Albania at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Albania at the Olympic Games

Flag of Albania
IOC code  ALB
NOC National Olympic Committee of Albania
Website www.nocalbania.org.al (Albanian)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 2 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Erjon Tola (opening)[1][2]
Suela Mëhilli (closing)[3]
Medals Gold
0
Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Albania competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. The team consisted of two athletes competing in alpine skiing and for the first time a female athlete.[4]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Total 1 1 2

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Albania had two athletes in qualification position.[5] Erjon Tola was scheduled to compete in his third consecutive games, but had to withdraw because he broke his arm in training.[6]

On February 18, Suela Mëhilli finished the giant slalom race in 60th position (out of 74 competitors who finished).[7] She did not finish the slalom race after starting the first run.[8]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Erjon Tola[4] Men's giant slalom DNS
Men's slalom DNS
Suela Mëhilli[4] Women's giant slalom 1:33.55 65 1:34.36 60 3:07.91 60
Women's slalom DSQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albanian president hands over national flag to Albania's team in Sochi 2014". Xinhua (Tirana, Albania). 30 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). http://www.olympic.org/. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). The International Olympic Committee (IOC). February 23, 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Soçi 2014, Shqipëria përfaqësohet nga Erjon Tola dhe Suela Mëhilli" [Sochi 2014:Albania represented by Erjon Tola and Suela Mëhilli]. Shqiptarja (in Albanian). 24 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Erjon Tola del nga spitali" [Erjon Tola leaves hospital]. http://sportekspres.com/ (in Albanian). 19 February 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Basu, Anand (18 February 2014). "Olympics-Alpine skiing-Women's giant slalom second run and overall results". Reuters. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  8. ^ Basu, Anand (21 February 2014). "Olympics-Alpine skiing-Women's slalom first run result". Reuters. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 

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