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Bobsleigh at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Bobsleigh
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Venue Sliding Center Sanki, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia
Dates 16–23 February 2014
Competitors 169 from 23 nations
Bobsleigh at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Two   men   women
Four   men  

Bobsleigh at the 2014 Winter Olympics was held at the Sliding Center Sanki near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The three events took place between 16–23 February 2014.[1]

Competition schedule

The following is the competition schedule for all three events.[2]

All times are (UTC+4).
Date Time Event
16 February 20:15 Two-man runs 1 and 2
17 February 18:30 Two-man runs 3 and 4
18 February 19:15 Two-woman runs 1 and 2
19 February 20:15 Two-woman runs 3 and 4
22 February 20:30 Four-man runs 1 and 2
23 February 13:30 Four-man runs 3 and 4

Medal summary

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Russia (RUS) 2 0 0 2
2  Canada (CAN) 1 0 0 1
3  United States (USA) 0 1 3 4
4  Latvia (LAT) 0 1 0 1
 Switzerland (SUI) 0 1 0 1
Total 3 3 3 9

Events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
 Russia (RUS)
Alexandr Zubkov
Alexey Voyevoda
3:45.39  Switzerland (SUI)
Beat Hefti
Alex Baumann
3:46.05  United States (USA)
Steven Holcomb
Steven Langton
3:46.27
Four-man
 Russia (RUS)
Alexandr Zubkov
Dmitry Trunenkov
Alexey Negodaylo
Alexey Voyevoda
3:40.60  Latvia (LAT)
Oskars Melbārdis
Arvis Vilkaste
Daumants Dreiškens
Jānis Strenga
3:40.69  United States (USA)
Steven Holcomb
Steven Langton
Curtis Tomasevicz
Christopher Fogt
3:40.99
Two-woman
 Canada (CAN)
Kaillie Humphries
Heather Moyse
3:50.61  United States (USA)
Elana Meyers
Lauryn Williams
3:50.71  United States (USA)
Jamie Greubel
Aja Evans
3:51.61

Qualification

A maximum of 170 quota spots were available to athletes to compete at the games. A maximum 130 men and 40 women might qualify. The qualification was based on the world rankings of 20 January 2014.[3]

Participating nations

169 athletes from 23 nations participated, with number of athletes in parentheses.

References

  1. ^ "Sliding Center Sanki".  
  2. ^ "Bobsleigh Schedule and Results".  
  3. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014".  
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