Croatia at the 2014 Winter Olympics
|Croatia at the Olympic Games|
|At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi|
|Competitors||11 in 3 sports|
|Flag bearer||Ivica Kostelić (opening)
Vedrana Malec (closing)
|Olympic history (summary)|
|Other related appearances|
| Austria (1900)
Croatia competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. Croatia qualified 11 athletes, the least number of athletes in the least number of sports since the 1998 Winter Olympics.
|Silver||Kostelić, IvicaIvica Kostelić||Alpine skiing||Men's combined|
According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Croatia had eight athletes in qualification position. One of the women's quotas was exchanged for the sixth quota in men's alpine skiing. The team was announced on 27 January.
|Athlete||Event||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|Sebastian Brigović||Giant slalom||1:25.82||38||1:26.43||35||2:52.25||34|
|Filip Zubčić||Giant slalom||DNF|
|Athlete||Event||Run 1||Run 2||Total|
|Andrea Komšić||Giant slalom||1:24.24||38||1:22.37||35||2:46.61||35|
|Sofija Novoselić||Giant slalom||1:24.25||39||DNF|
According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Croatia had two athletes in qualification position. For the first time since 2006 Croatia qualified athletes with A standards, meaning that they will be able to compete in more than one event. Vedrana Malec was the only female Croatian skier that reached A standard while the men's quota was decided between Edi Dadić and Andrej Burić. The team was announced on 24 January.
|Edi Dadić||Men's 15 km classical||N/A||43:38.8||+5:09.1||60|
|Men's 30 km skiathlon||41:08.0||66||37:48.5||65||1:19:31.5||+11:16.1||65|
|Men's 50 km freestyle||N/A||2:02:35.5||+15:40.3||58|
|Vedrana Malec||Women's 10 km classical||N/A||33:42.3||+5:24.5||59|
|Women's 15 km skiathlon||22:23.2||58||22:50.1||59||45:52.1||+7:18.5||59|
|Women's 30 km freestyle||N/A||1:24:13.4||+13:08.2||53|
|Edi Dadić||Men's sprint||3:52.89||69||Did not advance|
|Vedrana Malec||Women's sprint||2:54.60||61||Did not advance|
Croatia received a reallocation quota spot in women's halfpipe. This was the first time that Croatia will be represented in a snowboarding event at the Olympics. The sole representative was announced on 24 January.
|Run 1||Run 2||Best||Rank||Run 1||Run 2||Best||Rank||Run 1||Run 2||Best||Rank|
|Morena Makar||Women's halfpipe||44.75||22.75||44.75||13||Did not advance|
Sports without participation by Croatia
Despite winning a bronze medal in biathlon at the 2010 Winter Olympics, Croatia was the eight reserve in men's biathlon. For the first time since the 1998 Winter Olympics, Croatia did not compete in biathlon. Jakov Fak, the 2010 bronze medalist, competed for Slovenia this year instead of Croatia.
Croatia was the third reserve in four-man bobsleigh event. This was the first time since the 1998 Winter Olympics that Croatia did not qualify for the Olympics in a bobsleigh event.
Croatia's Daria Obratov was the first reserve in women's luge. Croatia has never competed in an Olympic luge event.
- Čerina, Leo (28 January 2014). "Ivica Kostelić nosit će zastavu! U Soči kao trener ide i Janica" [Ivica Kostelic will carry the flag in Sochi!, Janica will serve as a coach]. 24sata (Croatia) (in Croatian). Retrieved 28 January 2014.
- "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers". http://www.olympic.org/. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers". The International Olympic Committee (IOC). 23 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
- "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
- "Alpine assigned quota list for Olympic Games 2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "ZOI Soči: Hrvatska s 11 sportaša". 27 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "Cross Country assigned quota list for Olympic Games 2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "Morena Makar putuje u Soči". 23 January 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
- "Snowboarding assigned quota list for Olympic Games 2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.