Costa Rica at the 2006 Winter Olympics

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Costa Rica at the Olympic Games

Flag of Costa Rica
IOC code  CRC
NOC Comité Olímpico de Costa Rica
Website (Spanish)
At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Arthur James Barton (opening)
Arturo Kinch (closing)[1][2]
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

One athlete from Costa Rica competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Arturo Kinch, participating in his 5th Olympics at 49 years old, finished 95th in his only race, ahead of one other racer.[3][4]

Athlete[3] Event Final
Total Rank
Arturo Kinch Men's 15 km classical 1:06:50.3 95


  1. ^ "Flagbearers for the Opening Ceremony". Retrieved Feb 22, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Flagbearers for the Closing Ceremony". Retrieved Feb 22, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Torino 2006 Official Report - Cross Country Skiing" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved October 3, 2009. 
  4. ^ Harvey Araton (February 18, 2006). "Sports of The Times; An Olympic Relic Feels Like a Winner For Making It Home". New York Times. Retrieved October 3, 2009. 

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