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According to the Croatian classification, seven sports and their events are included in the program of the XXI Olympic Winter Games, which will be held in Vancouver, Canada, in 2010. The program includes biathlon, bobsleigh (bobsleigh and skeleton), curling, ice hockey, ice skating (figure skating, speed skating and short track), luge and skiing (alpine, nordic, cross-country and freestyle skiing, ski jumping and snowboard).

 

The assessment of the Croatian Vancouver Olympic Games project is that Croatia's athletes, who are still participating in Olympic qualification events, will qualify for more sports than at previous Games, namely, for bobsleigh (bobsleigh and skeleton), skating (figure and speed skating), luge and, of course, skiing (alpine and cross-country skiing and snowboard).

 

2500 athletes and 2500 accompanying members of delegations from over 80 countries are expected to participate in the Vancouver Olympic Games. Competitions will take place at the venues in Richmond (speed skating), Vancouver (curling, figure skating, short track skating and ice hockey), Cypress Mountain near Vancouver (snowboard and freestyle skiing) and the Whistler Olympic Park (biathlon, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, nordic combined, ski jumping).

 

Olympic athletes and other official members of NOC delegations will be accommodated in two Olympic Villages, in Vancouver and Whistler.

 

The largest part of the Croatian Olympic delegation – alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, bobsleigh, skeleton, luge, biathlon – should be accommodated in the Whistler Olympic Village, while figure and speed skaters should be accommodated in the Vancouver Olympic Village.

 

Croatian Olympic delegation:

Alpine skiing:
Ivica Kostelić, Ana Jelušić, Nika Fleiss, Natko Zrnčić-Dim, Sofija Novoselić, Dalibor Šamšal, Ivan Ratkić
Tea Palić, Matea Ferk i Danko Marinelli

Cross-country skiing:
Nina Broznić, Andrej Burić

Biathlon:
Jakov Fak, Andrijana Stipaničić Mrvelj

Four-man bobsleigh:
Ivan Šola, Slaven Krajačić, Igor Marić, Mate Mezulić, Andras Haklits (substitute)