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Zoeggeler arrives, flying the Italian flag. Also, arriving in Russia are the first athletes of luge and snowboarding

FotoThe Olympic adventure begins for Armin Zoeggeler. The Italian flag bearer in Sochi, with five medals in as many Games, will arrive tomorrow in Russia along with team mates Dominik Fischnaller, Emanuel Rieder, Sandra Robatscher, Sandra Gasparini  and Andrea Voetter. The double combination of Christian Oberstolz-Patrick Gruber and Patrick Rastner-Ludwig Rieder will reach the team on 6 February instead, on the eve of opening ceremony. Tomorrow, Deborah Scanzio and Giacomo Matiz of Freestyle, are also expected to arrive.