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Kreisel (German for gyro) is the name of a turn found on six bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton tracks around the world. This is a turn that moves the bobsled, luge, or skeleton around between 270 and 320 degrees around the circumference of the circle.

There are six Kreisels on the tracks shown below:

Country City
Flag of Austria.svg Austria Igls
Flag of Canada.svg Canada Calgary
Flag of Germany.svg Germany Altenberg

Note: Oberhof is the only one that is not used for bobsleigh four-man.

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(in German)