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Austria at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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IOC code  AUT
Competitors  132 in 14 sports
Website  www.oeoc.at (German)
Austria at the 2014 Winter Olympics
NOC  Austrian Olympic Committee
Flag bearer  Mario Stecher (opening) Julia Dujmovits (closing)
Medals Ranked 9th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 4 8 5 17

Austria competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, from 7 to 23 February 2014. The team was composed of 132 athletes in 14 sports, consisting of 90 men and 42 women. The 132 athletes is 27 more than the country's previous largest Winter Olympics team.

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Originally Benjamin Raich was scheduled to carry the flag at the opening ceremony, however he withdrew after he decided to skip the combined competition, thus delaying his arrival in Sochi. Nordic combined athlete Mario Stecher was named his replacement.

The Austrian Olympic Committee received a Russian letter containing a kidnap threat against Alpine skier Bernadette Schild and skeleton pilot Janine Flock during the Sochi Games.

On 23 February, skier Johannes Dürr was suspended from the Winter Olympics after testing positive for EPO.

Alpine skiing

According to the quota allocation released on 24 January 2014, Austria qualified a total quota of twenty-two athletes in alpine skiing. Joachim Puchner and Nicole Schmidhofer were selected to the team but did not compete in any races.

Men
Women

Biathlon

Based on their performance at the 2012 and 2013 Biathlon World Championships, Austria qualified 6 men and 4 women.

Men
Women
Mixed

Bobsleigh

* – Denotes the driver of each sled
** – Competed only in runs 1 and 2
*** - Competed only in runs 3 and 4

Cross-country skiing

According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Austria had eight athletes in qualification position.

Distance
Men
Women
Sprint

Figure skating

Austria achieved the following quota places:

Freestyle skiing

Halfpipe
Ski cross

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Slopestyle

Ice hockey

Austria qualified a men's team by winning a qualification tournament.

Men's tournament

Roster

The following is the Austrian roster in the men's ice hockey tournament of the 2014 Winter Olympics. ‹See Tfd›

Group stage
Qualification playoffs


Austria finished the tournament on the 10th rank.

Luge

Austria earned the maximum quota of ten spots.

Men
Women
Mixed team relay

Nordic combined

According to the quota allocation released on 20 January 2014, Austria qualified a maximum quota of five athletes and a spot in the team large hill relay.

Short track speed skating

Based on their performance at World Cup 3 and 4 in November 2013, Austria qualified 1 woman.

Qualification legend: ADV – Advanced due to being impeded by another skater; FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Ski jumping

Austria received the following start quotas:

Men
Women

Snowboarding

Alpine
Men
Women
Freestyle

Qualification Legend: QF – Qualify directly to final; QS – Qualify to semifinal

Snowboard cross

Qualification legend: FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Speed skating

Based on the results from the fall World Cups during the 2013–14 ISU Speed Skating World Cup season, Austria earned the following start quotas:

Women

References

Austria at the 2014 Winter Olympics Wikipedia


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