Australia at the 1980 Winter Olympics

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Australia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Australia
IOC code  AUS
NOC Australian Olympic Committee
Website www.olympics.com.au
At the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid
Competitors 10 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Robert McIntyre
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
* with New Zealand as Australasia
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Australia competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, United States.

Australia came eleventh in the figure skating pairs, but that was in a field of eleven. Jacqui Cowderoy came seventeenth in the women's slalom, and Colin Coates came eighteenth in the 10000 metres speed skating.

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing

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Men
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank
Antony Guss Downhill N/A 1:50.22 26
Giant slalom 1:29.26 47 1:29.53 39 2:58.79 41
Slalom 1:04.45 35 1:00.65 31 2:05.10 32
Rob McIntyre Giant slalom 1:28.09 44 1:29.30 38 2:57.39 38
Slalom Did not finish
Women
Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank
Jenny Altermatt Giant slalom 1:22.09 33 1:36.48 30 2:58.57 28
Slalom Did not finish
Jacqui Cowderoy Giant slalom 1:24.90 37 Did not finish
Slalom 49.91 23 49.78 17 1:39.69 17

Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing

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Women
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Colleen Bolton 5 km 17:22.68 36
10 km 33:56.32 35

Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating

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Athlete(s) Event CF/CD SP/OD FS/FD Total
Ordinals Points Rank
Elizabeth Cain & Peter Cain Pairs N/A 10 11 98.0 121.30 11

Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating

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Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Mike Richmond 500 m 41.22 32
1000 m 1:23.30 34
1500 m 2:13.40 32
Colin Coates 1000 m 1:21.68 29
5000 m 7:27.25 19
10000 m 15:28.30 18

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Official Report of XIIIth Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid 1980 – Official Results". LA84 Foundation. 1980. Retrieved November 11, 2013. 
  • "2002 Australian Winter Olympic Team Guide" PDF file

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