Sochi Winter Olympics Glossaries!

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As Sochi’s winter Olympics was opened yesterday, TermCoord has chosen a collection of official glossaries about the Games.  Do you know what a “biathlon mixed relay” is? And “eggflip”? What is “tailwind” related to? Don’t miss the opportunity to know every term about your favourite winter sport!

Click on the image to go to the glossary!

SportGo to Glossary
General Glossary
Alpine skiing, freestyle, ski jumping, snowboard
Figure skating
Short track, speed skating
Bobsleigh, skeleton, luge
Biathlon, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined

Article written by Anna Olejarz, translator at PL Unit of the European Parliament

and Francesco Rossi, Ph.D in Communication, journalist, communication staff of TermCoord.


Terminology Coordination Unit of the European Parliament