Bobsleigh at the 2014 Winter Olympics

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]

Bobsleigh
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
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VenueSliding Center Sanki,
Krasnaya Polyana, Russia
Dates16–23 February
Competitors169 from 23 nations
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Competition scheduleEdit

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

All times are Moscow Time (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 summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Latvia (LAT)1012
2  Canada (CAN)1001
  Switzerland (SUI)1001
4  United States (USA)0314
5  Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (5 nations)3339

EventsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
details[3][a]
  Switzerland (SUI)
Beat Hefti
Alex Baumann
3:46.05   United States (USA)
Steven Holcomb
Steven Langton
3:46.27   Latvia (LAT)
Oskars Melbārdis
Daumants Dreiskens
3:46.48
Four-man
details[4][a]
  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   Great Britain (GBR)
John James Jackson
Stuart Benson
Bruce Tasker
Joel Fearon
3:41.10
Two-woman
details[5]
  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

a Russian teams were originally awarded the gold medal, but were disqualified by the International Olympic Committee in November 2017 for doping violations.[6]

QualificationEdit

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.[7]

Participating nationsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sliding Center Sanki". Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. Retrieved 10 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Bobsleigh Schedule and Results". Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee. Retrieved 10 January 2014.
  3. ^ Olympic Winter Games 2014 2-man Bobsleig
  4. ^ Olympic Winter Games 2014 4-man Bobsleigh
  5. ^ Olympic Winter Games 2014 2-woman Bobsleigh
  6. ^ Disciplinary Commission Decision against Aleksandr Zubkov
  7. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014" (PDF). International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation. December 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 10 November 2012.

External linksEdit