New Zealand at the 2014 Winter Olympics

New Zealand competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from 7 to 23 February 2014. The team consisted of 15 competitors in five sports.[4] Only three members had prior Olympic Games experience (Dobbin, Sandford and Sinclair).[5]

New Zealand at the
2014 Winter Olympics
Flag of New Zealand.svg
IOC codeNZL
NOCNew Zealand Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.org.nz
in Sochi
Competitors15 in 5 sports
Flag bearers Shane Dobbin (opening)[1][2]
Jossi Wells (closing)[3]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

For the sixth games in a row, the country did not win any medals. The best result was a fourth place to Jossi Wells in the men's halfpipe.

Alpine skiingEdit

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Adam Barwood Men's giant slalom 1:28.51 49 1:28.89 43 2:57.40 44
Men's slalom 54.21 50 1:01.97 25 1:56.18 25

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Lyndon Sheehan Halfpipe 78.20 80.00 80.00 8 Q 55.20 72.60 72.60 9
Beau-James Wells 76.80 66.40 76.80 10 Q 62.00 80.00 80.00 6
Byron Wells DNS Did not advance
Jossi Wells 83.00 49.40 83.00 5 Q 85.60 78.40 85.60 4
Beau-James Wells Slopestyle 36.00 66.60 66.60 21 Did not advance
Jossi Wells 82.80 83.40 83.40 10 Q 60.60 50.00 60.60 11
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Janina Kuzma Halfpipe 73.80 75.20 75.20 7 Q 77.00 74.80 77.00 5
Anna Willcox-Silfverberg Slopestyle 62.40 34.40 62.40 15 Did not advance

SkeletonEdit

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ben Sandford Men's 58.00 22 57.75 20 57.79 18 57.67 18 3:51.21 20
Katharine Eustace Women's 59.52 14 59.46 16 58.69 11 58.54 13 3:56.21 =11

SnowboardingEdit

Athlete Event Qualification Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank Run 1 Run 2 Best Rank
Rebecca Sinclair Women's halfpipe 32.25 48.25 48.25 11 Did not advance
Shelly Gotlieb Women's slopestyle 18.00 30.75 30.75 11 QS 63.25 33.75 63.25 7 Did not advance
Stefi Luxton 59.75 34.25 59.75 8 QS 18.25 60.25 60.25 8 Did not advance
Christy Prior 67.50 70.50 70.50 7 QS DNS Did not advance
Rebecca Torr 70.75 33.75 70.75 6 QS 27.25 32.50 32.50 10 Did not advance

Qualification Legend: QF – Qualify directly to final; QS – Qualify to semifinal

Speed skatingEdit

Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Shane Dobbin Men's 5000 m 6:26.90 14
Men's 10,000 m 13:16.42 7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walker, Nick (5 February 2014). "Winter Olympics: Dobbin named NZ flag bearer". Yahoo Sports. Archived from the original on 3 March 2014. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). olympic.org. Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony - Flagbearers" (PDF). The International Olympic Committee (IOC). February 23, 2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  4. ^ "Wells brothers head 15-strong Olympics team". Stuff.co.nz. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
  5. ^ "15 in New Zealand team for Sochi games". Miami Herald. Associated Press. 23 January 2014. Retrieved 23 January 2014.

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