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BMW IBSF World Cup: Bobsleigh & Skeleton

Fri, 15.01.2021 - Sun, 17.01.2021
Here, it´s all about speed, adrenalin and the knack of negotiating tricky bends. Feel the thrill at the practice runs and the competition (skeleton, 2-man/woman bob & 4-man/woman bob), and cheer the daredevil sports(wo)men on during their riveting race

As far back as 1888, the press reported on a new kind of racing vehicle: two toboggans connected together and equipped with a steering mechanism. Soon, the bobsleigh became the darling of St. Moritz´s sports-loving British guests, who refined the new contraption as a multi-seat toboggan with an iron garden rake as a brake. Since then, this thrilling sport has developed enormously, and athletes now routinely achieve speeds of up to 130 km/h as they hurtle down the 1,722 metres of the Olympia Bob Run from St. Moritz to Celerina. Today, this challenging track with the notorious Horseshoe Bend is the oldest bobsleigh run in the world, and the only natural-ice track to host international races. Over the course of its 116-year history, it has served as a race venue for two Winter Olympics, Youth Olympic Games and 24 World Championships - as well as the BMW IBSF Word Cup races.

Programme

  • Pay-Training: Monday, 11 January 2021, 8:30am
  • Skeleton-Training: 12 - 14 January 2021, 8:15am
  • Bobsleigh-Training: 12 - 14 January 2021, 1:00pm
  • Race Skeleton men: Friday, 15 January 2021, 9:30am
  • Race Skeleton women: Friday, 15 January 2021, 1:00pm
  • Race Monobob women: Saturday, 16 January 2021, 9:30am
  • Race 2men bobsleigh men: Saturday, 16 January 2021, 1:00pm
  • Race 2men bobsleigh women: Sunday, 17 January 2021, 9:30am
  • Race 4men bobsleigh: Sunday, 17 January 2021, 1:00pm

All information is provided without guarantee and is subject to changes. Up-to-date information is available at www.olympia-bobrun.ch .

Race days (Friday to Sunday): Former bobsleigh champion Martin Annen with his Horseshoe Crew will serve in the Horse-Shoe Lodge. Furthermore, the musician Alleinunterhalter Manni will entertain you in the famous bar in the Horse Shoe corner.

Copyright photo: Viesturs Lacis

Organizer
Olympia Bob Run
Plazza Gunter Sachs
CH-7500 St. Moritz

http://www.olympia-bobrun.ch
events@olympia-bobrun.ch
+41 81 830 02 00