Peru at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Peru at the Olympic Games

Flag of Peru
IOC code  PER
NOC Comité Olímpico Peruano
Website www.coperu.org (Spanish)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 3 in 2 sports
Flag bearer Roberto Carcelen (opening[1][2]
and closing)[3]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Peru competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from the 7th to 23rd February 2014. Peru's team consisted of three athletes in two sports.[4] The same three athletes represented the country at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.[5][6]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Cross-country skiing 1 0 1
Total 2 1 3

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Peru had two athletes in qualification position.[7]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Manfred Oettl Reyes[4] Men's giant slalom 1:47.05 78 1:33.91 58 3:20.96 70
Men's slalom 58.36 65 DNF
Ornella Oettl Reyes[4] Women's giant slalom 1:32.87 64 1:33.45 58 3:06.32 57
Women's slalom DNF

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Peru had one athlete in qualification position.[7] Carcelen broke his ribs and suffered contusions and was told by doctors he would miss the games. However he has decided to compete regardless.[1] Carcelen finished in last place in the race, nearly 30 minutes behind the winner Dario Cologna of Switzerland.[8]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Roberto Carcelen[9] Men's 15 km classical 1:06:28.9 +27:59.2 87

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Broken Ribs Can't Stop Seattle Skier's Drive To Compete In Winter Olympics". Oregon Public Broadcasting (Northwest News Network). 27 January 2014. Retrieved 28 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). February 23, 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Equipo Peruano quedó listo para los Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno Rusia 2014". Andina (in Spanish). 22 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  5. ^ Chase, Rachel (29 January 2014). "Three Peruvian athletes to compete at 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi". Peru This Week. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Peru sends three athletes to 2014 Winter Olympics". Andina (Lima, Peru). 1 February 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  8. ^ Chase, Rachel (14 February 2014). "Peruvian skier Roberto Carcelen finishes race dead last, but does it with style". Peru this Week. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  9. ^ Shoffler, Allen (27 December 2013). "Peru skier chases Olympic dream". Al Jazeera English. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 

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