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
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Peru competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 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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