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Exotic teams at Sochi Olympics

February 18, 2014, 18:09 UTC+3
National teams of the world's hottest countries at Sochi Winter Olympics
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To take part in the Olympics, Jamaican bobsledders Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon had to gather $120,000 over the Internet. Jamaican team is represented at the Games after a twelve years' break
To take part in the Olympics, Jamaican bobsledders Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon had to gather $120,000 over the Internet. Jamaican team is represented at the Games after a twelve years' break
To take part in the Olympics, Jamaican bobsledders Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon had to gather $120,000 over the Internet. Jamaican team is represented at the Games after a twelve years' break
© ITAR-TASS/Stanislav Krasilnikov
Tongan luger Bruno Banani is the only athlete from the tiny Pacific country with a population of 120,000 people. Tonga has been participating in winter Olympics since 1984
Tongan luger Bruno Banani is the only athlete from the tiny Pacific country with a population of 120,000 people. Tonga has been participating in winter Olympics since 1984
Tongan luger Bruno Banani is the only athlete from the tiny Pacific country with a population of 120,000 people. Tonga has been participating in winter Olympics since 1984
© ITAR-TASS/Ruslan Shamukov
Iran's national team is represented at this year's Olympics by five athletes in two events. It's the biggest delegation to represent Iran since 1956. Photo: Iran's skier Seyed Sattar Seid
Iran's national team is represented at this year's Olympics by five athletes in two events. It's the biggest delegation to represent Iran since 1956. Photo: Iran's skier Seyed Sattar Seid
Iran's national team is represented at this year's Olympics by five athletes in two events. It's the biggest delegation to represent Iran since 1956. Photo: Iran's skier Seyed Sattar Seid
© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
India's olympic commitee was disqualified by the IOC in 2012 and wasn't allowed to represent the national flag, but on Feb. 11 2014 the ban was lifted. Photo: India's Himanshu Thakur poses for a photo near the finish area for the alpine skiing at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
India's olympic commitee was disqualified by the IOC in 2012 and wasn't allowed to represent the national flag, but on Feb. 11 2014 the ban was lifted. Photo: India's Himanshu Thakur poses for a photo near the finish area for the alpine skiing at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
India's olympic commitee was disqualified by the IOC in 2012 and wasn't allowed to represent the national flag, but on Feb. 11 2014 the ban was lifted. Photo: India's Himanshu Thakur poses for a photo near the finish area for the alpine skiing at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
© AP Photo/Luca Bruno
The Winter Olympics in Sochi are the first ever for African Togo. Togo's has two athletes: Mathilde Amivi Petitjean (photo) and alpine skier Alessia Afi Dipol
The Winter Olympics in Sochi are the first ever for African Togo. Togo's has two athletes: Mathilde Amivi Petitjean (photo) and alpine skier Alessia Afi Dipol
The Winter Olympics in Sochi are the first ever for African Togo. Togo's has two athletes: Mathilde Amivi Petitjean (photo) and alpine skier Alessia Afi Dipol
© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
These Olympics are also the first for East Timor. The only athlete at the Games is alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves
These Olympics are also the first for East Timor. The only athlete at the Games is alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves
These Olympics are also the first for East Timor. The only athlete at the Games is alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves
© AP Photo/Christophe Ena
The only athlete for Zimbabwe, which also has a bedut at this year's Games, is Luke Steyn
The only athlete for Zimbabwe, which also has a bedut at this year's Games, is Luke Steyn
The only athlete for Zimbabwe, which also has a bedut at this year's Games, is Luke Steyn
© AP Photo
Compared to Zimbabwe, Bermuda is a veteran of winter Olympics. sochi Games are the seventh in the country's history. Photo: Bermuda's flag bearer Tucker Murphy
Compared to Zimbabwe, Bermuda is a veteran of winter Olympics. sochi Games are the seventh in the country's history. Photo: Bermuda's flag bearer Tucker Murphy
Compared to Zimbabwe, Bermuda is a veteran of winter Olympics. sochi Games are the seventh in the country's history. Photo: Bermuda's flag bearer Tucker Murphy
© AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
Brazil's team has the whole 13 athletes in seven events. It's the biggest Olympic team from Latin America
Brazil's team has the whole 13 athletes in seven events. It's the biggest Olympic team from Latin America
Brazil's team has the whole 13 athletes in seven events. It's the biggest Olympic team from Latin America
© AP Photo/Matt Dunham
For Hong Kong these Games are the fourth in history. The Asian financial center is represented by Pan-To Barton Lui of Hong Kong
For Hong Kong these Games are the fourth in history. The Asian financial center is represented by Pan-To Barton Lui of Hong Kong
For Hong Kong these Games are the fourth in history. The Asian financial center is represented by Pan-To Barton Lui of Hong Kong
© AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
At the Olympics in 2002 and 2006 Thailand was represented by an only skier, Prawat Nagvajara. In 2014 the team includes the world famous violinist Vanessa Mae, who is competing under her last name, Vanakorn
At the Olympics in 2002 and 2006 Thailand was represented by an only skier, Prawat Nagvajara. In 2014 the team includes the world famous violinist Vanessa Mae, who is competing under her last name, Vanakorn
At the Olympics in 2002 and 2006 Thailand was represented by an only skier, Prawat Nagvajara. In 2014 the team includes the world famous violinist Vanessa Mae, who is competing under her last name, Vanakorn
© AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati
For Nepal, Sochi Olympics are the fourth. And for the third time in a row the only athlete to represent the country is skier Dachiri Dawa Sherpa
For Nepal, Sochi Olympics are the fourth. And for the third time in a row the only athlete to represent the country is skier Dachiri Dawa Sherpa
For Nepal, Sochi Olympics are the fourth. And for the third time in a row the only athlete to represent the country is skier Dachiri Dawa Sherpa
© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
Peru's Olympic debut happened in 2010 in Vancouver. In Sochi the third largest country of South America is represented by three athletes in two events. Photo: cross-country skier Roberto Carcelen
Peru's Olympic debut happened in 2010 in Vancouver. In Sochi the third largest country of South America is represented by three athletes in two events. Photo: cross-country skier Roberto Carcelen
Peru's Olympic debut happened in 2010 in Vancouver. In Sochi the third largest country of South America is represented by three athletes in two events. Photo: cross-country skier Roberto Carcelen
© AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky
For British Virgin Islands the Olympics in Sochi are second after the ones in Sarajevo in 1984. The only athlete of the team is freestyle skier Peter Crook
For British Virgin Islands the Olympics in Sochi are second after the ones in Sarajevo in 1984. The only athlete of the team is freestyle skier Peter Crook
For British Virgin Islands the Olympics in Sochi are second after the ones in Sarajevo in 1984. The only athlete of the team is freestyle skier Peter Crook
© AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Another debut at Sochi Olympics is Paraguay. Freestyle skier Julia Marino competed for the US untill 2013.
Another debut at Sochi Olympics is Paraguay. Freestyle skier Julia Marino competed for the US untill 2013.
Another debut at Sochi Olympics is Paraguay. Freestyle skier Julia Marino competed for the US untill 2013.
© AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Sochi Olympics are the second for Cayman Islands' Dow Travers to be the only athlete in the national team
Sochi Olympics are the second for Cayman Islands' Dow Travers to be the only athlete in the national team
Sochi Olympics are the second for Cayman Islands' Dow Travers to be the only athlete in the national team
© EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH
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To take part in the Olympics, Jamaican bobsledders Winston Watts and Marvin Dixon had to gather $120,000 over the Internet. Jamaican team is represented at the Games after a twelve years' break
© ITAR-TASS/Stanislav Krasilnikov
Tongan luger Bruno Banani is the only athlete from the tiny Pacific country with a population of 120,000 people. Tonga has been participating in winter Olympics since 1984
© ITAR-TASS/Ruslan Shamukov
Iran's national team is represented at this year's Olympics by five athletes in two events. It's the biggest delegation to represent Iran since 1956. Photo: Iran's skier Seyed Sattar Seid
© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
India's olympic commitee was disqualified by the IOC in 2012 and wasn't allowed to represent the national flag, but on Feb. 11 2014 the ban was lifted. Photo: India's Himanshu Thakur poses for a photo near the finish area for the alpine skiing at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics
© AP Photo/Luca Bruno
The Winter Olympics in Sochi are the first ever for African Togo. Togo's has two athletes: Mathilde Amivi Petitjean (photo) and alpine skier Alessia Afi Dipol
© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
These Olympics are also the first for East Timor. The only athlete at the Games is alpine skier Yohan Goutt Goncalves
© AP Photo/Christophe Ena
The only athlete for Zimbabwe, which also has a bedut at this year's Games, is Luke Steyn
© AP Photo
Compared to Zimbabwe, Bermuda is a veteran of winter Olympics. sochi Games are the seventh in the country's history. Photo: Bermuda's flag bearer Tucker Murphy
© AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
Brazil's team has the whole 13 athletes in seven events. It's the biggest Olympic team from Latin America
© AP Photo/Matt Dunham
For Hong Kong these Games are the fourth in history. The Asian financial center is represented by Pan-To Barton Lui of Hong Kong
© AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
At the Olympics in 2002 and 2006 Thailand was represented by an only skier, Prawat Nagvajara. In 2014 the team includes the world famous violinist Vanessa Mae, who is competing under her last name, Vanakorn
© AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati
For Nepal, Sochi Olympics are the fourth. And for the third time in a row the only athlete to represent the country is skier Dachiri Dawa Sherpa
© AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia
Peru's Olympic debut happened in 2010 in Vancouver. In Sochi the third largest country of South America is represented by three athletes in two events. Photo: cross-country skier Roberto Carcelen
© AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky
For British Virgin Islands the Olympics in Sochi are second after the ones in Sarajevo in 1984. The only athlete of the team is freestyle skier Peter Crook
© AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Another debut at Sochi Olympics is Paraguay. Freestyle skier Julia Marino competed for the US untill 2013.
© AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Sochi Olympics are the second for Cayman Islands' Dow Travers to be the only athlete in the national team
© EPA/TATYANA ZENKOVICH

There are some countries that you just don't expect to see at winter Olympic Games. And still, here they are: national teams of Jamaica, Togo, Tonga, Paraguay and other exotic countries at Sochi Winter Olympics in this photo gallery by ITAR-TASS

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