Turkey at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Turkey competed at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, from 4 to 20 February 2022.[1][2]

Turkey at the
2022 Winter Olympics
Flag of Turkey.svg
IOC codeTUR
NOCTurkish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpiyat.org.tr
in Beijing, China
4–20 February 2022
Competitors7 (4 men and 3 women) in 4 sports
Flag bearers (opening)Furkan Akar
Ayşenur Duman
Flag bearer (closing)Volunteer
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

The Turkish team consisted of seven athletes (four men and three women) competing in four sports.[3] Furkan Akar and Ayşenur Duman were the country's flagbearer during the opening ceremony.[4] Meanwhile a volunteer was the flagbearer during the closing ceremony.[5]

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Cross-country skiing 1 2 3
Short track speed skating 1 0 1
Ski jumping 1 0 1
Total 4 3 7

Alpine skiingEdit

By meeting the basic qualification standards, Turkey has qualified one male and one female alpine skier.[6]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Berkin Usta Men's giant slalom 1:17.91 45 1:24.81 43 2:42.72 43
Men's slalom DNF Did not advance
Özlem Çarıkçıoğlu Women's slalom 1:09.45 56 1:09.47 49 2:18.92 49
Women's giant slalom 1:15.98 59 1:14.75 47 2:30.73 48

Cross-country skiingEdit

Turkey has qualified one male and two female cross-country skiers.[7]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Yusuf Emre Fırat Men's 15 km classical Did not finish
Ayşenur Duman Women's 10 km classical 37:36.7 9:30.4 87
Özlem Ceren Dursun 39:17.6 11:11.3 92
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Yusuf Emre Fırat Men's sprint 3:15.96 80 Did not advance
Ayşenur Duman Women's sprint 4:08.47 85 Did not advance
Ayşenur Duman
Özlem Ceren Dursun
Women's team sprint LAP 12 Did not advance =23

Short track speed skatingEdit

Turkey has qualified one male short track speed skater.[8] This will mark the country's sport debut at the Winter Olympics.[9]

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Furkan Akar 1000 m 1:25.462 2 Q 1:25.490 1 Q 1:27.102 3 QB 1:36.052 6

Ski jumpingEdit

Turkey qualified one male ski jumpere.

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Fatih Arda İpcioğlu Men's normal hill 74.5 52.8 46 Q 99.0 115.0 36 Did not advance
Men's large hill 116.0 94.6 40 Q 124.0 109.5 40 Did not advance

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NOCs List Beijing 2022". www.olympics.com/. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  2. ^ "Which countries are competing in the Winter Olympics 2022? Full list". The Independent. London, United Kingdom. 4 February 2022. Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  3. ^ Tiryaki, Erkan (19 January 2022). "2022 Pekin Kış Olimpiyatları'nda Türkiye'yi 7 sporcu temsil edecek" [7 athletes will represent Turkey at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics]. Anadolu Agency (in Turkish). Ankara, Turkey. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Beijing-2022 Opening Ceremony Flag-Bearers". www.olympics.com/. International Olympic Committee (IOC). 4 February 2022. Retrieved 4 February 2022.
  5. ^ "Beijing-2022 Closing Ceremony Flag-Bearers" (PDF). www.olympics.com/. International Olympic Committee (IOC). 20 February 2022. Retrieved 20 February 2022.
  6. ^ "ALPINE SKIING QUOTAS LIST FOR OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES 2022". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 15 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  7. ^ "CROSS-COUNTRY QUOTAS LIST FOR OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES 2022". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 15 June 2021. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  8. ^ "Communication 2442: XXIV Olympic Winter Games 2022 Beijing Qualified quota places Short Track Speed Skating". International Skating Union. 9 December 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  9. ^ "Furkan Akar'dan Tarihi Olimpiyat Kotası" [Historical Olympic Quota by Furkan Akar]. www.olimpiyatkomitesi.org.tr/ (in Turkish). Turkish Olympic Committee. 28 November 2021. Retrieved 9 December 2021.