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Sochi Olympics by numbers

English.news.cn   2014-02-23 16:39:43

SOCHI, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Following are the key numbers from the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

1:41.57 - Tina Maze (Slovenia) and Dominique Gisin (Switzerland) shared the gold medal in ladies downhill after both women clocked a time of one hour, 41.57 seconds.

1447 - On Feb. 23, 2014 it will be 1,447 days until the opening ceremony of the 23rd Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Feb. 9, 2018.

74 - with 74 seconds to go in the women's ice hockey final, the United States hit the post of Canada's empty goal. Instead of a 3-1 lead, the United States then conceded the 2-2 equalizer and eventually lost 3-2 in overtime.

43 - Teemu Selanne (Finland) scored two goals in Finland's 5-0 win against the United States on Saturday Feb. 22 in the bronze medal match to win his fourth medal. With 43 total points, he is the top scorer in Olympic ice hockey and at the age of 43 years and 234 days he is also the oldest medal winner at the Sochi Games.

23 - The Netherlands won 23 of the 32 medals it could possibly win in speed skating in Sochi, a return of 72 percent (only one medal available in each of men's and ladies team pursuit).

13 - by finishing first in biathlon's mixed relay on Wednesday Feb. 19 Ole Einar Bjoerndalen (Norway) became the most decorated athlete in Olympic Winter Games history with a record total of 13 medals.

10 - Marit Bjoergen (Norway) became the most successful woman in winter Games history with a total of 10 medals: six gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze. The 10th medal came when she won the women's 30km mass start in cross country on Saturday Feb. 22.

7 - luger Albert Demchenko (Russia) and ski jumper Noriaki Kasai (Japan) both clinched a silver medal after participating in a record seventh Olympic Winter Games.

6 - Armin Zoeggler (Italy) became the first athlete to win a medal at six Olympic Winter Games after claiming bronze in men's singles in luge.

5 - Speed skater Ireen Wust (Netherlands) is the only athlete to win five medals at Sochi 2014.

1 - Sochi hosted the first Olympic Winter Games in Russia.

0.003 - Zbigniew Brodka (Poland) won men's 1500m in speed skating with a margin of three thousandths of a second over Koen Verweij (Netherlands).

Editor: Zhu Ningzhu
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