Presentation on theme: "Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014. Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games There’s more than just the Commonwealth Games this year! Winter Olympic."— Presentation transcript:
Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games There’s more than just the Commonwealth Games this year! Winter Olympic Games: 7 – 23 February AND Winter Paralympic Games: 7 – 16 March
Facts about the Games Sochi is in Russia The Olympic Games will consist of 15 different disciplines over 7 sports The Paralympics will hold events in 5 sports There will be 25,000 volunteers working at the Games Scots currently make up half of Team GB including the whole of the curling teams
Sports involved Can anyone name any of the sport involved in the Games? Bobsleigh Biathlon Bobsleigh - skeleton Curling Luge Ice hockey Skating - figure Skiing - alpine Skating – short track speed Skating - speedSkiing – Cross Country Skiing - Nordic combined Skiing - freestyle Snowboard Skiing - jumping
Scots on Team GB We have a number of Scots on Team GB and more will be selected running up to the Games. The whole of the curling teams are made up of Scots – you might recognise Eve Muirhead who is hoping for a medal at the Games with her team.
Try some winter sports! There are a few clubs and ice rinks in the local area: You can use the sportscotland website to locate facilities if you are not sure!
Remember to follow Team GB as they compete – follow @sportscotland for all the latest updates Good luck to all of our athletes!