Nepal at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Nepal at the Olympic Games

Flag of Nepal
IOC code  NEP
NOC Nepal Olympic Committee
Website www.nocnepal.org.np
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Dachhiri Sherpa (opening[1]
and closing)[2]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Nepal competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from the 7th to 23rd February 2014. Dachhiri Sherpa represented the country again (as he did in the previous two Winter Olympics) as the only athlete.[3] A contingent of seven officials and one coach were also part of the Nepali delegation.[4] Sherpa competed in his final games during the 15 km classical race.[5]

Competitors[edit]

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

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Dachhiri Sherpa competed in cross-country skiing as the only athlete from Nepal.

According to the final quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Nepal had one athlete in qualification position.[6] Dachhiri Sherpa finished his only race in 86th position (out of 87 athletes that completed the race).[7][8]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Dachhiri Sherpa Men's 15 km classical 55:39.3 +17:09.6 86

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. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers". The International Olympic Committee (IOC). February 23, 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Dachhiri to represent Nepali contingent at Winter Olympics". The Himalayan Times (Kathmandu, Nepal: International Media Network Nepal Pvt. Ltd.). 27 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Sherpa to represent Nepal in Winter Olympics". República (Kathmandu, Nepal). 27 January 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Zaccardi, Nick (31 January 2014). "Nepal cross-country skier expects to finish last at Sochi Olympics". NBC. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Dachhiri Sherpa finishes 86th in Winter Olympics". República (Kathmandu, Nepal). 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. 

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