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Australia at the 1992 Winter Olympics

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IOC code  AUS
Competitors  23 in 9 sports
Website  www.olympics.com.au
Flag bearer  Danny Kah
Australia at the 1992 Winter Olympics
NOC  Australian Olympic Committee
Medals  Gold Silver Bronze Total 0 0 0 0

Australia competed at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. 23 athletes competed, participating in alpine skiing, biathlon, bobsleigh, cross-country skiing, figure skating, freestyle skiing, luge, short track speed skating and speed skating. Freestyle skiing and short-track speed skating were medal events for the first time, and Australia has competed in these events in every games since, accounting for five of Australia's six medals. Australia's best result at these games was seventh in the 5000 metres short-track relay.

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Men
Men's combined
Women
Women's combined
Women

Bobsleigh

Paul Narracott was the first person to have represented Australia at both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, having competed in the 100 metres at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Men

Freestyle skiing

This was the first time freestyle skiing was a medal event at the Winter Olympics, and Australia has competed in it in every Winter Olympics since. Aerials was a demonstration sport at these Olympics, which Kirstie Marshall participated in.

Men

Short track speed skating

This was the first time short track was a medal event at the Winter Olympics. Australia has competed in it in every games since, winning Australia's first ever medal and Australia's first gold medal. However, at these games, the unpredictable nature of short track acted against Australia, when a fall in the semi-finals denied the team a chance at the medals.

Men
Women
Men

References

Australia at the 1992 Winter Olympics Wikipedia


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