Skeleton at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's

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Men's Skeleton
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Skeleton pictogram.svg
VenueSliding Center Sanki
Dates14–15 February
Competitors27 from 16 nations
Winning time3:44.29
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Aleksandr Tretyakov  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Martins Dukurs  Latvia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Matthew Antoine  United States
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The men's skeleton event at the 2014 Winter Olympics took place at the Sliding Center Sanki on 14–15 February.[1]

The gold medal won in this event featured Chelyabinsk meteor fragment to commemorate at first anniversary of this meteor strike.[2]

Competition[edit]

In the first run, Aleksandr Tretyakov established the track record (55.95) and the start record (4.47).[3]

Results[edit]

TR – Track Record. Top finish in each run is in boldface.

On 22 November 2017, gold medalist Aleksandr Tretyakov was stripped of his gold medal.[4] On November 27, 2017, the results by Sergey Chudinov were annulled as well.[5] On 1 February 2018, their results were restored as a result of the decision of CAS[6]

Rank Bib Athlete Country Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Behind
1st, gold medalist(s) 5 Aleksandr Tretyakov  Russia 55.95 TR 56.04 56.28 56.02 3:44.29
2nd, silver medalist(s) 3 Martins Dukurs  Latvia 56.18 56.37 56.26 56.29 3:45.10 +0.81
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 2 Matthew Antoine  United States 56.89 56.95 56.69 56.73 3:47.26 +2.97
4 4 Tomass Dukurs  Latvia 57.03 57.06 56.75 56.74 3:47.58 +3.29
5 8 Sergey Chudinov  Russia 56.98 57.04 56.86 56.71 3:47.59 +3.30
6 17 Nikita Tregubov  Russia 57.44 56.96 56.57 56.65 3:47.62 +3.33
7 6 John Fairbairn  Canada 57.34 56.92 56.91 56.96 3:48.13 +3.84
8 11 Kristan Bromley  Great Britain 57.24 57.02 57.17 56.74 3:48.17 +3.88
9 7 Alexander Kröckel  Germany 57.21 57.36 57.03 56.69 3:48.29 +4.00
10 13 Dominic Parsons  Great Britain 57.23 57.17 57.00 56.96 3:48.36 +4.07
11 1 Frank Rommel  Germany 57.19 56.95 57.33 57.00 3:48.47 +4.18
12 10 Hiroatsu Takahashi  Japan 57.53 57.10 57.13 56.98 3:48.74 +4.45
13 14 Eric Neilson  Canada 57.41 57.01 57.25 57.10 3:48.77 +4.48
14 16 Matthias Guggenberger  Austria 57.70 57.12 57.24 56.94 3:49.00 +4.71
15 9 John Daly  United States 56.91 56.67 56.99 58.54 3:49.11 +4.82
16 18 Yun Sungbin  South Korea 57.54 57.02 57.90 57.11 3:49.57 +5.28
17 23 John Farrow  Australia 57.84 57.73 57.75 57.35 3:50.67 +6.38
18 20 Maurizio Oioli  Italy 57.69 57.27 57.85 57.87 3:50.68 +6.39
19 15 Raphael Maier  Austria 57.83 57.51 57.95 57.57 3:50.86 +6.57
20 26 Ben Sandford  New Zealand 58.00 57.75 57.79 57.67 3:51.21 +6.92
21 12 Kyle Tress  United States 57.85 58.13 57.76 2:53.74
22 19 Yuki Sasahara  Japan 58.22 58.07 57.91 2:54.20
23 22 Alexandros Kefalas  Greece 58.20 58.33 58.22 2:54.75
24 24 Lee Hansin  South Korea 58.41 58.12 58.64 2:55.17
25 27 Dorin Dumitru Velicu  Romania 58.72 58.44 58.91 2:56.07
26 25 Ander Mirambell  Spain 58.58 58.72 58.80 2:56.10
27 21 Sean Greenwood  Ireland 57.99 65.11 58.22 3:01.32

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Skeleton Schedule and Results". SOOC. Retrieved January 12, 2014.
  2. ^ Augustine, Bernie (25 July 2013). "Select gold medals at Sochi Olympics will include meteorite fragments to commemorate Russian meteor strike". New York Daily News. NYDailyNews.com.
  3. ^ "Skeleton – Men's Heat 1". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  4. ^ https://stillmed.olympic.org/media/Document%20Library/OlympicOrg/IOC/Who-We-Are/Commissions/Disciplinary-Commission/2017/SML-022-Disciplinary-Commission-Decision-Operative-Part-Aleksandr-TRETIAKOV.pdf#_ga=2.77405526.2130718839.1511363399-1668388724.1484259175
  5. ^ "Russian doping: IOC bans five more Winter Olympic athletes". November 27, 2017. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  6. ^ "The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) delivers its decisions in the matter of 39 Russian athletes v/the IOC: 28 appeals upheld, 11 partially upheld" (PDF). Court of Arbitration for Sport. Retrieved 1 February 2018.