Cross-country skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay
The women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay cross-country skiing competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympics took place on 15 February at Laura Biathlon & Ski Complex. Sweden won the event. This became the first gold medal in the women's relay for Sweden since the 1960 Winter Olympics. Finland won the silver medals, and Germany finished third.
|Women's 4 × 5 kilometre relay|
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||Laura Biathlon & Ski Complex|
|Competitors||56 from 14 nations|
The race was started at 14:00.
Flower and medal ceremoniesEdit
Immediately after the race a flower ceremony was held at the ski stadium, where the medalist received flowers on the podium. The next day the medal ceremony was held in Sochi, where the gold medals was handed out by International Olympic Committee member Gunilla Lindberg and flowers handed out by International Ski Federation Cross-Country Committee chairman Vegard Ulvang, after which the Swedish national anthem was played for the gold medal team on the podium.
- "Cross-country Skiing Schedule and Results". SOOC. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
- 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.
- "Final Results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-02-19. Retrieved 2014-02-15.