2014 Winter Olympics Parade of Nations

2014 Winter Olympics Parade of Nations was part of the opening ceremony at the 2014 Winter Olympics. The national team from each nation participating in the Olympic Games was preceded by their national flag flag bearer into Fisht Olympic Stadium in the host city of Sochi, Russia. The flag bearer was an athlete of each national delegation chosen, to represent the athletes, either by the National Olympic Committee or by the national team.

2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony (2014-02-07)

The order of the parade was by Olympic tradition with Greece, originator of the modern games, entering first. The host nation, Russia, entered last. The nations entered in Russian alphabetic order. As each national team entered their name was announced by IOC guidelines in the official languages and customs: French, then English and Russian.[1]

ListEdit

Below is a list of parading countries and their announced flag bearer, in the same order as the parade. This is sortable by country name, flag bearer's name, or flag bearer's sport. Names are given in the form officially designated by the IOC.[2]

Order Nation Russian Romanisation Flag bearer Sport
1   Greece (GRE) Греция Gretsiya Panagiota Tsakiri[3] Cross-country skiing
2   Australia (AUS) Австралия Avstraliya Alex Pullin[4] Snowboarding
3   Austria (AUT) Австрия Avstriya Mario Stecher[5] Nordic combined
4   Azerbaijan (AZE) Азербайджан Azerbaydzhan Rahman Khalilov[6] Official
5   Albania (ALB) Албания Albaniya Erjon Tola[7] Alpine skiing
6   Andorra (AND) Андорра Andorra Mireia Gutierrez[2] Alpine skiing
7   Argentina (ARG) Аргентина Argentina Cristian Simari Birkner[8] Alpine skiing
8   Armenia (ARM) Армения Armeniya Sergey Mikayelyan[9] Cross-country skiing
9   British Virgin Islands (IVB) Британские Виргинские острова Britanskiye Virginiskiye Ostrova Peter Crook[10] Freestyle skiing
10   Belarus (BLR) Республика Беларусь Respublika Belarus' Aleksei Grishin[11] Freestyle skiing
11   Belgium (BEL) Бельгия Bel'giya Hanna Mariën[12] Bobsleigh
12   Bermuda (BER) Бермуды (Displayed)
Бермудские Острова (Announced)
Bermudy
Bermudsky Ostrovy
Tucker Murphy[2] Cross-country skiing
13   Bulgaria (BUL) Болгария Bolgariya Maria Kirkova[13] Alpine skiing
14   Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) Босния и Герцеговина Bosniya i Gertsegovina Žana Novaković[14] Alpine skiing
15   Brazil (BRA) Бразилия Braziliya Jaqueline Mourão[15] Biathlon
Cross-country skiing
16   Macedonia (MKD) Бывшая югославская Республика Македония Byvshaya Yugoslavskaya Respublika Makedoniya Darko Damjanovski[2] Cross-country skiing
17   Great Britain (GBR) Великобритания Velikobritaniya Jon Eley[16] Short track speed skating
18   Hungary (HUN) Венгрия Vengriya Bernadett Heidum[17] Short track speed skating
19   Venezuela (VEN) Венесуэла Venesuela Antonio Jose Pardo Andretta[2] Alpine skiing
20   Virgin Islands (ISV) Виргинские острова, США Virginiskiye Ostrova, SShA Jasmine Campbell[2] Alpine skiing
21   Germany (GER) Германия Germaniya Maria Höfl-Riesch[18] Alpine skiing
22   Hong Kong (HKG) Гонконг, Китай Gonkong, Kitay Pan-To Barton Lui[19] Short track speed skating
23   Georgia (GEO) Грузия Gruziya Nino Tsiklauri[20] Alpine skiing
24   Denmark (DEN) Дания Daniya Lene Nielsen[21] Curling
25   Dominica (DMA) Доминика Dominika Gary di Silvestri[22] Cross-country skiing
26   Zimbabwe (ZIM) Зимбабве Zimbabve Luke Steyn[2] Alpine skiing
27   Israel (ISR) Израиль Izrail' Vladislav Bykanov[23] Short track speed skating
28   Iran (IRI) Иран Iran Hossein Saveh-Shemshaki[24] Alpine skiing
29   Ireland (IRL) Ирландия Irlandiya Conor Lyne[25] Alpine skiing
30   Iceland (ISL) Исландия Islandiya Sævar Birgisson[26] Cross-country skiing
31   Spain (ESP) Испания Ispaniya Javier Fernández[27] Figure skating
32   Italy (ITA) Италия Italiya Armin Zöggeler[28] Luge
33   Kazakhstan (KAZ) Казахстан Kazakhstan Yerdos Akhmadiyev[29] Cross-country skiing
34   Cayman Islands (CAY) Каймановы острова Kaymanovy Ostrova Dow Travers[2] Alpine skiing
35   Canada (CAN) Канада Kanada Hayley Wickenheiser[30] Hockey
36   Cyprus (CYP) Кипр Kipr Constantinos Papamichael[2] Alpine skiing
37   Kyrgyzstan (KGZ) Киргизия Kirgiziya Dmitry Trelevski[2] Alpine skiing
38   China (CHN) Китайская Народная Республика Kitayskaya Narodnaya Respublika Tong Jian[31] Figure skating
39   Latvia (LAT) Латвия Latviya Sandis Ozoliņš[32] Hockey
40   Lebanon (LIB) Ливан Livan Alexandre Mohbat[2] Alpine skiing
41   Lithuania (LTU) Литва Litva Deividas Stagniūnas[33] Figure skating
42   Liechtenstein (LIE) Лихтенштейн Likhtenshteyn Tina Weirather[34] Alpine skiing
43   Luxembourg (LUX) Люксембург Lyuksemburg Kari Peters[2] Cross-country skiing
44   Malta (MLT) Мальта Mal'ta Elise Pellegrin[35] Alpine skiing
45   Morocco (MAR) Марокко Marokko Adam Lamhamedi[2] Alpine skiing
46   Mexico (MEX) Мексика Meksika Hubertus Von Hohenlohe[36] Alpine skiing
47   Moldova (MDA) Молдавия Moldavia Victor Pinzaru[37] Cross-country skiing
48   Monaco (MON) Монако Monako Olivier Jenot[38] Alpine skiing
49   Mongolia (MGL) Монголия Mongoliya Bold Byambadorj[2] Cross-country skiing
50   Independent Olympic Participants (IOP) Независимые олимпийские участники Nezavisimye olimpiyskiye uchastniki Volunteer from SOCOG[2]
51   Nepal (NEP) Непал Nepal Dachhiri Sherpa[2] Cross-country skiing
52   Netherlands (NED) Нидерланды Niderlandy Jorien ter Mors[39] Short track speed skating
Speed skating
53   New Zealand (NZL) Новая Зеландия Novaya Zelandiya Shane Dobbin[40] Speed skating
54   Norway (NOR) Норвегия Norvegiya Aksel Lund Svindal[41] Alpine skiing
55   Pakistan (PAK) Пакистан Pakistan Muhammad Karim[2] Alpine skiing
56   Paraguay (PAR) Парагвай Paragvay Julia Marino[42] Freestyle skiing
57   Peru (PER) Перу Peru Roberto Carcelen[43] Cross-country skiing
58   Poland (POL) Польша Pol'sha Dawid Kupczyk[44] Bobsleigh
59   Portugal (POR) Португалия Portugaliya Arthur Hanse[45] Alpine skiing
60   South Korea (KOR) Республика Корея Respublika Koreya Lee Kyou-Hyuk[46] Speed skating
61   Romania (ROU) Румыния Rumyniya Éva Tófalvi[47] Biathlon
62   San Marino (SMR) Сан-Марино San-Marino Vincenzo Michelotti[48] Alpine skiing
63   Serbia (SRB) Сербия Serbiya Milanko Petrović[49] Biathlon
Cross-country skiing
64   Slovakia (SVK) Словакия Slovakiya Zdeno Chára[50] Hockey
65   Slovenia (SLO) Словения Sloveniya Tomaž Razingar[51] Hockey
66   United States (USA) Соединенные Штаты Америки Soyedinennyye Shtaty Ameriki Todd Lodwick[52] Nordic combined
67   Tajikistan (TJK) Таджикистан Tadzhikistan Alisher Kudratov[53] Alpine skiing
68   Thailand (THA) Таиланд Thailand Kanes Sucharitakul[2] Alpine skiing
69   Chinese Taipei (TPE) Китайский Тайбэй Kitayskiy Taybey Sung Ching-yang[2] Speed skating
70   East Timor (TLS) Восточный Тимор Vostochnyy Timor Yohan Goutt Goncalves[54] Alpine skiing
71   Togo (TOG) Того Togo Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean[2] Cross-country skiing
72   Tonga (TGA) Тонга Tonga Bruno Banani[2] Luge
73   Turkey (TUR) Турция Turtsiya Alper Uçar[55] Figure skating
74   Uzbekistan (UZB) Узбекистан Uzbekistan Kseniya Grigoreva[2] Alpine skiing
75   Ukraine (UKR) Украина Ukraina Valentina Shevchenko[56] Cross-country skiing
76   Philippines (PHI) Филиппины Filippiny Michael Christian Martinez[2] Figure skating
77   Finland (FIN) Финляндия Finlyandiya Enni Rukajärvi[57] Snowboarding
78   France (FRA) Франция Frantsiya Jason Lamy-Chappuis[58] Nordic combined
79   Croatia (CRO) Хорватия Khorvatiya Ivica Kostelić[59] Alpine skiing
80   Montenegro (MNE) Черногория Chernogoriya Tarik Hadžić[60] Alpine skiing
81   Czech Republic (CZE) Чехия Chekhiya Šárka Strachová[61] Alpine skiing
82   Chile (CHI) Чили Chili Dominique Ohaco[62] Freestyle skiing
83   Switzerland (SUI) Швейцария Shveytsariya Simon Ammann[63] Ski jumping
84   Sweden (SWE) Швеция Shvetsiya Anders Södergren[64] Cross-country skiing
85   Estonia (EST) Эстония Estoniya Indrek Tobreluts[65] Biathlon
86   Jamaica (JAM) Ямайка Yamayka Marvin Dixon[66] Bobsleigh
87   Japan (JPN) Япония Yaponiya Ayumi Ogasawara[67] Curling
88   Russia (RUS) Россия (Displayed)
Российская Федерация (Announced)
Rossiya
Rossiyskaya Federatsiya
Alexandr Zubkov[68] Bobsleigh

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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