Belarus at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Belarus at the Olympic Games

Flag of Belarus
IOC code  BLR
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus
Website www.noc.by (Russian) (English)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 26 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Aleksei Grishin (opening)[1][2]
Darya Domracheva (closing)[3]
Medals
Rank: 8
Gold
5
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Poland (1924–1936)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)
Unified Team (1992)

Belarus competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. Belarus' team consisted of 26 athletes competing in five sports.[4]

With five gold medals won this was Belarus' most successful Winter Olympics. The five gold medals was also the most won by the country at any Olympics since independence.[5]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Domracheva, DaryaDarya Domracheva Biathlon Women's pursuit February 11
 Gold Domracheva, DaryaDarya Domracheva Biathlon Women's individual February 14
 Gold Tsuper, AllaAlla Tsuper Freestyle skiing Women's aerials February 14
 Gold Domracheva, DaryaDarya Domracheva Biathlon Women's mass start February 17
 Gold Kushnir, AntonAnton Kushnir Freestyle skiing Men's aerials February 17
 Bronze Skardino, NadezhdaNadezhda Skardino Biathlon Women's individual February 14

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Belarus had two athletes in qualification position.[6]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Yuri Danilochkin Men's downhill N/A 2:10.58 31
Men's super-G N/A 1:22.45 38
Men's combined DNF
Men's giant slalom DNF
Men's slalom DNF
Maria Shkanova Women's super-G N/A DNF
Women's giant slalom 1:26.79 52 1:23.79 41 2:50.58 44
Women's slalom 59.67 33 57.56 31 1:57.23 29

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their performance at the 2012 and 2013 Biathlon World Championships, Belarus qualified 5 men and 5 women.[7]

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Yauhen Abramenka Sprint 26:55.0 2 (1+1) 56
Pursuit 39:11.5 5 (0+0+4+1) 51
Individual 55:38.8 3 (1+1+1+0) 53
Uladzimir Chapelin Sprint 25:49.7 1 (0+1) 29
Pursuit 36:57.2 1 (0+0+1+0) 41
Individual 54:59.2 3 (1+1+0+1) 49
Aliaksandr Darozhka Individual 58:27.7 5 (2+0+2+1) 80
Yuryi Liadau Sprint 26:55.1 2 (1+1) 57
Pursuit 39:46.2 4 (1+1+0+2) 56
Siarhei Novikau Sprint 26:00.8 0 (0+0) 33
Pursuit 38:59.5 3 (0+1+1+1) 50
Individual 55:41.7 2 (0+1+1+0) 54
Yauhen Abramenka
Uladzimir Chapelin
Yuryi Liadau
Siarhei Novikau
Team relay 1:16:02.3 5 (0+5) 13
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Darya Domracheva Sprint 21:38.6 1 (1+0) 9
Pursuit 29:30.7 1 (0+0+0+1) 1
Individual 43:19.6 1 (0+1+0+0) 1
Mass start 35:25.6 1 (0+0+0+1) 1
Nastassia Dubarezava Sprint 22:29.7 1 (0+1) 34
Pursuit 41:01.8 12 (1+4+4+3) 56
Lyudmila Kalinchik Sprint 22:37.8 2 (1+1) 37
Pursuit 32:54.9 2 (0+0+0+2) 33
Individual 48:06.2 2 (0+1+0+1) 25
Nadzeya Pisareva Individual 48:55.4 3 (0+3+0+0) 35
Nadezhda Skardino Sprint 21:50.9 0 (0+0) 17
Pursuit 30:43.7 1 (0+0+0+1) 13
Individual 44:57.8 0 (0+0+0+0) 3
Mass start 37:08.0 2 (0+0+1+1) 16
Darya Domracheva
Lyudmila Kalinchik
Nadzeya Pisareva
Nadezhda Skardino
Team relay 1:11:33.4 9 (1+8) 5
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Yauhen Abramenka
Uladzimir Chapelin
Nastassia Dubarezava
Lyudmila Kalinchik
Team relay 1:13:11.8 9 (0+9) 10

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to final quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Belarus had five athletes in qualification position.[6]

Distance
Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Sergei Dolidovich 15 km classical N/A 42:55.4 +4:25.7 53
30 km skiathlon 36:57.2 32 33:55.9 38 1:11:28.1 +3:12.7 34
50 km freestyle N/A 1:47:09.5 +14.3 5
Aliaksei Ivanou 50 km freestyle N/A 1:52:52.9 +5:57.7 46
Alexander Lasutkin 15 km classical N/A 42:45.1 +4:15.4 49
30 km skiathlon 38:46.9 52 35:12.2 54 1:14:39.4 +6:24.0 55
Michail Semenov 15 km classical N/A 43:36.0 +5:06.3 59
30 km skiathlon 36:48.2 29 32:54.5 19 1:10:13.3 +1:57.9 24
50 km freestyle N/A 1:47:36.0 +40.8 17
Sergei Dolidovich
Aliaksei Ivanou
Alexander Lasutkin
Michail Semenov
4×10 km relay N/A 1:34:40.1 +5:58.1 14
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Alena Sannikova 10 km classical N/A 31:42.2 +3:24.4 43
15 km skiathlon 21:46.4 55 21:47.0 54 44:09.7 5:36.1 53
30 km freestyle N/A 1:18:46.3 +7:41.1 42
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Michail Semenov Men's sprint 3:42.93 48 Did not advance
Valiantsina Kaminskaya Women's sprint 2:46.76 47 Did not advance

Freestyle skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Belarus had six athletes in qualification position.[6] The full list of Belarusian freestyle skiing team was officially announced on 22 January 2014.[8]

Aerials
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Dmitri Dashinski Men's aerials 106.64 8 117.19 1 Q 108.41 5 Q 100.45 8 Did not advance
Aleksei Grishin 76.82 20 88.94 9 Did not advance
Anton Kushnir 107.52 7 115.38 2 Q 119.03 2 Q 115.84 3 Q 134.50 1
Denis Osipau 81.86 17 111.05 5 Q 99.36 9 Did not advance
Hanna Huskova Women's aerials 44.08 22 52.60 15 Did not advance
Alla Tsuper 66.15 14 77.52 6 Q 99.18 1 Q 88.50 4 Q 98.01 1

Short track speed skating[edit]

Based on their performance at World Cup 3 and 4 in November 2013, Belarus qualified 1 man (1500 m) and 1 woman (1500 m).[9] For the first time ever a Belarusian male athlete qualified in the sport.[10]

Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maksim Siarheyeu Men's 1500 m 2:19.505 5 Did not advance 28
Volha Talayeva Women's 1500 m 2:27.817 6 Did not advance 32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexei Grishin to carry Belarus’ flag in Sochi". Belarusian Telegraph Agency (Minsk, Belarus). 4 February 2014. Retrieved 4 February 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). 23 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Belarus’ Olympic Team announced". http://www.mst.by/. Belarus Sports and Tourism Ministry. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Sochi 2014 the most successful Olympics in Belarus’ independent history". Belarusian Telegraph Agency (Minsk, Belarus). 24 February 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "2014 Winter Olympics Biathlon NOC quota". Real Biathlon. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Belarus’ Olympic Team announced". Belarusian Telegraph Agency. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Communication No. 1841 XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 Sochi Entries Speed Skating". International Skating Union. 23 December 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 
  10. ^ "Belarusian short track skaters earn two Olympic spots". http://www.noc.by/. National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 

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