A Quick Who’s Who: African Representatives at the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014.
Name: Mathilde Amivi Petitjean
Country: Togo (Born in Niger to a Togolese mother, raised in France).
Participation: 10K classical-style cross-country race
Name: Alessia Afi Dipol
Country: Togo(Originally Italian, Dipol is a naturalized Togolese citizen).
Participation: Women’s slalom alpine skiing.
Name: Luke Steyn
Country: Zimbabwe (Harere-born but attends university in the US. The only African representative born in the country they are representing, this year).
Participation: Men’s slalom and giant slalom.
Name: Kenza Tazi
Country: Morocco (Born in Boston).
Participation: Women’s slalom and giant slalom.
Name: Adam Lamhamedi
Country: Morocco (Born in Montreal, Canada to a Moroccan father and Canadian mother).
Participation: Alpine skiing. He won gold in the Super -G at the Olympic Youth Games in Innsbruck , Austria, in 2012, becoming the first person from an African nation to win a winter related Olympic medal.
All Africa, All the time.