Bobsleigh at the 2018 Winter Olympics – Two-woman

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Two-Man Women's
at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games
VenueAlpensia Sliding Centre near Pyeongchang, South Korea
Dates20–21 February
Competitors40 from 12 nations
Winning time3:22.45
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Mariama Jamanka
Lisa Buckwitz
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Elana Meyers Taylor
Lauren Gibbs
 United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Kaillie Humphries
Phylicia George
 Canada
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The two-man women's bobsleigh competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics was held on 20 and 21 February at the Alpensia Sliding Centre near Pyeongchang, South Korea.[1]

Qualification[edit]

The top two countries in the 2017–18 Bobsleigh season (including the World Cup, Europe races and Americas Cup) were awarded the maximum three sleds. The next four countries were awarded two sleds each. The remaining six sleds were awarded to six different countries, with Australia being awarded an Oceania continental quota, Nigeria being awarded with the African quota and South Korea being awarded a slot as host nation.[2][3]

Results[edit]

The first two runs were held on 20 February and the last runs on 21 February 2018.[4]

Rank Bib Country Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Behind
1st, gold medalist(s) 6  Germany Mariama Jamanka
Lisa Buckwitz
50.54 50.72 50.49 50.70 3:22.45
2nd, silver medalist(s) 5  United States Elana Meyers Taylor
Lauren Gibbs
50.52
TR
50.81 50.46
TR
50.73 3:22.52 +0.07
3rd, bronze medalist(s) 4  Canada Kaillie Humphries
Phylicia George
50.72 50.88 50.52 50.77 3:22.89 +0.44
4 8  Germany Stephanie Schneider
Annika Drazek
50.63 50.93 50.71 50.70 3:22.97 +0.52
5 7  United States Jamie Greubel Poser
Aja Evans
50.59 50.99 50.59 50.85 3:23.02 +0.57
6 9  Canada Alysia Rissling
Heather Moyse
50.81 50.95 50.83 51.04 3:23.63 +1.18
7 13  Canada Christine de Bruin
Melissa Lotholz
50.94 50.91 50.75 51.29 3:23.89 +1.44
8 17  Great Britain Mica McNeill
Mica Moore
50.77 50.95 51.16 51.19 3:24.07 +1.62
9 12  Switzerland Sabina Hafner
Rahel Rebsamen
50.86 51.16 51.07 51.21 3:24.30 +1.85
10 14  Austria Christina Hengster
Valerie Kleiser
51.23 51.04 51.00 51.24 3:24.51 +2.06
11 15  Belgium Elfje Willemsen
Sara Aerts
51.03 51.27 51.10 51.21 3:24.61 +2.16
DSQ (12) 11  Olympic Athletes from Russia Nadezhda Sergeeva
Anastasia Kocherzhova
51.01 51.49 51.29 51.37 3:25.16 +2.71
13 20  Belgium An Vannieuwenhuyse
Sophie Vercruyssen
51.24 51.28 51.53 51.20 3:25.25 +2.80
14 10  Germany Anna Köhler
Erline Nolte
51.21 51.20 51.46 51.41 3:25.28 +2.83
15 1  South Korea Kim Yoo-ran
Kim Min-seong
51.24 51.20 51.32 51.55 3:25.31 +2.86
16 19  Romania Maria Constantin
Andreea Grecu
51.17 51.40 51.39 51.57 3:25.53 +3.08
17 3  Olympic Athletes from Russia Alexandra Rodionova
Yulia Belomestnykh
51.29 51.47 51.41 51.55 3:25.72 +3.27
18 16  Austria Katrin Beierl
Victoria Hahn
51.49 51.41 51.51 51.43 3:25.84 +3.39
19 18  Jamaica Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian
Carrie Russell
51.29 51.50 51.83 51.32 3:25.94 +3.49
20 2  Nigeria Seun Adigun
Akuoma Omeoga (Run 1-2)
Ngozi Onwumere (Run 3-4)
52.21 52.55 52.31 52.53 3:29.60 +7.15

With Mariama Jamanka (1st), Elana Meyers Taylor & Lauren Gibbs (2nd) and Phylicia George (3rd) all making the podium, it marked the first time in Winter Olympic history that black athletes won gold, silver and bronze medals in the same event.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Venues". www.pyeongchang2018.com/. Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Qualification Systems for XXIII Olympic Winter Games, PyeonChang 2018 Bobsleigh" (PDF). International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF). Retrieved 20 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Quota Allocation PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games 2018 - Women´s Bobsleigh - IBSF 14 January 2018" (PDF). www.ibsf.org. International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF). 15 January 2018. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  4. ^ Final results