Thursday, January 30, 2014
(Colorado Springs, CO) -- The U.S. is sending the largest athlete delegation in the history of the Winter Olympics to Russia. The United States will be represented by 230 athletes at the Sochi Games. The team is comprised of 125 men and 105 women. They will compete in 15 disciplines across seven sports. A total of 106 athletes are returning Olympians, including nordic combined skier Todd Lodwick, who will become the first American to compete at six Winter Olympics. Opening Ceremonies in Russia are set for Friday, February 7th.