Here’s How All the LGBTQ Athletes Fared During the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang
We’re proud of all the openly LGBTQ athletes competing during the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And now that the Winter Games are officially over, let’s take a second to see how each one did. The LGBTQ athletes 2018 Olympics results are impressive and heartbreaking, but they show just how talented these queer competitors are.
Here are all the LGBTQ athletes 2018 Olympics results:
1. Daniela Iraschko-Stolz (Austria, Women’s Ski Jumping)
Iraschko-Stolz finished sixth, 18 points behind the third place bronze position.
2. and 3. Eric Radford and Meagan Duhamel (Canada, Pairs and Pairs Team Figure Skating)
The openly gay pair of male and female skaters won a bronze in the pairs event and won gold in the team event.
4. Cheryl Maas (Netherlands, Women’s Snowboarding)
The outspoken lesbian competitor finished 23rd in the slopestyle competition and 20th in the big air competition.
5. Ireen Wüst (Netherlands, Women’s Speed Skating)
Wüst kicked butt by winning gold in the 1,500 meter race, a silver in the 3,000 meter race and a silver in the ladies’ team pursuit race. However, she finished ninth place in the 1,000 meter race.
6. Emilia Andersson Ramboldt (Sweden, Women’s Ice Hockey)
Her team finished in seventh place after beating Korea in the quarterfinal match.
7. Jorik Hendrickx (Belgium, Men’s Figure Skating)
Hendrickx finished in 14th place.
8. Sarka Pancochova (Czech Republic, Women’s Snowboarding)
Pancochova finished 19th in the big air competition and 16th in the slopestyle competition.
9. Barbara Jezeršek (Australia, Women’s Cross-Country Skiing)
Jezeršek finished in 33rd place for the 10 meters free competition and 39th place in the 7.5 meters + 7.5 meters skiathon competition.
10. Gus Kenworthy (United States, Men’s Slopestyle Free Skiing)
11. Adam Rippon (United States, Men and Team Figure Skating)
Rippon came in 10th place in the individual events. He also helped the American team win a bronze in the team event.
12. Brittany Bowe (United States, Women’s Speedskating)
Bowe won a bronze medal in the team pursuit event, but just barely failed to medal in her other events. She came in at fifth in the 500 meters competition, fourth place in the 1,000 meters competition and fifth place in the 1,500 meters competition.
13. Belle Brockhoff (Australia, Women’s Snowboarding)
Brockhoff finished in 11th place in the snowboard cross event.
14. Simona Meiler (Switzerland, Women’s Snowboarding)
Meiler finished in 22nd place in the snowboard cross event.
15. Kim Meylemans (Belgium, Women’s Skeleton)
Meylemans finished in 14th place.
16. Sophie Vercruyssen (Belgium, Women’s Bobsled)
Vercruyssen’s two-person team came in at 13th place.
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Featured image by Jorik Hendrickx’s Instagram