curling was a demonstration sport at the 1992 Winter Olympics.

  United States
Superior CC, Superior

Fourth: Tim Somerville
Third: Mike Strum
Skip: Bud Somerville
Lead: Bill Strum
Alternate: Bob Nichols

Figure skatingEdit

Individual

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Rank Rank TFP Rank
Todd Eldredge Men's 9 11 15.5 10
Christopher Bowman 7 4 7.5 4
Paul Wylie 3 2 3.5  
Tonya Harding Ladies' 6 4 7.0 4
Nancy Kerrigan 2 3 4.0  
Kristi Yamaguchi 1 1 1.5  

Mixed

Athlete Event CD1 CD2 SP / OD FS / FD Total
Rank Rank Rank Rank TFP Rank
Jenni Meno
Scott Wendland
Pairs 12 9 15.0 11
Calla Urbanski
Rocky Marval
7 11 14.5 10
Natasha Kuchiki
Todd Sand
6 6 9.0 6
Rachel Mayer
Peter Breen
Ice dancing 14 14 14 15 29.0 15
April Sargent-Thomas
Russ Witherby
10 10 11 11 21.6 11

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Bob Aldighieri Moguls 36.44 20.61 23 Did not advance
Nelson Carmichael 31.50 23.90 4 Q 32.05 24.82  
Chuck Martin 34.33 22.59 14 Q 32.70 20.77 15
Craig Rodman 33.31 22.25 16 Q 35.21 21.18 13

Women

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Ann Battelle Moguls 43.99 14.51 21 Did not advance
Maggie Connor 43.08 13.95 22 Did not advance
Liz McIntyre 38.71 22.60 4 Q 40.27 21.24 6
Donna Weinbrecht 39.81 23.48 2 Q 40.51 23.69  

Ice hockeyEdit

Summary

Team Event First round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
United States men's Men's tournament   Italy
W 6–3
  Germany
W 2–0
  Finland
W 4–1
  Poland
W 3–0
  Sweden
T 3–3
1 Q   France
W 4–1
  Unified Team
L 2–5
Bronze medal final
  Czechoslovakia
L 1–6
4
Roster

First round
Twelve participating teams were placed in two groups. After playing a round-robin, the top four teams in each group advanced to the Medal Round while the last two teams competed in the Consolation Round for the 9th to 12th places.

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team sent to compete in the Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA DIF PTS
  United States 5 4 0 1 18 7 11 9
  Sweden 5 3 0 2 22 11 11 8
  Finland 5 3 1 1 22 11 11 7
  Germany 5 2 3 0 11 12 -1 4
  Italy 5 1 4 0 18 24 -6 2
  Poland 5 0 5 0 4 30 -26 0
February 9, 1992United States  6–3
(2–1, 0–2, 4–0)
  ItalyMéribel Ice Palace, Méribel

February 11, 1992United States  2–0
(0–0, 1–0, 1–0)
  GermanyMéribel Ice Palace, Méribel

February 13, 1992United States  4–1
(1–0, 1–1, 2–0)
  FinlandMéribel Ice Palace, Méribel

February 15, 1992United States  3–0
(0–0, 2–0, 1–0)
  PolandMéribel Ice Palace, Méribel

February 17, 1992Sweden  3–3
(0–1, 0–1, 3–1)
  United StatesMéribel Ice Palace, Méribel

Quarterfinal

February 19, 1992France  1–4
(1-0, 0-3, 0-1)
  United States

Semifinal

February 21, 1992Unified Team  5–2
(2-1, 0-1, 3-0)
  United States

Bronze medal game

February 22, 1992Czechoslovakia  6–1
(2-0, 1-0, 3-1)
  United States

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 45.553 6 45.849 12 45.258 8 46.192 12 3:03.852 10
Robert Pipkins 47.996 32 45.878 14 46.601 15 46.424 14 3:06.899 21
Wendel Suckow 45.838 13 45.874 13 46.416 12 46.067 7 3:04.195 12
Tim Wiley DNS
Wendel Suckow
Bill Tavares
Doubles 46.787 9 46.664 7 1:33.451 9
Gordy Sheer
Chris Thorpe
46.980 12 47.062 12 1:34.042 12

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 46.974 5 47.019 6 46.962 6 46.988 8 3:07.673 5
Erica Terwillegar 47.094 8 47.124 8 47.210 9 47.119 14 3:08.547 9
Bonny Warner 47.493 18 47.385 16 47.513 17 47.366 18 3:09.757 18

Nordic combinedEdit

Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3 Total Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ryan Heckman Individual 96.8 99.6 95.0 196.4 28 50:07.9 37 53:41.9 37
Joe Holland 93.8 98.6 107.7 206.3 15 DNF
Tim Tetreault 96.4 96.6 98.9 195.5 29 51:09.6 41 54:49.6 40
Todd Wilson 84.7 78.7 92.0 176.7 43 48:36.7 34 54:22.1 39
Ryan Heckman
Joe Holland
Tim Tetreault
Team 591.3 4 1:28:15.8 10 1:32:44.8 8

Short track speed skatingEdit

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Final rank
Andy Gabel Men's 1000 m DSQ Did not advance
Amy Peterson Women's 500 m 51.05 3 Did not advance
Cathy Turner 47.69 1 Q 48.51 1 Q 47.41 1 QA 47.04  
Darcie Dohnal
Amy Peterson
Cathy Turner
Nikki Ziegelmeyer
Women's 3000 m relay 4:42.56 2 Q 4:37.85  

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round.

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Jim Holland Normal hill 85.0 104.5 13 81.0 96.6 22 201.1 13
Bob Holme 77.0 83.7 53 78.5 87.6 48 171.3 51
Ted Langlois 80.0 91.5 38 83.0 97.3 21 188.8 28
Bryan Sanders 83.5 99.1 21 77.0 85.7 49 184.8 38
Jim Holland Large hill 105.0 90.0 15 101.5 85.1 13 175.1 12
Bob Holme 96.5 71.1 38 92.5 66.0 37 137.1 36
Ted Langlois 88.0 57.2 50 90.5 61.2 43 118.4 48
Bryan Sanders 90.5 61.2 47 98.5 75.9 24 137.1 36
Jim Holland
Bob Holme
Ted Langlois
Bryan Sanders
Team 247.2 12 225.2 12 482.4 12

Speed skatingEdit

Men

Athlete Event Time Rank
Dave Cruikshank 500 m 38.28 22
Dan Jansen 37.46 4
Marty Pierce 38.15 19
Nick Thometz 37.83 13
Dave Besteman 1000 m 1:16.57 20
Eric Flaim 1:16.47 16
Dan Jansen 1:17.34 26
Nick Thometz 1:16.19 15
Eric Flaim 1500 m 1:59.60 24
Nate Mills 2:01.54 35
Chris Shelley 2:01.11 32
Brian Wanek 1:58.50 19
Eric Flaim 5000 m 7:11.15 6
Mark Greenwald 7:21.19 19
Brian Wanek 7:13.35 12
Mark Greenwald 10,000 m 15:03.02 24
Jeff Klaiber 15:13.65 27
Brian Wanek 14:51.34 22

Women

Athlete Event Time Rank
Bonnie Blair 500 m 40.33  
Peggy Clasen 41.95 22
Michelle Kline 42.41 26
Kristen Talbot 41.77 17
Bonnie Blair 1000 m 1:21.90  
Peggy Clasen 1:25.31 29
Moira D'Andrea 1:26.13 32
Michelle Kline DSQ
Bonnie Blair 1500 m 2:10.89 21
Mary Docter 2:09.66 15
Tara Laszlo 2:13.35 27
Angela Zuckerman 2:13.21 26
Mary Docter 3000 m 4:34.51 15
Michelle Kline 4:45.65 25
Angela Zuckerman 4:41.88 22
Mary Docter 5000 m 8:04.42 17
Michelle Kline 8:20.88 24
Tara Laszlo 8:15.00 23

Demonstration sportsEdit

CurlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-06-22.
  • Olympic Winter Games 1992, full results by sports-reference.com