Chinese Taipei at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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]

Sporting event delegation
Chinese Taipei at the
2014 Winter Olympics

IOC code TPE
NOC Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee
Website www.tpenoc.net (in Chinese and English)
in Sochi
Competitors 3 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Sung Ching-yang (opening)[1]Mackenzie Blackburn (closing)[2]
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

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]

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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

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

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