Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014. Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games There’s more...
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Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games2014
Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games
• There’s more than just the Commonwealth Games this year!
Winter Olympic Games: 7 – 23 February
Winter Paralympic Games: 7 – 16 March
Facts about the Games
• Sochi is in Russia• The Olympic Games will consist of 15 different
disciplines over 7 sports• The Paralympics will hold events in 5 sports• There will be 25,000 volunteers working at the
Games• Scots currently make up half of Team GB
including the whole of the curling teams
• Can anyone name any of the sport involved in the Games?
BobsleighBiathlon Bobsleigh - skeleton
Skating - figure
Skiing - alpine Skating – short track speed
Skating - speedSkiing – Cross Country
Skiing - Nordic combined
Skiing - freestyle
SnowboardSkiing - jumping
Scots on Team GB
• We have a number of Scots on Team GB and more will be selected running up to the Games.
• The whole of the curling teams are made up of Scots – you might recognise Eve Muirhead who is hoping for a medal at the Games with her team.
Try some winter sports!
• There are a few clubs and ice rinks in the local area:
• <add your local facilities here>• You can use the sportscotland website to locate
facilities if you are not sure!
Remember to follow Team GB as they compete – follow @sportscotland for all the latest updates
Good luck to all of our athletes!