Latvia at the 2006 Winter Olympics

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Latvia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Latvia
IOC code  LAT
NOC Latvian Olympic Committee
Website www.olimpiade.lv (Latvian) (English)
At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin
Competitors 57 (49 men, 8 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Artūrs Irbe (opening)
Ilmārs Bricis (closing)[1][2]
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)

Latvia competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Mārtiņš Rubenis won Latvia's first Winter Olympic medal.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Rubenis, MārtiņšMārtiņš Rubenis Luge Men's singles

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Ivars Ciaguns Men's super-G n/a 1:38.18 52
Renārs Doršs Men's downhill n/a 1:57.54 46
Men's combined 1:44.54 52.55 Did not finish

Note: In the men's combined, run 1 is the downhill, and runs 2 and 3 are the slalom. In the women's combined, run 1 and 2 are the slalom, and run 3 the downhill.

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Jānis Bērziņš Sprint 29:09.9 1 48
Pursuit 40:22.83 2 42
Individual 59:24.3 2 37
Ilmārs Bricis Sprint 27:26.9 1 12
Pursuit 35:46.94 2 4
Mass start 50:27.6 3 28
Individual 57:19.2 4 19
Kristaps Lībietis Sprint 29:21.9 0 54
Pursuit 43:51.23 6 54
Individual 1:03:13.4 4 68
Edgars Piksons Individual 1:06:12.5 7 79
Raivis Zīmelis Sprint 29:11.4 2 49
Pursuit 40:58.04 7 46
Jānis Bērziņš
Edgars Piksons
Raivis Zīmelis
Ilmārs Bricis
Relay 1:28:10.6 5+12 16
Women
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Anžela Brice Sprint 26:03.1 3 60
Pursuit Lapped
Individual 56:30.5 2 48
Gerda Krūmiņa Sprint 27:30.5 3 74
Individual 1:00:26.1 4 70
Madara Līduma Sprint 24:11.02 2 28
Pursuit 40:50.80 8 20
Mass start 43:52.7 5 20
Individual 52:27.2 4 10
Linda Savļaka Sprint 26:54.6 1 72
Individual 59:44.3 3 63
Madara Līduma
Anžela Brice
Linda Savļaka
Gerda Krūmiņa
Relay 1:26:21.3 2+11 18

Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Jānis Miņins
Daumants Dreiškens
Two-man 55.94 55.84 56.16 56.69 3:44.63 6
Gatis Gūts
Intars Dīcmanis
Two-man 56.37 56.36 57.05 57.73 3:47.51 20
Jānis Miņins
Daumants Dreiškens
Mārcis Rullis
Janis Ozols
Four-man 55.88 55.69 55.51 55.51 3:42.59 10
Mihails Arhipovs
Intars Dīcmanis
Māris Bogdanovs
Reinis Rozītis
Four-man 56.34 56.54 56.13 Did not advance 21

Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing[edit]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Oļegs Andrejevs Men's 15 km classical 45:44.2 77
Men's 50 km freestyle Did not finish
Valts Eiduks Men's 15 km classical 44:12.0 69
Men's 50 km freestyle Did not finish
Oļegs Maļuhins Men's 50 km freestyle 2:15:10.6 60
Intars Spalviņš Men's 15 km classical 45:13.4 75
Men's 50 km freestyle Did not finish
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualifying Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank
Oļegs Andrejevs Men's sprint 2:33.23 74 Did not advance 74
Valts Eiduks Men's sprint 2:31.25 68 Did not advance 68
Oļegs Maļuhins Men's sprint 2:24.88 50 Did not advance 50
Intars Spalviņš Men's sprint 2:32.26 72 Did not advance 72

Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Players
Position Name Height Weight Birthdate Birthplace 2005–06 team
G Artūrs Irbe 175 80 02/02/67 Riga Red Bull Salzburg EC
G Edgars Masalskis 175 78 03/31/80 Riga Neftyanik Almetievsk
G Sergejs Naumovs 172 75 04/04/69 Riga Khimik Voskresensk
D Rodrigo Lavins 180 84 08/03/74 Riga Brynäs IF
D Krisjanis Redlihs 189 88 01/15/81 Riga Albany River Rats
D Sandis Ozoliņš 188 92 08/03/72 Sigulda Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
D Georgijs Pujacs 182 96 06/11/81 Riga HK Riga 2000
D Arvids Rekis 183 95 01/01/79 Jūrmala Augsburger Panther
D Agris Saviels 186 100 01/15/82 Riga Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
D Karlis Skrastins 188 90 07/09/74 Riga Colorado Avalanche
D Atvars Tribuncovs 188 100 10/14/76 Ogre Mora IK
F Ģirts Ankipāns 184 97 11/29/75 Riga HK Riga 2000
F Armands Bērziņš 192 98 12/27/83 Riga HK Riga 2000
F Aigars Cipruss 178 80 01/12/72 Riga HK Riga 2000
F Martins Cipulis 179 87 11/29/80 Cēsis HK Riga 2000
F Vladimirs Mamonovs 176 85 04/22/80 Riga HK Liepājas Metalurgs
F Aleksandrs Nizivijs 177 78 09/16/76 Riga Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
F Grigorijs Pantelejevs 178 90 11/13/72 Russia EV Zug
F Mikelis Redlihs 180 80 07/01/84 Riga IF Björklöven
F Aleksandrs Semjonovs 181 91 06/08/72 Riga Malmö Redhawks
F Leonids Tambijevs 176 83 09/26/70 Riga EHC Basel
F Herberts Vasiljevs 180 85 05/27/76 Riga Krefeld Pinguine
F Maris Ziedins 178 78 07/03/78 Talsi Stockton Thunder
Results
Round-robin
15 February 2006 v
21:05
 Latvia 3 – 3
(1–2, 2–0, 0–1)
 United States Palasport Olimpico
Attendance: 7,851
16 February 2006 v
17:05
 Slovakia 6 – 3
(4–1, 1–2, 0–1)
 Latvia Torino Esposizioni
Attendance: 2,960
18 February 2006 v
17:05
 Sweden 6 – 1
(1–0, 4–0, 1–1)
 Latvia Palasport Olimpico
Attendance: 8,795
19 February 2006 v
13:05
 Russia 9 – 2
(3–1, 3–0, 3–1)
 Latvia Torino Esposizioni
Attendance: 4,310
21 February 2006 v
11:35
 Latvia 2 – 5
(1–1, 0–1, 1–3)
 Kazakhstan Torino Esposizioni
Attendance: 2,300
Standings
Team GP W L T GF GA PTS
 Slovakia 5 5 0 0 18 8 10
 Russia 5 4 1 0 23 11 8
 Sweden 5 3 2 0 15 12 6
 United States 5 1 3 1 13 13 3
 Kazakhstan 5 1 4 0 9 16 2
 Latvia 5 0 4 1 11 29 1

Luge pictogram.svg Luge[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Aiva Aparjode Women's singles 48.934 47.957 47.721 48.453 3:13.065 18
Kaspars Dumpis Men's singles 52.432 52.063 52.391 52.402 3:29.288 17
Anna Orlova Women's singles 47.654 47.317 47.280 47.232 3:09.483 7
Guntis Rēķis Men's singles 52.769 52.338 52.307 52.742 3:30.156 21
Mārtiņš Rubenis Men's singles 51.913 51.497 51.561 51.474 3:26.445 Bronze medal icon.svg
Maija Tīruma Women's singles 49.623 47.987 47.889 47.545 3:13.044 17
Andris Šics
Juris Šics
Doubles 47.353 47.761 n/a 1:35.114 7

Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Evita Krievāne Women's 1000 m 1:39.986 3 Did not advance 19
Women's 1500 m 2:34.171 5 Did not advance 23

Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Martins Dukurs Men's 58.79 58.60 1:57.39 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flagbearers for the Opening Ceremony". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Flagbearers for the Closing Ceremony". Retrieved 30 March 2009.