Bobsleigh at the 2006 Winter Olympics – Two-woman
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
The USA-1 sled of Rohbock and Fleming traverses a corner.
|Dates||February 20 — 21|
|Competitors||32 from 10 nations|
|Bobsleigh at the
2006 Winter Olympics
Prior to this competition, the existing Cesana Pariol track records were as follows.
|Start||21 January 2005|| United States
|Run||7 January 2006|| Italy
The following track records were established during this event.
|Start||20 February||1|| Canada (CAN-1)
|Run||20 February||1|| Germany (GER-2)
Susi Lisa Erdmann
|20 February||1|| Germany (GER-1)
15 of the 16 two-woman teams entered for the event completed all four runs, with the Netherlands-1 team of Broeders and Pennings the only team not to do so. The Dutch pair crashed on the first run, and, while neither was injured, they did not compete in subsequent runs.
The total time for all four runs was used to determine the final ranking. Sandra Kiriasis and Anja Schneiderheinze, the 2005 World Champions won gold by 0.71 seconds, having the fastest time in three of the four runs.
|Rank||Country||Athletes||Run 1||Run 2||Run 3||Run 4||Total|
|1||Germany (GER-1)||Sandra Kiriasis
|2||United States (USA-1)||Shauna Rohbock
|3||Italy (ITA-1)||Gerda Weissensteiner
|4||Canada (CAN-1)||Helen Upperton
|5||Germany (GER-2)||Susi Lisa Erdmann
|6||United States (USA-2)||Jean Prahm
|8||Switzerland (SUI-1)||Maya Bamert
|9||Great Britain||Nicola Minichiello
|10||Switzerland (SUI-2)||Sabrina Hafner
|11||Netherlands (NED-2)||Eline Jurg
Kitty van Haperen
|12||Italy (ITA-2)||Jessica Gillarduzzi
|13||Canada (CAN-2)||Suzanne Gavine-Hlady
|-||Netherlands (NED-1)||Ilse Broeders
- "Torino 2006 Official Report - Bobsleigh" (PDF). Torino Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. March 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2009.
- "Foster City's Flowers In Medal Position In Bobsled". foxreno.com. February 20, 2006. Retrieved July 7, 2009.