As of 2014 Malta made Olympic history when it was represented for the first time in the Winter Games held in Sochi.
Alpine Skier Elise Pellegrin was the first Maltese athlete. to carry the Maltese flag competing in the Slalom and Giant Slalom events.
Her starting ranking in the Giant Slalom was 91. Following her first run she finished in 72nd position whilst after the second run she went up eight places to finish in 64th place. Pellegrin fared better in the Slalom event placing 52nd in her first run and moving up to 39th place in the second run.
In 2018 Pellegrin will be competing in her second Olympiad, representing Malta once again in the Slalom and Giant Slalom competitions.