Athletes must qualify for the sport and event and the countries have various amounts with Great Britain as the host country the highest with 541 and a number of countries (10-15 each number) have only 2 3 4 or 5 and 20 countries have 6
Ice Hockey: 1998 Winter Games in Nagano.
Field Hockey: 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
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The 2014 winter Olympics are going to be held in Sochi, Russia.
To win in the biathlon all you need to do is cross the finish line first, is you miss a target you have to do a lap aroung a 1500m lap.
In public money (such as national lottery and Londen Development centre) the budget was firstly £2,000,000 however, because of security reasons mostly, it was raised to £12,000,000 and is rising to £14,000,000. However in private money (government money) £35 Billion.
Women's downhill (visually impaired)
Silver medal: Jade Etherington of Great Britain
Guide: Caroline Powell
Women's downhill (standing)
Silver medal: Inga Medvedeva of Russia
Women's downhill (sitting)
Silver medal: Alana Nichols of the United States
In my opinion the Winter Olympics are for the countries that wouldn't win very many medals in the Summer Olympics, for example, I don't think Norway wins very many swimming medals.Answer 2:
The purpose is exactly the same as for Summer Olympics.
It is just different sportevents. that's all.
Olympic Games are there to unify nations in sport.
A friendly way to compete among nations.
I suppose economy plays a mayor part these days. There is a lot to earn and gain.
because the wait for the Olympics was long so they created summer and winter
The winter Olympic sports such as skiing and ice skating require cold weather (in order to have snow and ice) whereas summer Olympic sports are more easily played in warm weather, so it would be difficult to have all these different events in the same season. That's why there is both a summer Olympics and a winter Olympics.
Russia received the most silver medals in the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Here are the top ten countries that received the most silver medals:
1. Russian Fed. - 11 silver medals
2. Canada - 10 silver medals
3. Austria - 8 silver medals
4. United States - 7 silver medals
5. Netherlands - 7 silver medals
6. Sweden - 7 silver medals
7. Germany - 6 silver medals
8. Norway - 5 silver medals
9. France - 4 silver medals
10. China - 4 silver medals
there are two different songs but both by the same artist, flipsyde. One is Someday and the other is called US History.
Japan are yet to win an Olympic rowing medal
10,320 (6,797 men) (3,523 women)
Jorien ter Mors, Marrit Leenstra, Ireen Wüst, and Lotte van Beek from the Netherlands won the gold medal in Women's Speed Skating Team pursuit at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Over 80 nations and 5,500 athletes compete with 87 events. In the winter Vancouver, Canada 2010 olympic games.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is on TV channels all around the world, so there are far too many to list.
The opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics took place at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia, on February 7th, 2014. However, on February 6th, the eve of the opening ceremony, certain qualifying events were held. The first official day of competition was Saturday, February 8th, 2014.
Alexey Volkov, Evgeny Ustyugov, Dmitry Malyshko, and Anton Shipulin from Russia won the gold medal in Men's Biathlon Relay at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Canada won the gold medal in Women's moguls freestyle skiing during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. The winning athlete was Justine Dufour-Lapointe.
The warmest city in Russia is Sochi. It is a subtropical resort town on the Black Sea coast. Sochi hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics. Athletic events that needed snow were held in the nearby Caucasus Mountains.
Evgeni Plushenko will be competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics
Tatiana Volosozha & Maxim Trankov of Russia won the gold medal.
The Netherlands won the gold medal. The winning athletes were Jorien ter Mors, Marrit Leenstra, Lotte van Beek, and Ireen Wüst.
Poland won the sillver medal. The winning athletes were Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś, Natalia Czerwonka, Luiza Złotkowska, and Katarzyna Woźniak.
Russia won the bronze medal. The winning athletes were Olga Graf, Yekaterina Lobysheva, Yekaterina Shikhova, and Yuliya Skokova.
The 2014 winter olympics are held in Sochi, Russia
Arianna Fontana, Lucia Peretti, Martina Valcepina, and Elena Viviani are the winners of the bronze medal in the Women's 3000 metre relay Short Track Speed Skating event in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics after the Chinese team incurred a penalty.
The Norwegian team of Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Emil Hegle Svendsen, Tora Berger and Tiril Eckhoff won the gold medal.