Australians got the wrong impression of a national team divided at the Winter Olympics after a funding row distracted athletes and administrators alike, according to chef de mission Ian Chesterman.
SOCHI 2014: Sochi's $US50 billion Olympics have closed with bold praise and Russia supreme on top of the medals table.
Sochi's $US50 billion Olympics have closed with bold praise and Russia supreme on top of the medals table.
With 16 days of sport and 60 awesome Australian athletes in action, the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games have been action-packed. Read back on how the Aussies fared and who won the medals in every event on the program.
SOCHI 2014: Host nation Russia has given its adoring fans even more to cheer about, winning four medals on the final day of the Olympics to seal top spot on the medal tally.
ALPINE SKIING: Teenager Greta Small flew the flag for Australia in every event on the women’s Alpine program at Sochi 2014.
SNOWBOARD CROSS: One of the few constants with snowboard cross is “expect the unexpected” and that’s exactly how the men’s and women’s events unfolded.
FREESTYLE – SKI HALFPIPE: Australia was represented by Amy Sheehan and Davina Williams in Ski Halfpipe at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
CURLING: Canada created history in Sochi when it became the first nation to win both men’s and women’s Curling events in the same Olympics.
FREESTYLE – SKI SLOPESTYLE: Making its Olympic debut at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, Ski Slopestyle delivered all the drama and excitement that was promised with its introduction.