09 October 2013 17:30 |
Ones to watch at Sochi 2014

All Olympic Games - summer and winter - are remembered particularly for a few performances that stand out from all the others.



Alexandre Bilodeau on his way to winning gold in the men's moguls in 2010 (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
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  • Alexandre Bilodeau on his way to winning gold in the men's moguls in 2010 (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
  • Lindsey Vonn celebrates at the finish line during Vancouver 2010 (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
  • Ted Ligety in action at the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
  • Slovenia's Tina Maze competing in Salt Lake City in 2002 (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
  • Austria's Marcel Hirscher during the men's Giant Slalom at Vancouver 2010 (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
  • Aksel Lund Svindal wins the men's downhill at the 2013 Alpine World Ski Championships (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
  • Mikaela Shiffrin in World Cup action in Zagreb, Croatia (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
  • Croatia's Ivica Kostelic has competed at two previous Games (© Copyright (c) Press Association Ltd. 2013, All Rights Reserved.)
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Who will you be watching at Sochi 2014 and what should you expect them to achieve? Our guide to the top competitors gives you the answers and much more.

We have made a list of both new Olympians who could impress everyone on their debut and more experienced competitors who have already won medals at previous Winter Olympics. And we have favoured no particular country; we have searched around the world to find the best of the best.

So take a look through list and get ready for a wonderful Winter Olympics.

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