Friday, February 16, 2018

Pyeongchang 2018: McMillan 52nd, Arbez 50th

Alpine skiers  Tess Arbez and Patrick McMillan  finished 50th  and 52nd  in their disciplines at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

McMillan, who was born and brought up in Ireland,  was 52th in men's downhill skiing. His time of  1.49.98  put him nine seconds off the pace set by gold medal winner Aksel Lund Svindal.

In  women's giant slalom,  a strong second run saw  Arbez  move up six places to finish 50th in a field of 79.

Team Ireland is -
Seamus O’Connor , snowboard
Tess Arbez Alpine skier
Patrick McMillan, Alpine skier
Thomas Westgaard, cross country skier
Brendan ‘Bubba’ Newby, half pipe skier

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