at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games
|Venues|| Jeongseon Alpine Centre (speed)|
Yongpyong Alpine Center (technical)
|Dates||12–24 February 2018|
|No. of events||11 (5 men, 5 women, 1 mixed)|
|Competitors||322 from 80 nations|
| Alpine skiing at the|
2018 Winter Olympics
| Qualification |
Alpine skiing at the 2018 Winter Olympics was held from 12 to 24 February at Yongpyong Alpine Centre (slalom and giant slalom) at the Alpensia Sports Park in PyeongChang and at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre (speed events) in Jeongseon, South Korea.
In June 2015, the International Olympic Committee approved the addition of a mixed team event, bringing the total of medal events in alpine skiing to eleven.It was the last event on the schedule.
A maximum of 320 quota spots were available to athletes to compete at the games. A maximum of twenty-two athletes could be entered by a National Olympic Committee, with a maximum of fourteen men or fourteen women. A total of sixteen countries also qualified for the inaugural team event. There were two qualification standards for the games: an A standard and a B standard.
|Women's giant slalom|
|17 February||12:00||Women's super-G|
|Men's giant slalom|
|21 February||11:00||Women's downhill|
|24 February||11:00||Team event|
|Source: All times are (UTC+9)|
|15 February||Downhill – men||1,370 m (4,495 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||825 m (2,707 ft)||2.965 km (1.842 mi)||27.8%|
|21 February||Downhill – women||1,275 m (4,183 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||730 m (2,395 ft)||2.775 km (1.724 mi)||26.3%|
|13 February||Downhill – (SC) – men||1,195 m (3,921 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||650 m (2,133 ft)||2.050 km (1.274 mi)||31.7%|
|22 February||Downhill – (SC) – women||1,275 m (4,183 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||730 m (2,400 ft)||2.775 km (1.724 mi)||26.3%|
|16 February||Super-G – men||1,195 m (3,921 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||650 m (2,133 ft)||2.322 km (1.443 mi)||28%|
|17 February||Super-G – women||1,130 m (3,707 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||585 m (1,919 ft)||2.010 km (1.249 mi)||29.1%|
|18 February||Giant slalom – men||1,405 m (4,610 ft)||965 m (3,166 ft)||440 m (1,444 ft)||1.326 km (0.824 mi)||33.2%|
|15 February||Giant slalom – women||1,365 m (4,478 ft)||965 m (3,166 ft)||400 m (1,312 ft)||1.250 km (0.777 mi)||32.0%|
|22 February||Slalom – men||1,176 m (3,858 ft)||965 m (3,166 ft)||211 m (692 ft)||0.575 km (0.357 mi)||36.7%|
|16 February||Slalom – women||1,169 m (3,835 ft)||965 m (3,166 ft)||204 m (669 ft)||0.556 km (0.345 mi)||36.7%|
|13 February||Slalom – (SC) – men||745 m (2,444 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||200 m (656 ft)||0.521 km (0.324 mi)||38.4%|
|22 February||Slalom – (SC) – women||724 m (2,375 ft)||545 m (1,788 ft)||179 m (587 ft)||0.515 km (0.320 mi)||34.8%|
|24 February||Team event||1,041 m (3,415 ft)||961 m (3,153 ft)||80 m (262 ft)||0.265 km (0.165 mi)||30.2%|
|Totals (9 nations)||11||11||11||33|
|Downhill || Aksel Lund Svindal |
|1:40.25|| Kjetil Jansrud |
|1:40.37|| Beat Feuz |
|Super-G || Matthias Mayer |
|1:24.44|| Beat Feuz |
|1:24.57|| Kjetil Jansrud |
|Giant slalom || Marcel Hirscher |
|2:18.04|| Henrik Kristoffersen |
|2:19.31|| Alexis Pinturault |
|Slalom || André Myhrer |
|1:38.99|| Ramon Zenhäusern |
|1:39.33|| Michael Matt |
|Combined || Marcel Hirscher |
|2:06.52|| Alexis Pinturault |
|2:06.75|| Victor Muffat-Jeandet |
|Downhill || Sofia Goggia |
|1:39.22|| Ragnhild Mowinckel |
|1:39.31|| Lindsey Vonn |
|Super-G || Ester Ledecká |
|1:21.11|| Anna Veith |
|1:21.12|| Tina Weirather |
|Giant slalom || Mikaela Shiffrin |
|2:20.02|| Ragnhild Mowinckel |
|2:20.41|| Federica Brignone |
|Slalom || Frida Hansdotter |
|1:38.63|| Wendy Holdener |
|1:38.68|| Katharina Gallhuber |
|Combined || Michelle Gisin |
|2:20.90|| Mikaela Shiffrin |
|2:21.87|| Wendy Holdener |
|Mixed team || Switzerland |
| Austria |
| Norway |
Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen
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