Bulgaria at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Bulgaria at the Olympic Games

Flag of Bulgaria
IOC code  BUL
NOC Bulgarian Olympic Committee
Website www.bgolympic.org (Bulgarian) (English)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 18 in 6 sports
Flag bearer Maria Kirkova (opening)[1][2]
Nikola Chongarov (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

Bulgaria competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. The Bulgarian team consisted of 18 athletes in 6 sports.[4][5] The team will also consist of 21 officials.[6]

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 30 December 2013, Bulgaria qualified four athletes.[7] The team was officially announced on 20 January 2014.[4]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nikola Chongarov Men's combined 1:58.68 41 53.73 18 2:52.41 23
Men's downhill N/A 2:12.57 38
Men's slalom 51.12 40 DNF
Men's super-G N/A 1:22.59 39
Georgi Georgiev Men's combined 1:57.69 38 DNF
Men's downhill N/A 2:12.49 36
Men's slalom DNF
Men's super-G N/A 1:22.72 41
Stefan Prisadov Men's giant slalom DNF
Men's slalom DNF
Maria Kirkova Women's giant slalom 1:24.11 37 1:23.48 40 2:47.59 36
Women's slalom 1:02.33 42 DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their performance at the 2012 and 2013 Biathlon World Championships, Bulgaria qualified 5 men and 1 woman.[8] The team was officially announced on 20 January 2014.[4]

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Krasimir Anev Sprint 26:28.0 3 (3+0) 49
Pursuit 38:47.6 5 (0+1+3+1) 48
Individual 53:30.3 2 (0+0+2+0) 36
Vladimir Iliev Sprint 26:55.9 4 (2+2) 60
Pursuit 39:44.6 7 (3+1+2+1) 55
Individual 53:52.6 3 (2+0+0+1) 39
Miroslav Kenanov Individual 58:01.1 1 (0+0+1+0) 75
Michail Kletcherov Sprint 27:13.6 2 (1+1) 70
Individual 56:41.8 2 (0+0+1+1) 68
Ivan Zlatev Sprint 27:48.5 2 (1+1) 76
Krasimir Anev
Vladimir Iliev
Michail Kletcherov
Ivan Zlatev
Team relay 1:17:38.4 10 (2+8) 15
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Desislava Stoyanova Sprint 23:48.1 2 (1+1) 61
Individual 54:41.1 6 (1+2+0+3) 72

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 30 December 2013, Bulgaria qualified four athletes.[7] The team was officially announced on 20 January 2014.[4]

Distance
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Andrey Gridin Men's 30 km skiathlon 39:56.3 58 35:11.9 53 1:15:44.7 7:29.3 57
Men's 50 km freestyle N/A 1:51:41.7 +4:46.5 41
Veselin Tsinzov Men's 15 km classical N/A 42:06.3 +3:36.6 41
Men's 30 km skiathlon 39:01.1 57 34:40.1 49 1:14:12.0 +5:56.6 53
Men's 50 km freestyle N/A DNF
Antoniya Grigorova-Burgova Women's 15 km skiathlon 22:12.5 57 21:40.9 51 44:27.9 +5:54.3 56
Women's 30 km freestyle N/A 1:23:05.6 +12:00.4 50
Teodora Malcheva Women's 30 km freestyle N/A DNF
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Andrey Gridin Men's sprint 3:50.57 64 Did not advance
Andrey Gridin
Veselin Tsinzov
Men's team sprint N/A 25:11.06 10 Did not advance
Antoniya Grigorova-Burgova Women's sprint 2:54.31 60 Did not advance
Teodora Malcheva 2:49.66 54 Did not advance

Luge[edit]

Bulgaria received a reallocation quota spot in luge.

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stanislav Benyov Men's singles 55.040 38 55.006 37 54.558 36 54.476 38 3:39.080 38

Ski jumping[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 30 December 2013, Bulgaria qualified one athlete.[7] The team was officially announced on 20 January 2014.[4]

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Vladimir Zografski Men's normal hill 89.0 97.8 43 Did not advance
Men's large hill 112.0 87.9 39 Q 110.0 89.3 47 Did not advance

Snowboarding[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 30 December 2013, Bulgaria qualified one athlete.[7] The team was officially announced on 20 January 2014.[4] Bulgaria also received a reallocation quota in men's parallel events.

Alpine
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Radoslav Yankov Men's giant slalom 1:42.08 25 Did not advance
Men's slalom 1:00.24 21 Did not advance
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Seeding Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Rank
Aleksandra Zhekova Women's snowboard cross 1:24.29 11 2 Q 2 FA 5 5

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal final; FB – Qualify to consolation final

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alpine Skier Maria Kirkova Named Bulgarian Flag-Holder for Sochi". Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency) (Sofia, Bulgaria). 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 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). 23 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f "Bulgarian Team for Sochi with 6 biathletes!". BiathlonNews. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bulgaria’s Olympic team off to Sochi with no expectations". The Sofia Globe. 5 February 2014. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Bulgaria sends delegation of 37 to the Olympics in Sochi". Radio Bulgaria. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Summary of Quota allocation as per 30.12.2013". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 30 December 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "2014 Winter Olympics Biathlon NOC quota". Real Biathlon. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 

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