U.S. team for PyeongChang largest of any nation in Winter Olympic history

Alicia Cross
January 30, 2018

To top it all off, Russian Federation has been banned from representation at the games because of frequent athlete doping.

"Also riders like Hailey Langland - I love her because she does what she wants. and for me that's the most important thing in snowboarding". "All the facilities are ready, the Olympic Village is gorgeous". This season he already has four World Cup top-tens to his name, including a fourth at the Oslo city event.

With 169 athletes competing as "Olympic Athletes from Russia", the unofficial Russian delegation numbers only 45 athletes less than the Russian team at Sochi in 2014, and the number of Russian athletes in Pyeongchang could yet increase. Two-time world figure skating champion Evgenia Medvedeva and defending European champion Alina Zagitova, however, are included. The 26-year-old, who is also in Aspen for the X Games this weekend, is the world champion in big air and now leads in the FIS Snowboard World Cup.

Jamaica have qualified for the women's bobsleigh for the first time.

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PyeongChang officials said six nations will make their first Winter Games appearances: Malaysia, Singapore, Ecuador, Eritrea, Kosovo and Nigeria.

Katie commented: "Having Molly to share the experience with me is great". She called for gender equality in sport, following in the footsteps of UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who had carried the Olympic Torch at the 2016 Rio Games.

The group will travel to Korea next month and will familiarise themselves with the Games environment in Alpensia before taking in some action across the following five days, which will include medal ceremonies and visits to the two Olympic Villages.

The Summerhayes sisters are part of a four-strong Sheffield contingent on the team with James Woods and Peter Speight competing in the men's ski Slopestyle and halfpipe respectively.

The team has been announced, it's our biggest ever, and the first athletes have touched down in PyeongChang.

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