United States at the 1988 Winter Olympics

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United States at the
1988 Winter Olympics
Flag of the United States.svg
IOC code USA
NOC United 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)

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

Contents

Medalists

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

Alpine skiing

Men
AthleteEventRun 1Run 2Total
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Bill Hudson Downhill N/ADNF
A. J. Kitt 2:04.9426
Doug Lewis 2:06.2532
Jeff Olson 2:05.0928
Bill Hudson Super-G N/A1:47.2930
A. J. Kitt DSQ
Jeff Olson 1:45.5624
Tiger Shaw 1:44.2618
Felix McGrath Giant slalom 1:06.79161:03.81132:10.6013
Jack Miller DNF
Bob Ormsby 1:10.07391:05.78292:15.8534
Tiger Shaw 1:06.71141:03.52122:10.2312
Felix McGrath Slalom DNF
Jack Miller 55.0024DNF
Bob Ormsby DSQ
Alex Williams DNF
Women
AthleteEventRun 1Run 2Total
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Pam Fletcher Downhill N/ADNS
Kristin Krone 1:29.1320
Hilary Lindh DNF
Edith Thys 1:28.5318
Debbie Armstrong Super-G N/A1:21.8718
Kristin Krone 1:24.5132
Hilary Lindh 1:23.1126
Edith Thys 1:20.939
Debbie Armstrong Giant slalom 1:01.73171:08.99132:10.7213
Tamara McKinney DNF
Diann Roffe 1:01.75181:08.94122:10.6912
Heidi Voelker 1:02.1020DNF
Beth Madsen Slalom 51.091750.09111:41.1811
Tamara McKinney DNF
Diann Roffe 51.742251.14141:42.8815
Heidi Voelker DNF
Combined
Men
AthleteEventDownhillSlalomTotal
TimePointsTime 1Time 2TotalPointsPointsRank
Bill Hudson Combined DNF
A. J. Kitt 1:50.4238.8556.95DNF
Felix McGrath 1:53.3571.19DNF
Jeff Olson DNF
Women
AthleteEventDownhillSlalomTotal
TimePointsTime 1Time 2TotalPointsPointsRank
Kristin Krone Combined 1:18.8036.1144.9445.251:30.1978.70114.8117
Hilary Lindh 1:19.2743.3646.9648.351:35.31121.20164.5723
Beth Madsen 1:21.3174.8441.8642.921:24.7833.79108.6415
Edith Thys 1:18.3829.63DNF

Biathlon

AthleteEventTimeMissesRank
Darin Binning Individual 1:03:54.8442
Bill Carow 1:05:10.1549
Curt Schreiner 1:05:22.7552
Josh Thompson 1:01:29.4525
Bill Carow Sprint 28:19.64 (1+3)49
Lyle Nelson 27:34.31 (0+1)30
Curt Schreiner 28:19.93 (2+1)50
Josh Thompson 27:27.74 (2+2)27
Darin Binning
Lyle Nelson
Curt Schreiner
Josh Thompson
Relay 1:29:33.029

Bobsleigh

AthleteEventRun 1Run 2Run 3Run 4Total
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Brent Rushlaw
Mike Aljoe
Two-man 59.01251:00.13171:00.9616DNF
Matt Roy
Jim Herberich
59.37291:00.06151:00.341059.57113:59.3416
Brent Rushlaw
Hal Hoye
Mike Wasko
Bill White
Four-man 56.72457.67856.69957.2013:48.284
Brian Shimer
Jim Herberich
Matt Roy
Scott Pladel
57.171258.491957.471958.10133:51.2316

Cross-country skiing

Men
AthleteEventTimeRank
Todd Boonstra 15 km classical 47:21.853
Joe Galanes 48:05.258
Dan Simoneau 44:53.829
Bill Spencer 45:59.640
Kevin Brochman 30 km classical 1:37:07.156
Jon Engen 1:35:41.951
Joe Galanes DNF
Dan Simoneau 1:35:21.449
Kevin Brochman 50 km freestyle 2:19:45.547
Jon Engen DNF
Dan Simoneau DNF
Bill Spencer 2:25:22.656
Todd Boonstra
Dan Simoneau
Bill Spencer
Joe Galanes
4×10 km relay 1:50:27.613
Women
AthleteEventTimeRank
Leslie Bancroft-Krichko 5 km classical 16:31.131
Nancy Fiddler 17:05.441
Leslie Thompson 16:58.539
Betsy Youngman 17:32.647
Leslie Bancroft-Krichko 10 km classical 33:25.136
Dorcas DenHartog-Wonsavage 34:26.140
Nancy Fiddler 34:31.141
Leslie Thompson 35:17.745
Dorcas DenHartog-Wonsavage 20 km freestyle 1:00:48.623
Nancy Fiddler 1:03:57.543
Leslie Thompson 1:01:04.125
Betsy Youngman 1:03:31.342
Leslie Bancroft-Krichko
Dorcas DanHartog-Wonsavage
Nancy Fiddler
Leslie Thompson
4×5 km relay 1:04:08.88

Figure skating

Individual
AthleteEventCFSPFSTotal
RankRankRankTFPRank
Brian Boitano Men's singles 2213.0Gold medal icon.svg
Christopher Bowman 85713.87
Paul Wylie 128919.410
Caryn Kadavy Ladies's singles 75DNSDNF
Jill Trenary 56510.44
Debi Thomas 2246.0Bronze medal icon.svg
Mixed
AthleteEventCDSP / ODFS / FDTotal
RankRankRankTFPRank
Natalie Seybold
Wayne Seybold
Pairs N/A101015.010
Gillian Wachsman
Todd Waggoner
457.05
Jill Watson
Peter Oppegard
334.5Bronze medal icon.svg
Suzanne Semanick
Scott Gregory
Ice dancing 66612.06
Susan Wynne
Joseph Druar
11111122.011

Ice hockey

Summary
TeamEventFirst roundConsolation gameFinal round
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
RankOpposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
United States men's Men's tournament Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
W 10–6
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia
L 5–7
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
L 5–7
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
W 6–3
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany
L 1–4
47th place game
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
W 8–4
Did not advance7
Roster
Group B

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

PldWLTGFGAPts
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 55003210 10
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 54101912 8
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 53202314 6
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 52302727 4
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 50411229 1
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 50411132 1
7th place game
Team 1 Score Team 2
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 8–4Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland

Luge

Men
AthleteEventRun 1Run 2Run 3Run 4Total
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Duncan Kennedy Singles 47.0321647.0651647.0931547.282163:08.47214
Frank Masley 46.8131146.890946.813847.427183:07.94312
Jon Owen 47.6702547.6322347.8342548.328283:11.46423
Joe Barile
Steven Maher
Doubles 46.2621048.70117N/A1:34.96316
Timothy Nardiello
Miro Zajonc
46.4821346.838111:33.32011
Women
AthleteEventRun 1Run 2Run 3Run 4Total
TimeRankTimeRankTimeRankTimeRankTimeRank
Cammy Myler Singles 46.502846.888946.8281246.61783:06.8359
Erica Terwillegar 46.506947.3001546.7801046.705103:07.29111
Bonny Warner 46.409646.643846.633746.37153:06.2116

Nordic combined

AthleteEventSki JumpingCross-countryTotal
Jump 1Jump 2Jump 3TotalRankTimeRankTimeRank
Gary Crawford Individual 55.465.270.6135.84343:54.74154:12.741
Joe Holland 101.896.4108.6210.4941:01.82843:02.519
Todd Wilson 88.291.978.1180.13742:07.93947:30.640
Joe Holland
Hans Johnstone
Todd Wilson
Team N/A516.991:23:42.9101:33:06.910

Ski jumping

AthleteEventJump 1Jump 2Total
DistancePointsDistancePointsPointsRank
Mike Holland Normal hill 79.592.874.581.8174.633
Mark Konopacke 83.5100.279.088.0188.218
Dennis McGrane 78.090.473.079.4169.843
Rick Mewborn 75.080.174.078.5158.654
Chris Hastings Large hill 94.074.093.071.1145.149
Mike Holland 105.096.992.073.7170.632
Mark Konopacke 100.083.996.076.3160.242
Ted Langlois 95.075.990.066.9142.850
Mike Holland
Mark Konopacke
Ted Langlois
Dennis McGrane
Team N/A259.3N/A237.5496.810

Speed skating

Men
AthleteEventTimeRank
Erik Henriksen 500 m 37.5015
Dan Jansen DNF
Marty Pierce 37.7622
Nick Thometz 37.168
Tom Cushman 1000 m 1:14.6817
Eric Flaim 1:13.534
Dan Jansen DNF
Nick Thometz 1:14.7118
John Baskfield 1500 m 1:55.8820
Eric Flaim 1:52.12Silver medal icon.svg
Mark Greenwald 1:54.6411
Dave Silk 1:55.2615
Erick Flaim 5000 m 6:47.094
Mark Greenwald 6:51.989
Dave Silk 6:49.956
Eric Flaim 10,000 m 14:05.574
Jeff Klaiber 14:38.6025
Dave Silk 14:25.5614
Women
AthleteEventTimeRank
Leslie Bader 500 m 41.5723
Bonnie Blair 39.10 WR Gold medal icon.svg
Katie Class 40.9112
Kristen Talbot 41.7125
Leslie Bader 1000 m 1:21.097
Bonnie Blair 1:18.31Bronze medal icon.svg
Katie Class 1:21.108
Nancy Swider-Peltz 1:24.8124
Leslie Bader 1500 m 2:05.5310
Bonnie Blair 2:04.024
Katie Class 2:07.3013
Janet Goldman 2:08.7218
Leslie Bader 3000 m 4:30.0920
Mary Docter 4:29.9319
Janet Goldman 4:25.2611
Mary Docter 5000 m 7:37.0011
Janet Goldman 7:36.9810
Nancy Swider-Peltz 7:52.1222

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