II Региональный Интернет-конкурс творческих работ учащихся «Здоровая нация – процветание России». The XXII Olympic Winter Games . The presentation was prepared by the student of the 6 th grade Anton Bukin, Khvalynsk Teacher: Almaeva N.A. Symbols. Alpine Skiing. MEN'S EVENTS
Alpine combined men
giant slalom men
Alpine combined women
giant slalom women
A four-man bobsleigh race took place at the first Winter Games in 1924, with a two-man event added four years later and the women’s two-man event debuting at the 2002 Games.
Skeleton is a fast winter sliding sport in which an individual person rides a small sled down a frozen track while lying face down.
Biathlon debuted at the Winter Games in 1960, when the only event was the men’s 20km individual race. The relay was added in 1968, while the 10km sprint debuted in 1980, before women’s events were first held in 1992. Pursuit and mass start events were added in 2002 and 2006 respectively.
After featuring at the first Winter Games, in 1924, curling did not appear on the Olympic programme again until 1998.
Figure skating is the oldest sport on the Olympic Winter Games programme. It was contested at the 1908 London Games and again in 1920 in Antwerp. Men’s, women’s, and pairs were the three events contested until 1972. Since 1976, ice dancing has been the fourth event in the programme, proving a great success.
New: Figure skating team event-mixed.
Ice hockey has been played at every edition of the Winter Games, with the women’s event making its debut in Nagano in 1998.
Sochi 2014 will see four new events join the freestyle skiing programme, with both a men’s and a women’s event in ski slopestyle and a men’s and a women’s event in ski halfpipe joining ski cross, aerials and moguls.
Luge first featured at the Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck in 1964 and has remained on the programme ever since, with Sochi 2014 marking the debut of the mixed team relay event.
Nordic combined, which features ski jumping and a cross-country skiing race, has appeared at every Winter Games since 1924.
Nordic Combined Events:
Men’s Events -
Ski jumping K90 (70m) men
Sprint K120 men
Short track speed skating was added to the Olympic programme at the 1992 Winter Games, with one individual and one relay event for both men and women. In Sochi, men and women will contest the 500m, 1,000m and 1,500ma 3,000m relay for women and a 5,000m relay for men.
Ski jumping has been contested at every Winter Games, but Sochi 2014 will mark the first time that women will compete in the event at the Games.
Snowboarding is the newest discipline on the Winter Games programme, having first been held in Nagano in 1998, when giant slalom and halfpipe events were contested. Snowboard cross was added in 2006.
New events in Sochi:
Snowboard slopestyle –
Men’s and Women’s
Snowboard parallel slalom –
Men’s and Women’s
Speed skating has been part of the Winter Games since the first edition, in 1924, with women’s events added to the programme in 1960.