Cyprus at the
1994 Winter Olympics
Flag of Cyprus (1960-2006).svg
IOC codeCYP
NOCCyprus Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.org.cy (in Greek and English)
in Lillehammer
Competitors1 in 1 sport
Flag bearer Karolina Fotiadou
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Cyprus sent a delegation to compete at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway from 12–27 February 1994. This was Cyprus' fifth consecutive appearance at a Winter Olympic Games since their debut in the 1980 Winter Olympics. The delegation sent to Lillehammer by Cyprus consisted of a single alpine skier, Karolina Fotiadou. In the women's super-G she came in 46th place.

Background

The Cyprus Olympic Committee was first recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1978,[1] and the nation has participated in every Summer Olympics and Winter Olympic Games since their debut in 1980.[2] The 1994 Winter Olympics were held from 12–27 February 1994, a total of 1,737 athletes took part, representing 67 National Olympic Committees.[3] This was Cyprus' fifth consecutive Winter Olympics appearance.[2] The only athlete sent to Lillehammer by Cyprus was alpine skier Karolina Fotiadou.[4] She was chosen as the flag bearer for the opening ceremony.[2]

Alpine skiing

Main article: Alpine skiing at the 1994 Winter Olympics

Karolina Fotiadou was 23 years old at the time of the Lillehammer Olympics.[5] She was a veteran of the 1988 Winter Olympics,[6] and the 1992 Winter Olympics.[5] Her only event in Lillehammer was the women's super-G.[5] On 15 February, she finished the single run race in a time of 1 minute and 43.97 seconds, which put her 46th and last among competitors who finished the race.[7] The gold medal was won by Diann Roffe-Steinrotter of the United States in a time of 1 minute and 22.15 seconds, silver was won by Svetlana Gladysheva of Russia, and bronze was taken by Isolde Kostner of Italy.[7]

Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Karolina Fotiadou Women's super-G 1:43.97 46

References

  1. ^ "Cyprus – National Olympic Committee (NOC)". International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 18 July 2017. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Cyprus". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 8 March 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Lillehammer 1994 Winter Olympics – results & video highlights". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  4. ^ "Cyprus at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 15 July 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  5. ^ a b c "Karolina Fotiadou Bio, Stats, and Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 25 March 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  6. ^ "35 Years – Cyprus Olympic Committee" (PDF). Cyprus Olympic Committee. 2009. p. 108. Archived (PDF) from the original on 31 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Alpine Skiing at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Games: Women's Super G". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 30 March 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.