Winter Olympic Athletes and body type

What are standard body types for sports in the Winter Olympics?  Here are the average heights and weights for these athletes.

Figure Skaters:

Women:   5’3″ and 108 pounds

Men:  5’9″ and 161 pounds

Short Track:  

Men:  5’9″ and 161 pounds

Women:  5’7″ and 130 pounds

Downhill Skiing:

Men:  5’11” and 171 pounds

Women:  5’5″ and 134 pounds

Snowboard:

Men:  5’8″ and 139 pounds

Women:  5’3″ and 120 pounds

Cross Country Skiing:

Men:  5’9″ and 170 pounds

Women:  5’5″ and 128 pounds

Curling:

Men:  5’10” and 182 pounds

Women:  5’6″ and 144 pounds

Skeleton  and Bob Sled:

Men:  5’10” and 175 pounds

Women:  5’6″ and 160 pounds

Luge:

Men:  6’0 and 180 pounds

Women:  5’7″ and 150 pounds

Ski Jumping:

Men:  6’0″ and 145 pounds

Women: 5’6″ and 120 pounds

Curling:

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