Albania at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Albania at the Olympic Games

Flag of Albania
IOC code  ALB
NOC National Olympic Committee of Albania
Website www.nocalbania.org.al (Albanian)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Erjon Tola (opening)[1][2]
Suela Mëhilli (closing)[3]
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Albania competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from the 7th to 23rd February 2014. The team consisted of two athletes competing in alpine skiing and for the first time a female athlete.[4]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Total 1 1 2

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Albania had two athletes in qualification position.[5] Erjon Tola was scheduled to compete in his third consecutive games, but had to withdraw because he broke his arm in training.[6]

On February 18, Suela Mëhilli finished the giant slalom race in 60th position (out of 74 competitors who finished).[7] She did not finish the slalom race after starting the first run.[8]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Erjon Tola[4] Men's giant slalom DNS
Men's slalom DNS
Suela Mëhilli[4] Women's giant slalom 1:33.55 65 1:34.36 60 3:07.91 60
Women's slalom DSQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albanian president hands over national flag to Albania's team in Sochi 2014". Xinhua (Tirana, Albania). 30 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers". http://www.olympic.org/. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers". The International Olympic Committee (IOC). February 23, 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Soçi 2014, Shqipëria përfaqësohet nga Erjon Tola dhe Suela Mëhilli" [Sochi 2014:Albania represented by Erjon Tola and Suela Mëhilli]. Shqiptarja (in Albanian). 24 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Erjon Tola del nga spitali" [Erjon Tola leaves hospital]. http://sportekspres.com/ (in Albanian). 19 February 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Basu, Anand (18 February 2014). "Olympics-Alpine skiing-Women's giant slalom second run and overall results". Reuters. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Basu, Anand (21 February 2014). "Olympics-Alpine skiing-Women's slalom first run result". Reuters. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 

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