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Chinese Taipei at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Chinese Taipei at the Olympic Games

Chinese Taipei Olympic flag
IOC code  TPE
NOC Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee
Website www.tpenoc.net (Chinese) (English)
At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi
Competitors 3 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Sung Ching-yang (opening)[1] Mackenzie Blackburn (closing)[2]
Medals Gold
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Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

* As the Republic of China

** As Taiwan
Other related appearances
Republic of China (1932–48)

Chinese Taipei competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia from the 7 to 23 February 2014. The Chinese Taipei team consisted of three athletes in three sports,[3] including short track speed skating and speed skating for the first time ever.[4]

Since 1984, athletes from Taiwan have competed at the Olympics as "Chinese Taipei" due to political reasons. Even though the country's name is Taiwan (Republic of China), due to opposition from the China, they compete under a different name.[5]

Contents

  • Luge 1
  • Short track speed skating 2
  • Speed skating 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Luge

Chinese Taipei received a reallocation quota spot in luge.[3]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Lien Te-an[6] Men's singles 1:02.961 39 55.315 39 55.287 38 54.528 39 3:48.091 39

Short track speed skating

Chinese Taipei qualified 1 male athlete for the Olympics during World Cup 3 & 4 in November 2013.[7]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mackenzie Blackburn[6] 500 m 42.337 3 Did not advance 23
1000 m 1:26.814 3 Did not advance 23

Speed skating

Based on the results from the fall World Cups during the 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup season, Chinese Taipei earned the following start quotas:[8]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Sung Ching-yang[6] 500 m 35.732 31 35.63 33 71.36 33
1000 m N/A 1:13.79 40

References

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  5. ^ "Reinstatement in the Olympic Movement", Chinese Olympic Committee, March 27, 2004
  6. ^ a b c
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External links

  • Chinese Taipei at the 2014 Winter Olympics
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