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1 Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games 2014

2 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

3 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

4 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

5 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.

6 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!

7 Remember to follow Team GB as they compete – for all the latest updates Good luck to all of our athletes!


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