List of Olympic venues in bobsleigh

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Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
Portrait of the start of the St. Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun in 1905. The venue hosted the bobsleigh events for both the 1928 and the 1948 Winter Olympics.
Cesana Pariol hosted the bobsleigh events for the 2006 Winter Olympics in neighboring Turin.

For the Winter Olympics, there are 21 venues that have or will host bobsleigh. Initially the only sliding sport for the Winter Games, it was first combined with luge in 1976. It has been that way since 1984 and skeleton since 2002.

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venue for those games Capacity Ref.
1924 Chamonix La Piste de Bobsleigh des Pellerins None Not listed. [1]
1928 St. Moritz St. Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun None Not listed [2]
1932 Lake Placid Mt. Van Hoevenberg Bob-Run None 12500 [3]
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Riessersee Ice hockey, Speed skating 17,940 (Bobsleigh), 16,000 (Ice hockey, Speed skating) [4]
1948 St. Mortiz St. Moritz-Celerina Olympic Bobrun None Not listed. [5]
1952 Oslo Korketrekkeren None Not listed [6]
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo La piste bob None 4,650 [7]
1964 Innsbruck Bob und Rodelbahn Igls Luge (separate track) Not listed. [8]
1968 Grenoble Piste de Bobsleigh None Not listed. [9]
1972 Sapporo Mt. Teine Bobsleigh Course None Not listed. [10]
1976 Innsbruck Kominierte Kunsteisbahn für Bob-Rodel Igls Luge Not listed. [11]
1980 Lake Placid Mt. Van Hoevenberg Bob and Luge Run Luge (Separate track) 11,000 (bobsleigh) [12]
1984 Sarajevo Trebević Luge 4,000 (luge)
7,500 (bobsleigh)
[13]
1988 Calgary Canada Olympic Park (includes bobsleigh/luge track) Freestyle skiing (demonstration), Luge, Nordic combined (ski jumping), Ski jumping 25,000 (bobsleigh/luge)
35,000 (ski jumping)
15,000 (freestyle)
[14]
1992 Albertville La Plagne Luge Not listed. [15]
1994 Lillehammer Lillehammer Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track Luge 10,000 [16]
1998 Nagano Spiral Luge 10,000 [17]
2002 Salt Lake City Utah Olympic Park (bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track) Luge, Nordic combined (ski jumping), Skeleton, Ski Jumping 18,100(ski jumping)
15,000 (bobsleigh, luge, skeleton)
[18]
2006 Turin Cesana Pariol Luge, Skeleton 4,400 [19]
2010 Vancouver The Whistler Sliding Centre Luge, Skeleton 12,000 [20]
2014 Sochi Sliding Center Sanki Luge, Skeleton 9,000 [21]
2018 PyeongChang Alpensia Sliding Centre Luge, Skeleton 11,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1924 Olympic Games official report (combines Chamonix and Paris). pp. 652-3. (French)
  2. ^ 1928 Winter Olympics official report. Part 2. pp. 12-13. (French) Accessed 10 October 2010.
  3. ^ 1932 Winter Olympic Games official report. pp. 30, 39-41, 50-1, 141, 157-66. Accessed 12 October 2010.
  4. ^ 1936 Olympic Winter Games official report. pp. 70, 71, 74, 132-40, 153, 408-419. Accessed 16 October 2010. (German)
  5. ^ 1948 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 6, 23. Accessed 18 October 2010. (French) & (German)
  6. ^ 1952 Winter Olympics official report. p. 38.
  7. ^ The Official Report of the Organising Committee of the VIIth Winter Olympic Games 1956 at Cortina. (1956) CONI. pp. 175-9, 191. Accessed 24 October 2010. (English) & (Italian)
  8. ^ 1964 Winter Olympic Games Official report. pp. 40, 65, 69, 165, 178, 180. Accessed 30 October 2010. (German)
  9. ^ 1968 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 104-105. Accessed 1 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  10. ^ 1972 Olympic Winter Games official report. pp. 129, 252, 273-80. Accessed 6 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  11. ^ 1976 Winter Olympics official report, pp. 143-5, 153, 186-7, 206-208. Accessed 10 November 2010. (English), (French), and (German)
  12. ^ 1980 Winter Olympic Games official report - Volume 1. pp. 57-66. Accessed 16 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  13. ^ 1984 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 61, 64-70, 107, 180, 184. Accessed 22 November 2010. (English), (French), & (Serbo-Croatian)
  14. ^ 1988 Winter Olympics official report. Part 1. pp. 110-27. Accessed 29 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  15. ^ 1992 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 92-95, 350-5. Accessed 5 December 2010. (English) & (French)
  16. ^ 1994 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 37-41. Accessed 8 December 2010.
  17. ^ 1998 Winter Olympics official report Volume 2. pp. 184-5, 226-9. Accessed 12 December 2010.
  18. ^ 2002 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 84-7. Accessed 21 December 2010.
  19. ^ 2006 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 61-3. Accessed 27 December 2010. (English) & (Italian)
  20. ^ "Venues–The Whistler Sliding Centre". Vancouver Organizing Committee. Retrieved 2010-03-10. 
  21. ^ Sochi2014.com profile of the Russian National Sliding Centre. Accessed 31 December 2010.