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Latvia to be represented by 58 athletes at Sochi

BC, Riga, 22.01.2014.Print version

The Latvian Olympic Committee today officially announced those athletes who will represent Latvia at this year's Sochi Winter Olympic games, informs LETA.

 

Latvia will be represented by 58 athletes in Sochi.

 

Latvia also sent 58 athletes to the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, as well as the Torino Olympics in 2006.

 

The 2014 Winter Olympics will take place from February 7 to 23.

 

The first Latvian athletes are expected to arrive on January 31.

 

The following athletes will represent Latvia at the Sochi Olympics:

 

Speed-skating – Haralds Silovs

Biathlon – Zanna Juskane, Andrejs Rastogujevs

Luge – Ulla Zirne, Eliza Tiruma, Martins Rubenis, Inars Kilvenieks, Kristaps Maurins, Andris Sice/Juris Sics, Oskars Gudramovics/Peteris Kalnins

Short-track – Roberto Pukitis

Bobsleigh – Oskars Melbardis, Oskars Kibermanis, Daumants Dreiskens, Arvis Vilkaste, Janis Strenga, Raivis Brols, Helvijs Lusis, Vairs Leiboms and Intars Dambis

Down-hill skiing – Kristaps Zvejnieks, Roberts Rode, Martins Onskulis, Lelde Gasuna and Agnese Aboltina

Cross-country skiing – Arvis Liepins, Inga Dauskane, Janis Paipals

Skeleton – Martins Dukurs, Tomass Dukurs, Lelde Priedulane

Ice hockey – Kristers Gudlevskis (Syracuse "Crunch", AHL), Ervins Mustukovs ("Esbjerg", Denmark), Edgars Masalskis (''Poprad'', Slovakia), Sandis Ozolins, Arvids Rekis, Georgijs Pujacs, Krisjanis Redlihs, Kristaps Sotnieks (all – Riga "Dinamo", KHL), Oskars Bartulis (Donetsk "Donbass", KHL), Arturs Kulda (Ufa "Salavat Yulaev", KHL), Ralfs Freibergs (Bowling Green "Falcons", NCAA), Miks Indrasis, Martins Cipulis, Vitalijs Pavlovs, Lauris Darzins (all – Rigas "Dinamo"), Martins Karsums (Moscow "Dinamo", KHL), Mikelis Redlihs, Janis Sprukts (both – Yaroslavl "Lokomotiv", KHL), Ronalds Kenins (Zurich "ZSC Lions", Switzerland), Kaspars Daugavins (Geneva "Servette", Switzerland), Herberts Vasiljevs (Krefeld "Pinguine", Germany), Koba Jass (Liberec "Bili Tygri", Czech Republic), Juris Stals ("Poprad", Slovakia), Armands Berzins (Atirau "Beibaris", Kazakhstan), Zemgus Girgensons (Buffalo "Sabres", NHL).





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