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Estonia at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Estonia competed at the XXI Olympic Winter Games in 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. These games are the eighth Winter Olympics games for Estonia.

Estonia at the
2010 Winter Olympics
Flag of Estonia.svg
IOC codeEST
NOCEstonian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.eok.ee (in Estonian)
in Vancouver
Competitors30 (18 men, 12 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearer Roland Lessing (opening) [1]
Kristina Šmigun-Vähi (closing)[2]
Medals
Ranked 25th
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Russian Empire (1908–1912)
 Soviet Union (1952–1988)

Andrus Veerpalu as first Estonian six-time Winter Olympian, became the third cross-country skier in history to compete at six Winter Olympics, after Finns Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi and Harri Kirvesniemi.

MedalistsEdit

The following Estonian athletes won medals at the games:

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Kristina Šmigun-Vähi Cross-country skiing Women's 10 kilometre freestyle

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Deyvid Oprja Giant slalom 1:29.27 1:31.51 3:00.78 66
Slalom Did not finish
Women
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Tiiu Nurmberg Giant slalom Did not finish
Slalom 58.91 59.08 1:57.99 42

BiathlonEdit

 
Estonian delegation at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Vancouver.
Men
Athlete[3] Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Martten Kaldvee Individual 57:56.7 6 81
Sprint 28:07.7 3 74
Kauri Kõiv Individual 53:22.4 3 44
Sprint 26:56.0 2 48
Pursuit 37:45.5 4 50
Roland Lessing Individual 55:29.8 5 65
Sprint 27:26.0 3 62
Priit Viks Individual 51:38.1 1 20
Indrek Tobreluts Sprint 26:18.9 1 31
Pursuit 37:29.0 5 48
  Estonia
Priit Viks
Kauri Kõiv
Indrek Tobreluts
Roland Lessing
Relay 1:28:16.5
21:07.1
22:39.6
21:35.5
22:35.5
3+10
0+3
1+3
0+4
2+3
14
Women
Athlete[citation needed] Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Kadri Lehtla Individual 45:27.9 2 42
Sprint 22:34.2 2 64
Eveli Saue Individual 45:27.9 2 42
Sprint 22:23.3 2 55
Pursuit Lapped
Sirli Hanni Sprint 23:57.8 2 84
Kristel Viigipuu Sprint 23:57.1 2 83
  Estonia
Kadri Lehtla
Eveli Saue
Sirli Hanni
Kristel Viigipuu
Relay 1:17:55.5
18:49.8
18:15.4
20:06.6
20:43.7
2+16
0+4
0+2
1+4
1+6
18

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men[4]
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kein Einaste Sprint 3:59.19 59 Did not qualify 59
Algo Kärp 50 km classical 2:13:49.6 41
Kaspar Kokk 30 km pursuit 1:22:40.3 42
Peeter Kümmel Sprint 3:37.99 9 Q 3:42.4 3 Did not qualify 14
Jaak Mae 50 km classical 2:10:41.3 30
Aivar Rehemaa 15 km freestyle 36:13.5 51
30 km pursuit 1:21:15.8 37
50 km classical 2:10:57.6 34
Anti Saarepuu Sprint 3:45.44 42 Did not qualify 42
Timo Simonlatser Sprint 3:40.65 25 Q 3:42.2 6 Did not qualify 27
Karel Tammjärv 15 km freestyle 37:38.4 67
30 km pursuit 1:23:02.9 46
Andrus Veerpalu 50 km classical 2:05:41.6 6
Team Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Peeter Kümmel,
Anti Saarepuu
Team sprint 19:27.6 8 Did not advance 17
Algo Kärp,
Kaspar Kokk,
Jaak Mae,
Aivar Rehemaa
4 x 10 km relay 1:51:41.2 14
Women[4]
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Tatjana Mannima 10 km freestyle 28:13.0 58
15 km pursuit 44:24.2 44
30 kilometre classical 1:40:51.3 42
Triin Ojaste Sprint 3:52.31 37 Did not qualify 37
Kristina Šmigun-Vähi 10 km freestyle 25:05.0  
15 km pursuit Did not finish
30 kilometre classical 1:35:27.2 28
Kaija Udras 15 km pursuit Did not finish
Sprint 3:51.05 31 Did not qualify 31
Team Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Triin Ojaste,
Kaija Udras
Team sprint 20:02.2 8 Did not advance 16

Figure skatingEdit

Estonia has qualified 1 entrant in ladies singles, 1 in pair skating, and 1 in ice dancing, for a total of 5 athletes.[5]

Athlete(s) Event CD SP/OD FS/FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Jelena Glebova[6] Ladies'
50.80
20
83.39
22
134.19
21
Maria Sergejeva / Ilja Glebov Pairs
42.18
18
82.72
19
124.90
19
Irina Štork / Taavi Rand Ice dancing
21.73
23
35.21
23
58.24
23
115.18
23

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Estonian Olympic Committee announcement of Lessing named flagbearer. Archived 2010-02-12 at the Wayback Machine (in Estonian) – accessed February 11, 2010.
  2. ^ "Flagbearers for the Closing Ceremony" (PDF). Retrieved March 2, 2010.
  3. ^ "Vancouver 2010 Official Report - Volume 2" (PDF). Vancouver Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2010. Retrieved February 11, 2013.
  4. ^ a b Cross-country Schedule and Results Archived February 19, 2010, at the Wayback Machine, Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games official website
  5. ^ "International Skating Union Communication No. 1589: Olympic Winter Games 2010 – Entries/Participation Single & Pair Skatng [sic] And Ice Dance" (PDF). International Skating Union. September 28, 2009. Retrieved November 21, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ (in Estonian) Figure skaters about to chase the Olympic tickets, Delfi

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