Virgin Islands at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Virgin Islands at the Olympic Games

Flag of the United States Virgin Islands
IOC code  ISV
NOC Virgin Islands Olympic Committee
Website www.virginislandsolympics.com
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Jasmine Campbell (opening[1]
and closing)[2]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

The Virgin Islands competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. The team consisted of one athlete in alpine skiing. This marked the return of the Virgin Islands to the Winter Olympics after missing the last two editions.[3]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 0 1 1
Total 0 1 1

Alpine skiing[edit]

The Virgin Islands managed to qualify one female alpine skier for the 2014 Winter Olympics.[4][5] Jasmine Campbell finished the women's giant slalom race in 56th position (out of 67 athletes who completed the race).[6] She also finished the slalom race in 43rd position out of 49 athletes who completed the race.[7]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jasmine Campbell[5][8] Women's giant slalom 1:32.05 62 1:33.00 57 3:05.05 56
Women's slalom 1:06.09 50 1:04.28 43 2:10.37 43

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. ^ "Jasmine Cambpell Nominated to Represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games". http://www.virginislandsolympics.org/. Virgin Islands Olympic Committee. 21 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014". www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Banse, Tom (17 January 2014). "How Tropical Countries Get To The Winter Olympics". http://hereandnow.wbur.org/. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Campbell Skis for Territory, Finishes 56th in Giant Slalom". St. Croix Source. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Baur, John (22 February 2014). "Campbell Cracks Top 50 in Olympic Slalom". St. Johns Source. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Codes, Jeff (7 February 2014). "Jasmine Campbell takes high hopes to Sochi". Idaho Mountain Express. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 

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