List of Olympic venues in luge

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The combination track of the Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run at Lake Placid in 2005. For the 1980 Winter Olympics, the luge track was located there.
Men's tower start house at the Canada Olympic Park bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track in 2006. The men's singles luge event started here during the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

For the Winter Olympics, there are 14 venues that have been or will be used for luge. Initially separate from bobsleigh, the sports were first combined in 1976. Luge was combined with bobsleigh finally in 1984 and then with skeleton in 2002.

Games Venue Other sports hosted at venue for those games Capacity Ref.
1964 Innsbruck Bob und Rodelbahn Igls Bobsleigh (separate track) Not listed. [1]
1968 Grenoble Piste de Luge None Not listed. [2]
1972 Sapporo Mt. Teine Luge Course None Not listed. [3]
1976 Innsbruck Kominierte Kunsteisbahn für Bob-Rodel Igls Bobsleigh Not listed. [4]
1980 Lake Placid Mt. Van Hoevenberg Bob and Luge Run Bobsleigh (separate track) 11,000 (bobsleigh) [5]
1984 Sarajevo Trebević Bobsleigh 4,000 (luge)
7,500 (bobsleigh)
[6]
1988 Calgary Canada Olympic Park (includes bobsleigh/luge track) Bobsleigh, Freestyle skiing (demonstration), Nordic combined (ski jumping), Ski jumping 25,000 (bobsleigh/luge)
35,000 (ski jumping)
15,000 (freestyle)
[7]
1992 Albertville La Plagne Bobsleigh Not listed. [8]
1994 Lillehammer Lillehammer Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track Bobsleigh 10,000 [9]
1998 Nagano Spiral Bobsleigh 10,000 [10]
2002 Salt Lake City Utah Olympic Park (includes bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track) Bobsleigh, Nordic combined (ski jumping), Skeleton, Ski Jumping 18,100(ski jumping)
15,000 (bobsleigh, luge, skeleton)
[11]
2006 Turin Cesana Pariol Bobsleigh, Skeleton 4,400 [12]
2010 Vancouver The Whistler Sliding Centre Bobsleigh, Skeleton 12,000 [13]
2014 Sochi Sliding Center Sanki Bobsleigh, Skeleton 9,000 [14]
2018 PyeongChang Alpensia Sliding Centre Bobsleigh, Skeleton 11,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1964 Winter Olympic Games Official report. pp. 40, 65, 69, 165, 178, 180. Accessed 30 October 2010. (German)
  2. ^ 1968 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 102-104. Accessed 1 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  3. ^ 1972 Olympic Winter Games official report. pp. 129, 252, 273-80. Accessed 6 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  4. ^ 1976 Winter Olympics official report, pp. 143-5, 153, 186-7, 206-208. Accessed 10 November 2010. (English), (French), and (German)
  5. ^ 1980 Winter Olympic Games official report - Volume 1. pp. 57-66. Accessed 16 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  6. ^ 1984 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 61, 64-70, 107, 180, 184. Accessed 22 November 2010. (English), (French), & (Serbo-Croatian)
  7. ^ 1988 Winter Olympics official report. Part 1. pp. 110-27. Accessed 29 November 2010. (English) & (French)
  8. ^ 1992 Winter Olympics official report. pp. 92-95, 350-5. Accessed 5 December 2010. (English) & (French)
  9. ^ 1994 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 37-41. Accessed 8 December 2010.
  10. ^ 1998 Winter Olympics official report Volume 2. pp. 184-5, 226-9. Accessed 12 December 2010.
  11. ^ 2002 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 2. pp. 84-7. Accessed 21 December 2010.
  12. ^ 2006 Winter Olympics official report. Volume 3. pp. 61-3. Accessed 27 December 2010. (English) & (Italian)
  13. ^ "Venues–The Whistler Sliding Centre". Vancouver Organizing Committee. Retrieved 2010-03-10. 
  14. ^ Sochi2014.com profile of the Russian National Sliding Centre. Accessed 31 December 2010.