Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics – Women's downhill

The women's downhill competition of the 2014 Winter Paralympics was held at Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The competition took place on 8 March 2014.

Women's downhill
at the XI Paralympic Winter Games
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VenueRosa Khutor Alpine Resort, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia
Dates8 March
2010
2018
Women's downhill (visually impaired)
at the XI Paralympic Winter Games
Competitors6 from 5 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Henrieta Farkasova
Guide: Natalia Subrtova
 Slovakia
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Jade Etherington
Guide: Caroline Powell
 Great Britain
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Aleksandra Frantceva
Guide: Pavel Zabotin
 Russia
Women's downhill (standing)
at the XI Paralympic Winter Games
Competitors8 from 6 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Marie Bochet  France
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Inga Medvedeva  Russia
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Allison Jones  United States
Women's downhill (sitting)
at the XI Paralympic Winter Games
Competitors6 from 4 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Anna Schaffelhuber  Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Alana Nichols  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Laurie Stephens  United States

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Russia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  France (FRA)1001
  Germany (GER)1001
  Slovakia (SVK)1001
4  United States (USA)0123
5  Russia (RUS)*0112
6  Great Britain (GBR)0101
Totals (6 nations)3339

Visually impairedEdit

In the downhill visually impaired, the athlete with a visual impairment has a sighted guide.[1] The two skiers are considered a team, and dual medals are awarded.

Rank Bib Name Country Time Difference
  1 Henrieta Farkasova
Guide: Natalia Subrtova
  Slovakia 1:31.55
  4 Jade Etherington
Guide: Caroline Powell
  Great Britain 1:34.28 +2.73
  3 Aleksandra Frantceva
Guide: Pavel Zabotin
  Russia 1:35.78 +4.23
4 6 Melissa Perrine
Guide: Andrew Bor
  Australia 1:36.15 +4.60
5 2 Danelle Umstead
Guide: Robert Umstead
  United States 1:36.70 +5.15
6 5 Kelly Gallagher
Guide: Charlotte Evans
  Great Britain 1:37.36 +5.81

StandingEdit

Rank Bib Name Country Time Difference
  11 Marie Bochet   France 1:30.72  —
  13 Inga Medvedeva   Russia 1:32.19 +1.47
  10 Allison Jones   United States 1:34.09 +3.37
4 8 Solène Jambaqué   France 1:34.88 +4.16
5 7 Mariia Papulova   Russia 1:41.37 +10.65
9 Anna Jochemsen   Netherlands DNF
12 Andrea Rothfuß   Germany DNF
14 Melania Corradini   Italy DNF

SittingEdit

Rank Bib Name Country Time Difference
  16 Anna Schaffelhuber   Germany 1:35.55
  15 Alana Nichols   United States 1:35.69 +0.14
  18 Laurie Stephens   United States 1:36.94 +1.39
4 20 Anna-Lena Forster   Germany 1:39.71 +4.16
17 Claudia Loesch   Austria DNF
19 Anna Turney   Great Britain DNF

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/disability-sport/25580284 Sochi Winter Paralympics: Guide to the sports