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2014 Winter Olympics Participating Countries

Winter Olympics will witness athletes from over 90 countries. A complete map of the participating countries are here for your easy reference.
2014 Winter Olympics Participating Countries
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Countries Participating 2014 Winter Olympics
AlbaniaHong KongNorway
ArgentinaIndividual Olympic AthletesPeru
AzerbaijanItalyPuerto Rico
Bosnia and HerzegovinaKazakhstanSan Marino
British Virgin IslandsSouth KoreaSlovakia
Cayman IslandsLiechtensteinSweden
ChinaLuxembourgChinese Taipei
Czech RepublicMexicoTogo
FranceMontenegroUnited States
GermanyNepalVirgin Islands
Great BritainNetherlandsZimbabwe
GreeceNew Zealand

There is a certain pride in hosting the Winter Olympics and this year the Winter Olympics will be held at Sochi, a city on the Black Sea coast in Russia.

The Winter Olympics are scheduled to be held from 6th February to 23rd February, 2014. This event brings about 2,500+ athletes under one umbrella. Athletes compete in fourteen different sports event that include Alpine Skiing, Biathlon, Cross-country skiing, Curling, Figure Skating, Free Style Skating, Ice Hockey, Nordic Combined, Short track speed skating, Luge, Skeleton, Sky jumping, Snowboarding, and Speed Skating.

Athletes from Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, North Korea, Senegal, and South Africa participated in the 2010 games. However, they will not be participating in 2014 Winter Olympics. Indian athletes would be participating independently under the Olympic Flag due to a ban imposed on India.

Zimbabwe, Virgin-Islands, Toga, Tongo, Timor-Leste, Thailand, Phillipines, Paraguay, Malta and British Virgin Islands are the countries that will debut in this edition of Winter Olympics.

United Nations has the highest number of participating athletes with over 224 qualifiers. As a host nation Russia follows United Nations with 126 qualifiers.

Albania, Algeria, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Kyrgyzstan, Malta, Nepal, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, San Marino, Thailand, Tajikistan, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Virgin-Island and Zimbabwe have one qualifier each. If you are a sports fanatic, this opportunity is not to be missed.

Last Updated : January 02, 2014

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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