Release: Final Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team

January 29, 2014

INTRODUCING THE SOCHI 2014 CANADIAN OLYMPIC TEAM   Canada’s athletes set sights on contending for the number one spot in Sochi

TORONTO – The Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team is now complete and ready to take on the world in Russia with 221 athletes – the largest team to ever represent Canada at a Olympic Winter Games. The Canadian Olympic team is comprised of six ski cross athletes, 27 speed skaters, 10 curlers, 16 bobsledders, eight lugers, four skeleton athletes, 21 women hockey players, eight biathletes, 24 snowboarders, 25 men hockey players, 15 alpine skiers, 17 figure skaters, 13 cross-country skiers, 20 freestyle skiers and seven ski jumpers. The Canadian team athletes are accompanied by 85 coaches. “The size of our team and its medal potential is a great tribute to our athletes, their coaches and the system Canada has in place to develop high performance Olympic athletes,” said Steve Podborski, Chef de Mission for the Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. “Our athletes are very talented and are the best-prepared team to ever represent Canada at the Winter Games. Our medal success in Vancouver has established a benchmark that all our athletes are eager to surpass.” “Since Vancouver 2010, we have committed ourselves to achieving even better results in Sochi,” said Marcel Aubut, President, Canadian Olympic Committee. “I am proud of athletes, our coaches and the leaders of our National Sport Federations – because of their hard work and dedication, Canada can proudly say that we are going to Sochi not only to compete, but to contend.” The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games will take place from February 7-23, 2014. The Canadian Olympic Team has established a goal to contend to be the top nation in the overall medal standings. In 2010, Canada won 14 gold medals, seven silver and five bronze at the Vancouver Games. Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team statistics and facts: Oldest / youngest athlete Females (also overall):

  • Curling – Jennifer Jones – Athlete Female 07-Jul-74 – Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Figure Skating – Gabrielle Daleman – Athlete Female 13-Jan-98 – Newmarket, Ontario


  • Luge – Mitchel Malyk – Athlete Male – 07-Oct-95 – Calgary, Alberta
  • Bobsleigh – Lascelles Brown – Athlete Male – 12-Oct-74 – Calgary, Alberta

Provincial breakdown of athletes

British Columbia2712%
Northwest Territories21%
Nova Scotia21%
Prince Edward Island10%

Some historical athlete team size, recent Games Vancouver 2010 114 males            88 females          202 total Turin 2006 110 males            86 females          196 total Salt Lake 2002 96 males              61 females          157 total Nagano 1998 89 males              65 females          154 total Lillehammer 1994 73 males              31 females          104 total Male/female

Alpine Skiing9615
Cross Country Skiing6713
Figure Skating9817
Freestyle Skiing101020
Ice Hockey252146
Ski Cross336
Ski Jumping437
Speed Skating – LT8917
Speed Skating – ST5510

Events entered (out of total) 93* / 98 total medal events *Subject to change – Alpine Skiing, Cross Country, Biathlon and Ski Jumping will finalise the events they compete in at their technical meeting Sport entered (out of total) All sports, except Nordic Combined CDN Representation in new events Canada will be represented in all 12 new events Number of athletes with Olympic medals 46 athletes with an Olympic Winter Games medal Athletes with World Championship medals 108 with a World Championship medal Number of veteran and rookie athletes 126 athlete rookies 95 veteran athletes – six of which have three Games or more experience: Jayna Hefford (Hockey) – four Games – Vancouver 2010, Turin 2006, Salt Lake City2002, Nagano 1998 Caroline Ouellette (Hockey) – three Games – Vancouver 2010, Turin 2006, Salt Lake City 2002 Hayley Wickenheiser (Hockey) – five Games – Vancouver 2010, Turin 2006, Salt Lake City 2002, Sydney 2000, Nagano 1998 Charline Labonte (Hockey) – three Games – Vancouver 2010,Turin 2006, Salt Lake City 2002 Maelle Ricker (Snowboard) – four Games –   Vancouver 2010, Turin 2006, Salt Lake City 2002, Nagano 1998 Jasey Jay Anderon (Snowboard) – four Games – Vancouver 2010, Turin 2006, Salt Lake City 2002, Nagano 1998 Athletes with three or more medals 4 Medals: Jayna Hefford, Haley Wickenheiser 3 Medals: Charles Hamelin, Caroline Ouellette Stats for coaches: Provincial breakdown of coaches

British Columbia1012%
New Brunswick11%
Nova Scotia11%
Outside of Canada1518%


Alpine Skiing12012
Cross Country Skiing303
Figure Skating6511
Freestyle Skiing11011
Ice Hockey729
Ski Cross202
Ski Jumping101
Speed Skating – LT516
Speed Skating – ST303


Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office: Ray Lalonde, Executive Director, Communications Tel: 514-861-5691 / Cell: 514-238-4315 Email: Jane Almeida, Manager, Media Relations Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788 Email: Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations Cell: 514-206-6720 Email: Backgrounder Sochi 2014 Canadian Olympic Team:

1KelseySerwaKelowna, BCSki Cross
2MarielleThompsonWhistler, BCSki Cross
3GeorgiaSimmerlingWest Vancouver, BCSki Cross
4DaveDuncanLondon, ONSki Cross
5ChrisDel BoscoMontreal, QCSki Cross
6BradyLemanCalgary, ABSki Cross
7AtsukoTanakaCalgary, ABSki Jumping
8AlexandraPretoriusCalgary, ABSki Jumping
9TaylorHenrichCalgary, ABSki Jumping
10DustyKorekCalgary, ABSki Jumping
11MackenzieBoyd-ClowesCalgary, ABSki Jumping
12TrevorMorriceCalgary, ABSki Jumping
13MatthewRowleyRed Deer, ABSki Jumping
14IvanieBlondinOttawa, ONSpeed Skating Long Track
15AnastasiaBucsisCalgary, ABSpeed Skating Long Track
16KaliChristRegina, SKSpeed Skating Long Track
17MarshaHudeyWhite City, SKSpeed Skating Long Track
18KaylinIrvineCalgary, ABSpeed Skating Long Track
19ChristineNesbittLondon, ONSpeed Skating Long Track
20BrittanySchusslerWinnipeg, MBSpeed Skating Long Track
21BrianneTuttAirdrie, ABSpeed Skating Long Track
22DanielleWotherspoon-GreggRed Deer, ABSpeed Skating Long Track
23VincentDe HaîtreCumberland, ONSpeed Skating Long Track
24WilliamDuttonHumboldt, SKSpeed Skating Long Track
25MathieuGirouxPointe-aux-trembles, QCSpeed Skating Long Track
26JamieGreggEdmonton, ABSpeed Skating Long Track
27GilmoreJunioCalgary, ABSpeed Skating Long Track
28LucasMakowskyRegina, SKSpeed Skating Long Track
29DennyMorrisonCumberland, ONSpeed Skating Long Track
30MuncefOuardiQuebec City, QCSpeed Skating Long Track
31Jasey-JayAndersonMont Tremblant, QCSnowboard – Men’s PGS/PSL
32JennaBlasmanKitchener, ONSnowboard – Women’s Slopestyle
33CarolineCalvéAylmer, QCSnowboard – Women’s PGS/PSL
34AlexDuckworthKingsburg, NSSnowboard – Women’s Halfpipe
35RobertFaganCranbrook, BCSnowboard – Men’s SBX
36KevinHillVernon, BCSnowboard – Men’s SBX
37JakeHoldenCaledon, ONSnowboard – Men’s SBX
38MichaelLambertToronto, ONSnowboard – Men’s PGS/PSL
39ArianeLavigneLac Supérieur, QCSnowboard – Women’s PGS/PSL
40MarianneLeesonBurlington, ONSnowboard – Women’s PGS/PSL
41CrispinLipscombWhistler, BCSnowboard – Men’s Halfpipe
42DerekLivingstonAurora, ONSnowboard – Men’s Halfpipe
43DominiqueMaltaisPetite-Rivière-St Francois, QCSnowboard – Women’s SBX
44BradMartinAncaster, ONSnowboard – Men’s Halfpipe
45MatthewMorisonBurketon, ONSnowboard – Men’s PGS/PSL
46MercedesNicollWhistler, BCSnowboard – Women’s Halfpipe
47MaxenceParrotBromont, QCSnowboard – Men’s Slopestyle
48CharlesReidMont Tremblant, QCSnowboard – Men’s Slopestyle
49KatieTsuyukiToronto, ONSnowboard – Women’s Halfpipe
50TravisGerritsMilton, ONFreestyle Skiing – Aerials
51RozGroenewoudCalgary, ABFreestyle Skiing – Halfpipe
52PhilippeMarquisQuebec City, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
53KeltieHansenEdmonton, ABFreestyle Skiing – Halfpipe
54NoahBowmanCalgary, ABFreestyle Skiing – Halfpipe
55JustinDoreyVernon, BCFreestyle Skiing – Halfpipe
56MattMargettsPenticton, BCFreestyle Skiing – Halfpipe
57MikeRiddleSherwood Park, ABFreestyle Skiing – Halfpipe
58DaraHowellHuntsville, ONFreestyle Skiing – Slopestyle
59KimLamarreQuebec City, QCFreestyle Skiing – Slopestyle
60YukiTsubotaWhistler, BCFreestyle Skiing – Slopestyle
61KayaTurskiMontreal, QCFreestyle Skiing – Slopestyle
62AlexBeaulieu-MarchandQuebec City, QCFreestyle Skiing – Slopestyle
63ChloéDufour-LapointeMontreal, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
64JustineDufour-LapointeMontreal, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
65MaximeDufour-LapointeMontreal, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
66AudreyRobichaudQuebec City, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
67AlexBilodeauRosemère, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
68Marc-AntoineGagnonTerrebonne, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
69MikaëlKingsburyDeux-Montagnes, QCFreestyle Skiing – Moguls
70ChandraCrawfordCanmore, ABCross-Country Skiing
71AmandaAmmarOnoway, ABCross-Country Skiing
72BrittanyWebsterCaledon, ONCross-country Skiing
73DariaGaiazovaBanff, ABCross-Country Skiing
74EmilyNishikawaWhitehorse, YKCross-Country Skiing
75PerianneJonesAlmonte, ONCross-Country Skiing
76HeidiWidmerBanff, ABCross-Country Skiing
77AlexHarveySt-Ferréol-les-Neiges, QCCross-Country Skiing
78DevonKershawSudbury, ONCross-Country Skiing
79IvanBabikovCanmore, ABCross-Country Skiing
80LennyValjasToronto, ONCross-Country Skiing
81GraemeKillickFort McMurray, ABCross-Country Skiing
82JesseCockneyCanmore, ABCross-Country Skiing
83KaetlynOsmondSherwood Park, AB; Marystown, NLFigure Skating
84GabrielleDalemanNewmarket, ONFigure Skating
85PatrickChanToronto, ONFigure Skating
86KevinReynoldsCoquitlam, BCFigure Skating
87LiamFirusNorth Vancouver, BCFigure Skating
88MeaganDuhamelLively, ONFigure Skating
89EricRadfordBalmertown, ONFigure Skating
90KirstenMoore-TowersSt. Catharines, ONFigure Skating
91DylanMoscovitchToronto, ONFigure Skating
92PaigeLawrenceKennedy, SKFigure Skating
93RudiSwiegersKipling, SKFigure Skating
94TessaVirtueLondon, ONFigure Skating
95ScottMoirIlderton, ONFigure Skating
96KaitlynWeaverWaterloo, ONFigure Skating
97AndrewPojeWaterloo, ONFigure Skating
98AlexandraPaulMidhurst, ONFigure Skating
99MitchellIslamBarrie, ONFigure Skating
100Marie-MichèleGagnonLac-Etchemin, QCAlpine Skiing
101BrittanyPhelanMont-Tremblant, QCAlpine Skiing
102LarisaYurkiwOwen Sound, ONAlpine Skiing
103ErinMielzynskiCollingwood, ONAlpine Skiing
104Marie-PierPréfontaineSaint-Sauveur, QCAlpine Skiing
105ElliTerwielSun Peaks, BCAlpine Skiing
106PhilBrownToronto, ONAlpine Skiing
107MikeJanykWhistler, BCAlpine Skiing
108TrevorPhilpCalgary, ABAlpine Skiing
109MorganPridyWhistler, BCAlpine Skiing
110BradSpenceCalgary, ABAlpine Skiing
111BenThomsenIvermere, BCAlpine Skiing
112ErikGuayMont-Tremblant, QCAlpine Skiing
113JanHudecCalgary, ABAlpine Skiing
114ManuelOsborne-ParadisIvermere, BCAlpine Skiing
115RobertLuongoMontreal, QCIce Hockey- Men
116CareyPriceAnahim Lake, BCIce Hockey- Men
117MikeSmithKingston, ONIce Hockey – Men
118JayBouwmeesterEdmonton, ABIce Hockey – Men
119DrewDoughtyLondon, ONIce Hockey- Men
120DanHamhuisSmithers, BCIce Hockey- Men
121DuncanKeithPenticton, BCIce Hockey- Men
122AlexPietrangeloKing City, ONIce Hockey- Men
123PKSubbanToronto, ONIce Hockey- Men
124Marc-ÈdouardVlasicMontreal, QCIce Hockey- Men
125SheaWeberSicamous, BCIce Hockey- Men
126JamieBennVictoria, BCIce Hockey- Men
127PatriceBergeronSillery, QCIce Hockey- Men
128JeffCarterLondon, ONIce Hockey- Men
129SidneyCrosbyCole Harbour, NSIce Hockey- Men
130MattDucheneHaliburton, ONIce Hockey- Men
131RyanGetzlafRegina, SKIce Hockey- Men
132ChrisKunitzRegina, SKIce Hockey- Men
133PatrickMarleauAneroid, SKIce Hockey- Men
134RickNashBrampton, ONIce Hockey- Men
135CoreyPerryPeterborough, ONIce Hockey- Men
136PatrickSharpThunder Bay, ONIce Hockey- Men
137StevenStamkosUnionville, ONIce Hockey- Men
138JohnTavaresOakville, ONIce Hockey- Men
139JonathanToewsWinnipeg, MBIce Hockey- Men
140MarkMcMorrisRegina, SKSnowboard – Slopestyle
141SpencerO’BrienCourtenay, BCSnowboard – Slopestyle
142MaëlleRickerWest Vancouver, BCSnowboard Cross
143ChrisRobanskeCalgary, ABSnowboard Cross
144SébastienToutantL’AssomptionSnowboard – Slopestyle
145ZinaKocherRed Deer, ABBiathlon
146RosannaCrawfordCanmore, ABBiathlon
147MeganImrieFalcon Lake, MBBiathlon
148MeganHeinickePrince George, BCBiathlon
149Jean-PhilippeLe GuellecShannon, QCBiathlon
150BrendanGreenHay River, NWTBiathlon
151ScottPerrasRegina, SKBiathlon
152NathanSmithCalgary, ABBiathlon
153MeghanAgosta-MarcianoRuthven, ONIce Hockey – Women
154GillianAppsUnionville, ONIce Hockey – Women
155MélodieDaoustValleyfield, QCIce Hockey – Women
156LauraFortinoHamilton, ONIce Hockey – Women
157JaynaHeffordKingston, ONIce Hockey – Women
158HaleyIrwinThunder Bay, ONIce Hockey – Women
159BrianneJennerOakville, ONIce Hockey – Women
160RebeccaJohnstonSudbury, ONIce Hockey – Women
161CharlineLabontéBoisbriand, QCIce Hockey – Women
162GenevièveLacasseKingston, ONIce Hockey – Women
163JocelyneLarocqueSte. Anne, MBIce Hockey – Women
164MeaghanMikkelsonSt. Albert, ABIce Hockey – Women
165CarolineOuelletteMontreal, QCIce Hockey – Women
166Marie-PhilipPoulinBeauceville, QCIce Hockey – Women
167LaurianeRougeauBeaconsfield, QCIce Hockey – Women
168NatalieSpoonerScarborough, ONIce Hockey – Women
169ShannonSzabadosEdmonton, ABIce Hockey – Women
170JenniferWakefieldPickering, ONIce Hockey – Women
171CatherineWardMontreal, QCIce Hockey – Women
172TaraWatchornNewcastle, ONIce Hockey – Women
173HayleyWickenheiserShaunavon, SKIce Hockey – Women
174MellisaHollingsworthEckville, ABSkeleton
175SarahReidCalgary, ABSkeleton
176JohnFairbairnCalgary, ABSkeleton
177EricNeilsonKelowna, BCSkeleton
178AlexGoughCalgary, ABLuge
179KimberleyMcRaeCalgary, ABLuge
180ArianneJonesCalgary, ABLuge
181MitchelMalykCalgary, ABLuge
182JustinSnithCalgary, ABLuge
183TristanWalkerCochrane, ABLuge
184SamEdneyCalgary, ABLuge
185JohnFennellCalgary, ABLuge
186KaillieHumphriesCalgary, ABBobsleigh
187HeatherMoyseSummerside, PEBobsleigh
188JennyCiochettiEdmonton, ABBobsleigh
189ChelseaValoisZenon Park, SKBobsleigh
190LyndonRushHumboldt, SKBobsleigh
191DaveBissettEdmonton, ABBobsleigh
192LascellesBrownCalgary, ABBobsleigh
193NevilleWrightEdmonton, ABBobsleigh
194ChrisSpringCalgary, ABBobsleigh
195JesseLumsdenBurlington, ONBobsleigh
196CodySorensenOttawa, ONBobsleigh
197BenCoakwellRegina, SKBobsleigh
198JustinKrippsSummerland, BCBobsleigh
199JamesMcNaughtonNewmarket, ONBobsleigh
200TimRandallBurlington, ONBobsleigh
201BryanBarnettEdmonton, ABBobsleigh
202DawnMcEwenWinnipeg, MBCurling
203JenniferJonesWinnipeg, MBCurling
204JillOfficerWinnipeg, MBCurling
205KaitlynLawesWinnipeg, MBCurling
206KirstenWallMilton, ONCurling
207BradJacobsSault Ste. Marie, ONCurling
208CalebFlaxeyCaledon, ONCurling
209E.J.HarndenSault Ste. Marie, ONCurling
210RyanFrySault Ste. Marie, ONCurling
211RyanHarndenSault Ste. Marie, ONCurling
212ValérieMaltaisLa Baie, QCShort Track Speed Skating
213JessicaHewittKamloops, BCShort Track Speed Skating
214JessicaGreggEdmonton, ABShort Track Speed Skating
215MarianneSt-GelaisSaint-Félicien, QCShort Track Speed Skating
216Marie-ÈveDroletChicoutimi, QCShort Track Speed Skating
217CharlesHamelinSainte-Julie, QCShort Track Speed Skating
218CharleCournoyerBoucherville, QCShort Track Speed Skating
219FrançoisHamelinSainte-Julie, QCShort Track Speed Skating
220MichaelGildayYellowknife, NTShort Track Speed Skating
221OlivierJeanLachenaie, QCShort Track Speed Skating

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