Ever since 1924, Winter Olympics have maintained a sporting event called Bobsleigh that has kept a massive audience engaged to it. The total number of events this time have gone up from 98 in Sochi Winter Olympics to 102 in Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Fans love watching the variety catered at every Olympic Games event, and this makes every sport as crucial as the other. A medal in ice hockey is as important as a medal in Curling.
The first Winter Games in 1924 in Charamonix, France, featured Bobsleigh and ever since then, the event has featured at every Winter Olympic Games except for the 1960 edition in Squaw Valley. It a rowing on the ice with a two or four player team driving a specially designed sled down an ice track. It looks exactly like a team of players rowing a ferry across a frozen sea. As for this time, Bobsleigh will have three medal events scheduled to be played at the Alpensia Sliding Centre, Pyeongchang, South Korea, during 18-25 February. Check out all other details about Bobsleigh at 2018 Winter Olympics here.
How to watch Bobsleigh Live Stream Online
Bobsleigh is one of the favorite sports at every Winter Games. Thus, it becomes all the more necessary to cover the live stream of all its events. NBC, FOX, ITV, and beIN Sports will all have their live stream channels ready for you. Other official broadcasters will also be up with a live stream channel on their websites and smartphone apps.
The viewers who do not have an official broadcaster can access any of the top streaming channels like beIN Sports, NBC, FOX, or ITV by creating a gateway through VPN. A complete hands-on guide for doing that has already been published in one of our previous posts.
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The first event will be that of Two-man runs 1 and two on 18th of February at 20:05 local time. What that means is the event will take two days to complete and is div I dee in four parts. On the second day, the Two-man runs 3 and four will be held starting at 20:15 local time. The third day, 20th February will have Two-Woman runs 1 and two beginning at 20:50 local time.
The fourth day, 21st February will have the other parts, i.e., part 3 and 4 of the two-woman runs starting from 20:40 local time. The last two days, 24th and 25th of February will have Four-man runs part 1, and 2 and four-man run part 3 and four respectively. Both the events will start at 9:30 local time in the morning.
Bobsleigh Events, Time, and Date
|18th February 2018||20:05||Two-man runs 1 and 2|
|19th February 2018||20:15||Two-man runs 3 and 4|
|20th February 2018||20:50||Two-woman runs 1 and 2|
|21st February 2018||20:40||Two-woman runs 3 and 4|
|24th February 2018||9:30||Four-man runs 1 and 2|
|25th February 2018||9:30||Four-man runs 3 and 4|
Unlike other events, this event will have only three events. The events will be Two-Man Run, Four-Man Run, and Two-Woman Run. The qualification will be based on global rankings as of 14th January 2018. The maximum quota of players allowed is 170, 130 men and 40 women. It is highly popular that Nigeria may happen to get a debut this time around at Bobsleigh, but all of that is only possible if they hang on to their rankings until January next year.
All the three events of Bobsleigh will be played at Alpensia Sliding Centre, Pyeongchang , South Korea from 18-25 February. The venue is all set to hold the predetermined number of audiences expected to appear at the Bobsleigh event.