Kazakhstan at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Kazakhstan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Kazakhstan
IOC code  KAZ
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Website www.olympic.kz (Kazakh)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 52 in 10 sports
Flag bearer Yerdos Akhmadiyev (opening[1][2]
and closing)[3]
Medals
Rank: 26
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Russian Empire (1900–1912)
Soviet Union (1952–1988)
Unified Team (1992)
Team Kazakhstan at the Opening Ceremony.

Kazakhstan competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. Kazakhstan's team consisted of 52 athletes competing in 11 sports, an increase of 14 athletes from four years prior.[4]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Bronze Ten, DenisDenis Ten Figure skating Men's singles 14 February

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Kazakhstan had four athletes in qualification position.[5] Lyudmila Fedotova was selected to compete but she did not participate in any of her scheduled events.

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Martin Khuber Men's downhill N/A 2:13.51 42
Men's super-G N/A 1:22.60 41
Men's combined 1:59.42 42 1:00.44 31 2:59.86 33
Dmitriy Koshkin Men's downhill N/A 2:14.63 43
Men's super-G N/A 1:21.50 30
Igor Zakurdayev Men's downhill N/A 2:11.28 33
Men's super-G N/A 1:23.13 45
Men's combined 1:57.62 37 57.02 29 2:54.64 26

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their performance at the 2012 and 2013 Biathlon World Championships, Kazakhstan qualified 5 men and 5 women.[6]

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Dias Keneshev Sprint 30:06.8 4 (2+2) 87
Sergey Naumik Sprint 26:55.5 1 (0+1) 59
Individual 58:03.2 5 (0+1+2+2) 76
Pursuit 40:06.5 4 (1+0+2+1) 58
Anton Pantov Sprint 28:05.0 4 (2+2) 80
Individual 52:51.5 0 (0+0+0+0) 27
Yan Savitskiy Sprint 26:13.0 1 (1+0) 43
Pursuit 35:57.0 1 (0+1+0+0) 29
Individual 52:00.0 1 (0+1+0+0) 20
Alexandr Trifonov Individual 1:00:08.9 5 (1+1+2+1) 85
Dias Keneshev
Sergey Naumik
Anton Pantov
Alexandr Trifonov
Team relay LAP 10 (0+10) 18
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Elena Khrustaleva Sprint 23:29.6 2 (2+0) 57
Pursuit 33:06.5 0 (0+0+0+0) 37
Individual 50:00.1 3 (2+1+0+0) 47
Marina Lebedeva Sprint 24:31.9 2 (1+1) 73
Alina Raikova Individual 53:15.6 3 (1+0+1+1) 65
Darya Usanova Sprint 23:33.3 1 (1+0) 58
Pursuit 33:54.6 2 (1+0+0+1) 41
Individual 49:13.5 2 (1+0+0+1) 40
Galina Vishnevskaya Sprint 23:52.0 3 (2+1) 64
Individual 49:26.9 2 (1+1+0+0) 41
Elena Khrustaleva
Marina Lebedeva
Darya Usanova
Galina Vishnevskaya
Team relay 1:15:54.7 13 (0+13) 12
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Elena Khrustaleva
Anton Pantov
Yan Savitskiy
Darya Usanova
Team relay 1:15:46.4 6 (0+6) 14

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Kazakhstan had eleven athletes in qualification position.[5]

Distance
Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Yerdos Akhmadiyev 15 km classical N/A 43:02.2 +4:32.5 54
50 km freestyle N/A 1:53:07.4 +6:12.2 48
Nikolay Chebotko 15 km classical N/A 41:14.1 +2:44.4 33
Sergey Cherepanov 30 km skiathlon 37:36.8 43 35:26.4 55 1:13:39.7 +5:24.3 49
50 km freestyle N/A 1:57:24.2 +10:29.0 54
Alexey Poltoranin 15 km classical N/A 39:43.2 +1:13.5 9
30 km skiathlon 36:01.5 6 32:17.7 16 1:08:51.5 +36.1 16
Mark Starostin 30 km skiathlon 38:57.8 54 36:03.8 56 1:15:36.6 +7:21.2 56
50 km freestyle N/A 1:49:34.1 +2:38.9 34
Yevgeniy Velichko 15 km classical N/A 41:16.4 +2:46.7 34
30 km skiathlon 36:53.8 30 33:37.0 35 1:11:05.6 +2:50.2 32
50 km freestyle N/A 1:58:10.6 +11:15.4 55
Sergey Cherepanov
Mark Starostin
Yevgeniy Velichko
Denis Volotka
4×10 km relay N/A 1:34:11.9 +5:29.9 13
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Yelena Kolomina 10 km classical N/A 31:20.1 +3:02.3 36
15 km skiathlon 20:27.8 41 20:44.5 38 41:52.2 +3:18.6 40
30 km freestyle N/A 1:21:50.0 +10:44.8 48
Tatyana Ossipova 10 km classical N/A 32:20.1 +4:02.3 52
15 km skiathlon 21:31.3 53 22:15.9 58 44:29.0 +5:55.4 57
30 km freestyle N/A 1:23:52.6 +12:47.4 51
Anastassiya Slonova 10 km classical N/A 31:56.6 +3:38.8 46
15 km skiathlon 20:40.3 43 20:31.8 35 41:52.8 +3:19.2 41
Sprint
Men
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nikolay Chebotko Sprint 3:37.88 30 Q 3:39.66 5 Did not advance
Roman Ragozin 3:38.56 33 Did not advance
Denis Volotka 3:46.92 58 Did not advance
Nikolay Chebotko
Alexey Poltoranin
Team sprint N/A 23:28.50 4 q 24:01.38 8
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Yelena Kolomina Sprint 2:46.37 46 Did not advance
Tatyana Ossipova 2:51.44 57 Did not advance
Yelena Kolomina
Anastassiya Slonova
Team sprint N/A 17:49.66 6 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Denis Ten won bronze in the men's singles

By finishing with the silver medal at the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships, Denis Ten managed to qualify two skaters for Kazakhstan.

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Abzal Rakimgaliev Men's singles 64.18 20 Q 110.22 22 174.40 22
Denis Ten 84.06 9 Q 171.04 3 255.10 3rd

Freestyle skiing[edit]

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
Sergey Berestovskiy Men's aerials 82.84 16 85.30 11 Did not advance
Baglan Inkarbek 60.16 20 79.31 13 Did not advance
Zhanbota Aldabergenova Women's aerials 74.82 9 78.12 5 Q 76.23 8 Q 68.44 6 Did not advance
Zhibek Arapbayeva 63.44 16 58.87 13 Did not advance
Moguls
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 1 Run 2 Run 3
Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank Time Points Total Rank
Dmitriy Barmashov Men's moguls DNF 32.87 2.71 5.21 16 Did not advance
Pavel Kolmakov 25.73 15.53 21.4 11 25.75 15.84 21.7 4 Q 25.3 15.75 21.82 11 Q 25.73 14.16 20.03 10 Did not advance
Dmitriy Reiherd 24.93 15.62 21.86 7 QF Bye 25.21 16.99 23.1 5 Q 24.71 17.13 23.48 5 Q 24.21 16.22 22.8 5
Yuliya Galysheva Women's moguls 30.89 15.48 21.17 6 Q Bye 30.73 15.51 21.26 5 Q 30.52 15.28 21.12 7 Did not advance
Darya Rybalova 33.34 11.53 16.24 23 DNS Did not advance

Luge[edit]

Kazakhstan qualified a place in the women's singles after receiving a reallocation spot (the next country not yet represented in each event) during the 2013–14 Luge World Cup.

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Elizaveta Axenova Women's singles 52.068 29 51.836 30 52.340 30 51.841 25 3:28.085 28

Short track speed skating[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Aidar Bekzhanov 500 m 41.800 3 Did not advance 20
1500 m 2:19.713 5 N/A Did not advance 29
Denis Nikisha 1500 m 2:16.452 6 N/A Did not advance 31
Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev 500 m 42.680 4 Did not advance 29
Abzal Azhgaliyev
Aidar Bekzhanov
Aslan Daumov
Denis Nikisha
Nurbergen Zhumagaziyev
5000 m relay N/A 6:47.152 2 FA 6:54.630 5
Women
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Inna Simonova 500 m 44.387 4 Did not advance 25
1000 m 1:32.599 3 Did not advance 21
1500 m 2:30.499 4 N/A Did not advance 25

Qualification legend: ADV – Advanced due to being impeded by another skater; FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Ski jumping[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Kazakhstan had one athlete in qualification position.[5]

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Alexey Pchelintsev Men's normal hill 85.5 89.9 46 Did not advance
Men's large hill 109.0 75.8 46 Did not advance
Marat Zhaparov Men's normal hill 83.0 84.9 49 Did not advance
Men's large hill 104.5 73.2 48 Did not advance

Snowboarding[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Kazakhstan had one athlete in qualification position.[5]

Alpine
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Valeriya Tsoy Women's giant slalom 1:54.57 23 Did not advance
Women's slalom 1:08.67 32 Did not advance

Speed skating[edit]

Based on the results from the fall World Cups during the 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup season, Kazakhstan earned the following start quotas:

Aleksandr Zhigin (left) riding the 1500 m
Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dmitriy Babenko 1500 m N/A 1:48.67 30
5000 m N/A 6:28.26 15
10000 m N/A 13:33.18 12
Roman Krech 500 m 35.04 9 35.00 6 70.04 7
1000 m N/A 1:09.63 13
Denis Kuzin 1000 m N/A 1:09.10 7
1500 m N/A 1:45.69 8
Fyodor Mezentsev 1000 m N/A 1:11.08 33
1500 m N/A 1:49.70 33
Aleksandr Zhigin 1500 m N/A 1:49.48 34
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Yekaterina Aydova 500 m 34:30.3 22 38.80 19 77.85 22
1000 m N/A 1:17.25 19
1500 m N/A 2:00.93 28

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Skier Erdos Akhmadiyev will bear Kazakhstan's Flag in Sochi". ww.inform.kz/. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 13 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. ^ "52 athletes to represent Kazakhstan in Sochi Olympics". B News (Astana, Kazakhstan). 27 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "2014 Winter Olympics Biathlon NOC quota". Real Biathlon. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 

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