Alpine skiing at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Alpine Skiing
at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Pictogram for alpine skiing
Venues Jeongseon Alpine Centre (speed)
Yongpyong Alpine Center (technical)
Dates12–24 February 2018
No. of events11 (5 men, 5 women, 1 mixed)
Competitors322 from 80 nations
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South Korea physical map.svg
Red pog.svg
Yongpyong
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Jeongseon
Locations in South Korea

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. [1]

Contents

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. [2] It was the last event on the schedule.

Qualification

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. [3]

Competition schedule

DateTimeEvent
13 February11:30
15:00
Men's combined
15 February10:00
13:45
Women's giant slalom
11:30 Men's downhill
16 February10:00
13:15
Women's slalom
11:00 Men's super-G
17 February12:00 Women's super-G
18 February10:15
13:45
Men's giant slalom
21 February11:00 Women's downhill
22 February10:00
13:30
Men's slalom
11:30
15:00
Women's combined
24 February11:00 Team event
Source: [4]    All times are (UTC+9)
Notes

Course information

DateRaceStart
elevation
Finish
elevation
Vertical
drop
Course
length
Average
gradient
15 FebruaryDownhill – men1,370 m (4,495 ft)545 m (1,788 ft)825 m (2,707 ft)2.965 km (1.842 mi)
21 FebruaryDownhill – women1,275 m (4,183 ft)545 m (1,788 ft)730 m (2,395 ft)2.775 km (1.724 mi)
13 FebruaryDownhill – (SC) – men1,195 m (3,921 ft)545 m (1,788 ft)650 m (2,133 ft)2.050 km (1.274 mi)
22 FebruaryDownhill – (SC) – women 1,275 m (4,183 ft) 545 m (1,788 ft) 730 m (2,400 ft) 2.775 km (1.724 mi)
16 FebruarySuper-G – men1,195 m (3,921 ft)545 m (1,788 ft)650 m (2,133 ft)2.322 km (1.443 mi)
17 FebruarySuper-G – women1,130 m (3,707 ft)545 m (1,788 ft)585 m (1,919 ft)2.010 km (1.249 mi)
18 FebruaryGiant slalom – men1,405 m (4,610 ft)965 m (3,166 ft)440 m (1,444 ft) 1.326 km (0.824 mi)
15 FebruaryGiant slalom – women1,365 m (4,478 ft)965 m (3,166 ft)400 m (1,312 ft) 1.250 km (0.777 mi)
22 FebruarySlalom – men1,176 m (3,858 ft)965 m (3,166 ft)211 m (692 ft) 0.575 km (0.357 mi)
16 FebruarySlalom – women1,169 m (3,835 ft)965 m (3,166 ft)204 m (669 ft) 0.556 km (0.345 mi)
13 FebruarySlalom – (SC) – men745 m (2,444 ft)545 m (1,788 ft)200 m (656 ft) 0.521 km (0.324 mi)
22 FebruarySlalom – (SC) – women724 m (2,375 ft)545 m (1,788 ft)179 m (587 ft) 0.515 km (0.320 mi)
24 FebruaryTeam event1,041 m (3,415 ft)961 m (3,153 ft)80 m (262 ft) 0.265 km (0.165 mi)

Medal summary

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 3227
2Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland 2327
3Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 2002
4Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1427
5Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1113
6Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1012
7Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 1001
8Flag of France.svg  France 0123
9Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein 0011
Totals (9 nations)11111133

Men's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Downhill [23]
details
Aksel Lund Svindal
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:40.25 Kjetil Jansrud
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:40.37 Beat Feuz
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:40.43
Super-G [24]
details
Matthias Mayer
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:24.44 Beat Feuz
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:24.57 Kjetil Jansrud
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:24.62
Giant slalom [25]
details
Marcel Hirscher
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2:18.04 Henrik Kristoffersen
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
2:19.31 Alexis Pinturault
Flag of France.svg  France
2:19.35
Slalom [26]
details
André Myhrer
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1:38.99 Ramon Zenhäusern
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:39.33 Michael Matt
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:39.66
Combined [27]
details
Marcel Hirscher
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2:06.52 Alexis Pinturault
Flag of France.svg  France
2:06.75 Victor Muffat-Jeandet
Flag of France.svg  France
2:07.54

Women's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Downhill [28]
details
Sofia Goggia
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
1:39.22 Ragnhild Mowinckel
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:39.31 Lindsey Vonn
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1:39.69
Super-G [29]
details
Ester Ledecká
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic
1:21.11 Anna Veith
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:21.12 Tina Weirather
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg  Liechtenstein
1:21.22
Giant slalom [30]
details
Mikaela Shiffrin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2:20.02 Ragnhild Mowinckel
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
2:20.41 Federica Brignone
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
2:20.48
Slalom [31]
details
Frida Hansdotter
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1:38.63 Wendy Holdener
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:38.68 Katharina Gallhuber
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:38.95
Combined [32]
details
Michelle Gisin
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
2:20.90 Mikaela Shiffrin
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2:21.87 Wendy Holdener
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
2:22.34

Team event

EventGoldSilverBronze
Mixed team [33]
details
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
Luca Aerni
Denise Feierabend
Wendy Holdener
Daniel Yule
Ramon Zenhäusern

Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
Stephanie Brunner
Manuel Feller
Katharina Gallhuber
Katharina Liensberger
Michael Matt
Marco Schwarz
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Sebastian Foss-Solevåg
Nina Haver-Løseth
Leif Kristian Nestvold-Haugen
Kristin Lysdahl
Jonathan Nordbotten
Maren Skjøld

Participating nations

A total of 322 athletes from 80 nations (including the IOC's designation of Olympic Athletes from Russia) were scheduled to participate (the numbers of athletes are shown in parentheses). [34]

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