Team USA roster: Who has qualified for PyeongChang 2018?
A rundown of which Americans have qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics and when qualifications take place in each sport
See below for information on when and how Team USA qualifying for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games takes place in each sport, and check back often to see who has qualified to represent the United States in PyeongChang.
*designates first U.S. athlete to qualifying for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games
Team USA can qualify a maximum of 10 curling athletes (a four-person men’s team, a four-person women’s team and a two-person mixed doubles team) to PyeongChang. Olympic qualification will be based on results from the 2016 and 2017 World Curling Championships. The men’s and women’s teams will be named after the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Curling in Nov. 2017, and the mixed doubles team will be named at a separate Olympic Team Mixed Doubles Trials in Dec. 2017.
Team USA will send 14 skaters to PyeongChang based on results from the 2017 World Championships, where the U.S. athletes earned three ladies Olympics berths, three men's berths, three ice dance berths (six athletes) and one pairs berth (two athletes). The U.S. Olympic Figure Skating Team will be selected after the 2018 U.S. Championships conclude on Jan. 7, 2018.
In men’s hockey, Team USA qualified for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games when they finished fifth in the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Rankings. Per the IIHF, the top-8 finishing teams in the 2015 World Rankings qualify for PyeongChang and will be seeded according to the ranking.
Team USA will enter the women’s Olympic hockey tournament in PyeongChang seeded in the top spot as they make a run at gold, which has eluded them since winning the top prize when women’s hockey made its Olympic debut in 1998. The U.S. women’s team finished first in the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Ranking to qualify for the Olympics in 2018.
On New Year's Day, USA Hockey released their rosters for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic teams.
Team USA will send five athletes in Nordic combined to PyeongChang, based on the Olympic Quota Allocation List. Athletes are chosen based on results from Olympic Trials and World Cup standings, as well as recommendations from the coaching staff.
Team USA can qualify a maximum of 10 athletes to PyeongChang, based on results from designated World Cup competitions held from Sept. to Dec. 2017. Up to three athletes in each event will be named to the U.S. Olympic team after the short track Olympic Trials, which will be held from December 15-17, 2017 at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City.
Team USA can send a four men's and three women's ski jumpers to PyeongChang, based on the Olympic Quota Allocation List. Athletes are chosen based on results from Olympic Trials and World Cup standings, as well as recommendations from the coaching staff.
Team USA can send a maximum of 10 male and 10 female speedskaters to PyeongChang based on results from the ISU World Cup competitions during the 2017-18 season. Up to three athletes in each event will qualify for the U.S. Olympic team after the speed skating Olympic Trials, which will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin from January 2-7, 2018.
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