Malta at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Malta at the
2014 Winter Olympics
Flag of Malta.svg
IOC codeMLT
NOCMalta Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nocmalta.org
in Sochi
Competitors1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Élise Pellegrin (opening[1][2]
and closing)[3]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Malta competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. Malta made its debut at the Winter Olympics.[4][5][6]

Competitors[edit]

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

Alpine skiing[edit]

According to the final quota allocation released on January 20, 2014 Malta had qualified one athlete.[7] Élise Pellegrin's great-grandfather had moved to France from Malta, giving her the opportunity to compete for the country.[4] On February 18, Pellegrin finished the giant slalom race in 65th position (out of 67 skiers who completed both runs).[8] On February 21, she finished the slalom race in 42nd position (out of 49 skiers who completed both runs).[9]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Élise Pellegrin Women's giant slalom 1:36.85 72 1:36.27 64 3:13.12 65
Women's slalom 1:07.10 52 1:02.73 39 2:09.83 42

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thiriau, Clément (30 December 2013). "Une skieuse vosgienne aux JO sous les couleurs de... Malte !". magnumlaradio.com (in French). Archived from the original on 2 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 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. ^ a b Ameen, Juan (31 January 2013). "Malta gets a Winter Olympian". The Times (Malta). Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Malta skier Pellegrin in action on February 18". The Times (Malta). 8 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Maltese flag debuts in Winter Olympics". Xinhua. Valletta, Malta: People's Daily. 8 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014.
  7. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
  8. ^ "Malta makes its Winter Games debut today:Elise Pellegrin finishes in bottom places". The Malta Independent. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  9. ^ "Sochi 2014: Women's slalom results". BBC. Retrieved 1 March 2014.

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