Bermuda at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Bermuda at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bermuda
IOC code  BER
NOC Bermuda Olympic Association
Website www.olympics.bm
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Tucker Murphy[1]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Bermuda competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. Tucker Murphy represented the nation for the second consecutive Games as the only athlete.[2][3] The delegation marched in the opening ceremony with their traditional Bermuda shorts.[4]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Cross-country skiing 1 0 1
Total 1 0 1

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the finalquota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Bermuda has one athlete in qualification position.[5] Murphy finished his only race in 84th position (out of 92 competitors), improving on his 88th place finish four years prior.[6][7][8]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Tucker Murphy[2] Men's 15 km classical 49:19.9 +10:50.2 84

Security concerns[edit]

Bermuda Olympic Association's president, Judy Simons said there are no plans to have Tucker Murphy withdraw due to the terrorist threats on the Olympic Games. However if Murphy does not feel safe the team will end up withdrawing from the Games.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers". http://www.olympic.org/. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Wright, Stephen (9 January 2014). "Murphy set for Sochi Olympics". The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Thompson, Collin (30 January 2014). "Murphy targets improved performance". The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Murphy flies flag for Bermuda at Winter Olympics". Bermuda Sun. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2014. 
  5. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.1.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Thompson, Colin (15 February 2014). "Murphy 84th in Sochi". The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Tucker Murphy Finishes 84th In Sochi 15K Event". Bernews. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Basu, Anand (14 February 2014). "Olympics-Cross Country-Men's 15 km classic result". Reuters. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  9. ^ Thompson, Colin (21 January 2014). "Bermuda not deterred by terrorist threat". The Royal Gazette. Retrieved 23 January 2014. 

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