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Andrew Murtha

Full name: Andrew John Murtha
Gender: Male
Born: October 19, 1965 in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Short Track Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Andrew Murtha began his skating career with the Blacktown Skating Club in suburban Sydney. In 1991 he was part of the Australian relay quartet that won the World Championship title on home ice in Sydney to become Australia’s first ever world champions in a major winter sport. In addition to his World gold and Olympic bronze medals he won a silver and bronze in World Championship relays in 1993 and 1994. Murtha was team manager to the Australian short-track team at the 1998 Winter Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres Australia AUS 19
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Relay Australia AUS 7
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Relay Australia AUS 3 Bronze

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS BT T
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Australia Final Standings 19 2 1:34.71
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Australia Round One Heat Seven 3 2 1:34.71

Men's 5,000 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Australia AUS Final Standings 7
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Australia AUS Semi-Finals Heat One 4
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Australia AUS Round One Heat One 2
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Australia AUS Final Round B Final 3
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Australia AUS Final Standings 3
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Australia AUS Final Round A Final 3
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Short Track Speed Skating Australia AUS Semi-Finals Heat Two 2
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