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Team Korea sets Sochi on fire

Team Korea sets Sochi on fire

A total of 98 events across 15 disciplines in 7 sports were held from February 7 to February 23 during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, Russia.

President Park Geun-hye (center right, front) poses for a photo with figure skating and short track athletes at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on January 8. (Photo: Jeon Han)

President Park Geun-hye (center right, front) poses for a photo with figure skating and short track athletes at the Korea National Training Center in Taeneung, Seoul, on January 8. (Photo: Jeon Han)


71 Korean athletes competed in six of the sports, all except ice hockey: 28 in skating, 16 in bobsleigh, skeleton and luge, 20 in skiing, 5 in curling and 2 in biathlon. This is so far the largest contingent of athletes and staff to be sent from Korea in the country’s history of the Winter Olympics. 
 

 
Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics official logo

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics official logo


** Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
- Opening ceremony: February 7
- Closing ceremony: February 23
- Motto: "Hot. Cool. Yours"  
- Place: in Sochi, Russia, with some events to be held in the resort town of Krasnaya Polyana
- Events: 98 in 15 sports


 

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