Brazil at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Brazil at the
2014 Winter Olympics
Flag of Brazil.svg
IOC code BRA
NOC Brazilian Olympic Committee
Website www.cob.org.br (in Portuguese)
in Sochi
Competitors 13 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Jaqueline Mourão (opening)[1][2] Isadora Williams (closing)[3]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. With 13 athletes qualified, Brazil sent its largest ever team to the Winter Olympics, surpassing the ten it qualified for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, United States.[4] The 13 athletes also represent the third largest team from the Americas and the biggest of non-snowing countries.[5]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Biathlon 0 1* 1
Bobsleigh 4 2 6
Cross-country skiing 1 1 2
Figure skating 0 1 1
Freestyle skiing 0 1 1
Snowboarding 0 1 1
Total 6 7 13

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on December 30, 2013 Brazil has qualified two athletes.[6] Brazil's two athletes are the same ones who represented the country in Vancouver four years earlier.

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jhonatan Longhi Men's giant slalom 1:33.03 64 1:33.69 57 3:06.72 58
Men's slalom 59.24 69 DSQ
Maya Harrisson Women's giant slalom 1:30.31 58 1:31.55 55 3:01.86 54
Women's slalom 1:04.88 46 1:03.45 42 2:08.33 39

Biathlon[edit]

Pending reallocation of quotas, will allow Brazil to enter one female athlete. Jaqueline Mourão also competed in cross-country skiing.

Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Jaqueline Mourão Women's sprint 25:06.4 1 (0+1) 77
Women's individual 57:22.6 7 (1+2+3+1) 76

Bobsleigh[edit]

Brazil's four man and two women bobsled teams have qualified.

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Edson Bindilatti*
Fábio Gonçalves Silva
Edson Martins
Odirlei Pessoni
Four-man 56.86 29 56.74 28 57.11 30 Did not advance 2:50.71 29
Fabiana Santos*
Sally da Silva
Two-woman 59.57 18 1:00.45 19 1:00.73 19 1:01.20 19 4:01.95 19

* – Denotes the driver of each sled

Cross-country skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on January 20, 2014 Brazil has qualified two athletes.[6] Brazil's two athletes are the same ones who represented the country in Vancouver four years earlier.

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Leandro Ribela Men's sprint 4:21.12 80 Did not advance
Jaqueline Mourão Women's sprint 3:02.83 65 Did not advance

Figure skating[edit]

Isadora Williams qualified a quota spot by finishing in the top six countries qualified at the 2013 Nebelhorn Trophy. By doing so, she became the first figure skater to ever qualify from Brazil.[7]

Athlete Event SP FS Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Isadora Williams Ladies' singles 40.37 30 Did not advance

Freestyle skiing[edit]

Brazil has received one quota for women's aerials via reallocation. Originally Olympic gymnast Laís Souza was supposed to compete but a serious accident during training forced her to withdraw from the competition.[5]

Aerials
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 1 Jump 2 Jump 3
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Joselane Santos Women's aerials 49.60 20 48.17 16 Did not advance

Snowboarding[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on December 30, 2013 Brazil has qualified one athlete.[6]

Athlete Event Seeding Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Rank
Isabel Clark Ribeiro Women's snowboard cross 1:24.31 12 4 Did not advance 14

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kestelman, Amanda (4 February 2014). "Jaqueline Mourão é escolhida como porta-bandeira do Brasil na Abertura" [Jaqueline Mourao is chosen as flag bearer at the Opening of Brazil] (in Portuguese). GloboEsporte.com. Retrieved 4 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). 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. ^ "Comitê Olímpico inscreve 13 atletas em Sochi 2014" [Olympic Committee inscribed 13 athletes in Sochi 2014] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Government. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Após relocação, Laís Souza e Josi Santos garantem vaga em Sochi-2014". Gazeta Esportiva (in Portuguese). 23 January 2014. Archived from the original on 30 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "Summary of Quota allocation as per 30.12.2013" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 30 December 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Luchianov, Vladislav (7 October 2013). "Williams puts Brazil on Olympic skating map". icenetwork. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 

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