The Ski National Team will be the first: The Ski National Team aims to participate in the 22nd Winter Olympic Games for the first time with more athletes other than the quota and earn medals.
For the Olympics to be held in Sochi city of Russia, the ski team, which has an intense camp process in the Palandöken Ski Center, is gaining points in international championships in Iran and Europe, and is looking to join the Olympics with the 2 athlete outside the quota.
For the first time in the Olympics to be held in Sochi, except for the quota, 4 athletes aiming to participate in the team, the Olympics will fight for the gold medal.
Ski Federation General Coordinator Omer Anali, AA correspondent, said the national team entering the camp first in Iran and then participate in competitions in Europe, he said.
Pointing out that these competitions are important for earning points, Analı said, “The reason for going to the competitions in Europe is to collect points and to participate directly in the Olympiad outside the quota. We will represent our country for the first time outside of the normal quota. We aim to participate in the Olympics with a total of 4 athletes. We will compete in the slalom and large slalom categories. We live in a busy camp. Our goal is to win a medal. ”
Under normal circumstances Adali stating that Turkey's first male athlete quota of 1 including 1 lady, "we have a disabled athlete in Kayseri, it continues physical therapy. He will catch up with the competitions in Iran in January. ”
“We are very well prepared for Sochi”
Touching on the importance of joining Sochi-2014 for them, Analı said, “It is a very good event for Turkish sports. Apart from the quota, joining is even better. We are in the same position not only in skiing but also in skiing. I hope it will be as we hope ”.
Analı, the national team as well as male athletes are also successful, stating that the young people from the bottom of the Sochi prepared for the Olympics said.