We are just a few days away from the start of 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The ban on Russian athletes has become one of the major headlines in the buildup to the mega event. All the negative news has distracted the normal Olympic fans from the epicenter of attraction; the sporting events. To get the attention back to what will they play from who will play, we’ve decided to help you out with a separate guide for each sports schedules to take place at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
A total of 102 events are scheduled in 15 sports for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. We will be covering each of the 15 sports individually. We’ll first start off with one of the most exciting one, Alpine Skiing. In 2015, IOC approved the addition of mixed team event which makes the total to 11 medal events which are scheduled span across a timespan of 13 days. The event will be streamed live for all the viewers to enjoy. Here is everything you need to know about Alpine Skiing at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
How to watch Alpine skiing Live Stream online
NBC have their feet on the accelerator for the broadcasting of 2018 Winter Olympics as it decided to live stream a record 1800 hours of action from the games. Alpine Skiing will be covered entirely in its live stream schedule. Add to that; the stream won’t be time delayed in the non-Eastern states. The coverage across NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, USA Network, NBCOlympics.com, and the NBC Sports app begins February 7 at 11 pm (local time, USA).
Alpine skiing live streaming
Other official broadcasters will also be live streaming the event on their respective websites and smartphone apps. Some major channels include beIN Sports, FOX, BBC, and ITV. For the fans who don’t have an official live stream scheduled in their country, a handful of VPNs are available. To know how to stream Winter Olympics live with the VPNs, do check out our previous post.
We will be updating best links to watch Alpine skiing event online here.
Gold Medal Event
Catch the live action of Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2 on 18th February 2018 (Sunday).
Results and updates
Let’s check out latest results of Alpine Skiing below.
Men’s events results
|Downhill||Aksel Lund Svindal
Women’s Events Results
|Giant slalom||Mikaela Shiffrin
There will be five events each for both men and women and one mixed team event on the final day of games. The five events which will have two medal events each (one for men and one for women) are Downhill, Super G, Giant Slalom, Slalom, and combined. While the men will have downhill as their first event, women will kick start with a giant slalom. A maximum total of 320 athletes can participate in all the 11 events combined.
The Schedule is such that there will be an event of Alpine Skiing on all the critical days of the Olympic games. The first event will be men’s downhill on 11th February, followed by Women’s Giant Slalom on 12th, Men’s combined on 13th, Women’s Slalom on 14th, Men’s Super G on 15th, Women’s Super G on 17th, Men’s Giant Slalom on 18th, Women’s Downhill on 21st, Men’s Slalom on 22nd, Women’s Combined on 23rd, and at last the mixed team event on 24th of February.
Alpine skiing Schedule for Winter Olympics 2018
|11th February||11:00-13:10||Men’s downhill|
|12th February||10:15-12:15 13:45-15:25||Women’s giant slalom|
|13th February||11:30-13:00 15:00-16:10||Men’s combined|
|14th February||10:15-11:30 13:45-14:55||Women’s slalom|
|15th February||11:00-13:10||Men’s super-G|
|17th February||11:00-13:10||Women’s super-G|
|18th February||10:15-12:15 13:45-15:25||Men’s giant slalom|
|21st February||11:00-13:10||Women’s downhill|
|22th February||10:15-11:30 13:45-15:25||Men’s slalom|
|23th February||11:00-12:30 14:30-15:40||Women’s combined|
|24th February||11:00-13:00||Team event|
When and Where
All the 11 events will take place at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre & the Yongpyong Alpine Centre in Gangwon Province, South Korea.