Who won the first gold medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics?
Luger Armin Zöggeler of Italy became the first athlete to achieve six Winter Olympic medals over six consecutive games, all achieved at the men’s singles event….2014 Winter Olympics medal table.
|2014 Winter Olympics medals|
|Most gold medals||Russia (11) and Norway (11)|
|Most total medals||Russia (30)|
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Who won gold at Sochi?
SOCHI, Russia – For the second consecutive Olympic Winter Games, and third time in four tries, Canada has won the gold medal in both men’s and women’s hockey.
Who was the youngest Olympic gold medal winner of 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi?
Yulia Lipnitskaya (RUS) became the youngest Olympic gold medalist in figure skating under modern rules.
Who is the oldest person to receive a gold medal in the Winter Olympics?
Oscar Gomer Swahn (20 October 1847 – 1 May 1927) was a Swedish shooter who competed at three Olympic games and won six medals, including three gold. Swahn holds records as the oldest Olympian at the time of competition, the oldest person to win gold, and the oldest person to win an Olympic medal.
Who is the youngest person to win a gold medal?
Marjorie Gestring is the youngest Olympic gold medalist as of 2022. Her victory in the 1936 games in Berlin, Germany, aged 13, has never been matched. Gestring helped the US women’s diving team win the top prize in the event.
Which country leads the 2014 Sochi medal table?
By the US/NA system, as of today, the USA does lead the Sochi medal table, but by the Euro/Inter. system Russia still leads the Sochi medal table today. Here is the original Sochi medal table on 23 February 2014, the last day of the 2014 Winter Olympics, with Russia leading the table by either ranking system.
What happened to Russia’s medals at the Winter Olympics?
In the process Russia lost 2 more medals from Sochi – gold in the men’s (Aleksandr Tretyakov) and bronze in the women’s (Yelena Nikitina). The Russians had previously had 6 cross-country skiers disqualified from Sochi and lost 4 medals in the process.
Where did the USA rank in the 2014 Olympics medal table?
Here is the original Sochi medal table on 23 February 2014, the last day of the 2014 Winter Olympics, with Russia leading the table by either ranking system. The USA is in second by the US system, and Norway is in second by the International system, with the USA 4 th in that system, still trailing Canada.
How are national medals ranked?
There are two systems for ranking national medals – the US or North American system that ranks by medals, gold, silver, and bronze; and the European or International system that ranks by gold, silver, and bronze.