Nepal at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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Nepal at the
2014 Winter Olympics
Flag of Nepal.svg
IOC codeNEP
NOCNepal Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nocnepal.org.np
in Sochi
Competitors1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Dachhiri Sherpa (opening[1]
and closing)[2]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Nepal competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. Dachhiri Sherpa represented the country again (as he did in the previous two Winter Olympics) as the only athlete.[3] A contingent of seven officials and one coach were also part of the Nepali delegation.[4] Sherpa competed in his final games during the 15 km classical race.[5]

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Dachhiri Sherpa competed in cross-country skiing as the only athlete from Nepal.

According to the final quota allocation released on January 20, 2014, Nepal had one athlete in qualification position.[6] Dachhiri Sherpa finished his only race in 86th position (out of 87 athletes that completed the race).[7][8]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Dachhiri Sherpa Men's 15 km classical 55:39.3 +17:09.6 86

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). olympic.org. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). The International Olympic Committee (IOC). 23 February 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Dachhiri to represent Nepali contingent at Winter Olympics". The Himalayan Times. Kathmandu, Nepal: International Media Network Nepal Pvt. Ltd. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Sherpa to represent Nepal in Winter Olympics". República. Kathmandu, Nepal. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  5. ^ Zaccardi, Nick (31 January 2014). "Nepal cross-country skier expects to finish last at Sochi Olympics". NBC. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  6. ^ "Summary of Quota allocation as per 20.01.2014" (PDF). www.fis-ski.com. FIS. 20 January 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
  7. ^ "Dachhiri Sherpa finishes 86th in Winter Olympics". República. Kathmandu, Nepal. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014.
  8. ^ Basu, Anand (14 February 2014). "Olympics-Cross Country-Men's 15 km classic result". Reuters. Retrieved 14 February 2014.

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