Where was the 2014 Winter Olympics figure skating held?

Where was the 2014 Winter Olympics figure skating held?

Figure skating at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia. The five events took place between 6–22 February 2014.

Who was the gold medalist in Figure Skating in 2014?

The short program took place on 19 February 2014, and the free skating took place on 20 February. Adelina Sotnikova of Russia controversially won the gold medal. For complete list of figure skating records, see list of highest scores in figure skating . The following ISU season best scores (2013–2014) were set during this competition:

Who was on the Russian figure skating team in 2014?

The selection of Evgeni Plushenko by the Russia Olympic Team for figure skating caused some controversy, as he had been beaten by Maxim Kovtun at the 2014 Russian Figure Skating Championships. Plushenko said he won’t participate in European Championships and will give spot at men’s singles for Kovtun and he will participate in the team event only.

Why was there no protest at the 2014 Winter Olympics?

On 21 February 2014, the International Skating Union (ISU) issued a statement which asserted all rules and procedures were applied during the competition and that no official protest had been filed by any participating nation concerning the results of the competition. Such a protest must be done within 30 minutes of the event.

Who was the Russian figure skater who withdrew from the Olympics?

Plushenko skated strongly in the Short and Free Programs for the Team Event, however in the Men’s individuals he withdrew right before the start of the Short Program which left host Russia without an entry since it was too late have Kovtun as a replacement.

Who was the gold medalist in figure skating at the Olympics?

Also, in winning the team trophy, Russia became the first nation to win gold medals in all five events. For the first time, in the men’s singles event, all three of the medalists in an Olympic figure skating event were of Asian descent. Yuzuru Hanyu ‘s gold medal was Japan’s first Olympic gold in the men’s event.

What are the most famous Olympic figure skating events?

Triple salchow, double toe loop, triple axel — amateur viewers of Olympic figure skating probably don’t know the difference, but everyone can recognize something spectacular. As the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are about to begin, these are the on-ice moments that still set the standard for figure skating perfection.

Who are the gold medalists in Figure Skating?

Please try again later. Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov claim the Pair’s Figure Skating gold medal as they perform an excellent routine to Andrew Llyod Webber’s Jesus Christ Superstar for their Free Program at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Subscribe to the Olympic YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/olympic?s…