Turkey at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Turkey at the Olympic Games

Flag of Turkey
IOC code  TUR
NOC National Olympic Committee of Turkey
Website www.olimpiyatkomitesi.org.tr (Turkish)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 6 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Alper Uçar (opening)[1]
Tuğba Kocaağa (closing)[2]
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Turkey competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. Turkey's team consists of six athletes in three sports.[3][4]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Cross-country skiing 1 1 2
Figure skating 1 1 2
Total 3 3 6

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Turkey has qualified two athletes.[5]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Emre Simsek Men's giant slalom 1:40.26 76 1:37.38 67 3:17.64 68
Men's slalom DNF
Tuğba Kocaağa Women's giant slalom 1:36.04 70 1:33.76 59 3:09.80 63
Women's slalom 1:06.22 51 1:02.74 40 2:08.96 41

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Turkey has qualified two athletes.[5]

Distance
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Sabahattin Oğlago Men's 15 km classical N/A 45:16.0 +6:46.3 71
Kelime Çetinkaya Women's 10 km classical N/A 32:58.0 +4:40.2 56
Women's 15 km skiathlon 22:54.9 61 23:41.1 61 47:17.7 +8:44.1 61
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sabahattin Oğlago Men's sprint 4:02.03 75 Did not advance
Kelime Çetinkaya Women's sprint 3:05.00 67 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Turkey has qualified to compete in ice dancing for the first time.[4]

Athlete Event OD FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Alisa Agafonova / Alper Uçar Ice dancing 49.84 22 Did not advance

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. ^ "Turkey lags behind sporting giants in Winter Olympic squads". Hürriyet Daily News (Istanbul, Turkey). 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Mollan, Rachel (26 January 2014). "Turkish ice dancers to make first Olympic appearance at Sochi". Today's Zaman (Istanbul, Turkey). Retrieved 27 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 

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